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BJP calls West Bengal CM pro-Bangladeshi” and "outsider" in Meghalaya politics

BJP calls West Bengal CM pro-Bangladeshi” and "outsider" in Meghalaya politics

28 Jan 2023 | 7:04 PM

Shillong, Jan 28 (UNI) The BJP, which is aggressively campaigning in Meghalaya for the upcoming Assembly elections, took potshots at the opposition Trinamool Congress (TMC) and described its supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a “pro-Bangladeshi” and "outsider" in Meghalaya politics.

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Thousands of devotees take holy dip at Chandrabhaga river

28 Jan 2023 | 6:30 PM

Puri, Jan 28 (UNI) Thousands of devotees converging at Odisha's Chandrabhaga beach near Konark took a holy dip in the Chandrabhaga river on the auspicious Magha Saptami day on Saturday.

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Tension in BJP over Tripura poll candidates

28 Jan 2023 | 6:26 PM

Agartala, Jan 28 (UNI) Tension sparked in several places in Tripura among BJP supporters over the selection of candidates on Saturday ahead of the February 16 state Assembly polls.

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GP Singh appointed as new Assam DGP

28 Jan 2023 | 5:45 PM

Guwahati, Jan 28 (UNI) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Gyanendra Pratap Singh will be Assam's next Director General of Police, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday.

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Veteran writer, BJD leader Hussain Rabi Gandhi dead

Veteran writer, BJD leader Hussain Rabi Gandhi dead

28 Jan 2023 | 5:01 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (UNI) Eminent writer and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Hussain Rabi Gandhi passed away following protracted illness at the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, on Saturday. He was 74 yeats old.

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Congress fields 17 candidates, announcing friendly fight in 4 seats with LF

Congress fields 17 candidates, announcing friendly fight in 4 seats with LF

28 Jan 2023 | 2:14 PM

Agartala, Jan 28 (UNI) Keeping the alliance spirit with CPI-M, an hour after BJP’s candidature Congress on Saturday announced its nominee to 17 seats for the upcoming assembly poll scheduled on February 16 next.

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BJP declares candidates for 48 seats in Tripura, leaving 10 ST seats

BJP declares candidates for 48 seats in Tripura, leaving 10 ST seats

28 Jan 2023 | 2:10 PM

Agartala, Jan 28 (UNI) The ruling BJP on Saturday declared 48 nominees, including 11 women, for upcoming election to 60-member Tripura assembly slated to be held on February 16 next.

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Man Stabbed in Sikkim for objecting to smoking

28 Jan 2023 | 12:08 PM

Gangtok, Jan 28 (UNI) A 44-year-old man was stabbed by other just before midnight, at Singtam, East Sikkim.

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Six people dead as clinic catches fire in Dhanbad

Six people dead as clinic catches fire in Dhanbad

28 Jan 2023 | 10:03 AM

Dhanbad, Jan 28 (UNI) Six people including a doctor couple lost their lives as a fire broke out at a clinic located in Hazra area of the city.

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Special pilgrimage train for senior citizens flagged off from BhubaneswarBhubaneswar, Jan 27 (UNI) A special pilgrimage train for senior citizens under Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yojana was flagged off from Bhubaneswar Railway station on Friday.

27 Jan 2023 | 10:25 PM

As many as 946 senior pilgrims from seven districts — Khordha, Nayagarh, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Dhenkanal - including security personnel and officials left for Allahabad (Prayagraj) and Varanasi.

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Kushwaha has always been an opportunist: Chauhan

27 Jan 2023 | 10:11 PM

Patna, Jan 27 (UNI) Amid intense speculations over senior JD(U) leader Upendra Kushwaha joining BJP, president of National Social Justice Front (NSJF) Upendra Chauhan on Friday cautioned the saffron party's central leadership not to fall into the trap of Kushwaha as he has been an "opportunist leader" since the beginning of his political career.

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Beating the Retreat held, Manipur Governor presents prizes

27 Jan 2023 | 9:49 PM

Imphal, Jan 27 (UNI) Beating the Retreat ceremony was held here on Friday with Manipur Governor La. Ganesan handing over prizes for various competitions held during Republic day celebrations.

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EducationUSA hosts annual alumni fair

27 Jan 2023 | 9:42 PM

Kolkata, Jan 27 (UNI) U.S. Consulate Kolkata and the United States India Educational Foundation (USIEF) hosted the 2023 Education USA Alumni Fair at the American Center on Friday.

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BJP anti-tribal-BJD General Secretary

27 Jan 2023 | 9:33 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (UNI) BJD General Secretary Pradeep Majhi on Friday dubbed the BJP as "anti-tribal" and said the current central government led by the saffron outfit has always "neglected" the tribal communities of Odisha.Majhi told a press conference here that the approach of the BJP has always been "anti-tribal, anti-poor and anti-Odisha".He said while the state government was trying a lot to do something for the tribals, the central government was not implementing it.Majhi said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has provided five lakh tribal girl children with hostels, and Special Development Councils (SDCs) in nine tribal-dominated districts of Odisha covering 117 Blocks,
The BJD leader said about 169 proposals have been recommended by the Odisha Government for inclusion of 169 communities in the ST list of Odisha
But despite repeated letters by the Chief Minister and the Odisha Government, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs is not including them in the ST list .

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Express renamed as Mahima Gosain Express

27 Jan 2023 | 9:24 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (UNI) Train No.20832/20831 Sambalpur-Shalimar-Sambalpur Tri-weekly Express (via – Angul, Talcher) has been renamed as “Mahima Gosain Express.”
Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan during the foundation Laying Ceremony of redevelopment of Bhubaneswar Railway station on December 29 last
has urged the railway minister to rename the Sambalpur-Shalimar-Sambalpur Tri-weekly Express as “Mahima Gosain Express”.

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