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Mamata calls for moving Supreme Court for postponing NEET and JEE; TMC Ministers also take strong exception to holding of exam

Mamata calls for moving Supreme Court for postponing NEET and JEE; TMC Ministers also take strong exception to holding of exam

Kolkata, Aug 26 (UNI) As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday urged all her counterparts to move the Supreme Court together for postponing NEET and JEE, her Ministers in the Trinamool Congress Government also took strong exception to the Centre's decision to go ahead with the examinations amidst the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic situation.
State Higher Education Minister and party secretary-general Partha Chatterjee tweeted, " @MamataOfficial's requests have fallen on deaf ears, clearly. "
"@BJP4India led govt's decision to go ahead with NEET & JEE amidst the pandemic situation, which is still not under complete control, is not only unfair for our students but also heavily challenging! #JEE_NEETcanWAIT," Chatterjee noted.

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Nagaland Dist RO serves show-cause notices to VCs

29 Oct 2020 | 1:25 PM

Kohima, Oct 29 (UNI) The Additional Deputy Commissioner and Returning Officer (RO) of the Pungro-Kiphire Assembly Constituency, Nyempo Wallim has been served a show cause notice to three Village Councils in Kiphire district over alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).

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Nagaland BJP President campaigns at Pungro-Kiphire

29 Oct 2020 | 1:22 PM

Kohima Oct 29 (UNI) Nagaland BJP president Temjen Imna Along today convened a meeting of the party workers of the district on his arrival to Kiphire Town for election campaign yesterday.

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Sex workers in Sonagachi reeling under debt bondage, lack of opportunities to opt out: study

29 Oct 2020 | 12:59 PM

Kolkata, Oct 29 (UNI) A survey conducted by Anti Human Trafficking Organisation, an NGO that fights against the evil of trafficking and violation of human rights, reveals that 89% sex workers in Sonagachi have fallen into a debt bondage during the pandemic.

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Tripura: Lawyer harassed for facilitating interfaith marriage, one arrested

29 Oct 2020 | 12:28 PM

Agartala, Oct 29 (UNI) A group of people gheraoed West Agartala police station last night demanding release of a youth who was detained on the charge of harassing two lawyers in the court here, accusing them of facilitating an interfaith marriage.

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Molestation video of Tripura singer goes viral, four arrested so far

29 Oct 2020 | 12:12 PM

Agartala, Oct 29 (UNI) A young singer was molested by a gang of over 10 miscreants and her neighbour, here, on the night of Dashami (the last day of Durga Puja), videos of which went viral on social media, eliciting a widespread outcry over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.

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