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Opposition staring defeats, putting pressure to defer Bihar Assembly poll : Modi

Opposition staring defeats, putting pressure to defer Bihar Assembly poll : Modi

Pàtna, July 8 (UNI) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today alleged that fearing certain defeats, opposition parties were putting pressure to defer Bihar Assembly Elections slated for October- November this year.
Mr Modi said that opposition parties were putting pressure to defer Assembly Elections, an essential process in democratic set up. When Railways, Domestic Flights, Hotels and Tourists Spots were being opened with care during the the Corona pandemic, why should not Assembly Elections be held in Bihar, he asked.
The Chief Minister said that Election Commission had made all arrangements for conducting Bihar Assembly Elections in accordance with guidelines and precautions required to be taken during the Corona pandemic. Additional 33,797 polling stations would be set up during the Assembly Elections in Bihar to ensure social distancing among the voters during the polling, he added.

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Nagaland police seizes brown sugar in Wokha

15 May 2021 | 10:43 PM

Kohima May 15 (UNI) Acting on a tip-off, a combined team of Wokha Police Station and Women Police Station intercepted one vehicle, and found 23 grams (approximate) of suspected Brown Sugar from the possession of the two occupants of the car.

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Arunachal govt issues new guidelines to contain Covid-19 spread

15 May 2021 | 10:41 PM

Itanagar, May 15 (UNI) In view of rapid increase in Covid-19 cases, the Arunachal Pradesh government on Saturday issued new guidelines to contain the spread of the virus.

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Meghalaya records highest single-day death toll, 560 new COVID-19 cases

15 May 2021 | 10:39 PM

Shillong, May 15 (UNI) Meghalaya on Saturday reported 21 Coronavirus-related deaths, the highest single-day tally of fatality in the state so far, taking the number of deaths to 301, and 560 new cases of infection surged the active caseload to 4,338, health officials said.

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Oxygen generation increasing continuously in Bihar: Hussain

15 May 2021 | 10:34 PM

Patna, May 15 (UNI) Following the efforts of Bihar Industry Department oxygen generation is increasing continuously in the state.

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Congress legislators write to Meghalaya CM suggesting measures to tackle virus

Congress legislators write to Meghalaya CM suggesting measures to tackle virus

15 May 2021 | 10:02 PM

Shillong, May 15 (UNI) Four legislators from the Opposition Congress in Meghalaya have
written a joint letter to Chief Minister Conrad Sangma suggesting a slew of measures to
check the rise in COVID-19 cases in the State.

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