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Two more FIRs filed against Dilip Ghosh for his 'shoot like dogs' comment

Two more FIRs filed against Dilip Ghosh for his 'shoot like dogs' comment

17 Jan 2020 | 3:51 PM

Kolkata, Jan 17 (UNI) Two more FIRs have been lodged against West Bengal unit BJP president Dilip Ghosh, this time by the CPI(M) youth wing leaders, for his alleged comment about CAA protesters being "shot like dogs" in BJP ruled states while criticizing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "for not opening fire and ordering lathicharge".

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Manipur Education Minister Radheshyam urges Union Defence Ministry to take over all Sainik Schools

Manipur Education Minister Radheshyam urges Union Defence Ministry to take over all Sainik Schools

17 Jan 2020 | 3:40 PM

Imphal, Jan 17 (UNI) While the admission of girls in all the Sainik Schools in India had been introduced to prepare them for the National Defence Academy (NDA), the survival of some of these prestigious institutions has become a serious challenge. This stems from the anomalous rules as to whether the Union Ministry of Defence or the respective states should own up the overall budgetary responsibilities to manage the Sainik Schools.

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Naveen asks officers to treat people with dignity

Naveen asks officers to treat people with dignity

17 Jan 2020 | 2:55 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (UNI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the senior bureaucrats and District Collectors to treat people with dignity and bring a transformation in the standard of living of the people.

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States owe huge sums of money; economy in stagflation:Amit Mitra

States owe huge sums of money; economy in stagflation:Amit Mitra

17 Jan 2020 | 2:38 PM

Kolkata, Jan 17 (UNI) "Not only are things pretty grim, it’s a situation where we see a growth recession," according to West Bengal Finance Minister Dr Amit Mitra.

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Gangasagar Mela 2020 a huge success

Gangasagar Mela 2020 a huge success

17 Jan 2020 | 1:59 PM

Kolkata, Jan 17 (UNI) Congratulating one and all for making the pan-India congregation at Gangasagar a grand success, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has come down heavily on the BJP-led Central government for not providing any money for the fair.

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Surnames do not matter in human relations, says Mamata

Surnames do not matter in human relations, says Mamata

17 Jan 2020 | 1:54 PM

Kolkata, Jan 17 (UNI) Holding that surnames do no matter in human relations, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that she does not know the surname of her driver and does not ask surnames of those who work with her in the administration.

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Bru settlement agreement evokes mixed response in Tripura

Bru settlement agreement evokes mixed response in Tripura

17 Jan 2020 | 1:50 PM

Agartala, Jan 17 (UNI) The quadruplet agreement headed by Union home minister Amit Shah to settle the displaced Brus in Tripura, amid demands of their repatriation by the non-tribal residents, has evoked mixed reactions.

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Kolkata Police starts 3rd edition of ‘Sukanya’

Kolkata Police starts 3rd edition of ‘Sukanya’

17 Jan 2020 | 12:06 PM

Kolkata, Jan 17 (UNI) Kolkata Police has started the third edition of its popular ‘Sukanya’ project.

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