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Prime accused Lalu Alam Acquitted 30 years after attack charge on Mamata in 1990

Kolkata, Sep 12 (UNI) Prime accused Lalu Alam, accused of a murderous attempt on Mamata Banerjee, the then Congress Yuva neta in 1990, was today acquitted by a lower court after prosecution failed to prove any offence against the former CPI(M) leader.
The judge in the Alipur court dismissed the case acquitting the prime accused after prosecutors admitted that there were no more evidences to carry on the the criminal case since the remaining 11 accused persons either dead or not found.
Ms Banerjee, who was to appear as one of the witnesses in the case on August 21 last had pleaded with the court that since she could not come in the court and an arrangement be made for video conferencing. Since this facility was not there in the court and she was spared,
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Sikkim records 14 new Corona positive cases: 1 death

Sikkim records 14 new Corona positive cases: 1 death

24 Nov 2020 | 9:44 AM

Gangtok, Nov 24 (UNI) Sikkim records 14 new Corona positive cases.

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BJP will form govt in Sikkim one day: Majumdar

23 Nov 2020 | 11:26 PM

Gangtok, Nov 23 (UNI) Claiming that BJP has a track record of not breaking alliances, Sikkim In-charge of BJP Sukanta Majumdar on Monday said their alliance with the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha will continue till the latter wishes.

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Active Covid cases dip further in Bengal, Toll rises to 8,072, cases touch 4,59,918

23 Nov 2020 | 10:21 PM

Kolkata, Nov 23 (UNI) The total active Covid cases in Bengal decreased further
on Monday as the recovery rate continued to grow, with the number of discharged
persons also increasing steadily.

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A RORO vessel developed some mechanical snag in Malda

23 Nov 2020 | 10:05 PM

Malda, Nov 23 (UNI) A RORO vessel run by an operator based out of Jharkhand developed
some mechanical snag while coming from Sahebganj side to Manikchak, and a few lorries
slided down from the RORO vessel into the river Ganga this evening.

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Arunachal CM, Speaker mourn demise of Tarun Gogoi

23 Nov 2020 | 9:59 PM

Itanagar, Nov 23 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Assembly
Speaker Pasang D Sona on Monday condoled the demise of former three time Assam
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

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