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Punganur Excise police seizes 20 kg of Marijuana leaves in AP district , 2 held

Chittoor, Jan 24 (UNI) Punganur Excise police have seized 20 kg of marijuana leaves at Chinnakonda Charala of Punganur Mandal in this district on Friday.
Based on an information about the illegal transportation of ganja from Karnataka to Punganur rampantly, the Excise department staff led by Circle-Inspectors Srinivasulu and Gangireddy, conducted vehicle checking at Chinnakonda Charala.
The police have spotted two men coming on a two-wheeler and the riders stopped their vehicle and tried to abscond. The police, however, nabbed them and found 20 kg of marijuana leaves in their possession.
During the preliminary investigation, the smugglers revealed that they were taking this intoxicate leaves from Hubli in Karnataka for making sale in Punganur.
The police identified one of the arrested as Ravi (23) belonged to Bhagat Singh Colony of Punganur.
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Piyush Goyal urges TRS Govt not to politicize CAA

Piyush Goyal urges TRS Govt not to politicize CAA

18 Feb 2020 | 5:47 PM

Hyderabad, Feb 18 (UNI) Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday urged Telangana Rasthra Samithi (TRS) Government headed by K Chandrashekar Rao not to politicize Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and result in political appeasement.

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Headless torso of man found in canal ; Victim's mother, brother held

18 Feb 2020 | 5:40 PM

Kumily, Feb 18 (UNI) Police have identified the headless torso of a man in a canal at Kambamand his mother and brother were arrested for the murder, police sources said on Tuesday.

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Ramesh demands CBI Inquiry or Judicial proble into CAG findings of corruption in police dept

18 Feb 2020 | 5:36 PM

Kottayam, Feb 18 (UNI) Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has demanded either a CBI inquiry or a Judicial probe into the findings of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India of corruption in the Police department in Kerala.

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CAA row : TN CM accuses DMK of deceiving minorites, DMK walks out on dual citizenship for Lankan Tamils

18 Feb 2020 | 5:18 PM

Chennai, Feb 18 (UNI) The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) had it
echo in the Tamil Nadu Assembly for the second day today with Chief
Minister K Palaniswami charging the Opposition DMK with enacting a
drama and deceiving the people on the issue.

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Kanchi Shankaracharya visits Sri City

18 Feb 2020 | 4:58 PM

Sri City, Feb 18 (UNI) For all ‘Sri Citizens’ it was a blissful Monday evening as His Holiness the Shankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham Sri Sri Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi gave graceful darshan and bestowed blessings.

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