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RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today denounced the Union Budget as "bereft of any substance" and questioned the rationale of continuing with a railway minister who did not present the Budget of the ministry.

Patna

Hailing the 2017-18 union budget for being aimed to boost employment for youths and being pro-poor and pro-farmer with thrust on improving rural economy, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today claimed that Bihar stands to benefit the most from it.

Ranchi

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das today hailed the Union Budget, saying despite challenges finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the best budget, focusing on villages, the poor, farmers, youth, women and social security.

Kolasib

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla today expressed hope that ethnic Mizos living in different states in the country and in contiguous parts of Myanmar and Bangladesh would one day "reunite under a single administrative unit".

Guwahati

The Opposition in Assam Assembly today staged a walkout form the House after the Speaker dismissed their adjournment motion to discuss the eviction drive in several places by the state government.

Itanagar

Bollywood star John Abraham, who is the brand ambassador of Arunachal Tourism, today discussed steps to popularise state's tourism in the national and international circuits with Governor P B Acharya at Raj Bhavan here.

Guwahati

Over 2.82 lakh hectares of farm land in Assam have been affected by flood in the current financial year, of which over 4,000 hectares have been permanently damaged across the state.

Port Blair

ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, (CIARI) North and Middle Andaman organized a three-day training programme on ‘Soil & Water Conservation methods for better crop productivity’ from 30th January to 1st February for in-service candidates.

Port Blair

In its weekly programme entitled 'KANOON KI BAAT', a Live Phone-in interactive programme will be  broadcast on 4th February. The topic of discussion will be 'Liquor and Tobacco addiction and its legal implications'.

Port Blair

Hon’ble Lt Governor of A&N Islands, Prof Jagdish Mukhi has condoled the unfortunate death of Fr Evans Maxim F Suares, Father of Catholic Church and Project Director of ACANI, resident of  Lamba Line, Port Blair in a tragic accident on 31st January this year.

Port Blair

It was a unique interface where children themselves pointed out what they need and what needs to be done to solve the existing problems they are facing.

Port Blair

Steps-Aid India (NGO) celebrated Republic Day in a befitting manner in its premises at Austinabad, Port Blair. Smti. Shoba Mondal, a senior citizen unfurled the national flag followed by national anthem. The chairman-cum-director Shri. C.

Port Blair

Brand Ambassador of  Swachh Bharat Mission A & N Islands, Padmashree Naresh Chander Lal visited G B Pant Hospital here and inspected all medical wards including toilets, bathrooms and surroundings on Tuesday.  During the visit, Mr Lal who was accompanied by Dr.

Port Blair

The officers, staff and workers Forest Department, South Andaman Division accorded a warm farewell to Shri P.K.Sultan Ahmed, Forest Ranger on 31.01.2017, who retired on superannuation pension after serving more than 37 years of service in various capacities in the Dep

Port Blair

The Directorate of Disaster Management, A & N Administration conducted an awareness-cum-sensitization programme on Disaster Management & Preparedness of ANI for visiting Board of Directors of Co-operative Societies (Andhra Pradesh) sponsored by the Vaikunna Me

Port Blair

Saraswati Puja was celebrated befittingly in the premises of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) with traditional gaiety and religious fervour today.

Port Blair

A Micro Entrepreneur Development Program (MEDP) on Tailoring/Fashion Designing was inaugurated by Ms. Mary Jasinta, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat, Tushnabad in presence of Smti. Ratan Kumari, Panchayat Samiti  Member and Smti. M  Saida, Up-Pradhan.

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Barun Das Gupta

Assembly elections are scheduled to be held on March 4 and 8 in Manipur. The State has now turned into a virtual battleground of the Meiteis and Kukis on the one hand and the Nagas on the other. It has also become a battlefield for the ruling Congress and the Opposition BJP which has thrown the gauntlet to Chief Minister Okhram Ibobi Singh. As the Congress prospects do not seem encouraging, many Congressmen, in true Congress tradition, are deserting what they think is a sinking ship and joining the BJP.

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S. Sudhakar Reddy

We have been celebrating January 26 as the Republic Day. The Constitution of India, which has come into existence on January 26, 1950 abolished the dominion status of India, rejected the British crown and declared India as a full-pledged Democratic Republic.

Donald Trump’s stepping into the White House has taken the world thirty more seconds closer to the midnight or Doomsday when mankind is supposed to annihilate itself. We have it on the authority of the community of international atomic scientists. This is the closest to destruction that Man has come since 1953 when the first hydrogen bomb was exploded. An added reason is Trump’s dismissing the danger of extinction that mankind faces from climate change.

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