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Kolkata

Sixteen units of Eastern Command were awarded the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command Unit Appreciation at a solemn ceremony at Eastern Command Headquarters in Fort William today.

Author: 
P. Sreekumaran

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit in Kerala is feeling the heat literally and politically. The reasons for the blue mood in the party are not far to seek. First and foremost, the party’s efforts to expand and consolidate the third front led by it have suffered a severe setback with its sole ally, the Bharat Dharma jana Sena (BDJS) airing its anger over the BJP’s failure to keep the promises it had made to the BDJS.

Author: 
L.S. Herdenia

Strange things are happening in Madhya Pradesh. Vyapam whistleblower Ashish Chaturvedi has sought protection from Chambal ex-dacoits and several top BJP leaders, including veteran former chief minister Babulal Gaur, has accused state government of serious irregularities in Kshipra river clean-up project and demanded probe.

West Bengal’s healthcare system has been sick for a long time. From racketeering in kidney to selling newborns to using women as producers of babies to sucking patients dry in private hospitals – the system was stinking and nobody seemed bothered. Now Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has suddenly brought the entire healthcare system under lens. Investigations into the thriving business of selling babies have exposed the high political connections of those running the racket and minting money. Their long arms reach up to the corridors of power in Delhi.

New state Clinical Establishment Bill to be tabled today
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EOI CORRESPONDENT

The West Bengal government  is going to introduce the Clinical Establishment Bill (Regulation, Registration and Transparency)  2017, on Friday in the state Assembly which would make provisions for a private hospital or a nursing home to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation if it has been proved that a patient died because of medical negligence.

Kochi

Advocating free thinking in university campuses, President Pranab Mukherjee today said students and faculties must engage in "reasoned discussion and debate rather than propagating a culture of unrest".

Pawar backs martyr's daughter
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Agencies

Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who is in the eye of a storm over her stance against student outfit Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and a video campaign advocating peace between India and Pakistan, has clarified that she has no plans to enter politics.

PM 'misleading' country with his blatant lies : Cong
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Agencies

Hitting back at Narendra Modi, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav today said not doing any work is the Prime Minister's biggest "karnama" (misdeed).

Lucknow

With battle of ballots for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly entering the last phase, the focus of all political parties has shifted to the holy city of Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constitunecy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kolkata

Facing allegations of medical negligence and excessive charging following the death of a patient, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital president and CEO (eastern region) Rupali Basu resigned today.

Chinsurah

A 16-year-old Madhyamik candidate was killed on the spot and two others were injured seriously in a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a speeding truck here today.

Mumbai

The NCP today said it will maintain a distance from both the Shiv Sena and BJP in the Mayoral elections in the Mumbai Municipal Corporation, where the recent polls resulted in a hung house.

Mumbai

Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has raised objections to the private discom Reliance Energy using Gujarati language in the electricity bills issued to its customers in the megapolis.

Kochi

Cultural activities are the easy targets for the cuts in expenditure all over the world, President Pranab Mukherjee said today, as he emphasised on public funds for investment in culture.

NEW DELHI

In a stern message to Punjab, the Supreme Court today said its verdict allowing construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal in Haryana and Punjab has to be implemented.

Ujjain/New Delhi

An RSS functionary today kicked up a row when he announced a Rs one crore bounty for beheading Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, but the Sangh fountainhead distanced itself from his remark.

NEW DELHI

India and Pakistan are expected to hold parleys on various aspects of the Indus Water Treaty in Islamabad later this month, nearly six months after New Delhi decided to suspend talks on the pact in view of the terror strikes by Pakistan-based groups.

Panaji

A BJP MLA from Goa today alleged the "Left wing leaders" were trying to "demoralise" Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar by "using" youths like Gurmehar Kaur, a Delhi University student who is trolled over her stance against the RSS-back

Hyderabad

A Telangana BJP leader says Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur is a representative sample on many campuses in the country, who are products of a failed education, parenting and social support system in India.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea challenging the constitutional validity of a legal provision that prohibits abortion of a 20-week-old foetus, saying there were "very important national issues" pending adjudication.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Maharashtra government on a plea of a bar dancers' body challenging the constitutional validity of a 2016 state law putting conditions on dance performances by women in bars and hotels there. "Issue notice.

Varanasi

Union minster Arun Jaitley today said nationalism is considered a bad word only in India even as he accused the opposition parties of "orchestrating" the the Ramjas College row ahead of the UP Assembly polls.

Beijing

China's annual political season will begin tomorrow, the first since President Xi Jinping was elevated as the "core leader" of the ruling Communist party.

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