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to take oath today; Party's state chief Keshav Maurya to be deputy CM
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Yogi Adityanath, the controversial mascot of hardline Hindutva, will be the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Thiruvananthapuram

Former UN diplomat and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has rejected an online petition campaign projecting him as UPA's Prime Ministerial candidate in the run-up to general elections 2019.

Kolkata

Following the Calcutta High Court's order for a preliminary CBI inquiry into the Narada video tape case, an eight-member CBI team today took possession of the documents and other papers including the lap top used in the sting operation, all video footage and pen drive

Seeks meeting with Mamata
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A five-member IMA national delegation today met West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi, apprising him of their concerns over the new West Bengal Clinical Establishments (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Act, 2017.

NEW DELHI

Over a million Muslims from across India, have called for the end of controversial divorce practice of triple talaq.

Dehradun

BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Saturday sworn in as Uttarakhand chief minister.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Slack conservation efforts of  heritage structures in the city continue to defile historical monuments of these islands. The Clock Tower at Aberdeen Aberdeen Bazar, often found covered with a medley of political and commercial posters and bills bears witness to the callous approach of the concerned department of the administration.

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BALRAM SINGH

Residents of the Great Nicobar Island ultimately heaved a huge sigh of relief after LPG refills were unloaded at the jetty here on Thursday. The people of the remote islands started receiving the LPG refills on Saturday after a gap of over 60 days.

Port Blair

The Central Administrative Tribunal, Calcutta will hold its circuit bench at Port Blair from March 27 to April 10 (both days inclusive) to dispose of cases pending in the Court of Central Administrative Tribunal.

Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank (ANSCB) launched its 20th ATM at its Chouldari branch recently. Mr Bhagat Singh, Chairman of the bank was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

A one-day state level seminar on Recent Trends in Geotechnical engineering services for  On-land and Marine constructions  was organized recently by the Civil Engineering Department of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Institute of Technology in association with Sarathy Geotech & E

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council will organize camp on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (HFA) to brief the Housing for All scheme, to identify and enrol eligible beneficiaries in Ward No.

Port Blair

The Live interactive programme scheduled to be broadcast on All India Radio’s Good Morning Port Blair on the topic 'Disaster Preparedness' on March 20 has been cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances.

Port Blair

The newly constructed Community Toilet under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) scheme at Wright Myo – Ward No.

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L.S. Herdenia

What will be the ultimate impact of the results of State Assemblies' election on the politics of Madhya Pradesh it is difficult to say at this stage but the BJP has already started thinking about the strategy it should adopt to ensure consecutive fourth victory in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections which are due in the year 2018. The BJP won majority in the 2003, 2008 and 2013. While 2003 elections were fought under the leadership of Uma Bharati, subsequent two elections were fought under the leadership of Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

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G. Srinivasan

The post-war free and fair trade institution built by well-meaning countries, both developed and developing countries, first in the form of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) that later morphed into the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995 now is in its existential crisis.

Pakistan has decided to make Gilgit-Baltistan, a part of the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, its fifth province. A constitutional amendment for changing the status of the region is in the offing. In1970, Gilgit-Baltistan was made a separate administrative unit and named ‘Northern Areas’. Gilgit-Baltistan has a strategic importance for India.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court collegium has made it clear that it will have the last say in cases where its recommendation for appointment of a judge is returned by the government on the grounds of national security and public interest.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Russia visit from June 1 to attend a bilateral summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and an economic event were discussed during the meetings Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had with Russian leaders.

Lucknow

A five-term Lok Sabha MP, BJP leader Yogi Adityanath is a fiery Hindutva mascot who has developed a reputation of being controversy's favourite child over a period of time.

NEW DELHI

A criminal complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his brother-in-law and a government official in the alleged PWD scam has been transferred to the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB), Delhi Police told a city court today.

NEW DELHI

The large number of student protests at JNU only indicates "there is something wrong somewhere", the Delhi High Court told the varsity today while allowing the students to agitate near the admin block.

Chandigarh

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC were imposed and internet services suspended in many 'sensitive' districts of Haryana today in the wake of the Jat body's plan to ghearo the Parliament on March 20.

NEW DELHI

The Centre plans to build toilets in one lakh madrassas across the country as part of its efforts to revamp these traditional learning centres.

Gandhinagar

The Muslim women "affected by the triple talaq practice voted for the BJP in good numbers" during the recent Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, claimed Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad today.

Jammu

Laws like AFSPA are "not imposed out of any fun" and states should create conditions where they are not needed, BJP leader Ram Madhav said today disagreeing with chief minister Mehbooba Mufti's pitch for the revocation of the Act from some areas of J&K.

Mumbai

Pakistan today said a trial in a terror case like 26/11 takes time to conclude and one must not "jump the gun" and must wait for the court verdict.

PM congratulates CM
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BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Saturday sworn in as Uttarakhand Chief Minister. Governor K K Paul administered the oath of office and secrecy to 56-year-old Rawat, a former RSS pracharak, and nine ministers at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and other national and state party leaders.

To recall unutilised funds of SAD-BJP govt
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In-line with its poll promise to discourage alcohol consumption in Punjab, the Amarinder Singh government today decided to close over 450 liquor shops in the state. The government under its new excise policy for 2017-18 also announced to slash the liquor quota and ban sale of alcohol within 500 meters of national and state highways.

Malappuram (Ker)

The ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala today announced DYFI leader M B Faizal as its candidate for the byelection to the Malappuram Lok Sabha seat, setting the stage for a triangular contest.

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