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Terms grounds raised by state as 'most unfortunate' Mamata welcomes 'constructive' verdict
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In a setback to Trinamool Congress, the Supreme Court today upheld a Calcutta High Court order asking CBI to probe the Narada sting case in which several ruling party leaders of West Bengal were allegedly caught on camera taking money.

Kolkata

The Left Front and the Congress today welcomed the Supreme Court order on the CBI probe into the Narada sting operation and demanded immediate resignation of the TMC leaders for their alleged involvement in the scam.

CJI suggests cordial meeting, offers even to negotiate
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The Supreme Court today suggested an out-of-court settlement of the lingering Ram Janam Bhumi- Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya, observing that issues of "religion and sentiments" can be best resolved through talks.

NEW DELHI

With the Supreme Court today stating that the Ayodhya temple dispute be settled through negotiations, Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Pravin Togadia said the Central government must bring out a legislation to build the Ram temple.

Coimbatore

The RSS today expressed concern over the 'growing Jehadi activities' and the 'declining' Hindu population in West Bengal and and urged the people to create awareness against the state government's 'communal politics.'

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pulled up BJP MPs for skipping Parliament proceedings following incidents of lack of quorum and even warned that he will keep a tab on them by calling any member any time during the session.

Kolkata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is going to visit the hills on March 28 with a slew of programmes scheduled for her. While on March 29 she is going to declare Mirik as a sub-division, the same day she will meet members of various development boards of the hills.

NEW DELHI

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is understood to have finalised allocation of portfolios among the state ministers during talks with BJP chief Amit Shah.

Kolkata

A Hindutva group has lodged a police complaint against noted poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay for allegedly hurting "Hindu sentiments and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath" in a Facebook post.

Patna

Appreciating Punjab's initiative to do away with beacon lights on vehicles of ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats, ministers and legislators in Bihar cutting across party lines today favoured the same in the state.

NEW DELHI

The Assam government has taken a series of steps to curb poaching at the Kaziranga National Park, including empowering the forest staff to use firearms without prior sanction while providing them immunity from prosecution, the Centre today said.

Shillong

Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said the state budget will set a new "benchmark" for progress and prosperity.

Berhampur

Five persons were today arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of a BJD supporter at Rohigaon village, a police officer said today.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today refused to extend license of four liquor companies in Bihar.

Siwan

Two persons were killed and seven others, including a pregnant woman, injured in a clash between two groups over a land dispute at Pipra Naraian village in Bihar's Siwan district today, a police officer said.

Berhampur

An investigation has been launched after a 70-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison due to crop failure and debt burden at Nuagaon in Ganjam district.

Kohima

Governor P B Acharya today said the Nagaland government supports the ongoing dialogue between the Government of India and NSCN (IM) and would strive for a final solution to the six-decades old Naga political issue.

Bhubaneswar

Senior BJD leader Bishnu Charan Das has resigned from the Rajya Sabha after his appointment as deputy chairman of Odisha State Planning Board and convener of the ruling BJD's Dalit cell.

Kohima

Ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) MLA Imtiwapang Aier was today elected as the new Speaker of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly.

Phulbani

The police has recovered the body of a forester in a pool of blood and found another forest department official in a critical condition at a government quarter at Daringbadi in Odisha's Kandhamal district.

Kolkata

For clearance of anticipated rush of passengers during ‘URS’ Mela at Ajmer, Eastern Railway will run one pair of special train between Sealdah and Ajmer.

Baruipur

Five persons have died and several others admitted to hospital over the last three days after they consumed spurious liquor in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, a police officer said today. Unofficial sources however, put the death toll at 11.

Encroachment of public spaces goes unchecked in city
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Rampant encroachment over public spaces in the city exposes the helplessness of the civic body to deal with the illegal but thriving business which involves huge money and apparently cannot be run without the support of some “high-ups”.
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Burglary at house of hardware shopowner

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The country’s Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh is scheduled to arrive on a two-day visit to these islands on March 30. According to sources, Mr Singh will hold a series of meetings with the top officials of the local administration to review progress of implementation of various schemes of the Narendra Modi government during the two meeting.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi will be on a two-day visit to Nancowry group of Islands from March 22 to 23. According to an official communication, the Lt. Governor will reach Chowra Island on March 22.

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Passenger services of the Indian Air Force Dornier was disrupted after one of the propellers of the aircraft caught fire immediately after take-off from Car Nicobar airport on Monday.

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A housewife of Dairyfarm area reportedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire on Monday. The victim of domestic violence suffered 80 percent of burn injuries and was rushed to GB Pant Hospital. She succumbed to injuries during treatment at the Burn’s Ward. A case under relevant sections of the law has been registered at PS Aberdeen.

Port Blair

The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Port Blair Regional Office will organize a three-day national workshop on Mainstreaming Coastal and Marine Biodiversity of India from March 23 to 25.

Port Blair

Oral Pre-Cancerous lesions checkup for women on ‘International Women’s Day’ was conducted on last month at PHC Campbell Bay by the Directorate of Health Services in association with the State Social Welfare Board, A&N Islands.

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