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Kolkata

West Bengal water resources investigation and development minister Saumen Kumar Mahapatra today said the state government will not impose water tax on the public.

Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Assembly today witnessed pandemonium and frequent adjournments over farmers issue for the seventh consecutive day with opposition Congress and BJP demanding unanimous resolution to increase minimum support price (MSP) on paddy.

Patna

Bihar deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav on Wednesday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for greeting people on "Bihar Diwas" without either according special category status or providing any special package to the state.

Guwahati

The indefinite strike by oil tanker workers beginning Monday has been called off with the transporters agreeing to pay minimum wages.

Berhampur

Police today seized 165 kg of ganja in Murshidabad and arrested two persons. Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted a vehicle which was headed to Jalangi. The duo were arrested after ganja was found from their possession, police said.

Kolkata

Ghanshyam Singh, member (traction), Railway Board released three safety related books- Safety Calendar of Eastern Railway (2017-18), Guideline for Loco Pilots for Safety on Train Operation and Safety Bulletin (February 2017) in a safety meeting at Eastern Railway’s He

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

It is good to know that the government is seriously examining if a new law is required or prevailing statutes could be amended to confiscate the properties of those who commit financial crimes in India and hide abroad.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Massive victory of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh has created unprecedented ecstasy in the saffron brigade and it is being described as Modi’ March signaling emergence of a new politics. The claim of Modi’s march is yet to be scrutinized in proper prospective, but one thing is certain it is the precursor of new politics of coercion and thrusting the philosophy of Hindu Rashtra on the nation.

By nominating Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the BJP has given a clear message. The message is that hard Hindutva remains its core agendum. Highlighting development during the election campaign was just a ploy to inveigle the electorate into voting for the party. That purpose having been served, development will now have to take a back seat. It is Hindutva which will be the driving force of the party not just in UP but in the country as a whole. Hindu consolidation has to be completed before the Lok Sabha elections in 2019.

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