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A holiday at home in Bangladesh turned tragic for a student studying in Malaysia when he was killed by a crocodile today after he poked at it.

Aligarh (UP)

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan had to be escorted out of a college auditorium here by police during a seminar after ABVP activists allegedly barged into the premises and disrupted the programme.


Three persons have been arrested for alleged illegal slaughter of a cow after over 20 kg of meat was seized from their house at Madhavi village in Shamli district, police said today.


Expressing concern over incidents of acid attacks, Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra today said exemplary punishment is required to curb such offences.


The Uttar Pradesh government is mulling to link the Haj application process with the Aadhaar number of the applicant to ensure "greater transparency" in selection of pilgrims.


The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to implement an "improvised version" of 'Gujarat model' for dairy development in the state.


The Congress party today asked Kerala Pradesh Vice President M M Hasan to take charge of the Pradesh Congress till a regular PCC chief is appointed in the state.


The Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau has submitted a report to the Kerala government citing serious lapses in the police probe into the murder of a Dalit woman at Perumbavoor on April 28 last year.


Police have recovered 500 electric detonators kept in a gunny bag near a village in East Godavari district.


Two staff nurses of state-run Gandhi Hospital were today suspended after allegations that they administered expired injections to some children undergoing treatment there.
However, the hospital and health officials have denied the allegations.


Prisoners lodged in the Fatehgarh jail here today created ruckus in which the acting District Magistrate, Jail Superintendent and an inmate were injured.


Kerala Transport minister A K Saseendran today announced his resignation from the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala after a purported audio clip of him speaking in sexual undertones to a woman emerged.


Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in Assam along with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and top officials of central and state governments.


Six labourers were injured, three of them seriously, when an under construction railway bridge caved in at Pinjri village within the limits of Barbigha police station in Bihar's Sheikhpura district today.


With its many remnants of World War-II, North East India, especially Manipur and Nagaland, is an important part of the reconciliation process between Japan and Britain, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu has said.


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today strongly condemned the terror attack in Bangladesh and expressed solidarity with brothers and sisters in the neighbouring country.
"Strongly condemn the suicide attack in Sylhet," she said in a tweet.


Philanthropist and author Sudha Murthy today wondered how social changes in the past 50 years has brought a large number of women in engineering and other fields.


Narayana Health Group that runs RN Tagore Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Mukundapur, Kolkata and Narayana Superspeciality & Multispeciality hospitals in Howrah announced the launch of its fourth e- Health Centre in West Bengal at Tikiapara in Howrah district in


Dibrugarh University (DU) of Assam conferred D.Litt. Honoris Causa on eminent educationist and social activist Prof. Achyuta Samanta of Odisha at a special convocation held recently. The Vice Chancellor of the University Dr.


V. P. Pathak, General Manager/CLW today inaugurates a bulk messaging system for the benefit of CLW vendors who will be intimated through SMS regarding the clearance of their payments.


Dr. Moon Chattaraj, Dental Consultant and Implantologist and HOD, Dental Department, AMRI Hospitals, informed that Root Canal treatments are now painless, done without medication and need just 10 minutes for one tooth if done with laser.

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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

Emboldened by their success in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections where BJP seemed to have tried to use religious polarisation as a tool to change the government, the Sangh Parivar has taken the decision to apply the same tactic in states like West Bengal too where the BJP is planning for a road map to take the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) head on in the panchayat


Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi today directed the state's top officials to chalk out clear guidelines for anti-Romeo squads so that there is no "unnecessary harassment" of boys and girls.


The state gvernment today expressed concern against the single entrance examination for all engineering colleges from 2018 and urged the Centre to scrap its proposed move.


Eminent lawyer and Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalani was today admitted to a private hospital here due to heart-related ailments. The officials at VPS Lakeshore Hospital said the 94-year-old lawyer was admitted to their facility this afternoon.


Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi today opposed as "vague and devoid of material particulars" BJP MP Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking summoning of witnesses in the National Herald case.


Union minister of state for agriculture and farmers welfare S S Ahluwalia today expressed doubts over West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's claim that the Narada tapes are false, saying if that was the case then why had the state registered a case against TMC MP K D Singh.


Pakistan has agreed to allow former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to head a Saudi Arabia-led 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism, according to a media report.


Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders were today put on trial by a court here in a criminal defamation case filed by Union minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA controversy, amid chaotic scenes in the court room.


Facebook has removed a controversial poem of poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay after a Siliguri student lodged a criminal case against him for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Hindus.