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Shillong

The chief ministers of Assam and Meghalaya today agreed to pursue the inter-state boundary disputes bilaterally and directed their chief secretaries to follow up the issue.

Shillong

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pulled up Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma for failing to convene even a single meeting of the State Health Mission (SHM) since 2011 and has reprimanded the governemnt for not giving "adequate priority" to the health

Patna

A week after Opposition BJP demanded that illegal slaughterhouses flourishing in Bihar should be closed, seven of them were sealed in Rohtas district today, officials said.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today advocated formulation of a national siltation management policy to ensure uninterrupted flow of waters in the river Ganga.

Guwahati

Bhutan is keen to set up a consulate in Guwahati, its Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said during the inauguration of Namami Brahmaputra festival at Guwahati.

Patna

A district court today denied bail to Madhepura MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, arrested five days ago allegedly for disturbing the law and order in the city two months ago.

Krishnagar

A Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker was shot dead in Nadia district, following which factional feud in the ruling party came to the fore.

Bhubaneswar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Governor S C Jamir and chief minister Naveen Patnaik today wished people of the state on the occasion of 'Utkala Dibasa'.

Kolkata

Vigilance Awareness Workshop-- 2017 was organised at Metro Rail Bhavan on Thursday, March 30.

Kolkata

As a result of the intensive ticket checking drive conducted by Eastern Railway all over its jurisdiction from  March 24 to 30, altogether 45,084 persons were detected travelling without or with improper ticket and carrying unbooked luggage and an amount of Rs 86,90,9

Bhagalpur

Unidentified assailants today shot dead the principal of a school at Kamlakund village of Bihar's Bhagalpur district, police said.

Report by: 
M SURESH KUMAR

In a tragic road mishap, a motorcycle rider  was crushed to death by a heavy vehicle at School Line on Saturday. The accident occurred at around 11.20 am when the victim was heading towards Dairyfarm on his Super Splendor motorcycle bearing registration no AN01D 9600 when an Army Truck hit him from the rear.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Members of the Local Born Association (LBA) - Descendents of Penal Settlement - here will hold a protest rally on April 18 from 2 pm to demand implementation of Inner Line Permit system and withdrawal of property tax on self-occupied residential buildings.

Report by: 
EOI CORRESPONDENT

Saturday proved to be a tough day for commuters at Diglipur in North Andaman after hundreds of fishermen of the region held a Chakka Jam (Road Blockade) to press for various demands.

Port Blair

The prices of LPG cylinder have been revised with effective from April 1. Accordingly, the price of 14.2 kg- domestic non-subsidised has been fixed at Rs.799.50/ per cylinder (which is same across the A & N Islands) as against Rs 816.50 in the previous month.

Port Blair

The general body  meeting of APWD Employees of Workshop Division (Electrical Section) was held in the State BMS Office recently.

Port Blair

The team from these islands participated in the 1st Federation Cup conducted by Yoga Federation of India at Thiruvananthapuram , Kerala.  In the artistic Single Yoga competition, M. Skathi Thanush ( VKV- Port Blair) bagged bronze, in the Artistic Pair Yoga, G.

Port Blair

The 6th Students’ Conference of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, A & N Islands will be held on April 2  at Saraswati Sishu Vidya Mandir School, Pathurgudda. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray will inaugurate the conference a 9.35 am.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

There was an element of subterfuge in the BJP’s selection of Yogi Adityanath as the UP chief minister. Throughout the campaign, the party maintained a deafening silence on its chief ministerial candidate. Various names did the rounds like those of Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha and others, but there was no mention of the firebrand mahant of the Gorakhnath math, credited with being the most popular BJP leader in the state.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

The chasm between the two partners of Mahagathbandhan has widened considerably. The difference is more of the personal nature than having the ideological or political contour. The RJD boss Lalu Yadav is not happy at the way Nitish Kuma tries to portray himself as the leader of the secular forces in India. Nitish has been quite inconsistent in his approach. While he has been trying to be cozy with the BJP, particularly Narendra Modi, he is also trying to appear as the architect of the unity of the secular forces.

During the past few days several cases of violence and lawlessness have come from different parts of the country. In Uttar Pradesh, slaughter houses – irrespective of whether they are ‘legal or ‘illegal’ – have been forcibly closed down. A BJP MLA has publicly warned that he will ‘break the legs’ of those ‘disrespecting’ and killing cows. The lawmaker has threatened to take the law in his own hands. In Gujarat, communal clashes targeting Muslims have been reported.

Gandhinagar

Punishment to those found guilty of cow slaughter in poll-bound Gujarat has been enhanced to life term under a more stringent law passed today by the state Assembly.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today refused to accord an early hearing on a batch of civil appeals pertaining to the Ayodhya Ram Temple-Babri Masjid case.

Kolkata

Trinamool Congress today took out its second rally here in two days against what it called BJP's "vendetta politics" and accused it of trying to malign its leaders in false cases.

Beijing

China today warned India of "serious damage" to bilateral ties if it allows Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh next week and asked New Delhi to make a "choice".

Kolkata

Bengali actor and grandson of thespian Soumitra Chatterjee, Ranodeep Bose was seriously injured in a road mishap in the city early today.

NEW DELHI

A TMC MP today demanded change of name of West Bengal to 'Bangla' saying the existing name was pushing the state "backwards". "The name West Bengal is pushing the state backwards.

Srinagar

Violent protests took place at some places in Kashmir today against the deaths of three youths in firing by security forces near an encounter site even as several separatist leaders were placed under house arrest.

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