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Durgadas Bandopadhyay

The Odisha Police today detained a  servitor of the Jagannath Temple for allegedly threatening to oppose West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's visit to the shrine. Mamata is scheduled to visit the Jagannath Temple on Wednesday.

Govt to press before UK court for proclaimed offender's extradition
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Embattled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender, was today arrested in London by Scotland Yard on India's request for his extradition on fraud charges.

NEW DELHI

The Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "hoodwinking" the people of India over the arrest of Vijay Mallya in London, and asked him to set a timeline for taking the embattled liquor baron into custody and recovering loans.

NEW DELHI

A nonchalant Vijay Mallya took to Twitter today to poke fun at the "Indian media hype" over his arrest in London and said the extradition hearing was "as expected".

NEW DELHI

All dignitaries, including the President and ministers, may soon start giving speeches in Hindi if a Parliamentary panel's recommendations accepted by President Pranab Mukherjee are implemented.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today asked the West Bengal government to file on record the orders passed by the Calcutta High Court in matters challenging the constitutional validity of certain provisions of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Act.

NEW DELHI

Unknown officials of the external affairs ministry were today booked by the CBI for allegedly issuing "official" passports to 12 people on the basis of forged documents showing them as Arunachal Pradesh government officials to facilitate their trafficking to the US.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict tomorrow on a plea seeking restoration of conspiracy charges against senior BJP leaders, including L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

Kolkata

The opposition Left Front in West Bengal today organised a procession demanding immediate arrest of the Trinamool Congress leaders named in an FIR filed by the CBI on the Narada scam.

Patna

BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today demanded confiscation of the alleged "benami properties" of RJD president Lalu Prasad and his family, amassed through their shell business firms and sought legal actions against them.

Guwahati

Union minister of urban development, housing and poverty alleviation M Venkaiah Naidu today said the Union government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is striving to take the North-East (N-E) region on a high growth trajectory.

Guwahati

Union minister for information and broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu today said a dedicated Doordarshan channel - ArunPrabha will be launched by August from Arunachal Pradesh to seamlessly integrate the North-East (N-E) and showcase its rich culture to the rest of the cou

Kolkata

The West Bengal government has formed a high powered committee in its bid to formulate a policy for conversation and restoration of cultural heritage, a senior official said today.

Guwahati

General Officer Commanding 101 Area Lt Gen D S Ahuja today called on Assam chief secretary V K Pipersenia and Director General of Police (DGP) Mukesh Sahay here to discuss several security related and other issues.

Guwahati

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today met Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui here and discussed various issues of mutual interest and concern.

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today began his "Gandhi Smriti Yatra" in Champaran district to mark the 100th year of Mahatma Gandhi's first major satyagraha against the British rule.

Imphal

Manipur Congress MLA Ginsuanhau has joined the ruling BJP, giving a shot in the arm to the BJP-led coalition government in the state.

Medininagar

Maoists have shot dead a 50-year-old man and his son at a village in Palamu district on Monday late night, police said today.

Kolkata

Fake currency notes each of Rs 2,000 denomination with total face value of Rs 1 lakh was seized by the BSF along the India-Bangladesh International Border in Malda district today.

Kolkata

Sudhir Kumar Sadhukha has been elected president of Calcutta City Courts Bar Association. At an election held recently, Subhash Chandra Paul has been elected general secretary of the association.

Kolkata

Eastern Railway celebrated ‘World Heritage Day’ at Regional Rail Museum, Howrah today through a variety of programmes.

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M SENTHIL KUMAR

Routine prudence advised by the law enforcing agencies notwithstanding, illegal money lending business has registered a boom in Middle Andaman region particularly Rangat.

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ROOPA LALL

A massive protest was held a massive protest demanding implementation of the Inner Line Permit system per the orders of the Apex Court and withdrawal of the proposed property tax by the Port Blair Municipal Council imposed on self occupied residential buildings in the city on Tuesday.

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M SURESH KUMAR

An impressive function marked the inauguration of the XXth State School Games and 5th State Level competition for CWSNs at Netaji Stadium Sports Complex on Tuesday.

Port Blair

A two-day capacity building training programme for field staff, PRI members of joint patrolling team for capturing and release of crocodile got underway at Mini Zoo, Haddo here today.

Port Blair

To encourage and boost the morale of  personnel of A&N Police including Fire Service, Police Marine Force, Police Radio Organization and India Reserve Battalion (IRBn), the Director General of Police, A&N Islands has awarded 82 Police personnel of various rank

Port Blair

The Congress vice-president and in-charge of All-India  Mahila Congress Committee, Mr Rahul Gandhi has appointed Smt Neelaveni  as  state president, Mahila Congress Committee, A & N Islands with effect from April 11.

Port Blair

The World Heritage Day was celebrated by the Department of Art & Culture in collaboration with JNRM on Tuesday in the college premises by organizing a Heritage Quiz focusing on the island's culture and heritage.

Port Blair

On April 13 an incident was reported at PS Pahargaon wherein a lady informed that a young boy of age around 20 to 25 forcibly entered their house from the rear door and assaulted her and her 2 and half year old son, threatening them with a sharp knife.

Port Blair

The A&N Administration has revised the rate of PDS SKO (kerosene oil) for the entire Union Territory of A&N Islands. Accordingly, the retail selling price of SKO per litre has been fixed at Rs.22.65 and the wholesale price per litre at Rs. 21.30.

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