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The CPM today trashed BJP chief Amit Shah's claim that there was a "long misrule" in Tripura and his party would put an end to it saying the people of the state will reject the "communal" designs of the Centre's ruling party.


Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday appointed Badachana MLA Amar Prasad Satpathy as ruling party's chief whip to pacify resentment in it due to non- representation of several areas in the cabinet after its recent reshuffle.


The Opposition Congress and BJP today slammed the state government for not holding anyone guilty in the Kalinga Nagar "massacre", where 13 persons were killed in 2006.


After a month-long students' agitation, Tripura Police on Friday night arrested a trader in connection with the mysterious death of his niece and engineering student Anwara Chowdhury, police said today.

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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said child labour and human trafficking are "serious issue" and pledged financial assistance to those rescued from human trafficking.


A man was beaten to death by people belonging to rival group after he opened fire in which a girl was injured at Mandar village in Bihar's Gaya district, police said today.


Babuli Panda, the grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Panda, who had gone missing on April 16 and found later on, was discharged from the hospital on Friday and handed over to the Koraput police.


A 17-year-old girl was burnt alive by her 21-year-old spurned lover at Patrachudi village in Odisha's Ganjam district, the police said on Friday.


The water crisis in Totopara, mostly inhabited by the nearly extinct Toto tribals, has been solved in majority areas, an official said today.


Three persons were killed and two others critically injured when lightning struck them at Bhatakhali hill in Ganjam district. The mishap took place while the victims were returning from work at a stone quarry on Friday evening, police said.


Police today detained Student Congress president Itish Pradhan and some of his supporters on their way to the residence of Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik.


Bengali superstar Dev is set to play the lead role of a pilot in "Cockpit", a story inspired by real life plane crash incidents.


An awareness programme on World Asthama was organised at Tapan Sinha Memorial Hospital of Metro Railway, Kolkata on Friday, May 12. Dr. Angira Dasgupta, Pulmpnologist, BR Singh Hospital, Sealdah spoke in detail on Asthma, its cause, prevention and treatment.