Date wise Archive

Kohima

Naga People's Front leader and ruling DAN chairman T R Zeliang was today sworn-in as the chief minister of Nagaland, five months after he had to resign amidst state-wide protests.

Patna

JD-U today dubbed Tuesday's meeting between chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Tejashwi Yadav as "routine," reiterating that the deputy chief minister should clear all accusations against him on the basis of facts in the public domain.

Kolkata

A section of the CPM in West Bengal is not happy with the Central leadership for backing combined Opposition Vice-Presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi, who had criticized the role of the party during the height of Singur and Nandigram stir when he was the govern

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today alleged that a part of the land allotted to the state government in New Delhi was subsequently leased out to a petrol pump and urged the Centre to return it.

Agartala

A dawn-to-dusk bandh called by opposition Congress to protest against the government's 'failure' to remove the indefinite road and railway blockade by Indigenous People's Front Tripura (IPFT) has evoked a mixed response.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today dedicated to the nation the state's longest bridge and named it after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Kolkata

An EMU local hit the buffer of a platform at the Sealdah terminal station here, causing derailment of two wheels of a compartment, an Eastern Railway official said.

Kolkata

19414/19413 Kolkata – Ahmedabad Weekly Express will be restored and run via diverted route of Dhanbad – Gomoh – Chandrapura with effect from July 22 from Kolkata.

Guwahati

The flood in Assam today claimed four more lives taking the toll to 73 though the overall situation continued to improve with around five lakh people affected across 14 districts.

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BALRAM SINGH

Campbell Bay police have launched a concerted drive to curb illegal activities in the Great Nicobar region.

26th National Youth Chess C’ship concludes
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Agencies

The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof Jagdish Mukhi gave away prizes to the winners and runners up of the 26th National Under- 25 Chess Championship held at JNRM auditorium today. International Master Kumar Shyaamnikhil P from Tamil Nadu emerged winner of the championship.

NCERT textbooks distributed to students of RBV
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Agencies

The Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar distributed the translated and developed NCERT textbooks in Bangla language to the 15 Primary students of class I to III, of GSSS Rabindra Bangla Vidyalaya (RBV) during a function organized by the SSA (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) UT Mission Authority of the Education Department in the auditorium of Tagore

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ROOPA LALL

Facing flak from the local media and commuters for poor maintenance of bus stands in the city, the Municipal Council has reportedly handed over the facilities to the State Transport Department.

Port Blair

The Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman, Mr Jaydeep Kumar Dey alongwith  Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal, Zilla Parishad Member Mithakari, Mr Raj Govind, Zilla Parishad Member, Sippighat and Mr Abdul Bhasir, Zilla Parishad Member, Brindaban met the Chief Secretary, A&N

Port Blair

The Directorate of IP&T in association with Film & Television Institute of India, Pune is organizing a ‘basic acting workshop’ for children at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Panchawati, Rangat.

Port Blair

Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong southwesterly wind speed between 25 and 35 kmph gusting to 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.

Port Blair

The Senior Vice Chairman and Councillor of Ward no. 24, Mr NK Udhaya Kumar has demanded supply on LPG refills on second Saturdays and holidays at Bhatu Basti Parking place or Bhatu Basti CCS.

Port Blair

The Commissioner of GST, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, president of Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Girish Arora and Mr Rajesh Kumar, Assistant Controller (Legal Metrology) will participate in a LIVE phone-in interactive programme of All India Radio on July 21.

Port Blair

The All India Radio here will broadcast LIVE phone-in interactive programme titled 'Hello Doctor' on July 22 from 7.20 am to 7.55 am on the topic ‘Bone related diseases and cure’. Orthopedic Surgeon Dr.

Port Blair

The Councillor, Ward no. 2, Mr R. Someswara Rao has expressed gratitude to the Lieutenant Governor, Prof.

Port Blair

A tree plantation drive was undertaken in Coast Guard residential area on Wednesday to create enthusiasm among masses towards forest conservation.

Port Blair

The Chairman, Municipal Council, Mr B. Eswar Rao and Smt Protima Banerjee, Chairperson, Sub Committee on Education and Social Justice visited Nagar Palika Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Ranchi Tekri on Tuesday.

Port Blair

The Nicobar District Police organized awareness programme for students in various schools of Nicobar District i.e. JNV at Car Nicobar, Govt. Middle School Philpilow, Nancowry, Govt. Senior Secondary School Mildera, Katchal, Bengali viilage, Teressa, Govt.

Port Blair

The Jan Kranti Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has demanded exclusion of a particular qualifying criteria in consultation with the Home Department, which deals with the subject of Security License in the Union Territory.

i. Information on encounter killings sought: The Supreme Court directed states to respond to a petition of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking that they mandatorily submit information about any encounter killings in their jurisdiction to enable it to carry out an enquiry. The NHRC has sought the information in accordance with the guidelines and provisions of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. [National Human Rights Commission vs. Union of India, Writ Petition (Civil) No. 1012/2014, date of order 04.07.2017]

Author: 
Joe Sims

Our country is in the midst of a profound governmental crisis. This crisis is revealing itself deep within the bourgeois state that hallowed body of legislators, lawyers, and corporate lobbyists vaunted by some as the apogee of modern civilization. There are overlapping crises in the White House, in the executive as a whole, and between the presidency and the federal judiciary. Fault lines also lie in the relationship between the presidency and Congress with regard to traditional checks and balances and consent for judicial nominees.

As a peace-loving nation India has never given as much attention to defence as the country’s threat perception demanded. Pakistan has been hostile to India since its very birth. From the early 1960s China also perceived India as a major challenge to its hegemonic ambitions and started a military build-up, keeping primarily India in view. Even India’s military defeat at the hands of the Chinese in 1962 did not bring the urgency of national defence preparedness at the centre of the table.