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Withdrawal of force part of design to destabilise state, alleges CM
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Faced with fierce opposition from the West Bengal government, the Centre today allowed continued deployment of eight companies of paramilitary personnel in Darjeeling to maintain law and order in the hill areas.

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Deploring violence in the agitation for a separate state in the Darjeeling Hills, Gorkha leader Binay Tamang today said the people would launch a movement for Gorkhaland in a "democratic manner".

Rahul forecasts 'jumlon ki baarish', Shah sets target of 137-plus for BJP
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Sounding the poll bugle for Gujarat Assembly election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dared the Congress to contest it on the development plank.

NEW DELHI

CBI today faced flak from the Delhi High Court for its "complete lack of interest" and not showing any result in its probe into the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, five months after being handed over the investigation.

Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today visited her predecessor, senior CPM leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee who is suffering from respiratory problems and wished him speedy recovery.

Bengaluru

At least six persons were killed and some others feared trapped when a two-storeyed building collapsed due to a suspected LPG cylinder blast near Ejipura in the city today, the police said. Eye-witnesses said the blast took place at around 7 am.

NEW DELHI

Just for a moment, the Talwars stood still. Then they quietly walked out of Ghaziabad's Dasna jail, where they had spent four years over the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.

Meerut

Placing the Taj Mahal in the crosshairs of another controversy, BJP MLA Sangeet Som today questioned the 17th century architectural marvel's place in India's heritage and said history would be rewritten to erase Mughal emperors from it.

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Of the 26 Indian crew members on board the ill-fated cargo vessel Emerald Star which sank in the Pacific off Philippines last Friday, 16 have been rescued during SAR operations launched in the region while efforts are on to locate the remaining 10 still missing. Among them is Fourth Engineer, Subbiah Suresh Kumar, a native of Dairyfarm, Japan Road here.

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The newly constituted Andaman and Nicobar Media Federation (ANMF) has registered a strong protest with the Chief Secretary of the UT Administration after a member from the local press was reportedly denied entry at Dr BR Ambedkar Auditorium to cover a function last Saturday to mark the launch of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) in these islands.

Port Blair

A copra drier unit at Mitha Khari in South Andaman was gutted in a mishap on Sunday.

Port Blair

An Awareness Campaign on International Girl Child Day at Little Andaman for creating awareness among children and general public on empowering adolescence girls was organised by the NGO Butterflies with various events like session on self- defence, thematic  rally/ da

Port Blair

On the joyous occasion of Dhanteras and Diwali, the founder-president of Sudhangshubala Foundation Trust Mr. Bhabesh Majumder has extended his warm wishes to the Islanders.

Port Blair

The Department of Social Welfare, A&N Administration along with A&N State Social Welfare Board organised Beti Bachao Beti Padhao week from  October  9. Ms. Sujatha Ragam Yadev, Telengana State Social Welfare Boad, Ms.

Port Blair

The Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers, New Delhi will organize mass dharna on October 17 at All State Capitals demanding settlement of 21-Point Charter of Demands submitted to the Govt. of India.

Port Blair

World Food Day was celebrated at the Gram Panchayat Mannarghat by the Department of Agriculture in association with Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) on the theme: Change the Future of Migration: Invest in Food Security and Rural Development  on Monday

Mayabunder

Mahila Kisan Divas was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm along with rest of the nation on  October 15 at Panchayat Hall, Hari Nagar by ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, N & M Andaman with inauguratation by Ms.

Port Blair

The ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra-Nicobar, Car Nicobar organised a Community Breed Conservation Award Ceremony cum Farmer-Scientist Interaction at Community Hall, Tamaloo, Car Nicobar on  October 12, for handing over the Community Breed Conservation Award w.r.t.

Port Blair

Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A & N Islands has condoled the  death of late Mr. K. Pothiraj Naidu (86yrs), father of Mr. P. Kannan, president, Government Employees Federation. He passed away on Sunday at his residence.

Port Blair

Keeping its commitment of zero tolerance against illegal activities, the staff of PS CCS comprising SI V. Siva Kumar, HCs A. K. Singh, Lokeswar Rao, Bhupender Singh, NakulHalder, K. J. Raffi, PCs M. Thangaraj, P. K. Mondal, Hari Krishna Yadav, K. Rajendran, S.

Port Blair

Music Stars, Social and Cultural Society will organise a Musical Evening on the eve of Diwali on October 18 from 6 pm at Seva Niketan, Diary Farm, Port Blair to encourage the Orphanage Children of Seva Niketan. Mr.

Port Blair

Sri Sri Sarbajanin Kali Puja Samity, Bhatu Basti will celebrate Maa Kali Puja at Bhatu Basti junction. The Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, will inaugurate the puja pandal at 6 pm in the presence of Chairperson, Municipal Council, Mr Indrapal Singh.

Port Blair

The president, Pradesh Congress Committee, A & N Islands, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma   and all leaders of the party have deeply mourned the   demise of Mr K. Pothiraj, aged 86 years R/o Atlanta Point, Port Blair, father of Mr P.

Port Blair

Possession of the International Passport has been made compulsory by the Haj Committee of India, Mumbai for the intending Haj Pilgrims.

Port Blair

Swaraj-Shaheed Sangh, NGO celebrated the 87th Birth Anniversary of Dr. A. P. J Abdul Kalam at their Beodnabad office on 15th October 15. The chief guest Ms.

Port Blair

The A & N Islands has constituted a State Child Protection Society under section 106 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 under the integrated Child Protection Scheme.

Port Blair

A bridge course of 6 months duration which will be conducted through National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) was launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. In-service Primary School Teachers having a recognised B.

Port Blair

On account of the sad demise of at Chennai of late Mr. A. K. Lingavelu, former president–cum- founder BJP, A&N Islands, father of Mr. L. Moorty, nominated councillor, PBMC, resident of Aberdeen Bazar, a condolence meeting was held at BJP Bhavan, Middle Point. Mr.

Mumbai

Former finance minister Yashwant Sinha today once again trained his guns on the economic policies of the Modi government and called for 'lokshakti' (people's power) to check 'rajshakti' (government).

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