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NEW DELHI

The Congress today demanded that elections in Gujarat be immediately declared and the model code of conduct enforced, saying the Election Commission should not be a party to what it called the BJP's attempt to "run away" from the Assembly polls.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear this month end a plea by the Congress party seeking directions to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to frame guidelines for counting of votes through VVPAT machines in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly poll and other elections.

Kolkata

West Bengal CID will probe into the killing of state police sub-inspector Amitava Malik in a firing allegedly by supporters of Bimal Gurung during a police raid at a forest near Darjeeling in search of the absconding GJM chief earlier this month.

Patidar Andolan activist claims he was offered Rs 1 cr to join BJP
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Agencies

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said thousands of youths in Gujarat, belonging to all castes, will not remain silent now and their voices cannot be "suppressed" or "purchased".

To attend ceremony to give Heritage tag to Sister Nivedita's house
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Durgadas Banerjee

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is visiting London on November 12 to attend a ceremony in which the British Government will declare the house at Wimbledon where Sister Nivedita lived before she came to India in 1898 a Heritage one. 

Cong leaders detained briefly for bringing out march Editors' Guild seeks its withdrawal
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Agencies

The Rajasthan government today tabled a controversial bill that seeks to protect public servants and judges from prosecution and bar the media from reporting on allegations against them without its prior sanction sparking a legal challenge and protests inside and outside the Assembly.

Dhaka

India will resolve all irritants in ties with Bangladesh with sincerity, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said today as she inaugurated 15 Indian-assisted development projects worth about USD 8.7 million.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his re-election and said he looked forward to further strengthening the relations between the two countries.

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed the Centre's announcement of initiating a sustained dialogue to find a solution to the Kashmir issue, saying it is the only way forward.

Panchkula

A Panchkula court today extended the judicial custody of Honeypreet Insan till November 6 in a case related to the violence that followed the Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief's rape conviction on August 25, which left 41 people dead and scores injured.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

Despite registering improvement in examination results, many government-run schools in the North and Middle Andaman region continues to reel under a multitude of problems, including shortage of Headmasters in Primary and Middle Schools, infrastructure inadequacies and lack of Group D staff.

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ROOPA LALL

A student of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) here allegedly attacked a lady instructor of the institute on Monday. The incident occurred just after the college study hours started when the teacher questioned the presence of the student in front of another class. He was reportedly speaking to a girl student on the pretext of providing notes.

Port Blair

In response to the demand of business community, traders, local manufacturers of A & N Islands, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A& N Islands met with Secretary (Revenue), Ministry of Finance at New Delhi recently.

Port Blair

Indian Coast Guard conducted a massive beach clean-up drive at various beaches in A& N Islands including Lamia beach Diglipur, Rampur beach  Mayabunder and Junglighat Jetty area at Port Blair on October  22 and 23 towards  government of India’s  flagship programme

Port Blair

A 7-day training programme is being held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya by National Book Trust, India from October 24 to 31.

Port Blair

Sai Yoga Education and Charitable Trust, A&N, Port Blair is participating in the 42nd National Yoga Championship by Yoga Federation of India from October  25 to 29 at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Port Blair

To inculcate human values and component related to community among the engineers, AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) has brought out certain mandatory activity which are required to be conducted by all technical institutes  so that the students are given

Port Blair

The Director of Health Service, A&N Administration observed Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder Prevention Day to highlight the importance of consumption of Iodised Salt for better health and prevention of iodine deficiency disorders  in a programme at Community Hal

Port Blair

Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works (ALHW), Port Blair under the Ministry of Shipping, New Delhi will be observing Vigilance Awareness Week-2017 from 30th October to 4th November on the theme – ‘My Vision- Corruption Free India’.

Port Blair

PBMC is in the process of starting of on-line approval of building plans as informed by  Mr. I. P.

Port Blair

The civic chief Mr. Indra Pal Singh along with Mr.

Port Blair

A 3-day training program on Youth Leadership and Community Development is being organised from Monday by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Port Blair at Youth Hostel, Port Blair, where 40 Young Boy and Girl participants will be trained on Self Development, Rural and Urban Youth Deve

Port Blair

A one week Training Workshop for the Forest Rangers of the Department of Environment and Forests on the theme Tropical Forest Management commenced at Forest Training Institute (FTI), Wimberlygunj on Monday.

Port Blair

To disseminate updated information related to various schemes for the promotion of art and culture at National and UT level, the Department of Art & Culture will organize 'Orientation Programme' for Artistes and Cultural Associations on October  30 from 11 am.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Tourism, A&N Administration is participating in “India International Trade Fair-2017” at New Delhi. The fair is scheduled to be held from 14th to 27th November at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Jammu

In Kashmir, there were 72 cases of people beating up innocents on the suspicion of them being braid-choppers and cases would be registered against all those who took law into their own hands, Director General of Police (DGP) Dr S P Vaid said today.

Jammu

Even as the cross-LoC bus service on the Poonch-Rawalakot road between Jammu and Kashmir, and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) remained suspended for the 16th week today due to ceasefire violations by Pakistan, the The weekly Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service operated

NEW DELHI

Social media trends and data analytics will be used for the first time in monitoring security at the country's most vital assets such as airports and nuclear and aerospace installations.

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