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TMC calls former leader 'traitor', MLA challenges him to contest civic poll
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Trinamool Youth Congress president Abhishek Banerjee today sent a legal notice to Mukul Roy, who quit the TMC to join the BJP, claiming that the veteran politician had made "false" statements against him and demanding an apology from him within 48 hours.

London

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has unveiled a commemorative blue plaque at the London family home of Sister Nivedita, the Scottish-Irish social worker and follower of Swami Vivekananda best known for her charitable work in Kolkata.

NEW DELHI

The Union information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry has overruled the decision of the IFFI jury and pulled out Malayalam movie "S Durga" and Marathi film "Nude" from the 48th edition of the film festival in Goa later this month, the movies' directors say.

Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief S P Vaid has said that there has been a 90 per cent dip in incidents of stone-pelting in Kashmir Valley this year as compared to the last year and credited the people of Kashmir for the improvement in the situation.

Amravati

The death toll in the boat capsize incident in Krishna River near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh has risen to 20 following the recovery of four more bodies this morning. Chief minister Chandrababu Naidu has expressed 'deep regret and pain' over the mishap.

Darbandikhan

A 7.3-magnitude quake hit on the Iraq-Iran border area on Sunday night, killing hundreds of people and injuring thousands of others.

Imphal

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla today asked former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah to apologise to the country for his "irresponsible" statement that PoK belongs to Pakistan.

NEW DELHI

Only 50,000 pilgrims will be allowed to visit the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu to avoid any untoward incident, the National Green Tribunal directed today.

Manila

Donald Trump declared today he had a "great relationship" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a self-proclaimed killer who is waging a drugs war that rights groups say involves mass murder, as the leaders joked with each other in Manila.

Washington

In the face of widespread "atrocities" against ethnic Rohingya people in Myanmar, the United States has been cautiously stepping up pressure on that country's army, while taking care to avoid endangering the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Brussels

The EU will move towards closer defence ties today with more than 20 states signing a landmark pact that aims to boost cooperation after Brexit and counteract Russian pressure.

London

British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing fresh turmoil as it emerged today that as many as 40 of her own party MPs are ready to sign a letter expressing a lack of confidence in her leadership.

Colombo

Sri Lanka's main Tamil party the TNA appears to be headed for a split ahead of the local elections in the Northern Province, which is considered a stronghold of the ethnic community.

Noida

A pregnant woman died and her husband was injured after they were hit by a car in a parking area near Sector 18 in Noida, a police official said today.

Chennai

Rains lashed many parts of the city and neighbouring districts today, prompting the administration to announce holiday for schools.

NEW DELHI

Two elderly persons were arrested by the Customs department at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle gold worth Rs 25.5 lakh into the country, an official statement said today.

Jaipur

Government doctors in Rajasthan ended their week-long strike and resumed work after elaborate talks with the state government.

Panaji

The city mayor has mooted an idea of having a 'sister city relationship' between Panaji and Lisbon, in a bid to ease the process of issuing visas, specially for students who want to study in Portugal.

Chandigarh

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar today asked his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal what steps he has taken to end stubble burning by farmers in areas near the national capital as air pollution peaked to alarming levels.

Thiruvananthapuram

Hundreds of BJP workers today converged in front of the Secretariat here and staged a protest demanding immediate resignation of Kerala transport minister Thomas Chandy, who is facing allegations of land encroachment for a luxury lake resort owned by him in Alappuzha

NEW DELHI

The CPM today demanded that the Centre and the Rajasthan government "abide by the Supreme Court direction" and book the culprits involved in a recent incident of cow vigilantism in Alwar district of the state.

JAIPUR

Police have detained one person in connection with the killing of 35-year-old Umar Khan by alleged cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar district.

Muzaffarnagar

A BJP candidate for the Uttar Pradesh civic body polls was booked by the police for violating the model code of conduct in Muzaffarnagar district.

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will kick off the campaign for urban local body polls from the temple town of Ayodhya on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi government today moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeking modification of its November 11 order refusing to exempt women and two wheelers from the odd-even car rationing scheme to tackle pollution.

Imphal

Senior Congress leader and former Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh has demanded that the Centre make public the peace accord it signed with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (IM).

Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today made it clear that the guilty will not be spared in the recently unearthed multi-crore scam in construction of toilets in the state. "The guilty will not be spared.

NEW DELHI

The Northeast will soon get a helicopter-based air dispensary, the first of its kind, to serve the people in remote areas in the region, Union minister Jitendra Singh has said. The Northeast is all set to get India's first-ever air dispensary in a helicopter.

Gangtok

Sikkim has produced about 80,000 mt of various organic vegetables in 2016-17 after it became a fully organic state.

Kendrapara

Two bootleggers were detained by a group of women campaigning against illicit liquor trade at Ayatapur village in Kendrapara district, police said today.

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