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Independent MLA Dinesh Rai, who represents Seoni Assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh, has joined the ruling BJP, office-bearers of the party said today. Rai, who is known among the locals as 'Munmun', joined the saffron party late on Thursday night.


A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her landlord in Babu Singh Colony in this district, police said today. The girl complained of stomach ache to her mother who took her to a hospital where doctors found that she had been raped.


An egg vendor and his nephew were shot dead allegedly by four people for protesting against their drinking in public at Rajnahiya in Sarnath near here, the police said today.


Maoists blew up a culvert in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana today even as a bandh called by them against killings of their cadres in 'encounters' in neighbouring Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra evoked no impact, police said.


Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court after incumbent Chief Justice Shivax Jal Vazifdar demitted office at midnight upon his retirement.


The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court today that it was considering a policy under which one person, including bureaucrats and judges, will be allotted only one flat in the state under any state-sponsored scheme.


Throwing an open challenge to his critics who claimed that he literally gate-crashed into the house of a Dalit and had dinner with them in Aligarh's Lohagarh village, Uttar Pradesh minister Suresh Rana today said that "Dalit tourism" is not in the BJP's tradition.


Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia, the Congress candidate for the upcoming Shahkot Assembly by-poll, is among three persons today booked for their alleged involvement in illegal sand mining in Jalandhar, police said.


Two RSS activists were arrested in connection with the alleged attack on a photojournalist of a Malayalam daily at the Malappuram Press Club here, police said today.


The Bombay High Court today granted bail to senior NCP leader and former Maharashtra deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal in a money laundering case.


Reaching out to farmers, the BJP manifesto for the Karnataka Assembly polls today promised allocation of Rs 1.5 lakh crore for irrigation projects and waiver of farm loan up to Rs one lakh borrowed from nationalised and cooperative banks.


In a setback to BJP strongman and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy, the Supreme Court today refused to relax his bail condition to enter Ballari district in Karnataka to campaign for his younger brother and party candidate G Somashekhar Reddy.


Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh for the family of the labourer who was killed when a portion of an under-construction flyover caved in here yesterday night.


Rich tributes were paid to former Bihar Chief Minister Mahamaya Prasad Sinha on his anniversary today.


Altogether 13 persons, a majority of them minors, have been arrested in connection with molestation case of a teenaged girl the video of which had gone viral on social media last weekend, police said today.


A flag with a written message 'join ISIS' was found tied to a tree in lower Assam's Nalbari district, police sources said today.


The Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute here has sought approval from the Centre for a collaborative programme with the University of Dhaka, its director said.


The Narcotics Control Bureau has seized a huge quantity of injection ampules, used as a cheaper substitute of heroin, and arrested one person in this connection from a place in Murshidabad district, a top NCB official said today.


Three brothers of an IAS officer were attacked by miscreants allegedly for extortion in Wasseypur locality of Dhanbad, a police official said today.
The IAS officer, Abu Imran, is the Director, Higher Education Department, of Jharkhand government.


The Metro Railway authority is planning to hire private security personnel and install more CCTV cameras in its underground railway stations following the moral policing incident, a Metro railway spokesperson here said.


Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) has observed Electrical Safety Week starting from 03-05-2018. The Central Power House of CLW has taken various activities to educate and encourage about electrical safety aspects.


To meet the growing demand of the travelling passengers during the festive seasons and also during the summer and winter seasons, S E Railway has progressively introduced a large number of special trains during the peak seasons.

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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) has kept its promise of making the Union Territory ‘Open Defecation Free’ (ODF) and achieved the milestone on Friday becoming the fourth UT to earn tag after Daman & Diu, Chandigarh and Dadra & Nagar Haveli. The Lt.

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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands may receive its first monsoon rains by the end of this month marking the advent of south west monsoon this year.

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4 ASIs of Police Fire Services promoted

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To mark seven points strategy of Mr Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India for “Doubling the farmers income by 2022”, an open conversation with farmers and line department such as Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Department was held  under the chairmanship

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Coast Guard Station Kamorta has been strengthened with positioning of ICGS C-422, which commenced operations from Kamorta in the Nancowrie group of islands.

Interactive meet of ICAR Nodal Officers begins
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The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar has underlined the need for having an agriculture college or university in the Islands, for providing higher education in agriculture and allied activities to the Islands students desiring to receive higher education in the sector.

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As a part of observance of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Block Level Kisan Kalyan Karyashala was organized on Wednesday at Zilla Parishad Community Hall, Nimbutala, Rangat.