Nagaland Assembly adopts resolution against decision to fence Indo-Myanmar border, scrap FMR

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Kohima: The Nagaland Assembly Friday adopted a resolution urging the Centre to reconsider its decision to fence the Indo-Myanmar border and scrap the Free Movement Regime (FMR) with the neighbouring country. The assembly also resolved to appeal to the central government to work out regulations for movement of people across the boundary in consultation with the people inhabiting the border areas, and for suitably bringing in the village council authorities concerned...

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BJP’s poll body deliberates on Lok Sabha candidates for about 16 states

BJP's poll body deliberates on Lok Sabha candidates for about 16 states

New Delhi: The BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) in its meeting for deciding Lok Sabha poll candidates has deliberated on the party's nominees for nearly 16 states amid indications that several heavyweights may figure in the first list. The CEC members, which included Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party's national president J P Nadda and Union ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh, pored over the probables for states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya...

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PM Modi hits out at TMC over Sandeshkhali incident

Narendra Modi

Arambagh (WB): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday launched a scathing attack on the TMC government in West Bengal over atrocities on women in Sandeshkhali and said the entire country is reeling with anger over the issue. Modi also slammed the opposition bloc INDIA for maintaining a stoic silence on the issue of Sandeshkhali horrors. “Amid achievements, the entire country is watching the situation of Bengal today. The whole country is sad...

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India to see warmer start to summer this year: IMD

New Delhi: India is likely to experience a warmer start to the summer season this year with El Nino conditions predicted to continue through the season, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday. More heatwave days than normal are predicted over northeast peninsular India -- Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and north interior Karnataka -- and many parts of Maharashtra and Odisha. The country is likely to record above-normal rainfall in March (more...

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Odisha registers record gross GST collection of Rs5,135.8 crore in Feb: Official

Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered the “highest-ever” collection of gross GST of Rs5,135.81 crore during February, an official said Friday. The state's gross GST collection was Rs4,519.35 crore in February 2023. Odisha's state GST collection stood at Rs2,295.41 crore during February against Rs1,673.96 crore in the corresponding period a year ago, he said. The progressive collection of state GST...

BJP's poll body deliberates on Lok Sabha candidates for about 16 states

BJP’s poll body deliberates on Lok Sabha candidates for about 16 states

New Delhi: The BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) in its meeting for deciding Lok Sabha poll candidates has deliberated on the party's nominees for nearly 16 states amid indications that several heavyweights may figure in the first list. The CEC members, which included Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party's national president J P Nadda and Union ministers Amit...

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Era of women-led development has begun in India: President Murmu

Berhampur: President Droupadi Murmu Friday said that an era of women-led development has begun in India as girls are taking centre stage in all spheres of the nation-building, and the trend is very encouraging for the country. Addressing the 25th convocation of Berhampur University at Bhanja Bihar in Ganjam district of Odisha, she said the participation of...

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Youth Congress supporters hurl tomatoes, eggs on Odisha police during protest

Bhubaneswar: Youth Congress supporters hurled tomatoes and eggs at Odisha police after they were prevented from marching towards Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's residence during a protest rally against 'unemployment' and 'corruption' in Bhubaneswar Friday. Led by their national president BV Srinivas, hundreds of youth Congress supporters participated in the 'Naveen Hatao, Odisha Bachao' protest rally, party sources...

Sheikh Shahjahan, West Bengal, Sandeshkhali, TMC

Sheikh Shahjahan not cooperating with investigating officers: Sources

Kolkata: A day after his arrest, now suspended Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan is reportedly not cooperating with the officers of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of West Bengal police, who are investigating the cases registered against him, sources said. Shahjahan, the accused mastermind behind the attack on ED and CAPF teams at Sandeshkhali in North 24...

 

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