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Over 1 crore Bengali refugees living outside WB

Over 1 crore Bengali refugees living outside WB

KOLKATA: Even after 70 years of the Independence, about 1.5 crore Bengalis are still looking for shelter in various parts of the country. These homeless Bengali refugees are struggling in states like Odisha, Karnataka, Andhra, Madhya Pradesh, , UP, Assam, Bihar, and Andaman. Recently, had shared the details on Bengali […]

‘Urban naxalism should be brought under control‘

‘Urban naxalism should be brought under control‘

HYDERABAD: In the backdrop of NGRI explosives expert N Venkat Rao alias Murthy arrested by police accusing him of being a Maoist, director-general of police on Sunday said to control Maoists, ?urban naxalism? should be controlled. To a question by TOI about activities of ?urban naxals? in and arrest of […]

If voted to power, will waive farm loan within 5 hours: Odisha Congress president Niranjan Patnaik

If voted to power, will waive farm loan within 5 hours: Odisha Congress president Niranjan Patnaik

BHUBANESWAR: State on Thursday said if the party is voted to power in 2019, it would waive off farm loan within five hours of forming government. His statement comes days after the party did the same in , Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan where it recently won the assembly elections. ?Our […]

CM Vasundhara Raje was reluctant to meet people?s expectations: Ashok Gehlot

CM Vasundhara Raje was reluctant to meet people?s expectations: Ashok Gehlot

JAIPUR: A day before swearing-in as chief minister, veteran Congress leader Ashok claimed on Sunday that outgoing CM was careless and reluctant in meeting people?s expectations. Speaking here after taking stock of the swearing-in ceremony preparations, Gehlot said that Raje squandered the huge mandate people gave her in 2013. ?Everybody […]

Rs 625 cr electricity bill waived off: Guj govt

Rs 625 cr electricity bill waived off: Guj govt

AHMEDABAD: A day after the Congress led Madhya Pradesh and government announced for the farmers, the government on Tuesday announced a complete waiver of Rs 625 crore of the unpaid electricity bills of farmers and the residential units. The one-time settlement scheme under which the defaulters will have to give […]

Rajasthan govt announces farm loan waiver

Rajasthan govt announces farm loan waiver

JAIPUR: Chief minister on Wednesday announced that farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh defaulted till November this year will be waived. The CM said it would cost the state exchequer Rs 18,000 crore. is the fourth state to waive farm loans after Congress-held MP and and BJP-held . The […]

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel keeps promise on day 1, announces farm loan waiver

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel keeps promise on day 1, announces farm loan waiver

Raipur: Soon after taking charge as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel on Monday announced that his government will waive farm loans within 10 days as promised by Congress president Rahul Gandhi during campaigning of recently-concluded state Assembly election. Earlier, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath also waived farm loans […]

Congress hopes to bury ghosts of past, eyes return to power

Congress hopes to bury ghosts of past, eyes return to power

BHUBANESWAR: Tapping on issues like anti-incumbency, rural distress and unemployment helped Congress reap dividends in the states of , and . The party now has its eyes set on , where it has been out of power since 2000 and where its story has been mostly about infighting, desertion and […]

Youth Akali Dal protests against picking Kamal Nath as MP CM

Youth Akali Dal protests against picking Kamal Nath as MP CM

LUDHIANA: The leaders of Youth Akali Dal staged a protest against Congress for selecting Congress leader as CM of Madhya Pradesh on Friday near railway station. They also burnt the effigies of Kamal Nath, UPA chairperson and Congress president Rahul Gandhi. The BJP leaders also raised question marks on selection […]

UP: Vedanti blames Yogi for BJP?s poll defeat

UP: Vedanti blames Yogi for BJP?s poll defeat

LUCKNOW: In a veiled attack on UP chief minister , former BJP MP on Thursday said that inappropriate words used by some ?star campaigners? of the party led to its defeat in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and . While campaigning in Rajasthan, Yogi had referred to Lord Hanuman as a Dalit. […]