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State BJP plans to look beyond ‘farcical civic polls’, focus on 2016 assembly

State BJP plans to look beyond ‘farcical civic polls’, focus on 2016 assembly

“About 35 to 40 of our candidates had to withdraw their nominations, some at gunpoints," Sidharth Singh said.

SEC convenes all-party meet to dicuss TMC proposal to extend polling hours

SEC convenes all-party meet to dicuss TMC proposal to extend polling hours

“The TMC wants an extra two hours so that they can rig the polls for another two hours,” CPM leader Rabin Deb.

From Other Cities

Says National Film Archives and Nehru Memorial Museum and Library have refused to pay for their restoration work

Delhi on Friday became the first city in the country to offer the facility of an e-ration card to the poor.

“It is strange that Thampu raised no objections to the ‘e-zine’ when he gave an interview for it,” said St' Stephen's alumni group.

Last year, the council had come out with a 25-point action plan for implementing the smart city project over a course of 10 years.

The posters, which depict a man crucified against the backdrop of highrises, were put up to protest the city’s new development plan.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis yesterday had set a 48 hour deadline to police to nab the culprits.

Traffic came to a standstill near Hyderabad House, Patiala House court and on Copernicus Marg due to the protest.

Sources said if a vote comes to pass, Yadav and Bhushan have a sizeable following outside Delhi.

Police also conducted a raid at the Malviya Nagar residence of the accused, Pulkit Sanwal, and seized his laptop.

Police said the woman, identified as Aparna Kansal, was walking in Mahila Park around 7.30 am near Sharma Market in Sector 5.

An independent survey of users of the promenade and claimed that 79 per cent are reportedly happy with the lighting levels.

In its recent proposal, the police had underlined the need for amendments to Section 66 A.

From chaiwallahs on bicycles to popular Khau Galli stall owners, prospect of all-night customers excites most.

Siddaramaiah has said he understood the sentiments of the people and of the parents of 35-year-old D K Ravi.

Kejriwal told mayors that they needed to take major steps to get out of the financial mess.

As of now, shops are allowed to be open till 10 pm, while women employees are expected to work only till 9.30 pm.

“The UP CM has asked the Delhi CM to discuss the water problem and said they will help Delhi if needed,” a government source said.

The tax norms would now be sent to the state government for an approval, an official said.

Chennai resident has designed a 35 kg-public dustbin, which has three modules — a solar trash crusher, a level communicator & a solar street light.

Abhishek had tweeted —“Can someone help these helpless kids at New Delhi railway station near platform 16 entrance” — with a photograph of the three on platform 16.

The only major physical infrastructure project was the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz underground Metro.

Abdul Basit says India, Pak share ‘saas-bahu’ relationship, apologises.

Recently, Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis had chaired a meeting to resolve the issues related to Pune Metro.

Down Syndrome's symptoms include delay in physical growth, intellectual disability and characteristic features.

Govt officials had earlier stated that it is giving a soft loan to Tata Motors at 0.1 percent interest rate.

Discoms had sought assistance of central force to deal with such cases.

Petition has challenged the ban on women’s entry into inner sanctum of the famous shrine.

SIT report in the case had indicted many real estate giants, prominent persons and officials of Excise and Taxation Department.

Party state president Rahul Sinha said, the names of candidates for wards 62 and 96 will be announced soon.

True to his aam aadmi credentials, Kejriwal has asked PWD to remove all air conditioners from the 6 Flagstaff Road residence.

Most restaurant owners in Pune say that orders have gone down by 15 per cent to 25 per cent as people are ‘wary’.

Administration has initiated process of issuing notification for making its recommendations binding.

Pollutants, high salinity in water sourced from Arabian Sea prove fatal for them.

Father Savarimuthu Sankar said that such gatherings are a clear witness that the country is united and only through unity can they go forward.

V K Phatak has played a key role in drafting Mumbai’s new Development Plan 2014-2034, as advisor to BMC.

Early last year, the party had expelled its Laxmi Nagar MLA Vinod Kumar Binny for indulging in “anti-party activities”.

The case relates to an audio-video recording made by the correspondent and cameraperson of a news channel.

Four MLAs, including former transport minister Saurabh Bharadwaj, had met Jain on Saturday urging him to look into the matter.

Delhi’s first naturopathy centre will come up on the premises of an ayurveda treatment centre.

Asks panel appointed by Central govt to decide fare fixation issue by April.

The little-known BMC archive cell has preserved papers dating to the beginnings of the civic body.

The cash-rich BMC’s current estimates for property tax are Rs 4,400 crore approximately.

The flowering plant, native to South America, can withstand Mumbai’s heat and humidity, but can only last 2 months

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SEC convenes all-party meet to dicuss TMC proposal to extend polling hours
SEC convenes all-party meet to dicuss TMC proposal to extend polling hours

“The TMC wants an extra two hours so that they can rig the polls for another two hours,” CPM leader Rabin Deb.

State BJP plans to look beyond ‘farcical civic polls’, focus on 2016 assembly
State BJP plans to look beyond ‘farcical civic polls’, focus on 2016 assembly

“About 35 to 40 of our candidates had to withdraw their nominations, some at gunpoints,” Sidharth Singh said.

From Jamia, ‘sanitary pad’ campaign reaches Jadavpur
From Jamia, ‘sanitary pad’ campaign reaches Jadavpur

Jadavpur University has had a reputation for being a bastion of free thought and liberalism.

First-year student found hanging in girls’ hostel room, suicide suspected
First-year student found hanging in girls’ hostel room, suicide suspected

The student was spotted by a third-year student staying at the girls’ hostel inside the college premises who raised an alarm.

NIA fails to submit chargesheet, cites ‘some technical reason’ at last minute
NIA fails to submit chargesheet, cites ‘some technical reason’ at last minute

The NIA sources said that as many as 250 witnesses have been examined in the case and their statements recorded.

After breakthrough, a setback: Centre rejects CBI probe in nun ‘rape’ case
After breakthrough, a setback: Centre rejects CBI probe in nun ‘rape’ case

The state CID have arrested two persons, both Bangladeshi nationals, in connection with the case.

TMC, Left meet election panel chief to discuss KMC poll issues
TMC, Left meet election panel chief to discuss KMC poll issues

The TMC team was led by Subrata Mukherjee, Arup Biswas and mayor Sovan Chatterjee among others.

Rose Valley Scam: Kundu remanded in ED custody
Rose Valley Scam: Kundu remanded in ED custody

Kundu was arrested by ED on Wednesday under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Locals guard convent that got threat letters
Locals guard convent that got threat letters

The letters threatened the authorities to shut down the school and asked the Sisters to leave the campus.

Mamata minister terms farmer suicides ‘politics of Opposition’
Mamata minister terms farmer suicides ‘politics of Opposition’

The state government described the row on the matter as “politics of the Opposition”.

Police bust gang of six for betting on World Cup matches
Police bust gang of six for betting on World Cup matches

One of the principal operators used to run a betting den under the guise of a share trading firm.

BJP answers its dissidents with thrashings, expulsions
BJP answers its dissidents with thrashings, expulsions

For Sinha the attack on the protesters had, in a way, become inevitable and was justified.

NIA in violation of human rights norms: Activists
NIA in violation of human rights norms: Activists

Demands of BMC included abolishing of NIA and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Molestation: JU gives complaint panel 90 days to submit report
Molestation: JU gives complaint panel 90 days to submit report

University has put up a dedicated 24×7 helpline, 8697981222 and an email id icc@admin.jdvu.ac.in to tackle sexual offences.

Civic Body Polls: As BJP cracks whip on dissent, Sinha gheraoed, factional war outside office
Civic Body Polls: As BJP cracks whip on dissent, Sinha gheraoed, factional war outside office

The workers arrived when the dissidents were preparing to organise a sit-in demonstration outside the party headquarter.

Suvaprasanna grilled by ED in Saradha case
Suvaprasanna grilled by ED in Saradha case

The painter had been close to Mamata Banerjee till he was given a cold shoulder by her after his name figured in the case.

Two JU students held for ‘molestation’, freed on bail
Two JU students held for ‘molestation’, freed on bail

z Governor asks why students are ‘silent’ now; Minister says such incidents ‘keep on happening’ during college festivals.

Man calling missing persons’ kin for ransom has cops foxed
Man calling missing persons’ kin for ransom has cops foxed

The caller, who has evaded elaborate police traps so far, is alleged to have made over 20 such calls since mid-January.

Disagree with Roopa’s disqualification, replacing candidate for now: Rahul Sinha
Disagree with Roopa’s disqualification, replacing candidate for now: Rahul Sinha

State BJP president Rahul Sinha maintained that they had not forsaken any rule earlier in the nomination of Roopa.

Nun rape: Over dozen detained as CID questions more locals, patrolling officers
Nun rape: Over dozen detained as CID questions more locals, patrolling officers

“It is getting embarrassing telling the media every day that there had been no breakthrough,” said a CID official.

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