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Kolkata: Congress, Left to boycott House till Nov 22

They staged a walkout as their demand for a detailed discussion on alleged Sabar community deaths was rejected, following the chief minister's unilateral statement on the issue.

Land promoter murder case: Eight arrested in Kolkata

A case was registered under sections 302 (murder) and 34 (acts done by several person in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC and relevant sections of the Arms Act, police said.

Kolkata: Jadavpur University gets first installment of Rs 100 crore central grant

Of the sanctioned amount of Rs 41.66 crore, the central share was Rs 25 crore and state’s share Rs 16.66 crore.

Land rights bill for enclaves: Dwellers happy, but sceptical of implementation at grassroots

On October 31, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Cooch Behar and asked officials to arrange land deeds for dwellers of former enclaves. Following this, the Assembly passed the West Bengal Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill 2018 unopposed, paving the way for handing over deeds to landholders.

Lucknow: Starting today, BJP to organise ‘sammelans’ for Dalit sub-castes

Kishore, who is also president of the party’s Anusuchit Morcha in Uttar Pradesh, said they will prove that it is only the BJP that has achieved the mission of B R Ambedkar, as compared to BSP president Mayawati, “who just took his name, constructed memorials, but did not work on his policies”.

HC tells Nashik civic body: ‘Abide by the rules while taking action against unauthorised religious structures’

The petition said that the corporation had not followed the due procedure laid down in the Government Resolution (GR) and failed to give opportunity to the stakeholders concerned.

Lucknow: Ready to join grand alliance, but want 50% seats, says BMP president V L Matang

Shivpal announced a “grand” political rally to be held at Rama Bai Ambedkar ground in Lucknow on December 9. The rally, to be organised by his outfit and the BMP, also has the support of the Bahujan Kranti Morcha (BKM).

UP Cabinet nod for 95 ‘VIP’ cars, centres for the malnourished

The proposed “suposhan” (complete nourishment) centres would be established by the chief welfare department in Chitrakoot, Chandauli, Fatehpur, Sidharthanagar, Sonebhadra, Bahraich, Balrampur, Shravasti, Sitapur and Gonda districts. Bahraich will have the most number of centres (14).

Maharashtra: Govt considering making Marathi compulsory in all schools, says Education Minister

“The proposal is under consideration of the government,” said Vilas Tawde in the written response. However, Tawde, later speaking to reporters, said it is difficult to make it compulsory.

Lucknow: Seven sentenced to death for killing man in 2010

The prosecution said that on February 25, 2010, two local residents — Khaleel and Sarfaraz — got into an argument while playing volleyball in the village. Hours later, the convicts reached Khaleel’s house and opened fire, leaving four persons injured.

Why no military funeral for retired gallantry awardees, Army officers ask

The disquiet reflected in messages, which did the rounds of social media Tuesday, wherein it was pointed out that there were no military honours by an Army contingent.

Chandigarh: Daughter held for killing elderly woman, her three grandchildren

DCP (Panchkula) Kamaldeep Goel said Navneet, married to one Raj Kumar, a resident of Bita village in Ambala, confessed to her involvement in the conspiracy of the murder of her mother Raj Bala and the four children of her late brother Ominder Singh for property. “


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