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325 inmates from Muzaffarnagar jail to be shifted to Noida prison

The district authorities recommended this to reduce the burden on the prison, Jail Superintendent A K Saxena said.

Gujarat government finalises Rs 351-crore package for lion conservation after spate of deaths

The announcement comes in the wake of the death of 27 lions in and around Gir Wildlife Sanctuary during the last two months, a majority of them were infected by canine distemper virus (CDV).

Pune: Go vegan, urge PETA activists

A PETA volunteer, Khuspreet Binu, said while wildlife extinction and habitat loss are discussed, people often ignore everyday choices that they make such as food choices that lead to such situations.

IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt gave `20,000 to cop to buy opium, then planted it in hotel room to frame lawyer: Chargesheet

Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was arrested on September 5 for allegedly framing Sumer Singh Rajpurohit, a lawyer from Rajasthan, in a false narcotics case by planting drugs at a Palanpur hotel room in Banaskantha in 1996 as part of a “well-planned conspiracy”.

Panel discusses Pu La’s contribution to literature, relevance of his work

Commencing the discussions by introducing Pu La as the ‘Tagore of Maharashtra’, as once termed by GD Madgulkar, an eminent Marathi poet, the panel talked about Deshpande’s characteristics as a writer, playwright, activist, and his contribution to literature, society and folk culture.

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).

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