‘One Nation, One Election’: Mamata to skip all-party meeting to discuss issue

West Bengal CM and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee rejected an invitation from the Centre to discuss Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “One Nation, One Election” initiative to hold the general and the state assembly elections simultaneously. Read More
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NDA nominates BJP MP Om Birla for Lok Sabha speaker’s post

The BJP-led NDA nominated Om Birla, two-time BJP MP from Rajasthan, for the speaker’s post in Lok Sabha.Birla has been a three-time MLA in the Rajasthan assembly and represents the Kota-Boondi constituency in the Lok Sabha. Read More
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SC no to urgent hearing of plea for security after doctors end strike

A day after doctors called off the nationwide strike as West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee agreed to their demands, the Supreme Court refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking safety and security of doctors in government hospitals across the country. Read More
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Bengal doctors agree to end strike after meeting Mamata

Doctors across West Bengal finally agreed to withdraw the ongoing protest after state chief minister Mamata Banerjee agreed to their demands during a meeting at Nabanna, in Kolkata. Read More
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TN water crisis: IT firms, hotels down ops, violence in Chennai

With no signs of rain across Tamil Nadu and the reservoirs running dry, some Chennai restaurants have reduced their operational hours and some IT companies have reportedly told their staff to work from home. There are also reports of violence taking place over water. Read More
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Modi, other MPs take oath on first day of 17th Lok Sabha

The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha commenced on Monday with leader of the House, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other lawmakers, including Lok Sabha debutant and home minister Amit Shah and defence minister Rajnath Singh, taking oath as MPs. Read More
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Four members of Indian-American family found shot dead in US

Four members of a family from Andhra Pradesh were found dead with gunshot injuries inside their house in West Des Moines of US’s Iowa state. Read More
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Bihar encephalitis toll rises, at least 100 children dead

The death toll is steadily rising in Bihar’s encephalitis outbreak with as many as 100 children losing their lives after falling prey to the disease, so far. Hundreds more have been admitted in various hospitals in the state’s Muzaffarpur district with acute encephalitis syndrome. Read More
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Doctors’ strike: Mamata ‘accepts all demands’ after pressure grows

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said she has accepted all demands made by the striking doctors and asked them to return to work immediately. This comes after the striking doctors refused to meet Banerjee at her office. Read More
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In Jharkhand’s Saraikela, Maoists kill at least 5 policemen

At least five policemen were killed when suspected Maoists attacked a police patrol party in an area under West Bengal’s Tiruldih police station in the Jharkhand-Bengal border. After killing the policemen, the Maoists fled with their weapons. Read More
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