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Business Standard India
GST may cover fuel, power: Sushil Modito set a deadline for this but it could be accomplished without amending the Co
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
to set a deadline for this but it could be accomplished without amending the Constitution. Speaking at the event, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said GST collections dipped in October because “production by MSMEs declined by... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Appalling jail conditions in India, says witness in Mallya extradition casestate to state in India, and that his knowledge of Indian conditions was mainly
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 hours ago
state to state in India, and that his knowledge of Indian conditions was mainly based on his visit to a jail in Alipore, West Bengal, some years ago. Mitchell’s cross-examination by Summers was due to continue after the lunch break. According to... Read more
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dna
Rajasthan hacking: Rs 2.75 lakh deposited in Shambulal Regar's wife's account before being frozen36, had hacked Mohammed Afrazul to death and burnt the body on December 6. Afr
dna / Posted 13 hours ago
36, had hacked Mohammed Afrazul to death and burnt the body on December 6. Afrazul had migrated to Rajsamand from West Bengal for work. Regar had roped in his 14-year-old nephew to film the killing. After the barbaric act, Regar posted... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Special Courtswill be set up in Andhra, Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
Central Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
will be set up in Andhra, Bihar, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal to hold trial in cases related to MLAs. It is general impression in the country that cases against political... Read more
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dna
Month after joining BJP, Mukul Roy to be state election committee chief, to look into panchayat pollsFormer TMC leader Mukul Roy, who joined the BJP last month, is all set to becom
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
Former TMC leader Mukul Roy, who joined the BJP last month, is all set to become the BJP state election committee chief in West Bengal. Sources told DNA that the formalities were almost complete and national president Amit Shah would soon officially... Read more
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The Indian Express
Rajasthan hacking: 516 people from across India donate Rs 3 lakh to Shambhulal Regar’s wifeof around Rs 3 lakh “collected in the name” of Shambhulal Regar, who is in cust
The Indian Express / Posted yesterday
of around Rs 3 lakh “collected in the name” of Shambhulal Regar, who is in custody for killing a Muslim labourer from West Bengal, burning his body and circulating videos of the incident. Police officers told The Indian Express that the money... Read more
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dna
If Centre is not willing to pay for mid-day meals in school, we will provide money: Mamata BanerjeeA day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Bengal-based labour
dna / Posted yesterday
A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Bengal-based labourers working outside the state were welcome to return if they were feeling insecure, at a public meeting on Wednesday at Indus village in Bankura district, she came down... Read more
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The Hindu
Of trigonometry and towers — and two centuries of historyhave surveyed 15 such towers spread around 50 km radius of Kolkata under the pr
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
have surveyed 15 such towers spread around 50 km radius of Kolkata under the project, “Legacies of the GTS in West Bengal.” Keith Lilley, professor of historical geography at Queen’s University Belfast and the principal investigator... Read more
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Business Standard India
CRISIL expects Indian shrimp export's doubling by 2022strong demand, high quality and improved product mix. And, an increase in aquac
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
strong demand, high quality and improved product mix. And, an increase in aquaculture area in Andhra, Gujarat, Odisha and West Bengal, while Asian rivals battle structural issues and rising domestic consumption. CRISIL notes India became the... Read more
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Central Chronicle
DHFL announces Instant Home Loan Offer in Kolkata with Zero Processing Feesperformance, JMD and CEO, DHFL Harshil Mehta, stated, “DHFL has launched severa
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
performance, JMD and CEO, DHFL Harshil Mehta, stated, “DHFL has launched several strategic initiatives in Kolkata and West Bengal to aggressively expand its credit facilities, creating customized products and services best suited for low and... Read more
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dna
SC pulls up UP & WB govt. for 'lack of concern' over shelter to urban homelessThe Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up governments of Uttar Pradesh and West
dna / Posted yesterday
The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up governments of Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal for showing "lack of concern" over the issue of providing shelter to urban homeless in their states and asked their chief secretaries to appear before it. The top... Read more
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dna
After Centre and Bengal's affidavit, Delhi HC disposes of Mukul Roy's plea alleging phone tappingThe Delhi High Court today disposed of former TMC leader Mukul Roy's plea alleg
dna / Posted yesterday
The Delhi High Court today disposed of former TMC leader Mukul Roy's plea alleging phone tapping, after the Centre and the West Bengal government said his numbers were not being intercepted. The order was passed by Justice Vibhu Bakhru after he... Read more
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The Hindu
Delhi High Court says Mukul Roy’s allegations of phone tapping are ‘unfounded’being tapped by the State police. The court gave the decision after the Direct
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
being tapped by the State police. The court gave the decision after the Director General and Inspector General of Police, West Bengal, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and Commissioner of Police, Kolkata gave an affidavit that none of his... Read more
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asianage
Phone tapping row: Delhi HC disposes Mukul Roy’s pleaHigh Court on Wednesday disposed of former TMC leader Mukul Roy's plea alleging
asianage / Posted yesterday
High Court on Wednesday disposed of former TMC leader Mukul Roy's plea alleging phone tapping, after the Centre and the West Bengal government said his numbers were not being intercepted. The order was passed by Justice Vibhu Bakhru after he... Read more
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BBC News
The rage and hatred behind a public murdernephew, said He was living in the house with his son-in-law, nephew and other
BBC News / Posted yesterday
nephew, said He was living in the house with his son-in-law, nephew and other migrant labourers from the eastern state of West Bengal. They are still in shock but they are also scared and haunted by the video, which they can't seem to stop... Read more
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The Indian Express
Devalued Degree: To fill empty seats, colleges lower bar, hire agents to cast their netlast year, the state only had 31 AICTE-approved engineering colleges (10,130 se
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
last year, the state only had 31 AICTE-approved engineering colleges (10,130 seats) while Haryana had 144, Punjab 103, West Bengal 91, Odisha 96 and UP 296. Himanshu Raghav, 17, and his twin, Harshit, at Marathwada Institute of Technology in... Read more
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The Indian Express
12 special courts for cases against MPs, MLAs: Centre to Supreme Courtone each in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tam
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
one each in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. “The strategy proposed to be involved is to set up special courts under a central scheme exclusively for... Read more
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dna
Mamata Banerjee to labourers wishing to return: Will give 200 days' workFollowing the incident in Rajasthan, wherein Mohammad Afrazul Khan, a labourer
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Following the incident in Rajasthan, wherein Mohammad Afrazul Khan, a labourer hailing from the Malda district of West Bengal, was killed by a youth, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said labourers who had migrated to other states, if feeling insecure,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
SC tells states to consider setting up an open prison in each districtRajasthan tops with 29, Maharashtra is second with 13, followed by Kerala and
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Rajasthan tops with 29, Maharashtra is second with 13, followed by Kerala and Tamil Nadu with three each, and Gujarat and West Bengal with two each. Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha,... Read more
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The Hindu
NCRB data: RPF reported 10.68L criminal cases in 2016total of 236 cases of murder were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 30 were
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
total of 236 cases of murder were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 30 were from Bihar, jointly followed by UP and West Bengal (24 each). A total of 79 cases of rape were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 18 were from Madhya Pradesh,... Read more
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dna
Rahul Gandhi as Congress President: 5 big challenges that await himnot every state is Gujarat, where he can take the Muslim vote for granted. Goin
dna / Posted 2 days ago
not every state is Gujarat, where he can take the Muslim vote for granted. Going forward, he has to campaign in states like West Bengal, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, etc where there is more than one stakeholder to get the minority votes. That will... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Will set up 12 special courts for cases involving politicians: Centre to SCits legislators. There would be one special court in Uttar Pradesh to decide 1
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
its legislators. There would be one special court in Uttar Pradesh to decide 160 such criminal cases. Similarly, one in West Bengal, where 107 MLAs are facing cases, one in Kerala that has 87 cases pending against MLAs and one in Telangana, with... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Home ministry releases Rs 174 crore to six states for border developmentUttar Pradesh. “An amount of Rs 174.32 crore was released to Assam, Gujarat, H
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Uttar Pradesh. “An amount of Rs 174.32 crore was released to Assam, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP),” the official said today. The fully centrally funded BADP... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Length of Indo-Nepal border could change after re-demarcation: Officialsthe final agreement would be signed. Fives Indian states - Uttarakhand (263km)
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
the final agreement would be signed. Fives Indian states - Uttarakhand (263km), Uttar Pradesh (560km), Bihar (729km), West Bengal (100km) and Sikkim (99km) - share a land border with Nepal. India and Nepal share an open border that is not... Read more
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asianage
No difference between Hindus and Muslims in WB: Mamata BanerjeeKanksa (West Bengal): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Kanksa (West Bengal): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government would not let anyone create differences between the Hindus and Muslims in the state and slammed the BJP for resorting to a "false propaganda" to malign her... Read more
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Aljazeera
The growing tide of fake news in Indiagullible to it. A couple of months after the Jharkhand incident, in July, amid
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
gullible to it. A couple of months after the Jharkhand incident, in July, amidst a communal flare-up in the state of West Bengal, a BJP leader, Vijeta Malik, shared a screenshot from a local feature film showing a woman being molested, and... Read more
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The Hindu
Man trampled by jumbo while taking selfieto prevent the elephants from straying into human habitation. The large elepha
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
to prevent the elephants from straying into human habitation. The large elephant herd had migrated from Jharkhand to West Bengal and entered Odisha a month ago. “We have set up solar fences and dug up trenches to keep the elephants in their... Read more
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Business Standard India
Output woes continue at auctioned coal blocksNTPC commenced mining at Pakri Barwadih this year. Others who received coal bl
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
NTPC commenced mining at Pakri Barwadih this year. Others who received coal blocks were energy departments of Punjab, West Bengal, Karnataka and Damodar Valley Corporation. The spokesperson of the ministry of coal Anil Saxena did not reply to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tea industry proposes new marketing effortbuyers, the initiative will help better the prices. The proposal, apparently h
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
buyers, the initiative will help better the prices. The proposal, apparently has received support from both the West Bengal and Assam governments who have assured support in the branding initiative by talking to the union commerce... Read more
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dna
Rajasthan hacking- If people want to return to Bengal, will provide assistance to set up business: Mamata BanerjeeWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lashed out at state BJP president Di
dna / Posted 3 days ago
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lashed out at state BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Monday for his comments regarding the hate murder of Md Afrazul Khan, a labourer from Malda district of Bengal who was killed in Rajasthan. “There are so... Read more
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BBC News
Can Rahul Gandhi revive India's Grand Old Party?of failing to make a comeback in states it loses. Tamil Nadu, where the Congre
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
of failing to make a comeback in states it loses. Tamil Nadu, where the Congress last won an election in 1962, and West Bengal, where it hasn't been in power since 1977, are standout examples. Key states like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, where... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Five elephants killed by train in IndiaMany busy migratory routes have been cut by roads and railway lines in India’s
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Many busy migratory routes have been cut by roads and railway lines in India’s Assam and West Bengal states, increasing the risk of accidental elephant deaths. Image: Biju BORO / AFP A train has struck and killed five elephants as they crossed over... Read more
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dna
PM Narendra Modi wishes Pranab Mukherjee on 82nd birthdaywas born this day in 1935 in Mirati, a village in the Bengal Presidency of Brit
dna / Posted 3 days ago
was born this day in 1935 in Mirati, a village in the Bengal Presidency of British India (now in Birbhum district, West Bengal). Apart from PM Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind also wished his predecessor. "Birthday greetings and best... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five elephants killed by train in Indiabusy migratory routes, known as elephant corridors, have been cut by roads and
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
busy migratory routes, known as elephant corridors, have been cut by roads and railway lines in Assam and neighbouring West Bengal state, increasing the risk of accidental deaths, poaching and stampedes. Assam has 5,620 elephants according to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rahul Gandhi set to become Congress president, but not without daunting challengesneeds to get its house in order in key states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra P
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
needs to get its house in order in key states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Odisha and West Bengal, where it has ceded political space to rivals. Lifting morale With the Congress at its weakest in parliament... Read more
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The Hindu
Short on judges, justice a dish served coldcycle under 153 days, with Tamil Nadu running a complete cycle in just 96 days.
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
cycle under 153 days, with Tamil Nadu running a complete cycle in just 96 days. However, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal took a little over 153 days to complete their cycles. Arunachal Pradesh and Kerala emerged as outliers in this... Read more
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dna
Rajasthan hacking: "We only know our father was a hero of the family, don't know what love jihad is"A daughter of the 48-year-old Muslim labourer Mohammad Afrazul from West Bengal
dna / Posted 3 days ago
A daughter of the 48-year-old Muslim labourer Mohammad Afrazul from West Bengal who was hacked and burnt to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand, has termed her father as a hero of the family and said that she doesn't know what love jihad means. Afrazul... Read more
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Business Standard India
How many communal riots took place in 2016? NCRB & Home Ministry differto or higher than the ministry’s data for every state. For 2014, in states suc
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
to or higher than the ministry’s data for every state. For 2014, in states such as Haryana, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, the NCRB numbers were significantly higher than the ones reported by the home ministry. But in states like... Read more
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dna
Partha Roy Burman abduction case: Quantum of punishment to be pronounced todaywas completed in 2009, five had been held guilty including Aftab Ansari. All ha
dna / Posted 3 days ago
was completed in 2009, five had been held guilty including Aftab Ansari. All had been sentenced to life. Later officials of West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) conducted raids in various parts of the country and arrested eight more... Read more
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The Hindu
Internecine hill battleit was led by Mr. Gurung. The announcement of ending the bandh also came from h
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
it was led by Mr. Gurung. The announcement of ending the bandh also came from him, but by then, he was on the run from the West Bengal police, implicated in several cases from triggering violence to misappropriation of funds. Mr. Gurung is now... Read more
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The Hindu
still split over joining an allianceand, most important, leaders from Kerala are cautious because the party had an
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
and, most important, leaders from Kerala are cautious because the party had an understanding with the Congress in the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, despite the 2015 political line. The CPI(M) bagged a mere 28 seats and stood third after the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rajasthan murder: Fearful kin want Afrazul’s case to be tried in BengalRajsamand district in an alleged hate crime, is planning to move the Calcutta h
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
Rajsamand district in an alleged hate crime, is planning to move the Calcutta high court seeking transfer of the case to West Bengal, citing fear over safety travelling to Rajasthan for the trial. “We have held discussions with the lawyers.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
CPI(M)’s Karat, Yechury factions fail to reach consensus on Congress at politburo meeta tacit understanding with the Congress has generated friction in the organisat
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
a tacit understanding with the Congress has generated friction in the organisation on many past occasions. The CPI(M)’s West Bengal unit was snubbed by party for joining hands with the Congress in the last state assembly polls. The Kerala lobby... Read more
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dna
You are pained by 'abuses' but silent on Afrazul's killing: Owaisi questions PM's silenceheart-rending killing of a Muslim labrourer in Rajasthan. Referring to the kil
dna / Posted 4 days ago
heart-rending killing of a Muslim labrourer in Rajasthan. Referring to the killing of Mohammed Afrazul, who hailed from West Bengal, allegedly in the name of "love jihad" on Wednesday, Owaisi alleged Muslims were being targeted under the BJP... Read more
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dna
Afrazul death: Congress’ Adhir Chowdhury writes to Mamata, seeks liaison offices in other statesFollowing the brutal murder of Md Afrazul Khan in Rajasthan, West Bengal Congre
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Following the brutal murder of Md Afrazul Khan in Rajasthan, West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has written to Chief Minister Mamata Benerjee, seeking setting up of liaison offices in different states to protect the interests of... Read more
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asianage
West Bengal to get its first aircraft museum in Kolkata, second in IndiaKolkata: The Navy is planning to hand over a decommissioned Tupolev-142 reconna
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
Kolkata: The Navy is planning to hand over a decommissioned Tupolev-142 reconnaissance plane to the West Bengal government for setting up an aircraft museum in Kolkata, the second of its kind in the country. The Navy is expecting a clearance from... Read more
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BBC News
India Maoist rebels kill 24 policemenfor communist rule and greater rights for tribal people and the rural poor. Th
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
for communist rule and greater rights for tribal people and the rural poor. Their insurgency began in the eastern state of West Bengal in the late 1960s, later spreading to more than one-third of India's 600-plus administrative districts. The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Ghar wapsi’ of deserters revitalises Congress in poll-bound Tripurafollowed six Congress MLAs who had joined TMC in June last year to protest the
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
followed six Congress MLAs who had joined TMC in June last year to protest the party’s alliance with the Left Front for the West Bengal assembly polls. The six, led by former state Congress chief Sudip Roy Barman, quit TMC to join Bharatiya Janata... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bihar official under scanner for alleged links with LeT terroristfor his alleged links with Sheikh. Sheikh is also an accused in the Aurangabad
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
for his alleged links with Sheikh. Sheikh is also an accused in the Aurangabad arms haul case and was arrested by the West Bengal police in 2007 while entering India from Bangladesh along with two Pakistanis and one Kashmiri. Security... Read more
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dna
Rajasthan hacking horror: Victim's family haunted by his screams; say animals are treated betterhaunt them, they said. According to Bibi, even animals were not treated so badl
dna / Posted 4 days ago
haunt them, they said. According to Bibi, even animals were not treated so badly. The report adds that the locals from the West Bengal village that is located around 350 kilometres from Kolkata have contacted their menfolk in Rajasthan urging them... Read more
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