Monday, April 22, 2024

East India

RJD’s manifesto: Special status to Bihar, airports in 5 cities, ₹1 lakh per year to ‘sisters’

Rashtriya Janata Dal on April 13 released party’s manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections promising five new airports in the Bihar and ₹ 1 lakh every year to “sisters from poor families.”

Jharkhand: Three tribal women buried alive, five injured in cave-in

Three tribal women were buried alive and five others injured in Jharkhand’s East Singhbhum district when a heap of soil caved in on Wednesday, PTI reported.

Bengal Police files molestation case against NIA officials

The West Bengal Police has lodged a case of molestation and house trespassing against officials from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) following a raid conducted by the agency in the East Medinipur district regarding the 2002 bomb blast case.

ISF parts ways with left-Congress alliance in West Bengal, to go solo at elections

In yet another blow to the Left-Congress alliance in West Bengal, the Indian Secular Front (ISF), formerly aligned with the coalition, has opted to pursue its own path. They have announced intentions to contest all 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

Bihar: Lok Janshakti Party’s 22 top leaders resign over ticket distribution, decide to support INDIA

Twenty-two leaders of the Lok Janshakti Party resigned from the party on Wednesday expressing anger over not getting tickets for the Lok Sabha elections and said will support the Opposition INDIA bloc.

“Why on street today?”: Muslim journalist in Jharkhand assaulted by Holi celebrating mob

Muhammad Gulzar, a journalist by profession, was traveling on his bike to attend a funeral rite in the wee hours of the Sunday morning, when a gang of 10 to 15 men forcibly smeared mud on him while celebrating Holi. This incident took place in Bishwaskhani, Godda district, Jharkhand.

RLJP chief Pashupati Kumar Paras resigns as Union Minister after being denied ticket in Bihar

Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Party chief Pashupati Kumar Paras on 19 March resigned from the Union Cabinet, after his party was not given a single seat in the NDA coalition for Bihar for which seat distribution was done on Monday.
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Bihar: BJP to contest 17 seats, JD(U) 16, Chirag 5; old allies Paras, Kushwaha upset over seat sharing

The NDA finalised its seat-sharing in Bihar for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections Monday, allotting 17 seats to the BJP, 16 to the Janata Dal (United), five to the Chirag Paswan-led Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) and one each to Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) and Upendra Kushwaha’s Rashtriya Lok Morcha (RLM).

Hindutva chants, vandalising Muslims’ properties, Police violence: What happened in Darbhanga on Basant Panchami?

Violence erupted in various areas of Darbhanga district, Bihar, on February 15 and 16 during Saraswati Visarjan Pooja, also known as Basant Panchmi, a Hindu festival commemorating the goddess Saraswati and symbolizing the onset of spring.
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Mamata Banerjee suffers major injury in accident, taken to hospital, says TMC

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has suffered a major injury in an accident, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) said on Thursday.

‘No NRC, detention camps,’ says Mamata Banerjee as CAA implemented

The Trinamool Congress will oppose the National Register of Citizens if the Union government tries to carry out the exercise in the state after the implementation of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said at on Monday.
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Cricketer Yusuf Pathan is TMC candidate from Berhampore Lok Sabha seat

Cricketer Yusuf Pathan will contest elections from Berhampore Lok Sabha constituency as Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate, according to the candidate list released by Mamata Banerjee's party for all 42 Lok Sabha seats of West Bengal.

Elections 2024: Mamata Banerjee announces TMC candidates for all 42 seats in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced Trinamool Congress' candidates for all 42 seats in West Bengal.
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“He was in touch with BJP while hearing cases”: Mamata on former Calcutta HC judge who joined BJP

Former Calcutta High Court judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after resigning from his judicial role, has became the first High Court judge in India to give up his position to enter into the field of politics.

As thousands gather in Patna, Opp leaders declare “with full confidence”: “BJP will be ousted”

A mass public rally on a Sunday at the historic Gandhi Maidan in Bihar’s Patna, hosted by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), witnessed thousands sloganeering in support of the INDIA alliance ahead of Lok Sabha elections.
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Despair looms over Sijimali, as tribals continue 365-day struggle to save their hills

Odisha’s tribal community finds itself in a rut in its decades-long fight against private players that seek to mine minerals in the Niyamgiri hill range. For the past 365...

Meet Shams Aalam from Bihar who receives two world No.1 rankings at Reykjavik Games

Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh won 6 gold medals at the Reykjavik International Games held at Laugardalslaug Iceland from 26-28 January 2024, whilst representing India.
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