Meghalaya to form House panel to inspect uranium boreholes

Shillong, March 24 : The Meghalaya government on Thursday conceded to the demand of opposition Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) to constitute an Assembly Committee to inspect the 1,500 boreholes drilled for exploration of uranium in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district. HSPDP legislator Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit, who moved a resolution to “veto any […]

Maharashtra doctors withdraw mass leave agitation

Mumbai, March 24 : In a late night development, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Thursday urged all resident medicos to call off their four-day-long mass CL agitation immediately. The MARD said the Bombay High Court had taken a very sympathetic view of the doctors concerns about physical security and related issues, which […]

Left Front peasants wings’ march on May 22 in Bengal

Kolkata, March 24 : As many as 11 farmers’ wings of the Left Front in West Bengal, including CPI-M’s peasants’ front All-India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), on Thursday announced that they would march to Nabanna — the state secretariat — on May 22 to protest anti-farmers measures. “Farmers are being deprived of getting minimum support price. […]

Six arrested for running fake company, cheating bank

Kolkata, March 24 : Six people including an employee of a private bank were arrested from West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district for allegedly running a fake company and fraudulently withdrawing large amount from the bank, police said on Thursday. “The two main accused, Syed Arman Ali (34) and Niloy Debnath (36), were arrested along […]

Sushma exposes concocted story of ‘kidnapped’ Indian in Serbia

New Delhi, March 23 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday exposed a concocted story of an Indian “kidnapped” in the central European nation of Serbia, saying it was a stage-managed act. Responding to a tweet by a person named Rajeev Sharma that his brother Vinay Mahajan had been kidnapped in Serbia and the […]

Maharashtra doctors withdraw mass leave agitation

Mumbai, March 23 : In a late night development, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) urged all resident medicos to call off their four-day-long mass CL agitation immediately. The MARD said the Bombay High Court had taken a very sympathetic view of the doctors concerns about physical security and related issues, which it would […]