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AGP not to join Sangma-backed NEPF
GUWAHATI, FEB. 21.The Opposition Asom Gana Parishad in Assam today turned down a proposal by the P.A. Sangma-backed North-East People's Forum (NEPF) to join it but stressed the need for having a permanent platform of regional parties in the ...

Paswan to ally with RJD, Congress
PATNA, FEB. 21.The Lok Janshakti Party president, Ramvilas Paswan, today announced his decision to ally with the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress in Bihar and Jharkhand to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance, ...

Madhya Pradesh
New norms for allotment of liquor shops
BHOPAL, FEB. 21.The Madhya Pradesh Government has decided to allot foreign liquor shops across the State from the next financial year beginning April 1 on payment of the prescribed licence fee after inviting applications on the basis of "minimum ...

94,000 children to be given polio drops in Pondy
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 21. At lest 94,000 children in the age group of 0-5 will be immunised against polio under the second phase of immunisation to be carried out by the Department of Health in collaboration with anganwadi centres and volunteers of ...

Rangasamy's concern over suicides
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 21. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, expressed shock over the alarming incidence of suicides by teenagers in Pondicherry. He said according to a recent study, it was found that every month at least 15 youths were committing ...

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    Raje doles out sops during Yatra
    JAIPUR, FEB. 21. The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, helped herself liberally on the first day of her "Dhanyawad Yatra'' (thanksgiving tour) of the State today in Jhalawar by announcing a "Jhalawar package''. Even as the Congress ...

    BJP feels no more good: Gehlot
    JAIPUR, FEB. 21.The former Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, has said that the "feel good'' slogan of the National Democratic Alliance would boomerang given the ground realities in the country. The Bharatiya Janata Party was having ...

    Uttar Pradesh
    Centre blamed for Raja Bhaiya's plight
    LUCKNOW, FEB. 21.The Samajwadi Party leader and Chairperson of the Uttar Pradesh Development Council, Amar Singh, lashed out at the Central Government today for its failure to withdraw charges under POTA slapped by the earlier Mayawati regime ...

    West Bengal
    West Bengal steps up vigil against fake currency
    KOLKATA, FEB. 21.The circulation of counterfeit currency notes in parts of West Bengal, particularly in areas adjoining Bangladesh, has prompted the State Government to instruct the local authorities to step up vigil. Nearly 40 cases of seizure ...

    Mamata on sit-in protest against power cut
    KOLKATA, FEB. 21.The Coal Minister and Trinamool Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee, launched a sit-in demonstration today after the Calcutta Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC) snapped power connection to tanneries in East Kolkata's Topsia area. ...

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