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Metro train stuck in Kolkata, services hit Metro train stuck in Kolkata, services hit
The Kolkata Metro Railway services were partially disrupted on Wednesday after a train got stuck between Dum Dum and Belgachia stations following a power supply breakdown, an official said. The Kavi Subhash-bound metro got stuck after power supply from the third rail stopped. The passengers were evacuated, and a truncated service was being run from Kavi Subhas to Girish Park stations. Senior...
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Government to table CAG report on Rafale deal in Parliament on Tuesday Government to table CAG report on Rafale deal in Parliament on Tuesday
The government is scheduled to table the CAG report on Rafale jet fighter deal, which has generated a massive political controversy, in Parliament on Tuesday, sources said. The government's decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from French company Dassault has become a controversial political issue, with the main opposition party Congress levelling allegations of corruption and impropriety, an...
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Uttar Pradesh government constitutes five-member SIT to probe hooch tragedy Uttar Pradesh government constitutes five-member SIT to probe hooch tragedy
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has constituted a five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the hooch tragedy in the state. Consumption of spurious illegal liquor has, so far, left at least 97 dead in UP and neighbouring Uttarakhand. The SIT team will be headed by Additional Director General of Police (Railways) Sanjay Singhal. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ...
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's convoy attacked by mob armed with sticks Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's convoy attacked by mob armed with sticks
NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's convoy was attacked on Friday afternoon by a mob armed with sticks. But there are no reports of injuries or casualties yet, said an official from the Chief Minister's Office. The incident reportedly took place in North Delhi's Narela where he had gone to inaugurate development works in 25 unauthorised colonies. A group of about 100 men tried to ...
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GoAir flight with 185 passengers onboard suffers mid-air engine snag, forced to turn back to Ahmedabad GoAir flight with 185 passengers onboard suffers mid-air engine snag, forced to turn back to Ahmedabad
A Kolkata-bound GoAir flight was forced to turn back to Ahmedabad after suffering mid-air technical snag on Wednesday. The plane, which had 185 passengers on board, made a safe emergency landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. The engine of the GoAir Airbus Neo aircraft faced a snag after taking off from Ahmedabad, reported news agency ANI. This comes a day after India...
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Rising number of stray cows add to PM Narendra Modi's farmer woes as Lok Sabha election looms Rising number of stray cows add to PM Narendra Modi's farmer woes as Lok Sabha election looms
KAKRIPUR/MAHABAN: As night fell on the bucolic northern Indian hamlet of Mahaban, Gopi Chand Yadav gathered blankets and a flashlight to spend the night sitting on a wooden platform in his field. His task: to use bamboo sticks to ward off stray cattle from intruding and eating a maturing mustard crop. Like Yadav, many thousands of farmers stay awake to guard their farms over a cold winter or fa...
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Trainee aircraft of Carver aviation crashes near Pune, pilot injured Trainee aircraft of Carver aviation crashes near Pune, pilot injured
Maharashtra: A trainee aircraft of pilot training institute Carver aviation crashed near Indapur in Pune on Tuesday. The trainee pilot was injured in the crash and has been rushed to a hospital in Baramati. The pilot, who has been identified as Siddharth, has reportedly got a fracture in the hand. The accident took place soon after the plane took off at 12:30 pm. Locals rushed to the rescue...
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Mamata's 'satyagrah' live updates: United Oppn puts pressure on Centre, BJP hits back Mamata's 'satyagrah' live updates: United Oppn puts pressure on Centre, BJP hits back
KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee continued her sit-in protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre on Monday over the CBI's attempt to question the Kolkata Police chief in connection with chit fund scams. Mamata has maintained that she will continue her "Satyagraha" till the country and its Constitution are "saved". A full-blown face-off between Mamata government an...
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Khadi Express train tracing Mahatma Gandhi's life to begin in 2 months Khadi Express train tracing Mahatma Gandhi's life to begin in 2 months
New Delhi: A Khadi Express' train tracing the life journey of Mahatma Gandhi in the country and his love for Khadi will be started in two months, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said. The special train will consist of eight bogies including one compartment dedicated to exhibitions and paintings of the Father of the Nation, displaying his lifestyle and...
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Kolkata Police chief skips poll review meet, CEC seeks explanation Kolkata Police chief skips poll review meet, CEC seeks explanation
KOLKATA: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Friday sought an explanation from the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar after he skipped the two-day Election Commission’s review meeting in the state. “Kolkata Police commissioner was replaced by the special commissioner. When we asked him where was he, he said that he doesn’t know the whereabouts of the commissioner and added t...
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