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BJP to contest 11 seats from Assam in LS polls

BJP to contest 11 seats from Assam in LS polls

Guwahati, Feb 29 (UNI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Thursday that the BJP would contest 11 out of the 14 seats in Assam in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, and the remaining three seats have been given to BJP allies Assam Gana Parishad (AGP) and the United People's Party Liberal (UPPL) here.
Addressing a press conference, Sarma said, "The UPPL will contest the Kokrajhar seat, and the AGP will contest the two seats of Barpeta and Dhubri.".
AGP wanted four seats: Kaziranga, Barpeta, Dhubri, and Karimganj. But AGP was requested by the national leadership to contest in two seats, he added.

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Several houses destroyed in a major fire in Bengal

Several houses destroyed in a major fire in Bengal

13 Apr 2024 | 2:15 PM

Kolkata, Apr 13 (UNI) A major fire broke on Saturday at a slum,
destroying some 50 houses, many of which are brick-built, at Mela Ground near Chata Kol on Dum Dum Road in the north-western part of the city, official sources said.

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MHRC takes suo moto cognisance of killing of labour, VPP condemns

13 Apr 2024 | 12:42 AM

Shillong, Apr 12 (UNI) The Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) on Friday took suo-moto cognisance of a non-tribal labourer's killing in the city on Wednesday.

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Arunachal: Miscreants burn down PPA Chief’s vehicle, 1 detained

12 Apr 2024 | 10:21 PM

Itanagar, Apr 12 (UNI) Unidentified miscreants burnt down a vehicle of the People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) President and MLA candidate from Koloriang constituency in Kurung Kumey district, Kahfa Bengia, on Friday.

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Bihar :"PM Modi took 10 years to bring appetizer, will take 100 years to bring main course": Lalu

12 Apr 2024 | 10:10 PM

Patna Apr. 12 (UNI) RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav said "Prime Minister Narendra Modi took 10 years to bring the appetizer, he will take 100 years to bring the main course".

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ED attaches various assets of book value of Rs 50 47 cr in ration scam in Bengal

ED attaches various assets of book value of Rs 50 47 cr in ration scam in Bengal

12 Apr 2024 | 10:06 PM

Kolkata, Apr 12 (UNI) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached various assets of book value of Rs 50.47 crore allegedly
acquired out of the Proceeds of Crime (PoC), derived and obtained from PDS Ration Scam by several persons, including arrested West Bengal food minister
Jyoti Priya Mallick, Bakibur Rahaman (rice and flour miller), Sankar Addhya and others, ED said on Friday.

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