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India home to diversity of faiths; will continue to encourage it: US

Washington: India is home to a great diversity of faiths and the Biden administration will continue to encourage it to uphold its commitments to protect religious freedom for all, a top US official has said, days after America designated 12 countries, including China and Pakistan, as “countries of particular concern”. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken […]

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Bogtui massacre: CBI arrests slain TMC leader’s stepbrother

Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested the stepbrother of slain Trinamool Congress leader Bhadu Sheikh in connection with the massacre at Bogtui village in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, an officer said on Wednesday. Altogether 10 people died of burn injuries after their houses in Bogtui were firebombed by assailants after the murder […]

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Arunachal: Four more govt officials held in APPSCCE-2017 paper leak case

Itanagar: The Special Investigation Cell (SIC) of the Arunachal police has arrested four more government officials in connection with alleged irregularities in the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examination (APPSCCE) conducted by the APPSC in 2017. The arrested individuals have been identified as Tobom Gamo (29), Ponpaul Ering (34), Ponpayej Ering (33) and Taneng Gamoh […]

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Centre ‘forcefully’ pushing through bills in Parliament: Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at the government on Wednesday alleging it was using its majority to “forcefully” push through bills in Parliament and expressed concerns over the future of parliamentary democracy. Speaking to reporters after a strategy meeting with her party MPs, Banerjee also alleged that at least 16 […]