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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Ashes To Be Immersed In 5 Places In Bengal

The ashes of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be immersed in five places in West Bengal, a BJP leader said on Tuesday. Vajpayee's ashes were immersed by his foster daughter Na...

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Likes, dislikes of leadership determine policy-making in India: Niti VC

Likes and dislikes of leadership determine the policy-making in India, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Tuesday. Kumar, while participating in a panel discussion at a book launch functi...

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Kerala, After The Flood: Displaced migrant workers heading home will adversely affect rehabilitat...

Editor's note: Described as one of the worst since 1924 by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the rains in Kerala have left over 350 dead and rendered thousands of people homeless. According to the l...

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Centre did not inform Sikkim about Doklam stand-off: CM Pawan Chamling

"Even during such tense times, whatever I heard and saw on the stand-off was from television and newspapers," Chamling told a group of visiting journalists from West Bengal.

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West Bengal Colleges Can Extend Admission Deadline Beyond August 20

Colleges in West Bengal can extend the date for admission to undergraduate courses beyond the deadline of August 20 if there are vacant seats, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee has said. A...

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Kerala: Railways takes 25,000 migrant labourers back to home states

Responding to cries for help to rescue scores of migrant labourers stranded in flood-ravaged Kerala, the Centre has undertaken a special evacuation plan by trains over the weekend, taking an estima...

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West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India and is the nation's fourth-most populous. It is also the seventh-most populous sub-national entity in the world, with over 91 million inhabitants.