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CAL 6 CEC-LD BALLOT PAPERS

CEC rules out return to ballot papers; cites SC verdicts in support

Kolkata: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Friday categorically dismissed the demand for doing away with EVMs and bringing back ballot papers, citing orders passed by the Supreme Court in the past.

CAL 7 WB-TMC-HINDU PRIESTS

TMC promises to 'look into' demand for monthly allowance to Hindu priests

Kolkata: A West Bengal minister on Friday said the government will "look into" the long-pending demand of monthly allowance for Hindu priests, in a bid to reach out to the community amid the opposition BJP's accusation that the ruling TMC appeases Muslims.

CAL 8 OD-RAIN

Heavy rains claim three lives in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The heavy and incessant rains in south and west Odisha earlier this week has claimed at least three lives, left two missing and hit over 1.3 lakh people in nine districts, an official said on Friday.

CAL 9 WB-LD SARADHA DEREK

Derek O' Brien questioned by CBI in Saradha chit fund case

Kolkata: TMC MP Derek O' Brien was questioned by CBI in the Saradha ponzi scheme case here on Friday, sources in the probe agency said.

CAL 10 AS-SUKHOI-PILOTS

Crashed Sukhoi aircraft pilot send to Kolkata for better treatment

Tezpur: One of the two pilots of the Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet, that crashed in Assam's Sonitpur district, was sent to the Army hospital in Kolkata Friday for advanced medical treatment, a defence spokesman said.

CAL 11 CONG-JH-LD RESIGN

Jharkhand Cong chief quits, accuses party colleagues of nepotism

New Delhi/Ranchi: Jharkhand Pradesh Congress chief Ajoy Kumar quit his post on Friday, accusing some colleagues of promoting their own interests over the party's and indulging in corrupt practices.

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First Published: Fri, August 09 2019. 21:10 IST
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