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  • Andhra Pradesh: Telangana TDP leader Dayakar Rao said extension in deadline to debate Telangana bill in assembly will be unacceptable
  • Assam: Union minister Oscar Fernandes arrives in Guwahati to attend the closing ceremony of 74th Indian Road Congress
  • Bihar: Maoists blast a panchayat building at Pio village in Giridih district in Jharkhand; no casualties, say police today
  • Chennai: CM urges PM to ensure release of 25 fishermen taken into custody by Lankan Navy to facilitate fishermen-level talks
  • Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal was hospitalised Wednesday morning due to severe lung congestion, an AAP party member said
  • Gujarat: Two persons killed as miscreants fired at a petrol pump office Tuesday night Botad in Bhavnagar, probe on
  • Haryana: Four persons killed, 13 hurt when maxi cab collided with truck near Dhani Toda village on Bhiwani-Loharu road Tuesday
  • Himachal Pradesh: CM directs officials to stop felling of trees for widening of road from Dharamsala to Bagli, say officials
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar-Jammu national highway closed for all sorts of vehicular traffic today following heavy snowfall
  • Karnataka: First joint session of state legislature in the new year begins at vidhana soudha in central Bangalore
  • Kerala: CM Tuesday demanded apology from AAP leader Kumar Vishwas for his alleged derogatory remarks against nurses from state
  • Kolkata: Govt will set up a puppet museum at Kankurgachi in Kolkata to preserve art of puppetry, announces minister Upen Biswas
  • Madhya Pradesh: A Sagar district court awards 3-years of jail to a head constable for taking bribe from an accused
  • Maharashtra: State Secondary and Higher Secondary School Principals Federation to protest in Pune Jan 27 for their pending demands
  • Mumbai: BJP leader Vinod Tawde demands principal secretary to probe the Jan 18 Malabar Hills stampede, which left 18 dead
  • Northeast: Agartala Municipal Council, oldest municipal body of northeast, Tuesday upgraded as a corporation
  • Odisha: Berhampur police Tuesday arrested 7 members of a gang involved in burglary cases on national highway in Ganjam dist
  • Punjab: AICC expands Punjab poll panel adding five new members, including former law minister Ashwani Kumar
  • Rajasthan: Jaipur administration extends holiday in schools till Class 5 to January 25 due to extreme cold condition
  • Tamil Nadu: CM urges PM to ensure release of 25 fishermen taken into custody by Lankan Navy to facilitate fishermen-level talks
  • UP East: Uttarakhand assembly Tuesday passed a new Lokayukta Bill modelled on Lokpal of the Centre
  • UP West: Uttarakhand assembly Tuesday passed a new Lokayukta Bill modelled on Lokpal of the Centre
  • West Bengal: Govt will set up a puppet museum at Kankurgachi in Kolkata to preserve art of puppetry, announces minister Upen Biswas
  • Andhra Pradesh: Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally at Karimnagar in Telangana today
  • Assam: Lakhipur Congress MLA Dinesh Prasad Gowala, who was suffering from a stroke, passed away at a hospital in Delhi today
  • Bihar: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Kishanganj of Bihar and in Unnao and Banda of UP today
  • Chennai: Congress president Sonia Gandhi to address a rally in Kanyakumari today in support of party candidate
  • Delhi: Delhiites woke up to light drizzle this morning and the met office has forecast a cloudy day with spells of rain
  • Gujarat: Congress president Sonia Gandhi to address public rallies in Valsad and Kheralu in Gujarat April 24
  • Haryana: After Rohtak, toll hiked by 10pc at Gangayacha plaza in Rewari, Dighal plaza in Jhajjar; residents to launch agitation
  • Himachal Pradesh: Govt College Teachers Association opposes govt decision to complete 42 teaching hrs per week; threatens to launch stir
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Government not to extend Tosa Maidan land lease to Army, says finance minister Abdur Rahim Rather
  • Karnataka: Candidates today began door-to-door canvassing in their constituencies for April 17 Lok Sabha polls in the state
  • Kerala: A 25-yr-old youth, from Ottashekaramangalam, was drowned in the Neyyar dam while bathing past evening
  • Kolkata: West Bengal gets 60 model polling stations and 40 booths managed exclusively by women, an EC official said Tuesday
  • Madhya Pradesh: 57.25 pc turnout reported in re-polling at 3 polling booths in Umaria dist under Shahdol parliamentary constituency
  • Maharashtra: Three killed in collision between a speeding jeep and an auto rickshaw near Tulijapur in Osmanabad, details awaited
  • Mumbai: Registration of applications for MHADA houses in Mumbai stayed by EC claiming it to be breach of model code of conduct
  • Northeast: Rail traffic to be resumed by 6 pm today after repair of track at Jagiroad station in Morigaon of Assam, say officials
  • Odisha: Security beefed up in Orissa for the second and final phase of Lok Sabha polls in the state tomorrow
  • Punjab: Amritsar Cong nominee Amarinder Singh questions silence of BJP rival Arun Jaitley on crucial issues concerning Punjab
  • Rajasthan: Abandoned new born baby girl found alive on a roadside ditch in Reengus near Jaipur, admitted to hospital
  • Tamil Nadu: Congress president Sonia Gandhi to address a rally in Kanyakumari today in support of party candidate
  • UP East: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Kishanganj of Bihar and in Unnao and Banda of UP today
  • UP West: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Kishanganj of Bihar and in Unnao and Banda of UP today
  • West Bengal: West Bengal gets 60 model polling stations and 40 booths managed exclusively by women, an EC official said Tuesday

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