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Power tariff hike 55 %in Bihar

Patna, Mar 25 : The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) today approved an overall 55 per cent tariff hike for 2017-18 fiscal.
"The new power tariff will be effective from April 1, 2017," the BERC said in a press statement here......

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No decision on Greater
Nagaland: Government

New Delhi, Mar 25: The Centre today strongly refuted as "erroneous" the reports that it has agreed to carve out a larger Nagaland state.
A Home Ministry spokesperson said some reports have appeared recently to the effect that the Government of India has agreed to carve out a larger Nagaland state by taking away territories of states contiguous to Nagaland......

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Yechury wants data on amount
of old currency deposited

New Delhi, Mar 25: The CPI(M) today attacked the NDA government for not making public the data on the amount of junked currency deposited in banks post note ban.
Taking to Twitter, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury asked whether the Modi government is "that incompetent" that it is yet to come out with the numbers......

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State Assembly Elections: 
BJP’s Lethal Cocktail of Communal Polarisation and  
Caste Based Social Engineering

Sitaram Yechury

The BJP has scored a stunning victory in the recent round of assembly elections. In Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, it has managed to maintain its 2014 performance. In the 2014 general elections, it had polled 42.3 per cent of the vote in Uttar Pradesh and 55.3 per cent in Uttarakhand.....

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Inversion of Reason: Eradicating
Poverty with Doles for the Rich

Prabhat Patnaik

 In his speech to the Bharatiya Janata party workers in Delhi after the Assembly election results had been declared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that his policy henceforth would be to empower the poor by providing them with opportunities, instead of handing out doles to them, which, he believes, is what the various “pro-poor&r...

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27th December, 2015 towards Red Brigade

Huge rally by CPIM in Kolkata at Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday on 27th December, 2015.

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