HIGHLIGHTS EASTERN REGION 9PM
Following are PTI's top stories
from the eastern region at 9 pm.
Tej Pratap Yadav makes an appearance in Bihar Vidhan
Patna: RJD president Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej
Pratap Yadav Friday made his first appearance at the state
assembly on the final day of the ongoing winter session.
CAL4 WB-BOOK FAIR-IMRAN
Guild seeks Imran Khan's help for Pak publishers'
participation in Kolkata Book Fair
Kolkata: The Publishers and Booksellers Guild, the
organiser of the International Kolkata Book Fair, has written
to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to facilitate
participation of his country's publishers in the 2019 edition
of the fair.
Prime accused in hooch tragedy arrested
Shantipur (WB): The West Bengal CID has arrested the
prime accused in the Shantipur hooch tragedy that claimed 12
lives and left over 35 people sick, a senior official said
CAL6 TR-BSF-BANGLA POLLS
Vigil upped along int'l border in Tripura ahead of
Agartala: With just a month to go before the
Bangladesh Parliamentary elections, security has been
tightened along the 856-km-long international border in
Tripura to prevent anti-national elements from sneaking into
the Indian territory, a top BSF official said Friday.
BJP leaders demand ban on liquor sale in Bengal
Shantipur (WB): The BJP Friday demanded West Bengal be
declared a dry state and alleged that money earned from sale
of spurious liquor was being passed as funds to the ruling
Trinamool Congress in the state.
CAL8 OD-BJP-LD RESIGNATION
BJP receives setback in Odisha with two leaders
Bhubaneswar: Former Union minister and Odisha MLA
Dilip Roy and senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra resigned from
the party Friday, dealing a blow to the saffron party ahead of
the 2019 elections.
BJP's Tripura ally IPFT to agitate in Delhi for
Agartala: The IPFT, a ruling ally of the BJP, said
Friday that it would organise a rally in Delhi to press for
Tripraland, a separate state for tribals, and the scrapping of
the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016.
Jharkhand to sign MoU with Patanjali for marketing
organic farm products
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on
Friday said the government would sign a Memorandum of
Understanding (MoU) with Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved to
market organic farm products of the state.
Cop arrested for consuming liquor in dry Bihar
Muzaffarpur (Bihar): A sub-inspector of police was
arrested here on Friday while consuming liquor at a hotel in
violation of the strict prohibition law, the district police
Maoist lynched for rape attempt in Jharkhand
Medininagar (Jharkhand): A Maoist was lynched for
allegedly attempting to rape a woman in Irmu village in
Palamau district, police said on Friday.
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