Jhargram (India)

Type: City
Name: Jhargram (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 22.450001
Longitude: 86.980003
population: 57,802
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tackle this Threat

The killing of 15 people by Maoists in Chattisgarh, including seven polling officials and six CRPF personnel, on Saturday is a very grave wake–up call. The Union Home Ministry is absolutely right in calling it a sheer act of terror. ‘‘The CPI(Maoist) ... [Published SentinelAssam.com - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rally organisers asked to submit speech CDs

statesman news serviceKolkata, 12 April: To put a curb on derogatory remarks, the Election Commission (EC) has now put the onus of submitting video CDs of speeches made at election rallies on the organisers themselves.The state Chief Electoral Officer ... [Published The Statesman - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Poll panel rejects Bengal's plea on transfer of officials

Kolkata, April 8 (IANS): The Election Commission of India Tuesday dismissed the appeal of the West Bengal state government to reconsider the poll panel's directive regarding removal of eight officers from poll duty.Sticking to its stand, the commission ... [Published Daijiworldcom - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Mamata defies EC order, says ready to go to jail

Mamata Banerjee (R)Banerjee, who refused to carry out the Election Commission’s instruction, said she was even prepared to go to jail.“Let you take the role of Chief Minister. Mamata Banerjee doesn't care for power. You take care of law and order then ... [Published Jagran Post - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Poor coordination in sting operation

Dengue and malaria could have been more effectively controlled in Calcutta and other parts of Bengal had some health officials and employees acted more responsibly, speakers at a seminar on vector-borne diseases jointly organised by the World Health Organization ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

None can interfere with EC directive: Former additional solicitor general Biswajit Bhattacharya

KOLKATA: While the Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has refused to shift the officers as directed by the election commission, former additional solicitor of general of India, Biswajit Bhattacharya felt that this can create a greater trouble for Mamata's gov ... [Published Times of India - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

ECI removes five SPs and one DM in Bengal

The Election Commission of India (ECI) ordered the transfer of five superintendents of police, one district magistrate and two additional district magistrates in Bengal on Monday.There were allegations against them of acting in a biased manner towards ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Masks, music and tribal magic

A silly face chocolate brown, a smirking face in blue, white and red, an yellow face that expresses astonishment or anger, a face that still retains the uneven surface of the pumpkin it was made from despite a generous coat of lime — masks from Assam, ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Police arrest Maoist, recover money in Jharkhand

Lohardaga, (Jharkhand), Mar. 24 (ANI): Police arrested a Maoist and recovered money in Jharkhand.Acting on a tip-off, police launched a search operation in Lohardaga district of Jharkhand."On 21st March we got information that an active Maoist is coming ... [Published News Track India - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Police arrest Maoist in Jharkhand, defuse landmine in WB

Lohardaga /Jhargram, Mar 23 (ANI): Acting on a tip-off Police arrested a Maoist and recovered money in Lohardaga district of Jharkhand. The hotbeds of Maoists in the state are under tight security blanket, as India, the world's largest democracy, will ... [Published Ani News - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Journalist Shubhranshu Choudhary wins 'Digital activism award'

NEW DELHI: Journalist Shubhranshu Choudhary's indigenous effort to use the internet and the mobile phone network to get voices of tribals from deep inside the forests of Chhattisgarh across to the world outside in the local Gondi language, caught the ... [Published Times of India - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Feb 08 2014 - Updated Feb 08 2014 - 1 reports

Realistic depth

New groups are making their presence felt in Bengali theatre, preparing the ground for the future. Their work includes two dramatizations of classic fiction. Nautanki, already known for ambitious choice of material, continues its penchant for sprawling ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 08 2014]

Quotes

"The state government had sought clarification and reconsideration on the orders regarding the shuffling. After reconsidering we have iterated that the list that was issued April 7 has to be complied with by 10 a.m. Wednesday" EC director Dhirendra Ojha told IANS over the phone
"I respect the Election Commission. But I will not bow down. I ask, will you only listen to what Congress will say in order to facilitate victory of Congress, BJP?” she added."
A senior Bengal government official said that the CM has nothing to do, but to accept the transfer order for the time being. "Even the transfer order is to be signed by chief secretary Sanjay Mitra and there is no need to send the files to the CM, as the transfers are being done following the EC order. If Mitra fails to carry out the order of the EC, he too can face punishment." However, the officer added that once the polls are over then the state government can easily reinstate the shunted officers
"ECI would come down heavily in cases of partiality and inaction... Strict instruction were given to officers to maintain utmost neutrality, impartiality and remain non-aligned" remarked chief election commissioner, VS Sampat, on Sunday

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Tackle this Threat [Published SentinelAssam.com - Apr 13 2014]
Rally organisers asked to submit speech CDs [Published The Statesman - Apr 12 2014]
Poll panel rejects Bengal's plea on transfer of... [Published Daijiworldcom - Apr 08 2014]
Mamata defies EC order, says ready to go to jail [Published Jagran Post - Apr 08 2014]
Poor coordination in sting operation [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 08 2014]
None can interfere with EC directive: Former ad... [Published Times of India - Apr 07 2014]
ECI removes five SPs and one DM in Bengal [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 07 2014]
Masks, music and tribal magic [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 29 2014]
Police arrest Maoist, recover money in Jharkhand [Published News Track India - Mar 24 2014]
Police arrest Maoist in Jharkhand, defuse landm... [Published Ani News - Mar 23 2014]
Journalist Shubhranshu Choudhary wins 'Digital ... [Published Times of India - Mar 20 2014]
AIADMK for joint campaign with Trinamul [Published The Statesman - Mar 08 2014]
Realistic depth [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 08 2014]
CM car saved by a whisker [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Nov 03 2013]
Law will take its course in AMRI directors case... [Published Topnews.in - Jan 12 2012]
Maoists landmines seized in West Bengal [Published Topnews.in - Dec 27 2011]
Tight security, long voter queues in Maoist [Published Topnews.in - May 10 2011]
Fact Sheet for Kaushalya Infrastructure Develop... [Published Able2Act - May 06 2008]
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