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Bengal Ex-Cop Who Arrested BJP's "<i>Goli Maaro...</i>" Sloganeers To Fight Polls

Bengal Ex-Cop Who Arrested BJP's "Goli Maaro..." Sloganeers To Fight Polls

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Friday March 05, 2021, Kolkata

Former Chandannagar Police Commissioner Humayun Kabir, remembered for arresting a bunch of BJP workers in January after they raised the incendiary slogan of "Goli maaro..." ("shoot them"), is all set to contest the West Bengal Assembly elections. Declaring the former IPS officer's candidature on a Trinamool Congress ticket today, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said he will be fielded in the Debra constituency. He had joined the party early last month.

6-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped By Mentally Ill Man In UP: Police

6-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped By Mentally Ill Man In UP: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday March 05, 2021, Etah

A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Friday, police said.

Army Starts Its First Community Radio Station In North Kashmir

Army Starts Its First Community Radio Station In North Kashmir

ANI | Friday March 05, 2021, Baramulla

The Indian Army launched its first community radio station "Radio Chinar" on Saturday in Sopore of Baramulla district in North Kashmir to bridge the gap between jawan and awaam (people).

Rape Survivor In Hospital After Set On Fire In Rajasthan: Police

Rape Survivor In Hospital After Set On Fire In Rajasthan: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday March 05, 2021, Jaipur

A 33-year-old rape survivor was set afire in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, police said on Friday.

Rs 5,000 Or 5 Leaves? Assam BJP Chief Slams Priyanka Gandhi's "Tea Stunt"

Rs 5,000 Or 5 Leaves? Assam BJP Chief Slams Priyanka Gandhi's "Tea Stunt"

ANI | Friday March 05, 2021, New Delhi

Taking a dig at Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi's visit to the tea gardens in poll-bound Assam and an attempt at plucking the leaves, BJP Assam chief Ranjit Dass on Friday said women working at tea gardens will vote for BJP government schemes and not for the stunt ahead of elections.