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Monthly News February 2015

Venezuela arrests opposition mayor accus...

Venezuela arrests opposition mayor accused of coup plot

Venezuela arrested opposition leader and Caracas metropolitan mayor Antonio Ledezma on Thursday in a move the government said was needed to halt a U.S.-backed coup plot but foes decried as tyranny. Intelligence agents took the 59-year-old veteran politician from his office in the banking district... read more »

Manjhi quits ahead of floor test

Manjhi quits ahead of floor test

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi resigned on Friday ahead of a trust vote in the State Assembly. The resignation was announced by Principal Secretary to Bihar Governor Brajesh Mehrotra, after Mr. Manjhi paid a visit to the Raj Bhawan before the start of a joint session of the Bihar... read more »

Bihar Governor’s address to Assembly can...

Bihar Governor’s address to Assembly cancelled: Speaker

 Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi’s address to the joint session of Bihar Legislature was today cancelled due to the “special circumstances” arising in the wake of Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s resignation. “I have received a letter from Principal Secretary of Governor Brajesh... read more »

Tropical Cyclone Marcia: Central Queensl...

Tropical Cyclone Marcia: Central Queensland towns devastated as storm track...

Cyclone Marcia is leaving a trail of destruction along central Queensland as it slowly tracks south over land. A category five system made landfall north of Yeppoon about 8:00am and hit Rockhampton this afternoon as a category three, lashing the town of 80,000 people with gusts up to 205... read more »

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets disabled at janta darbar

Physically disabled people were given preference on the second day of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Janata Darbar at the Aam Aadmi Party’s Kaushambi office in... read more »

CBI files final report in coal block case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday filed its final report with the statements of a witness recorded during the probe in a coal block allocation case allegedly involving... read more »

Post R R Patil’s death due to oral cancer, Maharashtra to take steps to curb tobacco consu...

Mumbai, Feb 18: Shocked by death of former Home Minister R R Patil due to oral cancer linked to chewing of tobacco, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant today said the government... read more »

Minor girl raped, murdered in Lonavala hotel

The girl had gone to the hotel along with her family members to attend a wedding function on Sunday. She later went missing and her body with slit throat was found on the hotel’s... read more »

Teesta and husband won’t be arrested, says SC: All you need...

On Thursday, a new bench of the Supreme Court hearing the plea of activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband said that there was no need to arrest the two, as it reserved its orders on the... read more »