Eastern region news highlights

  • | Monday | 23rd May, 2022

Kolkata, May 23 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the eastern region on Monday at 5 pm. CAL3 BH-ACCIDENT Eight migrant labourers killed as truck overturns in Bihar Purnea (Bihar): Eight migrant labourers from Rajasthan were killed and eight others were injured when the truck by which they were travelling overturned in Bihar"s Purnea district on Monday, police said.CAL4 AS-DIMA HASAO-RAIN-HAVOC Battered by nature’s fury, Assam’s lone hill station strives to reclaim lost glory Haflong (Assam): Landslides and flood have left a trail of destruction in Dima Hasao, a picturesque tourist hotspot in Assam, prompting a multi-agency effort to salvage the state’s only hill station Haflong and its surrounding townships in the district, officials said.CAL6 WB-BJP LEADER-INTROSPECTION Party needs to introspect, stop pretending all is well: BJP leader on Arjun Singh’s return to TMC Kolkata: BJP national secretary Anupam Hazra Monday called for introspection within the party, a day after its MP Arjun Singh returned to the TMC, contending that the saffron camp needs to fix lacunae instead of pretending “all is well”.CAL8 BH-MEETING-CENSUS All-party meet on caste census likely this week: Nitish Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday hinted that the much-awaited all-party meeting on a state-specific census of castes could be held later this week.CAL9 AS-POLICE STATION-REAX Assam: Oppn decries bulldozer "revenge", BJP blames "Jihadis" for burnt police station Guwahati: Opposition parties in Assam on Monday decried both the bulldozing of houses of villagers allegedly involved in burning down a police station in an apparent revenge attack after custodial death of a person in Nagoan district as well as the assault on the force"s outpost. PTI NN NN

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