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Bihar youth loses sensation in hand post surgery, alleges medical negligence

Kolkata : A Bihar youth's dreams of joining the Indian Army lay shattered after he lost sensation in his left hand owing to "medical negligence" following a surgery performed by a city doctor, his family claimed on Saturday.

Muzzafarpur resident Rajan Sharma, 20, arrived in Kolkata in January for a surgery following a broken elbow bone. Sharma has undergone three procedures since then under the supervision of two doctors affiliated to two top state-run city hospitals.

Will not forget Uri, ready to fight 1,000-year war: Modi

Kozhikode (Kerala) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday squarely targetted Pakistan, saying India will not forget the sacrifices of 18 soldiers killed in the Uri terror attack and will work to isolate Pakistan globally for exporting terror.

Addressing the BJP National Council meet here, Modi said that the Pakistan government was "misleading" its people on Kashmir.

He said Pakistani leaders had been talking of a "thousand years' war" with India. "Let me tell you that there is a government in Delhi that accepts your challenge."

Amit Shah accuses Kerala government of giving patronage to attackers

Kozhikode (Kerala) : BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday attacked the CPI-M led Kerala government accusing it of giving "patronage" to people who attack BJP party workers.

"The state government is giving patronage to those who are attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in the state," Shah said addressing a BJP public gathering.

He also said that the crime of giving patronage to killers is the worst practice and the entire nation is "watching the act" of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) government.

Nitish Kumar is CM thanks to Lalu Prasad: Amar Singh

Patna : Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh on Saturday said JD-U leader Nitish Kumar is Chief Minister of Bihar, thanks to RJD Chief Lalu Prasad.

"It is a greatness of Lalu Prasad that he has made Nitish Kumar, who had sent him to jail, Chief Minister of Bihar," Singh told the media soon after he arrived here.

"Nitish Kumar's chair of chief ministership is fully dependent on the support of Lalu Prasad," he added.

Singh has described his party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav as 'Sher of Uttar Pradesh' (lion of UP).

Confusion in BDJS over alliance with BJP

Thiruvananthapuram : Confusion prevails in the recently-formed Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) -- the political outfit floated last year with the support of the powerful Hindu Ezhava leader Vellapalli Natesan -- over its alliance with the BJP.

Natesan is the General Secretary of the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Yogam, which is the social and cultural arm of the Hindu Ezhavas.

While Natesan said on Saturday that the BDJS got nothing from the BJP, his son Tushar Vellapalli and the one who leads the party, said "things are fine".

Post-Uri, how does India neuter demented neighbour?

By Amulya Ganguli

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tryst with moderation has been extended from its angst over "gau rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) to policies on Pakistan.

Narendra Modi must have now realised the constraints under which his predecessor functioned in the aftermath of 26/11 -- the murder and mayhem which jehadis from the "Ivy League" of terror carried out in Mumbai on November 26, 2008, at the behest of the Pakistan army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

Mushawarat to hold four days conference in Mumbai

By TCN News,

Mumbai: Considering the shifting socio-political situation of the country, All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat (AIMMM), an oldest advocacy group of Indian Muslims, has decided to hold series of meetings in a four day program and reflect on key issues facing the community.

The program will be organized between October 13 to October 16, 2016 in Mumbai. A special public meeting will be held on October 15 which will be attended by National Muslim Leaders and Ulema, Mushawarat announced in a press release.

Nitish, Pawar, Deve Gowda on Upadhyay centenary panel

ArrayNew Delhi : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and former Union Minister Sharad Pawar have been included in the 149-member committee being formed to commemorate the birth centenary of Jan Sangh ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday approved the constitution of two committees for the commemoration of the birth centenary of Upadhyay, a Prime Minister's Office release said.

Reconsider removal of DERC chief, Kejriwal urges Jung

New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday urged Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to "reconsider" his order removing Krishna Saini as Chairperson of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC).

He also expressed his willingness to meet Jung to discuss the issue at Lt. Governor's convenience.

Declaring DERC chief's appointment as void 'ab initio' after a period of six months may lead to serious setbacks as all DERC decisions taken during this period will also become "null and void", the Chief Minister said in a letter to Jung.

Gujarat rolls back 10 % quota for higher castes

Ahmedabad : The BJP-led Gujarat government on Friday suspended the implementation of the 10 per cent reservation in educational institutions and government jobs for the economically weaker sections among the upper caste communities it had announced earlier in the wake of the Patidar quota stir.

The opposition has slammed the government for "misleading" the people.