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As Gaushalas or cow shelters fill up, UP and Haryana’s over-crowded prisons may house stray cattle


BAWANA, INDIA (AFP) – Revered by most Indians, cows are at the centre of political battles and “lynch mob” attacks, but they are being abandoned in growing numbers and turned away by shelters that cannot cope. The Sri Krishna Gaushala on the outskirts of New Delhi is typical of shelters for homeless cows across India – struggling to keep up ...

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Mira-Bhyandar news: Sena corporator Prashant Dalvi joins BJP

With the elections for Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation round the corner, corporators have begun to move to parties that they hope will offer them a ticket to contest the polls. The latest being Prashant Dalvi, a sitting corporator from Shiv Sena, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday. According to sources, Mr. Dalvi was in touch with Narendra ...

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BJP MLA Nilesh Cabral moves privilege motion against Goa RTI activist Kashinath Shetye after legislator’s starred question leaked on FB


Panaji, July 17 (IANS) A BJP MLA in Goa has filed a privilege motion against RTI activist Kashinath Shetye, a government servant, after the legislator’s starred question, which is yet to be replied to, was put by Shetye on Facebook last week. On the other hand, Shetye told IANS that he had filed petitions in the past in his capacity ...

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Bombay High Court refuses permission to cut mangroves in Mira-Bhayander creeks


The Bombay High Court has said the Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation has interest in only removing mangroves. The court was hearing an application filled by MBMC to hack mangroves to clean 12 creeks that would affect over 2.85 lakh square metres of mangroves. The bench headed by Justice Vidyasagar Kanade said that the corporation seemed to be interested in cutting mangroves so that ...

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Facebook row turns into fist-fight in Mira-Bhayandar between Mendonca and Narsu Mandel groups

As political parties are busy planning their strategies and organizing resources for the upcoming Mira Bhayandar Municipal Election, an abusive spat between rival groups on Facebook led to a violent fight in Bhayandar on Wednesday night. Narsu Mandel, a former NCP supporter and municipal contractor had recently jumped into the BJP bandwagon. Following this some people posted abusive comments on Mandel’s ...

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Mira-Bhyandar Sena, BJP party workers fight in public as bitterness grows

With only a month left for the Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation election, political  parties are now coming up with different strategies , street fights and ugly brawls which has already become order of the day in the twin cities, has once again exposed the growing difference and bitterness between the BJP and the Shiv Sena. In last municipal election, alliance ...

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Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation contractors not working for voters

Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC)-appointed contractors are causing more inconvenience than relief to locals there. On Saturday, one such contractor’s shoddy work resulted in almost 1,500 power connections in the Mira Road-Bhayandar belt suffering power outage for close to 10 hours. During the day, trenching work for the drainage line was carried out using construction machines. Around 4 PM, two 11KV cables of ...

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NCP corporator Kamlesh Bhoir joins the Shiv Sena ahead of civic body polls, leaving BJP red-faced

In less than 24 hours after Mira-Bhayander unit of the BJP released a press note announcing entry of sitting NCP corporator Kamlesh Bhoir into the BJP, their leadership was left red faced as Bhoir jumped into the Shiv Sena bandwagon on Tuesday in presence of Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. When asked about this Kamlesh Bhoir said that, “I was just ...

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Congress leader and former MLA Kripashankar Singh accompanies BJP leader and UP Cabinet minister Rita Bahuguna-Joshi on her visit in Mira-Bhayandar

The visit to Mumbai by former Congress leader and now cabinet minister in the BJP-led government in Uttar Pradesh Rita Bahuguna-Joshi to Mumbai has upset workers and leaders in both parties. BJP leaders from the state said that they were not informed about Ms. Bahuguna-Joshi’s first visit to the city, but a Congress leader MLA Kripashankar Singh knew. On the ...

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Private Municipal Contractors from Mira-Bhyandar join BJP as MBMC election nears

After every five years, during the time of Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) a privileged and powerful class appears on the poll scene. The twin city has seen many retired people joining political parties as the first step to participate in politics. But this year the trend is likely to change as many private contractors have joined the BJP ahead of MBMC election ...

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