Kolkata, Feb 19 Following are 's top stories from the eastern region at 4.30 pm.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
CAL 1 WB-IROM CHANU-INTERVIEW Centre should take people's opinion into account before making decisions: Irom Sharmila
Kolkata: Manipur human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila has criticized the NDA government, accusing it of disregarding people's sentiments when making policy decisions.
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Kids 'ostracised', Kashmiri doctor mulls leaving Kolkata
Kolkata: The Kashmiri doctor, who claimed he was asked to leave Kolkata following the Pulwama attack, is considering bidding adieu to the city after his daughters complained of ostracism in school and neighbourhood.
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School teacher quits after backlash over FB post on Pulwama attack
Kolkata: A teacher of a reputed school has resigned after protests erupted over one of his Facebook posts, which did not favour describing the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack as "martyrs".
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Boycott everything Kashmiri, says Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy
Shillong: Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Tuesday supported a call for a boycott of "everything Kashmiri", including the Amarnath Yatra and purchasing products from the state.
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Patna HC strikes down Bihar govt's rule of allotting bungalows to ex-cms for lifetime
Patna: The Patna High Court Tuesday struck down rules allowing the Bihar government to allot official bungalows to former chief ministers for lifetime, terming the allotment as "unconstitutional" and "misuse" of hard-earned public money.
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Patnaik dedicates projects worth over Rs 2,000cr to Odisha
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday inaugurated four industrial units and laid foundation of 14 more plants, giving a major boost to the state's economy, an official said. RG RG