The News Scroll 27 August 2019  Last Updated at 5:04 pm | Source: PTI

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Kolkata, Aug 27 (PTI) Following are PTI''s stories from the eastern region at 5 pm.

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Assam govt, parties announce legal aid to "needy" left out of NRC

Guwahati: With just four days left for the publication of the NRC on August 31, the Assam government on Tuesday said it will provide free legal aid to "needy" people whose names do not figure in it, as it sought to assuage the fears of bonafide Indians who apprehend losing citizenship.

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Bengal govt to table bill against mob assault, lynching

Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal is planning to introduce a bill in the Assembly to check incidents of mob assault and lynching, sources said.

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Left, Cong MLAs walk out of Bengal Assembly over discussion on para-teachers'' assault

Kolkata: The Congress and the Left Front legislators on Tuesday staged a walkout from the West Bengal Assembly after their demand for a discussion over alleged police assault on para-teachers was turned down.

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Mizoram begins hearing claims of Brus left out of citizen list

Aizawl: Officials on Tuesday began hearing the claims and objections of 260 displaced Brus, whose names were excluded from the list of Mizoram''s bonafide citizens during an identification process in July, state home secretary Lalbiakzama said.

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Puri eviction drive: Temple servitors, Cong leaders seek Guv intervention

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of Sri Jagannath Temple servitors and Congress leaders on Tuesday sought Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal''s intervention into the eviction drive near the shrine, contending that shops and houses were being razed without any rehabilitation plan.

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BJP protests Mizoram''s Chakma autonomous dist council rules

Aizawl: The Mizoram BJP on Tuesday said it has demonstrated in Lawngtlai district to protest against the Chakma Autonomous District Council (Land and Revenue) Rules, 2019 claiming that some of its provisions are anti- people. PTI RG RG


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