Bypolls in Tamluk soon
The decks have been cleared for by-elections to Tamluk Lok Sabha, with MP Subhendu Adhikari tendering his resignation to Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday. Adhikari, who won the Nandigram assembly seat, has been named the new transport minister. Adhikari’s resignation makes it necessary for fresh elections to be held in Tamluk in the next six months. A source said the party is keen to hold the bypoll in Tamluk soon to cash in on the victory momentum.
Over 50% fail in Class X in Bihar
Less than half of the 15.47 lakh students passed the Class X examinations conducted by the Bihar state board, showing a sharp drop of 28% compared with last year’s results, reports Vithika Salomi. The dip is apparently due to the crackdown on copying.
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