Another low-intensity blast near Golden Temple in Amritsar
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Police have arrested three suspects after the blast that occurred just behind the Guru Ram Dass Inn. Some pamphlets were also recovered from the spot, allegedly thrown by a suspect who has confessed to carrying out all three blasts. CCTV footage showed that the suspect allegedly threw the bomb from the second floor of Guru Ram Dass inn into 'galiara', or the pathway around the Golden Temple.
Another explosion near Golden Temple in Amritsar
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However, no one was injured in the blast. Senior police officials rushed to the spot. The blast occurred almost at the same place of the first blast on Saturday night, injuring six people. Senior police officials rushed to the spot. The blast occurred almost at the same place of the first blast on Saturday night, injuring six people.
Woman with national flag tattoo on face denied entry into Golden Temple
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She claimed that she was denied entry over the tricolour row. The sewadar, an SGPC employee, who denied her entry, was heard purportedly saying "This is Punjab, not India" when the woman said this was the Indian flag. In the 40-second video clip, two people accompanying the woman were heard asking the guard "Is the Golden.
Breathless Kolkata all set to beat Delhi's dismal air pollution record
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However, on the environment front, the environmentalists have forecast a grim scenario as they see 2023 approaching with a serious threat for West Bengal. As per them, the pollution levels in Kolkata and some other district towns might reach worsening levels with the likelihood of average air quality index (AQI) in the state capital surpassing that of New Delhi.
Kolkata witnesses pitched battles between BJP workers and police, PCR van torched
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At around 3 p.m., an group of BJP supporters led by party's national Vice President, Dilip Ghosh and the party's state General Secretary, Jagannath Chattopadhyay, started moving towards the state secretariat, Nabanna from BJP's state headquarters at Muralidhar Sen Lane.
ED files FIR with Delhi Police against Kolkata Police officials
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The ED had said there was fabrication in the court order and now has filed an FIR with the Delhi Police. Senior ED officials were earlier summoned by Kolkata Police in the matter pertaining to leaking of purported audio conversation between ED officials and the businessman. The ED had approached Delhi High Court seeking relief in the matter. Summons were issued again after Trinamool Congress leader Banerjee and his wife were asked to join the ED's probe in Delhi.
Three killed, many injured in Bengal train accident
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"Deeply concerned to hear about the tragic accident of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express in Maynaguri. Senior officers of the State Government, DM/SP/IG North Bengal are supervising rescue and relief operations. Those injured will receive medical attention, as early as possible," Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.
Mayor for KMC to be decided on Dec 23: Mamata
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Speaking to the media persons at the airport before leaving for Assam on a two-day tour, the Chief Minister said: "All the winning candidates will be present at Maharashtra Bhawan on December 23. On that day, the KMC mayor and the board will be formed." Though the party is yet to finalise any name, there are strong indications that the Chief Minister wants to rest on Firhad Hakim again.
Man lynched by mob in  Kapurthala, Punjab Police says 'no visible signs of sacrilege' 
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A man was beaten to death by the mob in a Kapurthala gurdwara on Sunday after he was accused of disrespecting the Nishan Sahib, the Sikh religious flag. A day before, another young man was lynched by the mob in Golden Temple, Amritsar for an alleged sacrilegious act.
Man beaten to death for trying to descrate Guru Granth Sahib at Golden Temple
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The youth, reportedly belonging to Uttar Pradesh, entered the restricted area and tried to pick the sword kept in front of the Guru Granth Sahib. He was caught by security persons and was handed over to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) office, where he was beaten to death.
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