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Major News and Events of 17 May 2017

What Happened on 17 May 2017


Karnataka IAS Officer Found Dead in Lucknow

As per reports, the dead body of a Karnataka IAS officer Anurag Tiwari was recovered by Lucknow Police on Wednesday morning. His body was found on a roadside near the government guest house in Hazratganj.

There was no injury mark in his entire body except for an injury in his chin. The body has been sent for post-mortem and police is waiting for the report.

Trinamool Congress to Take Control of Four Civic Bodies in West Bengal

As per reports, Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee is all set to take control of four civic bodies out of seven, in West Bengal.

The civic bodies where TMC won majority of votes are Domkal, Mirik, Pujali and Raiganj. Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong municipalities will be controlled by BJP ally Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).

The victories in the civic bodies came almost a year after the TMC returned to power in the state after retaining 211 out of 294 seats.




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