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A tense faceoff between local people and security personnel at Raikhashini in Moilapathar in Goalpara, on Monday before violence broke out and police resorted to firing. – UB Photos
Govt gets it - from SC, Opp on coal mess
NEW DELHI, April 30 (IANS): From the Supreme Court and the opposition, it was an embarrassing cleft-stick of censure for the Manmohan Singh government Tuesday. While the apex court rapped it in the sternest terms for interfering in the CBI probe into ...

Sarabjit 'clinically dead'; family to return Wednesday
AMRITSAR/LAHORE, April 30 (IANS): The distraught family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was brutally assaulted in a Lahore jail last week, is likely to return home Wednesday after doctors have reportedly indicated that he was "clinic ...

Harin Raval quits as Addl Solicitor General
NEW DELHI, April 30 (IANS): Harin Raval quit as additional solicitor general Tuesday, a day after he blamed Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati of influencing the CBI probe into the allotment of coal blocks. ...

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill 2013-14
NEW DELHI, April 30 (IANS): The Lok Sabha Tuesday passed the Finance Bill for the 2013-14 fiscal with minor amendments, even as the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) walked out of the house protesting against Coalgate. ...

More police firing in Assam, one killed
GUWAHATI, April 30 (IANS): In Assam's second incident of police firing in as many days, one person was killed and at least 10 injured in Sonitpur district Tuesday. The fresh trouble broke out even as curfew continued in Goalpara district where the de ...

95 fall ill in Tripura after eating at wedding feast
AGARTALA, April 30 (IANS): Ninety-five people were taken ill and admitted to various hospitals after eating at a wedding feast in Tripura Monday night. The condition of 24 people is stated to be critical, an official said here Tuesday. ...

2 killed, 10 injured in Goalpara police firing
GOALPARA, April 29 – Two persons were killed and 10 others injured in the Moilapathar area near Raikhashini Pahar under Goalpara Police Station when police fired on a restive mob that went berserk following recovery of a body in the early hours today ...

ED to attach properties
GUWAHATI, April 29 – Those who acquired properties by taking money from the Saradha group chief Sudipta Sen and others accused in the swindling of funds may also face attachment and confiscation of their properties under the provisions of the Prevent ...

State to gain from land swap: Gogoi
GUWAHATI, April 29 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today asserted that Assam stand to gain from the recent land swap deal with Bangladesh, as it would regain an area of 397.50 acres that had been under adverse possession of the neighbouring country for ...

DoNER essential for NE, says Ghatowar
NEW DELHI, April 29 – Taken aback by the remarks of a Parliamentary Panel, DoNER Minister Paban Singh Ghatowar today strongly defended its role saying the Ministry was essential for overall development of the north-eastern region. ...

Govt hands over fraud cases to CBI
GUWAHATI, April 29 – The State Government has handed over cases of financial fraud against 11 companies, including Saradha, Rose Valley, UniPay-2U, Jivan Suraksha, etc., to CBI. ...

Crime graph continues to rise in State
GUWAHATI, April 29 – The crime graph continues to show an ascending trend in the first quarter of the year 2013 in the State, with nearly 15,000 cases having been registered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), adding to the backlog of pending cases. ...

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