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A street vendor selling lemon juice even as the mercury rose to unbearable limits in Guwahati on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Sushma Swaraj: A people's politician (Obituary)
NEW DELHI, Aug 7: Just a few hours before she collapsed and died, former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had tweeted her thanks to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for revoking Article 370 on Jammu and Kashmir. "Thank you Prime Minister. Thank yo ...

President declares abrogation of provisions of Article 370
NEW DELHI, Aug 7: President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. ...

Delhi loses three former CMs in less than a year
NEW DELHI, Aug 7: With Sushma Swaraj's demise on Tuesday night, the national capital has lost three former chief ministers in less than a year. ...

Delhi Govt declares 2-day mourning for Swaraj
NEW DELHI, Aug 7: The Delhi government on Wednesday declared a two-day mourning in the national capital as a mark of respect for senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who passed away on Tuesday. ...

Sushma a role model for women leaders: Advani
NEW DELHI, Aug 7: Paying rich tributes to Sushma Swaraj, BJP veteran L K Advani on Wednesday described her as one of his closest colleagues who rose to become one of the BJP's most popular and prominent faces and "a role model for women leaders". ...

President, PM pay homage to Swaraj
NEW DELHI, Aug 7: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla were among leaders who paid their last respects to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday. ...

Condolences pour in from foreign leaders for Sushma Swaraj
NEW DELHI, Aug 7: Condolences poured in from foreign leaders on the death of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who died at age 67, after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. ...

Congress split out in the open over Article 370
NEW DELHI, Aug 7: The Congress on Tuesday was split down the middle over the scrapping of Article 370 as a large number of leaders, mainly the young brigade, supported the government's move while the old guard, backed by Rahul Gandhi, opposed it. ...

Sushma Swaraj passes away
NEW DELHI, Aug 6: Former External Affairs Minister and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night, AIIMS sources said. She was 67. ...

Parliament nod to scrap Art 370, split J-K into 2 UTs
NEW DELHI, Aug 6 - The Centre’s bold move to revoke special status for Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcate the border state into two Union Territories secured Parliament’s approval on Tuesday with the Lok Sabha passing the new measures with over two-thir ...

Pulwama-like attacks may happen, warns Imran
ISLAMABAD, Aug 6 - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed apprehension that Pulwama-like attacks can follow the revocation of the special status for Jammu and Kashmir, which could trigger a conventional war between Pakistan and India. “This w ...

China objects to Ladakh’s formation as UT
BEIJING/NEW DELHI, Aug 6 - China on Tuesday objected to the formation of Ladakh as Union Territory by India, saying it undermined its territorial sovereignty, evoking a sharp reaction from New Delhi, which asked Beijing to refrain from commenting on ...

Bhubaneswar quits Cong
NEW DELHI, Aug 6 - Hours after quitting Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita has quit the Congress party as well. ...

Indigenous groups to meet Clause 6 panel
GUWAHATI, Aug 6 - Representatives of various indigenous groups under the banner of Janagosthiya Samannay Parishad will meet the newly constituted committee on Clause 6 of the Assam Accord seeking constitutional safeguard to all the “indigenous sons o ...

Modi issues target to oil companies
GUWAHATI, Aug 6 - The Prime Minister has given a target to the oil companies to reduce imports by 10 per cent by the year 2021-22 to bring down the country’s dependence on import of crude oil, said the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Oil Indi ...

5,000 schools hit in floods, many yet to open
GUWAHATI, Aug 6 - Floods have taken a heavy toll on the State schools, with many of the 5,000-odd flood-ravaged elementary and secondary educational institutions yet to resume classes after summer vacation. Elementary schools suffered the worst brunt ...

Indo-Bangla talks on NE connectivity with Chittagong
NEW DELHI, Aug 6 - India and Bangladesh today held preliminary discussions on the proposed new connectivity between the North Eastern States and the port city of Chittagong in Bangladesh. ...

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