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RPF personnel carrying out search operations on railway tracks ahead of Independence Day, near Panbazar in the city. – UB Photos
Lok Sabha adjourned till Tuesday over Assam, Mumbai
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till Tuesday after Opposition members raised a ruckus over the violence in Assam and its echoes in Mumbai. ...

Curfew on in riot-hit Bareilly, 200 arrested
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS): Curfew continued for a second consecutive day in Bareilly city in Uttar Pradesh today even as police said the situation following communal violence was under control. ...

Ramdev detained on way to Parliament
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was detained by police on Monday as he led protestors towards the Parliament seeking the return of black money stashed abroad and an end to corruption. Ramdev was detained on the Ranjit Singh flyover in ...

'Courts must keep in mind limitations of state'
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS): Courts should keep in mind weaknesses and constraints of the state and authorities before issuing directives and judgments, a Gauhati High Court judge has said. ...

Meghalaya for panel to re-define boundary with Assam
Shillong, Aug 13 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has asked Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to expedite the constitution of a boundary commission to "re-examine and re-define" the inter-state boundary between Meghalaya and Assam. ...

Ramdev announces march to parliament, cops say no
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev today asked his supporters at Ramlila Maidan to get ready for the next phase of the movement against corruption and announced a march to the Parliament. However, Delhi Police said he wouldn't be allowed ...

Violence result of inaction on Assam Accord
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 – The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today lambasted the State and the Union governments for their failure to implement the Assam Accord, signed 27 years back. The AASU alleged that the BTAD violence was the outcome of ignoring the ...

Sushil wins silver
LONDON, Aug 12 – Wrestler Sushil Kumar today created history by becoming the first Indian to win back-to-back Olympic medals but the coveted gold medal eluded him as he lost the men’s freestyle 66 kg category final to his Japanese opponent rather tam ...

AGP flays State Govt over BTAD clashes
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 – The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today flayed the State Government for being unable to initiate confidence building measures for those affected by the ethnic clashes in the BTAD areas. ...

Gogoi has failed: Ajmal
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 – AIUDF Chief Badruddin Ajmal today said Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi had failed in his duty as the state home minister as evidenced in the violence in lower Assam that had calimed 77 lives, reports PTI. ...

BJP asks EC to take action
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 – The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Assam Pradesh on Sunday appealed to the Election Commission (EC) of India to take the necessary action against those political parties that have been flouting the EC guidelines and instigating peop ...

Bodo bodies blame Ajmal for violence
KOKRAJHAR, Aug 12 – The ruling party of BTAD has demanded immediate arrest of AIUDF leader Badaruddin Ajmal for his instigative remarks and involvement in the recent communal clashes. ...

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