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AASU activists demonstrating in Guwahati on Tuesday. – Photo: Samarendra Sarma
PM moans lack of consensus, vows to fight corruption
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS): India's economic growth has been hurt due to lack of political consensus on many issues, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared on Wednesday. ...

Indian Americans celebrate I-Day with colourful parades
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS): Indian Americans from East to West coast celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, Bollywood stars and cultural performances but with a prayer in their hearts for the Wisconsin gurdwara attack victims ...

Time for AFSPA removal hasn't come: Omar
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS): The time to remove the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) hasn't come, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Wednesday, as the Kashmir Valley observed a shutdown on India's Independence Day. ...

Meghalaya I-Day celebrations marred by shutdown
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS): The Independence Day celebrations in Meghalaya were marred by a shutdown called by a militant group, which affected life in the State. ...

Efforts on to revive terrorism in Tripura: Sarkar
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS): Surrendered militants, separatist outfits and a section of the opposition are conspiring to revive militancy in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Wednesday . ...

Bangladesh frees three Indians after seven months
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS): Bangladesh authorities released three Indians, who had been arrested after their speeding car crashed into the Akhaurah checkpost on the India-Bangladesh border on Dec 27 last year, officials said on Tuesday. ...

Assam Accord yet to be implemented
GUWAHATI, Aug 14 – The people of Assam agitated for six years for the signing of the Assam Accord and now they are waiting for the last 27 years for the implementation of it for a permanent solution to the problem of infiltration of foreigners, which ...

Need to revisit Assam Accord, says President
NEW DELHI, Aug 14 – Making a strong pitch to start the healing process in violence-hit Assam, President Pranab Mukherjee today underlined the need to revisit the historic Assam Accord and adapt it to the present conditions “in the spirit of justice a ...

AASU protest over non-implementation
GUWAHATI, Aug 14 – Protesting against the non-implementation of Assam Accord and demanding rehabilitation of only Indian citizens who are affected in the BTAD violence, the All Assam Students’ Union staged protest demonstration march throughout the S ...

Ajmal draws flak in RS over Mumbai clashes
NEW DELHI, Aug 14 – AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal came under attack in Rajya Sabha for instigating violence in Mumbai following the Kokrajhar violence, even as alarmed by attacks on students from Northeast, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde assur ...

Ramdev ends fast, targets Cong
NEW DELHI, Aug 14 – Yoga guru Ramdev today broke his six-day fast and ended a distinctly anti-Congress protest on the blackmoney issue by calling for defeat of the Congress in the next elections, reports PTI. ...

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