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Participants at the Grand Charity Tea Auction organized by the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre, in Guwahati on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Winter session: Last chance for key legislations
NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (IANS): The winter session of parliament beginning Dec 5 could well be the UPA government's last chance to get its key legislations through with the Lok Sabha elections barely six months away. The opposition is expected to seek to co ...

Asaram Bapu's son arrested, to be produced in court
NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH, Dec 4 (IANS): On the run for 58 days, Narayan Sai, the son of controversial spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, was arrested Wednesday for alleged sexual assault from a Haryana village and will be produced at the Rohini Court in the n ...

Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka among early voters; brisk polling in Delhi
NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (IANS): Long queues formed outside poll booths as voting warmed up Wednesday afternoon for the crucial Delhi state elections that is seeing 810 candidates battle it out for the 70-member assembly. ...

Thanks to faulty EVM, Kalam waits for an hour to vote
NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (IANS): Former president APJ Abdul Kalam Wednesday had to wait for at least an hour to cast his vote, thanks to a faulty Electronic Voting Machine (EVM). ...

Indian envoy to brief Bangla on land swap deal
NEW DELHI, Dec 3 – Ahead of the ensuing Winter Session of the Parliament, India is rushing its Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh to Bangladesh ostensibly to brief the leadership of the country about the fresh initiative undertaken to ratify the Land Bo ...

JPC report on 2G scam likely to be tabled
NEW DELHI, Dec 3 – The issue of the JPC report on the 2G scam, which gave a clean chit to the Prime Minister and indicted former Telecom Minister A Raja, is likely to be debated in the Parliament in the Winter Session beginning on Thursday, during wh ...

Rs 1.8 crore raised at charity tea auction
GUWAHATI, Dec 3 – The Grand Charity Tea Auction organized by the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre witnessed massive participation from both big and small tea companies with around 27,000 kg of tea being auctioned for approximately Rs 1.8 crore. ...

State BJP for tie-ups with ethnic groups
GUWAHATI, Dec 3 – The Assam state committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to contest the ensuing Lok Sabha polls by coming into understanding with the organizations representing various ethnic groups of the State. ...

India among highly corrupt countries
BERLIN, Dec 3 – India was today ranked among the world’s highly corrupt nations at the 94th spot in a global list topped by Denmark and New Zealand as the cleanest, while Somalia emerged as the most corrupt, reports PTI. ...

Govt committed on Telangana: PM
NEW DELHI, Dec 3 – Amid demands that the Bill to create a separate Telangana should be tabled in the Winter Session of the Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said his government is committed to the formation of the new state, reports PTI ...

Over 4 km of historic Samdhara Garh lost
GUWAHATI, Dec 3 – A stretch of about four and a half kilometres of the around 400-year-old historic Samdhara Garh in Nagaon district is missing due to human and riverine activities. ...

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