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Artistes from Assam performing Bihu dance during the 28th Surajkund International Craft Mela-2014 in Faridabad on Wednesday. – UNI
Andhra MP uses pepper spray during Lok Sabha turmoil
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS): An Andhra Pradesh MP expelled from the Congress for opposing Telangana’s formation today shocked the nation when he used pepper spray during another tumultous day in the Lok Sabha. ...

17 Lok Sabha Members suspended after turmoil
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS): Seventeen Lok Sabha MPs were today suspended for five days for taking part in protests that turned violent when the Telangana Bill was introduced in Parliament. ...

Delhi Assembly session gets off to stormy start
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS): The first day of the Delhi Assembly session - during which the AAP wants to pass the Jan Lokpal Bill - was stormy, with both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress demanding the resignation of Law Minister Somnath Bhart ...

BJP hopes for more Lok Sabha seats from Northeast
Agartala, Feb 13 (IANS): A senior BJP leader said here today said that the country's north-eastern States would contribute more seats to the party's kitty in the Lok Sabha elections. ...

Nancy Powell meets Modi, discusses US-India ties
Gandhinagar, Feb 13 (IANS): US Ambassador Nancy Powell today met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is BJP prime ministerial nominee, in the State capital here and discussed US-India ties. ...

Rangiya-Murkongselek project to be over by ’14
NEW DELHI, Feb 12 – Claiming that extension of rail connectivity to the North Eastern States has been a focus area of the UPA Government, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge today said that with the additional financial support sanctioned by the Prim ...

HC directive to Centre, Delhi Govt
NEW DELHI, Feb 12 – In a significant development having wider ramifications, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Central government and the Government of Delhi to explore the possibility of introducing a legislation to prevent harassment of m ...

Panel discusses security for NE students
GUWAHATI, Feb 12 – The committee headed by MP Bezbaruah to suggest remedial measures for addressing the concerns of people from the North-east in Delhi, following the death of a young student from Arunachal Pradesh, met at the Guwahati Circuit House ...

Decision on de-horning rhinos after panel report
GUWAHATI, Feb 12 – Forest and Environment Minister Rockybul Hussain today told the Assembly that the final decision in the matter of dehorning/trimming the horns of rhinos would be taken only after the expert committee submits its report. ...

Law and order improving in State: CM
GUWAHATI, Feb 12 – Though the overall law and order situation has improved in the State compared to the bygone days, there is a need to maintain constant vigil, as the roots of its problems are still there. Insurgency may spring up once more unless t ...

FIR seeks probe into horse trading charges
GUWAHATI, Feb 12 – Arun Pathak, a resident of Guwahati who is interested to see the political system to be free of corruption and malpractices, has filed a First Information Report (FIR) before the Officer-in-Charge, CID Police Station, for registeri ...

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