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Over one hundred advocates joined the Aam Admi Party at its party office in Guwahati on Thursday. – UB Photos
India asks US to withdraw diplomat
NEW DELHI, Jan 10 (IANS): India Friday told the US to withdraw one of its diplomats involved in the case of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade after she was asked to fly back to New Delhi. ...

Khobragade indicted by US grand jury, on way back home
NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (IANS): Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade who was formally indicted by a US grand jury and asked to leave the US is on her way back home, nearly a month after her arrest and strip-search for alleged visa fraud. ...

Kejriwal adamant, refuses security cover
NEW DELHI/ GHAZIABAD, Jan 10 (IANS): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Friday that he does not want any kind of security cover, adding he has not received any letter on this from the Uttar Pradesh Police. ...

Rahul meets PM
NEW DELHI, Jan 10 (IANS): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday ahead of the party's core group meeting. ...

Release those languishing in jail without trial: Shinde
NEW DELHI, Jan 10 (IANS): After urging states to be "careful" in arresting Muslim youth, the central government would ask all chief ministers to immediately release people who have been languishing in jail without trial, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shi ...

Bangla to form tribunals to probe attacks on Hindus
DHAKA, Jan 9 – In the wake of widespread attacks on Hindus in the country, Bangladesh today decided to set up special tribunals under an anti-terror law to punish the perpetrators of violence aimed at the minority community, reports PTI. ...

Something went wrong, Centre tells SC
NEW DELHI, Jan 9 – The Centre today admitted before the Supreme Court that something went wrong with the coal blocks allocation and that it could have been done in a more refined manner, reports PTI. ...

State fails miserably to protect women, girl child
GUWAHATI, Jan 9 – Even after the December 16 Delhi gangrape incident that brought the spotlight on the condition of women and prompted stricter legal action against the perpetrators of sexual offences, Assam presents a very pathetic scenario in terms ...

NSCN(IM) behind Naga Rengma outfit
GUWAHATI, Jan 9 – The Naga Rengma Hill Protection Force, which claimed responsibility for killing nine persons, whose bodies were recovered near Dimapur, was floated by the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (I-M) for protection of the Rengma Naga ...

Khobragade indictment by Jan 13: US court
NEW YORK, Jan 9 – In a major setback to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, a federal judge has rejected her plea to extend the January 13 deadline for a preliminary hearing on the visa fraud issue, the date by when she has to be charged, reports PTI ...

Stress on environment clearance first
GUWAHATI, Jan 9 – A two-member team of the Standing Committee of the National Board for Wildlife (SC-NBWL) has urged the Standing Committee of the Board to strongly disapprove of the practice of the Oil India Ltd (OIL) of securing post-facto clearanc ...

Security forces step up operations against KPLT
DIPHU/DIMAPUR, Jan 9 – Security forces have intensified combing operations against the Karbi Peoples’ Liberation Tigers (KPLT) in the eastern side of Karbi Anglong, even as inmates of the relief camps have started making their way back home in limite ...

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