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Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi arriving at Parliament House annexe to attend the meeting of the extended Congress Working Committee in New Delhi on Thursday. – UNI
2014 will be a battle for India, says combative Sonia
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS): In a combative speech that sounded like an election bugle for a beleaguered party facing widespread public resentment, particularly from the middle class, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today said that the “divisive” ideolo ...

Congress saving Rahul for future: BJP
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS): The BJP today said the Congress did not declare Rahul Gandhi as its prime ministerial candidate because they were saving him for "future elections". "Defeat is written on Congress' face," Bharatiya Janata Party leader Prakas ...

Suchitra Sen cremated; an enigma even in her final journey
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS): Much like her life after movies, the final journey of legendary actress Suchitra Sen too was a quiet affair with the administration taking measures honouring her wish of keeping her face away from public gaze. ...

Manipur's ace boxer held for assaulting woman athlete
Imphal, Jan 17 (IANS): Asian Games boxing gold medallist Dingko Singh has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman weightlifter in Manipur, police said today. ...

Each family to have an account: Banking industry goal
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS): The banking industry in India was striving towards a goal where every household in the country has at least one bank account, a top bank official said here on Friday. ...

CWC against Rahul as PM candidate
NEW DELHI, Jan 16 – Rahul Gandhi will not be Congress party’s nominee for Prime Ministership in the April-May Lok Sabha polls but will lead the election campaign, the party announced today putting at rest all speculation about his role, reports PTI. ...

Major reshuffle in State police
GUWAHATI, Jan 16 – A day before the new Director General of Assam Police Khagen Sarma is scheduled to take charge from JN Choudhury, the Home Department today effected a major reshuffle in the police department, transferring 17 police officials of th ...

Body of slain ULFA leader recovered
GUWAHATI, Jan 16 – The body of senior United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) leader Partha Pratim Gogoi, who was killed by his colleagues yesterday, was recovered in Mon district of Nagaland today and it appeared that he was shot dead from a v ...

Historic Junbeel Mela gets under way
JAGIROAD, Jan 16 – Junbeel Mela, an ancient and historically important unique market got under way today at the Junbeel Pathar, 4km from here, in Morigaon district under the auspicious of the Gobha-Tiwa Deoraja Junbeel Samiti and at the direction of ...

Bhagalpur traders move to usurp State eri market
GUWAHATI, Jan 16 – This time eri, the warm silk of Assam has become the target of unscrupulous traders, who have set up their processing units at Bhagalpur in Bihar. A section of traders based in Assam is also extending full support to these Bhagalpu ...

High Command to decide on reshuffle: Gogoi
NEW DELHI, Jan 16 – Despite an undercurrent of tension within the party, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday ruled out the possibility of reshuffling his ministry. However, he quickly added that a final call on the issue would be taken by the Part ...

Silpi Divas today
GUWAHATI, Jan 16 – Citizens across the State will recall the contributions of Rupkonwar Jyotiprasad Agarwala on January 17 that is observed as Silpi Divas. Different organizations have lined up a host of programmes in different parts of the State to ...

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