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Haider Hussain, senior journalist along with Bijoya Chakraborty (BJP), Prafulla Kumar Mahanta (AGP) and Aditya Langthasa (AIUDF) submitting his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha election at Assam Legislative Assembly in Guwahati on Tuesday. – UB Photos
AAP, BJP, Akali Dal demand SIT probe into 1984 riots
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS): The AAP, BJP and the Akali Dal today demanded an SIT probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi admitted some party members' involvement in the violence. ...

PM faces protest at Delhi Waqf event
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS): A conference attended by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi was disrupted here today by a man who said none of the government schemes for the minorities were reaching the beneficiaries. ...

Over 800 buses for Assam, Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS): The Central government on Tuesday sanctioned a total of 851 buses for Assam and Chhattisgarh under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission. ...

Govt creates 75 new posts for aviation security
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS): The government on Wednesday approved creation of 75 posts for technical staff at the aviation regulator to look after safety, training and certification responsibilities. ...

Stalemate over Telangana Bill continues
Hyderabad, Jan 29 (IANS): The deadlock over Telangana Bill in Andhra Pradesh legislature continued for the third day Wednesday, while the chief minister and ministers from Seemandhra submitted to the speaker affidavits opposing state's bifurcation. ...

Mizoram CM urges refugees to return from Tripura
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS): Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has said his government is keen to take back the Bru refugees sheltering in makeshift camps in Tripura for the past 17 years. ...

India in world's 'Fragile Five'
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS): The recent turmoil in emerging markets has produced a new expression - the Fragile Five - and India is one of them. ...

This bra unhooks itself when in true love!
Tokyo, Jan 29 (IANS): You may not like to wear this thing in public as this bra pops open the moment it realises you are in true love! ...

SC refuses to review verdict on gay sex
NEW DELHI, Jan 28 – In another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court today refused to relook at its verdict criminalising gay sex in the country, reports PTI. ...

ASP killed, 5 cops hurt in NDFB(S) ambush
TEZPUR, Jan 28 – Additional Superintendent of Police (Security) of Sonitpur district, Gulzar Hussain and B Enla, a member of the NDFB faction on ceasefire, were killed and five policemen were seriously injured in an attack by militants belonging to t ...

4 nomination papers filed for State RS seats
GUWAHATI, Jan 28 – In all, four nomination papers for the three Rajya Sabha (RS) seats of the State have been filed. Today was the last date for filing nomination papers for elections to these Rajya Sabha seats. ...

Haidar Hussain Opposition’s consensus candidate
GUWAHATI, Jan 28 – Having fielded senior journalist Haidar Hussain as a united opposition candidate for the Rajya Sabha from Assam after intense efforts, the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) today exuded confidence about his victory. ...

AASU decries Singh’s nomination
GUWAHATI, Jan 28 – The Congress action of nominating Sanjay Singh as one of its candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections is an insult to the people of Assam, said adviser to the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), Samujjal Bhattacharya. ...

Telangana issue stalls Andhra House business for second day
HYDERABAD, Jan 28 – Unrelenting legislators from Telangana region did not allow the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly to transact any business for the second day today, demanding that Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy withdraw his notice given to ...

2 KNP rhinos to be shifted to Manas
KOHORA, Jan 28 – With an aim to further enhance the gene pool of rhinos in wild at the Manas National Park, the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation under the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), has undertaken an initiative to shift two sub ...

FICCI welcomes call for Japanese investment in NE
NEW DELHI, Jan 28 – Lauding the initiative of the Government of India for inviting Japanese investments in the North Eastern Region (NER), the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has said that the pace of infrastructure dev ...

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