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Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) members taking out a protest rally against price hike of essential commodities, big dams and corruption, in Guwahati on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Top militant leaders arrested in Assam
Aizawl, June 13 (IANS): Two top leaders of separatist outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democrats (HPC-D) were arrested by Mizoram Police in southern Assam, officials said here on Wednesday. ...

Floods affect over 30,000 in Assam
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS): The first wave of floods that hit Assam about a week ago continues to wreak havoc, affecting over 30,000 people in seven districts of the state till Tuesday. ...

SC declines to stay Andhra court order against sub-quota
New Delhi/Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS): In a major setback for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Central government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected its plea to stay an Andhra Pradesh High Court verdict quashing a 4.5 percent su ...

Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is dead
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS): Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 84. ...

Mahanta still being probed: Himanta
GUWAHATI, June 12 – The State government today made it clear that former Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta is still under the purview of investigation in connection to the secret killings and that action would be taken against everyone directly o ...

Presidential poll on July 19
NEW DELHI, June 12 – The process to elect the next President gathered momentum today with the Election Commission announcing July 19 as the poll date amid further indications of Pranab Mukherjee being the UPA nominee, reports PTI. ...

CM’s vision document for child, women uplift
GUWAHATI, June 12 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today launched Chief Minister’s Vision for Women & Children 2016 highlighting 16 goals, including bringing down of infant and maternal mortality rates, at a function held at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshe ...

Centre urged to expedite NDFB talks
NEW DELHI, June 12 – Bodo National Council (BNC) has urged the Centre to release Ranjan Daimary and expedite the ongoing negotiations with the two factions of NDFB. ...

Anna refutes charges of foreign funding
RALEGAN SIDDHI, June 12 – Trashing allegations that his movement against corruption is foreign funded, Anna Hazare today hit back at the UPA daring Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to spell out which are the external forces behind it, reports PTI. ...

Centre signs draft MoS with DHD (Nunisa)
NEW DELHI, June 12 – The Centre today the sign a draft Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) with the Dilip Nunisa faction of the DHD. ...

India-Pak talks on Siachen make no progress
ISLAMABAD, June 12 – India and Pakistan today failed to make any headway in ending the military standoff on Siachen with both sides sticking to their stated positions, merely committing themselves to “serious, sustained and result- oriented efforts” ...

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