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AASU members protesting against the Indo-Bangla land swap Bill in Guwahati on Tuesday. – UB Photos
CBI a caged parrot speaking in master's voice: SC
NEW DELHI, May 8 (IANS): The Supreme Court Wednesday termed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a "caged parrot" that "speaks in its master's voice". ...

Congress wrests Karnataka, BJP in gloom
BANGALORE, May 8 (IANS): The Congress Wednesday won a thumping victory in Karnataka to wrest power after a seven year gap, crushing the BJP in a key election ahead of next year's Lok Sabha ballot. ...

Parliament adjourned sine die
NEW DELHI, May 8 (IANS): Both houses of parliament were adjourned sine die Wednesday, two days ahead of schedule. ...

Court notice on plea against Kendriya Vidyalayas
NEW DELHI, May 8 (IANS): The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) on a petition seeking direction to the schools body on its failure to provide totally free education to Class 1 ...

13-year-old Bihar boy cracks IIT-JEE prelim
PATNA, May 8 (IANS): A 13-year-old boy from Bihar has cracked the preliminary examination of the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE). He is the youngest to pass the exam. ...

State’s Annual Plan allocation Rs 12,500 cr
NEW DELHI, May 7 – Notwithstanding inability of the State Government to utilize in full last year’s Plan allocation, the Planning Commission on Tuesday hiked the State’s annual Plan allocation fixing it at Rs 12,500 crore, marking a 19 per cent hike. ...

AGP MPs prevent tabling of Bill in RS
NEW DELHI, May 7 – The Opposition frustrated the attempts of the Centre to introduce the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill ratifying the land swap deal with Bangladesh. ...

Profulla Ch Borua cremated
GUWAHATI, May 7 – Veteran journalist Profulla Chandra Borua who died at the International Hospital here yesterday, was cremated at the Navagraha crematorium this morning in presence of a large number of mourners. The funeral pyre was lighted by his s ...

Opposition disrupts Parliament proceedings
NEW DELHI, May 7 – The second part of Budget Session of Parliament appears set to be a washout with the Opposition unrelenting on its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as also ministers P K Bansal and Ashwani Kumar, reports PTI. ...

AGP flays Govt on chit funds
GUWAHATI, May 7 – Accusing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi of failure to take a firm line in regard to operation of chit fund companies in the state, Opposition Asom Gana Parishad today said the situation would not have come to the current state if the go ...

State level body for environment clearance
GUWAHATI, May 7 – The Assam Government will not have to approach the Environment and Forest Ministry of the Government of India for environmental clearance of category B projects as the Centre has constituted one State Level Impact Assessment Authori ...

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