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Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) president Akhil Gogoi addressing a mass rally in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Lakhimpur on Thursday protesting against the construction of big dams by NHPC and demanding steps against flood and erosion. – UB Photos
Fifth term to Rajya Sabha an honour: PM
New Delhi/Guwahati, May 31 (IANS): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday termed his re-election to the Rajya Sabha for a fifth term from Assam as an honour and pledged to develop the northeastern State further. ...

Politics and sports should not be mixed: PM
On Board PM's Special Aircraft, May 31 (IANS): Politics and sports should not get mixed, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday on the spot fixing and betting scandal that has rocked cricket in India. ...

Bills not passed because of Opposition, regrets PM
On Board PM's Special Aircraft, May 31 (IANS): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said his great regret as Prime Minister was that many Bills had not been passed due to the "obstructionist" and "impatient" attitude of the Opposition. ...

Tripura official beheads son-in-law
Agartala, May 31 (IANS): A Tripura government official beheaded his Christian son-in-law after he refused to embrace Hinduism, police said on Thursday. ...

Dr Singh, Kujjur elected to RS
GUWAHATI, May 30 – The Rajya Sabha elections for two seats from Assam went on expected lines as the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and Santiuse Kujjur – both Congress candidates – were elected to the Rajya Sabha today. They secured 49 and 45 votes ...

CM’s concern over growing Maoist activities
GUWAHATI, May 30 – Expressing concern over the growing Maoist activities in the State, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that he is willing to address the genuine issues of the people. ...

AASU seeks time frame from PM on State issues
GUWAHATI, May 30 – The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today called upon Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, who has been elected to the Rajya Sabha for the fifth consecutive term today, to announce specific time frame for the solution of the burning ...

Thai investors invited to invest in NE
BANGKOK, May 30 – Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh who arrived here today, said that the north eastern states of India offered ample scope for huge investments in different sectors and called upon Thai investors to invest in the NE states. ...

Cong will form NC Hills Autonomous Council: Gogoi
GUWAHATI, May 30 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today exuded confidence that the Congress party would form the 11th North Cachar Hills (Dima Hasao) Autonomous Council in Dima Hasao district. ...

Brahmaputra Board shirks responsibility on Majuli flood
GUWAHATI, May 30 – The Brahmaputra Board shirks off any responsibility for flooding in Majuli because it handed over the entire 95-km-long embankment system it had raised and strengthened in the river island, between 2006 and 2011, to the State Water ...

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