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Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti activists along with several other organisations protesting against mega dams in North East in New Delhi on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Nitish Kumar elected head of JD-U legislature party
PATNA, Nov 25 (IANS) - Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was Thursday unanimously elected leader of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislature party and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi was elected leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislatur ...

India's Ashwini Chidananda wins 400m hurdles gold
GUANGZHOU, Nov 25 (IANS) - India's Ashwini Chidananda won a surprise gold in the women's 400 metres hurdles while her compatriot Juana Murmu missed the bronze by a whisker at the Asian Games here Thursday. ...

Apex court pulls up CBI for not questioning Raja
NEW DELHI, Nov 25 (IANS) - The Supreme Court Friday pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation for not questioning former telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum scam when prima facie there is enough material on him in the Comptroller and Audi ...

Abraham wins gold in 400m men's hurdles
GUANGZHOU, Nov 25 (IANS) - India's Joseph Abraham clinched the gold in the men's 400 metres hurdles at the Asian Games here Thursday. ...

AASU activists vandalise Vishal Mega Mart stores
GUWAHATI, Nov 25 (IANS) - Hundreds of activists of the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) Thursday vandalised at least three Vishal Mega Mart shopping malls in Assam. About a dozen students were injured when police used batons to disperse them. ...

India sucessfully tests nuclear-capable Agni-I missile
BHUBANESWAR, Nov 25 (IANS) - India Thursday successfully fired its nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a test range in Orissa, a defence official said. ...

Kiran Kumar sworn in Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister
HYDERABAD, Nov 25 (IANS) - N Kiran Kumar Reddy was Thursday sworn in as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, a day after K Rosaiah resigned on health grounds. ...

FCI to improve food grain supply to Northeast
AGARTALA, Nov 25 (IANS) - The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has embarked on a Rs 550-crore project to broaden storage facilities and maintain uninterrupted supply of food grain to the northeastern states, a top official said here Thursday. ...

Nepal Maoist chief under fire for India bashing
KATHMANDU, Nov 25 (IANS) - A war cry against neighbour India has landed Nepal's Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal or Prachanda under fire, both from the ruling parties as well as his own followers. ...

South Korea to boost forces as North threatens attacks
SEOUL, Nov 25 (DPA) - North Korea Thursday threatened new attacks against the South, which decided to boost its forces in the Yellow Sea, media reports said. ...

State Govt, Council responsible for fund misuse
GUWAHATI, Nov 24 – The special audit of the financial management of the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council carried out by the office of the Accountant General (AG) proved that the Assam Government as well as the Council were responsible for misuse ...

Massive rally in Delhi against dams
NEW DELHI, Nov 24 – The agitation by Sangarsh against dams has become a rallying platform for State’s opposition, with AGP, BJP and AUDF pledging their support against construction of mega hydro power projects. ...

Nitish-led NDA sweeps Bihar polls, Lalu routed
PATNA, Nov 24 – The Nitish Kumar-led JD(U)-BJP alliance today attained a three-fourth majority in Bihar, bagging 183 of the 243-Assembly seats while still leading in 23 places, reports PTI. ...

AASU clarifies stand on donation
GUWAHATI, Nov 24 – There is a political ‘equation’ to taint the image of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) for its consistent anti-mega-dam posture. The equation is the result of a pro-mega-dam lobby’s ploy to answer the massive anti-mega-dam demo ...

Parliament without business for 9th day
NEW DELHI, Nov 24 – It was the ninth successive day of no business in Parliament on Wednesday with both houses being adjourned again over the opposition demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum allocation, reports P ...

Tea tourism festival begins tomorrow
JORHAT, Nov 24 – Acres and acres of land both in the hills and dales of the state covered by the spreading green carpets of the ‘two leaves and a bud’, the majestic bungalows amidst them still trumpeting the glory of the early days, along with the su ...

Tiger killing: Forest dept FIR against police
MORIGAION, Nov 24 – Drawing flak from nature-lovers for its inept handling of the straying Royal Bengal tiger that was shot dead by police personnel at Goroimari in Morigaon district yesterday, the Forest Department today lodged an FIR against the po ...

Centre reviews action against NDFB
NEW DELHI, Nov 24 – Operational plans against the anti-talk faction of the NDFB was firmed on Wednesday by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) following a meeting with the Assam Government. ...

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