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Teacher gangraped in Assam, flaw in TET system surfaces

In what may called the direct fallout of the wrong policy of state education department, a newly recruited school teacher was gangraped by some miscreants in central Assam’s Darrang district while she

Couple fails to get child treated, commits suicide

In what has come as a shocker for entire civil society in Assam, a couple failing to facilitate treatment to their girl child committed suicide by jumping into flooding Brahmaputra river near Guwahati from a boat.

NDFB demands Rs 20cr to free abducted man

The outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (I.K. Songbijit Faction), which abducted general manager of NHPC Anil Kumar Agarwal, has demanded `20 crores ransom from a close associate of the officer in the NHPC to release him.

TDP, AGP join hands to float new political forum

The regional Asom Gana Parishad president and two-time chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has joined hands with Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to form an independent forum of regional political parties which will be maintaining a “safe distance” from pro-Congress regional forces, like Janata Dal United and Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar.

NHPC manager abducted by Bodo militants

In what may affect several developmental activities of northeastern states, heavily armed Bodo rebels abducted a general manager of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) from Sonitpur district in Assam.

31 Cong MLAs ask Gogoi to hold meet y

In what may be a serious embarrassment for the ruling Congress party in Assam, at least 31 MLAs on Saturday submitted a letter to chief minister Tarun Gogoi asking to hold a special meeting of Congress Legislature Party to discuss some urgent issues afflicting the state.

Rajnath: Cong must announce PM pick

Taking a dig at the low popularity of prospective prime ministerial candidate of the Congress, BJP president Rajnath Singh here on Thursday asked the Congress to announce its candidate for the top pos

India alerts Dhaka on exodus from Burma

India has alerted Bangladesh that Rohingiya Muslims, who are at the receiving end of the communal flare-up in Burma, may try to cross over to Bangladesh for shelter in large number.

Take action against UP govt: Rajnath

BJP president Rajnath Singh here on Wednesday said that there is no justification in allowing the Samajwadi Party government to remain in office.

Gogoi: Influx from Bangla global issue

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on Monday said that influx from Bangladesh is no longer restricted to Assam alone but it was a global phenomenon.

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