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Flood fury continues in Assam, nearly one lakh people hit


The rain-fed mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing above the danger level across Assam have hit nearly one lakh people inundating human habitations and farm land in 10 districts with Dhemaji being the worst-hit.

Rajnath: BJP not against Bangla pact

BJP president Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the party is also willing to resolve the border dispute with Bangladesh but agreement should not be unilateral.

Police encounter fake, says NHRC

In what may be a major setback for the Congress government, the National Human Rights Commission has held an encounter of two persons by the Assam police as fake.

ED suspects Saradha money sent abroad

The Enforcement Directorate, probing multi-crore rupees scam by Saradha Group, has suspicion that majority of the money, collected by the chit fund company from its depositors, was laundered across th

Ulfa chief trying to contact key govt officials?

Elusive Ulfa chief Paresh Baruah is learnt to have asked his overground sympathisers to rope in senior government officials in New Delhi, security sources claimed.

Rebellion trouble for Gogoi again

Even as a group of about 17 dissident MLAs left for New Delhi on Monday to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said that he was going to seek permission to reshuffle

AIUDF refuses to retire from Rajya Sabha contest

The fate of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be decided by voting for two Rajya Sabha seats on May 30 as All-India United Democratic Front refused to withdraw its candidate on Thursday last date for

Gogoi admits resentment

With controversy rocking the nomination of Santiuse Kujur, Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on Tuesday said that angry Congress legislators would not go against the party line but would vote for

Non-Adivasi tribal groups trigger revolt

The selection of a little known tea tribe leader Santiuse Kujur for second Rajya Sabha seat by the Congress party in Assam has surcharged the political atmosphere of state with indigenous tribal group

Gogoi, mantri may patch up

The ongoing political tussle between Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma may come to end with the two leaders reaching an agreement to end the infighting.

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