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Mumbai police commissioner shifted

Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik, who was facing flak over the August 11 Azad Maidan violence in the city, has been transferred, Home Minister R.R. Patil said here on Thursday.

Patnaik has be

Assam limps back to normal; 8,186 leave camps

As many as 8,186 people have left for their homes from relief camps in riot-hit districts in Assam.

Altogether 7,498 people have left the camps in Kokrajhar district and 688 in Chirang district since

Police: 48 dead in Kenyan clashes over land

An official says 48 people have been killed in clashes over land between pastoral and farming communities in Kenya's southeast.

Tana river district police chief Joseph Kavoo said Wednesday that some

Maharashtra to arrange chartered flights for NE students


Maharashtra government will make available chartered aircraft to take students of Northeast back to educational institutions in Pune or Mumbai from Guwahati.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Ch

NE exodus: Four arrested for circulating inflammatory SMSes

Four persons have been arrested by the cyber crime branch of city police in connection with inflammatory SMSes circulated here to allegedly foment violence against north-eastern people.

The SMSes ha

Maruti reopens Manesar plant under police protection


Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday reopened its Manesar plant amid heavy security, a month after a lockout was declared due to the violence in which one senior company official was killed and 100 others i

Venezuela prison battle leaves 25 dead


Twenty-five people were killed and 43 others hurt in a prison battle in Venezuela as two armed gangs vied for control of a penitentiary near Caracas, authorities said.

One of the dead was a visiting

Worried kin want them to return


Tamil Nadu railway police said about 300 people from Manipur, Assam and Nagaland left Coimbatore over the past two days; and over 1,500 people could have left Chennai through trains, many from Chennai

Peace eludes Pune post abortive bomb blasts; NE people attacked

The spectacle of fear-stricken residents from North East swarming Pune railway station in a desperate bid to head for their home states, has had a benumbing effect on the second capital of Maharash

Mischievous text messages on NE people doing rounds in Delhi

Mischievous text messages claiming that people from the north-east will be targeted in Delhi, particularly after Ramzan, have started circulating with police today urging the community not to belie

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