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Sonowal, Deb failed their people, say AASU, NESO

15th February 2019

GUWAHATI, Feb 14 – While all other chief ministers of northeastern states realised the importance of opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his Tripura counterpart Biplab Kumar Deb failed the indigenous people of their respective states, alleged the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Northeast Students’ Organisation (NESO) here […]

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Thousands take out protest rally demanding Ranjan Daimari’s release

15th February 2019

UDALGURI, Feb 14 – Thousands of people took out a protest rally holding placards in Udalguri town on Tuesday under the aegis of Bodo Women Justice Forum, Bodo People’s Committee for Peace Initiative (BPCPI) and Society for Indigenous People’s Rights (SIPR) demanding National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) chairman Ranjan Daimari’s early release, after the […]

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Immediately end support to terror groups, US tells Pakistan

15th February 2019

WASHINGTON, Feb 15: The US has called on Pakistan to “end immediately” the support and safe haven provided to all terrorist groups operating on its soil as it strongly condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that left 45 CRPF troopers dead. Pakistan-based outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the Thursday attack in Pulwama […]

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“Stand With Government, No Other Discussion”: Rahul Gandhi On Pulwama

15th February 2019

Rahul Gandhi, mourning the Pulwama terror attack in which over 40 soldiers were killed, said today that he and his Congress party would support the government and would “not get into any other discussion for the next couple of days”. “I will support the government and jawans in this difficult time,” said Rahul Gandhi. He […]

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Age no bar: 97-yr-old Indian-origin man renews driving licence in UAE

15th February 2019

A 97-year-old Indian-origin man in the UAE has got his driving licence renewed for the next four years, a media report has said. Tehemten Homi Dhunjiboy Mehta, who was born in 1922, could become the first centenarian to be driving on Dubai roads in three years. His licence is valid until October 2023, Gulf News […]

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PM Modi speaks to Doval, Rajnath on Kashmir bombing

15th February 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who referred to the Pulwama attack that left 43 CRPF jawans dead as a “despicable attack”, took stock of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in a conversation with both the home minsiter Rajnath Singh and the national security advisor Ajit Doval. A Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting has been called […]

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No proof of sedition against Aligarh Muslim University students, say police

15th February 2019

The Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday said they were yet to find any primary evidence against 14 Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students booked for sedition a day earlier. The students were booked on the complaint of an office-bearer of Bharatiya Janata Party’s youth wing after two groups clashed on campus on Tuesday following a protest […]

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44 CRPF jawans killed in worst terror attack in Kashmir, India slams Pakistan

15th February 2019

A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives rammed a bus carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troops, part of a large paramilitary convoy, on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Thursday, was feared to have killed at least44 men while reducing the vehicle to a mangled heap of metal, in the deadliest terror attack in […]

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FIR against Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna over film Accidental Prime Minister

14th February 2019

Muzaffarpur police has lodged an FIR against actors Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna and 12 others on a district court’s direction in connection with the movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’. The FIR was lodged at the Kanti police station on Tuesday after the court took objection to non-compliance of its January 8 order in this regard. […]

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Explosive-laden vehicle rams into CRPF convoy in Kashmir, 18 jawans killed

14th February 2019

At least 18 Central Reserve Police Force jawans were killed and many others injured in a blast in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The blast was triggered by militants to target two vehicles carrying the CRPF jawans. The blast ripped through one of the buses the jawans were travelling in. The death toll is likely […]

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