Guwahati, January 6
Armed operations against ULFA intensified in Assam and a red alert was sounded across the state in the wake of its violent attacks by the militant group on non-Assamese people in Assam since last evening, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said today.
An injured person is brought to Assam Medical College Hospital in Dibrughar on Saturday following a militant attack which left 26 persons dead. — AFP
Central team to study situation in Assam
New Delhi, January 6
Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condemned the ULFA killings in Assam as an ‘anti-people act of cowardice and inhumanity,’ the UPA government is sending a high-level team headed by Union Minister of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal to the state tomorrow for an on-the-spot study of the situation.
the UP Government been insensitive
in dealing with Noida killings?
Noida in Bhiwandi? 43 kids missing Mumbai, January 6
Even as the probe into the sensational killings of children at Noida has hinted at rape, pedophilia and cannibalism there is panic in the textile town of Bhiwandi near here as 43 children have gone missing in the past year.
SA win third Test, series South Africa won
the third Test against India by 5 wickets at Cape Town on
Saturday, thereby taking the series 2-1. (Details
on Sports page)
13-member panel constituted
None from PM’s family to contest Chandigarh, January 6
No one from the family of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will contest the coming Punjab Assembly elections as the All-India Congress Committee approved a 13-member Punjab State Election Committee.
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Hindus’ share in SAD list up Chandigarh, January 6
Making a significant break from tradition in its electoral history after Independence, the Shiromani Akali
Dal(SAD) has for the first time nominated seven Hindu candidates so far for the Punjab Assembly elections.
Charges framed against Rahul Mahajan New Delhi, January 6
A Delhi court today framed charges against Rahul Mahajan, son of the late Pramod Mahajan, for allegedly purchasing drugs for personal consumption.
HP hikes daily wages by Rs 5 Shimla, January 5
The minimum daily wages in Himachal Pradesh have been increased from Rs 70 to Rs 75 with effect from January 1, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh announced today.
Want to pay power bill? Stay at home Panchkula, January 6
The Haryana Power Corporations of the state have decided to introduce on-the-spot billing and payment of electricity charges beginning this month.
Cracks appear in
JD(U)-BJP alliance Patna, January 6
After 15 months of honeymoon, cracks are finally visible in JD(U)-BJP relations in Bihar.
Despite his good equation with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy Sushil Modi could not prevent the “near revolt” by a section of BJP MLAs and MLCs against Nitish’s style of functioning.
Iraq: Democrats go for Bush jugular
New York, January 6
A day after they took control of the US Congress, Democrats on Saturday set the stage for a confrontation with Republican President George W Bush by strongly opposing the increase of number of troops in Iraq.
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