Kolkata, January 7
A group of CPM cadres, armed with automatic rifles and other weapons and wearing police uniforms, raided Nandigram village last night and gunned down at least six farmers in accordance to the party’s suddenly adopted policy of applying force against the Krishi Bachaoo Committee, opposing the land transfer to Indonesia’s Salim group.
at the 14th conference of the DYFI in Kolkata on Sunday. — PTI
strike again, kills 15 * Central team
* People take to roads Guwahati, January
ULFA militants today
killed 15 Hindi-speaking people and injured 10 others in
four separate attacks in Assam hours after Union Minister
of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal visited the state in
the wake of stepped up violence by the banned group since
Police officials and a sniffer dog patrol the railway tracks in Guwahati on Sunday.
disfavoured Let Mulayam
face voters’ ire: UPA New Delhi, January 7
Despite persistent demands by the
BJP and the BSP for Central intervention in Uttar Pradesh because of a
breakdown in the law and order situation in the state, the Congress-led
UPA government is unlikely to dismiss the Mulayam Singh Yadav government
in Lucknow and impose President's rule.
for PIOs on the cards New Delhi, January 7
In an emotional appeal to the
Indian diaspora, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today urged the 25
million people spread across the globe to invest in the country of
origin “not just financially, but intellectually, socially, culturally
and above all, emotionally.”
to allow NRI docs to practise here New Delhi, January 7
The government is taking steps to
allow overseas Indian doctors to practise in the country, Union Minister
for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here today.
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first: Vulture bred in captivity Panchkula, January 7
There’s a reason for vulture
conservationists to rejoice, the New Year’s dawn, wrapped in fog and
cold, brought with it the first white-backed vulture chick born in
captivity at the Vulture Conservation and Breeding Centre, Pinjore.
wants Bihar back Patna, January 7
After being drubbed in the 2005
Assembly poll in Bihar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav indeed had some
happy memories of 2006.
projects hit hard as rivulets freeze Shimla, January 7
Taps went dry as the water froze in
many areas of the state capital and towns. The entire region continued
to reel under severe cold for the third consecutive day today.
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