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Assam may hand over Barpeta case to NIA: Gogoi

New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday acknowledged that jehadi activities were going on in the state but denied having any knowledge of the state’s main opposition party AIUDF allegedly having links with it. The Chief Minister also said his government may hand over the probe of the Barpeta case, in which [Full Article...]

National

1st BJP govt in Maha to be sworn in today, Sena to boycott

Mumbai:The first BJP government in Maharashtra led by Devendra Fadnavis will be sworn in today in a ceremony which Shiv Sena today said it will boycott because of “constant humiliation” despite claims of talks being held for a possible tie-up. Shiv Sena, which has been blowing hot and cold over joining the new government, [Full Article...]

International

Nearly 200 people buried in massive landslide in Lanka

Colombo: Nearly 200 people were feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a devatating landslide triggered by rains destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin plantation workers, as heavy machinery was deployed today in the rescue operations involving the army. The landslide struck on Wednesday and wiped out 120 workers’ homes at [Full Article...]

Sports

Goalkeeper Rehenesh shines as NE United hold Dynamos

New Delhi: Young NorthEast United FC goalkeeper T P Rehenesh made three spectacular saves to deny Delhi Dynamos a win as the the two sides settled for a goal-less stalemate after an entertaining Hero Indian Super League match here on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Rehenesh denied Delhi captain Alessandro del Piero in what could have [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • West Bengal’s terror cells

    The last time the National Security Advisor (NSA), Shiv Shankar Menon, visited Bengal to meet with Mamata Banerjee, it was to convey to her Prime Minister, Dr Man Mohan Singh’s missive about the need to collaborate with Bangladesh, on the issue of sharing the waters of the Teesta River. Mamata spurned that request and called off her visit to the neighbouring country at the last moment. Her sulks are legendary and her reactions often verge on the infantile. Such political games are played by chief ministers that have a [Full Article...]