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Assam: 6 arrested for having links to jihadi elements

The Assam police have arrested six people for having links with jihadi elements in the Dhubri sector of western Assam along the India-Bangladesh border. The arrests come after the Assam police......

Assam poll violence: 3 killed, 5 hurt in police firing

Security personnel had to resort to firing when a mob tried to storm into a vote counting station in western Assam’s Dhubri district at around 10.30 am on Friday today, killing three persons......

Ethnic violence rocks Assam, thousands flee

The toll in continuing violence in western Assam reached 32 on Tuesday after four persons were killed in police firing in Kokrajhar district, where shoot-at-sight orders and indefinite curfew......

Assam: More rhinos translocated under IRV 2020

Two more one-horned rhinos have been translocated to Manas National Park, a world Heritage Site in western Assam, from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary near Guwahati as part of the Indian Rhino Vision......

Assam: Abducted engineer remains untraced

The abduction of a 50-year-old engineerin Kokrajhar district,western Assam, by suspected militants belonging to the anti-peace talks faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland has left......

After years of neglect, Tirupur starts to weave a fortune

With China and Bangladesh losing their edge, textile exports from Tirupur are rising once again, turning the city into a job magnet. Till a few years ago, Mahesh Kumar worked at a construction site......

Monsoon makes slow march

The monsoon is making slow progress across the country, even as millions of farmers eagerly wait for the first showers. The progress of rains is expected to be slow over the next few days and it is......

Highlights of the Interim Railway Budget

Presenting the Interim Railway Budget for 2014-15, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday announced a slew of measures for improving the services of Indian Railways. Here are the......

PIX: Bhupen Hazarika's body arrives in Assam, last rites today

Thousands of mourners with tears in their eyes gathered at the airport here as the body of Assam's cultural icon Bhupen Hazarika was flown in from Mumbai today. Governor J B Patnaik and Chief......

Bhupen Hazarika's body reaches Assam, last rites tomorrow

Thousands of mourners with tears in their eyes gathered at the airport here as the body of Assam's cultural icon Bhupen Hazarika was flown in from Mumbai today.Governor J B Patnaik and Chief......

Army Red beat Pune FC in Durand Cup

Army Red defeated a second string Pune FC 2-0 in the opening match of the quarter-final league stage of the 126th Durand Cup Football Tournament in New Delhi on Monday. T V Vipin and C......

  People speak for western assam

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Sankar  Mitra
Q. When Mughals ruled in Delhi, an ordinary man in Assam or Gujarat or Kerala used to be least bothered about who is ruling India. Same attitude continued during British rule. After British introduced western education, gradually people were becoming conscious of foreign rule and idea of India as a country and independence developed. But it remained confined to a minuscule minority. Congress party was struggling to find out how to enlighten the masses. Suddenly like a magic Indian masses were made conscious about independence and also about the country of India or Bharat. How did it happen?
Sankar Mitra:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-mughals-ruled-in-delhi-an-ordinary-man-in-assam-or-guja/27752964/answers/

Francisco
Q. If, as some say, BJP will get 200 seats, from which states will they get these seats?
Francisco:  A. frankly speaking bengalis and punjabis played most important role in independence of India other communities such as marwaris, south indian were...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-as-some-say-bjp-will-get-200-seats-from-which-states-will/27089149/answers/27752972

Ajeebdastan
Q. REDIFF NEWS -Six bus passengers were killed and two others injured in a dastardly attack by suspected terrorists belonging to the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit faction) at on the national highway in Kokrajhar district in western Assam late on Friday night. Is it all well in ASSAM ?
Ajeebdastan:  A. their chances are from the western India, like Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP, Rajasthan, HP, Chattisgarh, goa, Delhi, Bihar and UP.Jharkhand,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/rediff-news--six-bus-passengers-were-killed-and-two-others-i/26996881/answers/27089163

Ajeebdastan
Q. kya india me rainforest hain agar haa to kaha ?
Ajeebdastan:  A. Jee The main areas of tropical forest are found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands; the Western Ghats, which fringe the Arabian Sea coastline of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kya-india-me-rainforest-hain-agar-haa-to-kaha-/26996881/answers/20205587

  Web results for Western Assam
The look away from the East policy

The dust is yet to settle on the visit to India by the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, because it has been blown up across the contested, desolate... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141021/jsp/opinion/story_18939641.jsp
Stolen generation

Shambhu Kumar, 8, quite liked his job as a domestic help in a small town in Assam. He had to mind two children nearly his age, keep an eye on the... ...

http://week.manoramaonline.com/cgi-bin/MMOnline.dll/portal/ep/theWeekContent.do?contentId=17792755&programId=1073755753&tabId=13&BV_ID=@@@&categoryId=-221101
Ugly narrative in circulation

Distortion of religion and religious figures has become the favourite task of certain so-called secular people and their outfits that camouflage... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/ugly-narrative-in-circulation.html
Awareness march on problems of Assam

A three-month long march across western Assam to create awareness among the people regarding the problems of the state was today launched by... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2480089&n_date=20141020&cat=India
Gujarat major keen on tea lab

Guwahati, Oct. 19: The third biggest packet-tea company in the country, Gujarat-based Wagh Bakri Group, has evinced interest in setting up a... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141020/jsp/northeast/story_18942877.jsp

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