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BJP slams Gogoi’s remarks on Muslims


September 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday criticized Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for linking birth rate among Muslims in Assam to illiteracy and said the Congress has ... Read more...

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BJP motion on Assam violence rejected (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) An adjournment motion moved by the BJP over the government's failure to check illegal infiltration and ethnic violence in Assam was defeated by voice ... Read more...

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Fence entire Bangladesh border, opposition says


August 8th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP and some other opposition parties Wednesday demanded immediate steps to complete fencing on India's border with Bangladesh to check illegal infiltration.Taking part ... Read more...

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Centre to blame for Assam violence: Advani


August 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday blamed the central government for the ethnic violence in Assam, saying it had failed to halt illegal infiltration from Bangladesh that ... Read more...

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River erosion upsets BSF at India-Bangladesh border


May 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Silchar, May 8 (IANS) River erosion has made the job of Border Security Force (BSF) guards increasingly difficult and dangerous along the India-Bangladesh border, says a senior BSF official."The erosion ... Read more...

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Locals detain 75 suspected Bangladeshis in Assam


March 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 17 (IANS) The people of Jakhalabandha town in Nagaon district Saturday rounded up 75 suspected Bangladeshi nationals for illegally entering the Indian territory. The group included one female, ... Read more...

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Nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants held in Assam


March 10th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants, including a woman and two children, were held here Saturday, police said.The nine Bangladeshis were detained by the Government Railway Police (GRP) ... Read more...

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Facing attack, Jaitley again clarifies on ‘opportunistic’ WikiLeaks


March 28th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 28 (IANS) Under attack from the Congress over the latest WikiLeaks revelations on him, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley said Monday that his alleged use ... Read more...

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Gadkari defends Jaitely on WikiLeaks expose


March 27th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday defended senior party colleague Arun Jaitley on a leaked US embassy cable which referred to the latter's ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks revelations: Congress sharpens attack on Jaitley


March 27th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): Asserting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) divides on communal lines for political agenda, Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs, Ashwani Kumar, on Sunday ... Read more...

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Sibal pulls up BJP over WikiLeaks revelations


March 27th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Kapil Sibal on Sunday criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over fresh revelations by whistle blowing website Wikileaks that the party's ... Read more...

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Jaitley dismisses Wikileaks expose


March 26th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Saturday trashed a US embassy cable, released by Wikileaks, in which an American diplomat purportedly wrote that ... Read more...

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Arun Jaitley denies ‘opportunistic’ remark in WikiLeaks cable


March 26th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Denying the statements made by him reported by WikiLeaks cable, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley today said that the use of 'opportunistic' ... Read more...

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Two rockets fired from Pakistan into Punjab (Lead)


April 19th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), April 19 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troopers exchanged gunfire after two rockets were fired into Indian Punjab from Pakistan, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said here Monday. BSF Punjab range Deputy ... Read more...

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‘12 mn illegal Bangladeshis could get listed in census’


April 9th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) A minority group in Assam Friday claimed that names of an estimated 12 million illegal Bangladeshi migrants would get enlisted in the ongoing census in the state. ... Read more...

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There is no infiltration into India: Pakistan Rangers


March 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), March 28 (IANS) Sticking to their earlier stand, Pakistan Rangers Director General (Punjab) Muhammad Yaqub Khan Sunday reiterated that no smuggling and infiltration was taking place from the Pakistani side ... Read more...

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Assam amends illegal foreigners notice


December 8th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) The Assam government issued a notification Tuesday amending the Quit India Notice order for those identified as illegal foreigners and has asked the authorities to immediately arrest such ... Read more...

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AGP-BJP candidate is charged with murder, says Gogoi


March 28th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 28 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday accused the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine of fielding a candidate chargesheeted for murder. "I am not naming the ... Read more...

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Probe local help angle in 26/11, demands Advani


February 17th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Demanding a probe to find out if the terrorists from Pakistan who attacked Mumbai had local support, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani ... Read more...

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Insurgency, infiltration twin threats to Northeast: Rajnath Singh


January 31st, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Saturday said illegal infiltration from Bangladesh and insurgency continue to be the twin challenges facing the northeast with central funds meant ... Read more...

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Apex court strongly backs citizen identity cards


January 15th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday strongly backed the idea of having national identity cards for all citizens of the country to identify illegal immigrants and infiltrators, including those ... Read more...

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Bangladesh migrants breeding terrorism in Assam: Advani


October 31st, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 31 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday blamed illegal infiltration from Bangladesh as the main reason for breeding terrorism in Assam and asked Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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ULFA rejects plea by sacked colleagues to talk peace


July 28th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), one of northeastern India's frontline separatist groups, has rejected pleas by rebel colleagues to side with them and start peace ... Read more...

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‘Nepalese police action on Tibetan protesters excessive’


March 20th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, March 20 (DPA) An international human rights organization Thursday described Nepalese police action on Tibetan protesters as "excessive" and called for respect of rights to peaceful assembly. The US based Human ... Read more...

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