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‘Lack of strategic sense caused 1962 Sino-Indian war’


September 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A total lack of strategic sense among the political leadership in New Delhi was the root cause of the bruising 1962 Sino-Indian war, experts said ... Read more...

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Akhilesh firefights as ministers, officials embarrass government (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) "Even if god forms a government in Uttar Pradesh, crime cannot be controlled," said minister Durga Prasad Yadav. Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan wants ... Read more...

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ULFA splits into talk and anti-talk factions


November 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 20 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has suffered a vertical split with the hardline faction led by its elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah Sunday ... Read more...

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Peace process on track despite Assam attacks


March 15th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Condemning the latest terror attacks in Assam, the government Tuesday said it would continue the peace process in the state despite desperate attempts by the ... Read more...

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First round of ULFA peace talks begins Thursday


February 9th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 9 (IANS) The first round of formal peace talks between the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government begins in New Delhi Thursday, the outfit suffering ... Read more...

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Maoist extravaganza kicks off in Nepal


November 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Dogged by deepening controversies and distrust, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Sunday kicked off a key party meeting in a village that will dominate all news in the days ... Read more...

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Maoists, government begin number game after strike fails


May 11th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) After their six-day general strike failed to oust the ruling coalition of Nepal, the opposition Maoists have begun a number game in a renewed effort to take power ... Read more...

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Vertical split in ULFA as Paresh Baruah sidelines others (News Analysis)


April 21st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) appears to have vertically split with its elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah snubbing the other top leaders, ... Read more...

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After Koirala who? The question plagues Nepal


March 21st, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) With the death of Girija Prasad Koirala on the eve of the promulgation of a new constitution, the question of who would assume the mantle of leadership is ... Read more...

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Did the government bungle on ULFA peace talks? (News Analysis)


December 6th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 6 (IANS) The surrender drama in Assam seems to have boomeranged. The chairman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Arabinda Rajkhowa was ... Read more...

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Nepal government totters after new ministers’ entry


June 5th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Within 24 hours of inducting eight new members into the cabinet, Nepal's new coalition government headed by Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal was plunged into a ... Read more...

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As Varanasi votes, Murli Manohar Joshi on sticky wicket


April 15th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, April 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi may have shifted from his traditional Allahabad seat to the Varanasi constituency. But emerging political equations seem to be ... Read more...

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Ceasefire with NDFB extended by six months


January 6th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 6 (IANS) New Delhi Tuesday extended a fragile ceasefire with the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) by six months. The move ends uncertainty after the Assam government recommended ... Read more...

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Once rebel now friend, Fahim sees conspiracy behind Paks present economic crisis


October 27th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 27 (ANI): PPP leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim, who was his partys front runner for the post of Prime Minister after February election and had once threatened to create a ... Read more...

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AGP sought help in unification bid in Assam: ULFA


October 1st, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 1 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Wednesday said Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) had sought help from the outfit in its proposed bid to ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Assam’s main opposition AGP


September 21st, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 21 (IANS) Brindaban Goswami was Sunday forced to quit as president of Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the party quickly elected his successor.Leader of Opposition in the ... Read more...

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Fashion designers aim to create industry lobby


August 7th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A group of prominent Indian designers have come together to create what they hope will become an industry lobby much in the manner of those that promote ... Read more...

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Regional unity only way to oust Congress: Mahanta


April 14th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, April 14 (IANS) Setting aside differences among regional parties and maintaing unity is the only way to oust the Congress party in Assam, feels former chief minister Prafulla ... Read more...

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AGP push for unity bid, Mahanta back in limelight


April 12th, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, April 12 (IANS) Assam's beleaguered opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is making a desperate attempt for revival with possibilities being explored for reuniting the party after the vertical ... Read more...

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Many surprises may lie in store in coming months for Pak politics


March 10th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 10 (ANI): Even though it seems that PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif have joined hands to form the next coalition government, but the behind-the-scene political ... Read more...

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