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At least 13 labourers trapped in illegal mine in Meghalaya rescue operation on

SHILLONG: A most unfrotunate series of events is coming to light from Meghalaya where at least 13 labourers trapped in an illegal coal mine activity despite National Green Tribunal’s ban. The mine is an old, illegal so-called rat-hole mine authorities said. The state government also admits to illegal mining. Superintendent of Police (SP), Jaintia Hills, Sylvester Nongtngr

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Mizoram assembly elections 2018: 15% voter turnout in 2 hours of Polling

MIZORAM: Polling is underway for 40 seats with 209 candidates in the fray to elect a new Mizoram Assembly. "Till 9 a.m., 15 per cent voter turnout has been recorded," an Election Commission official said. Congress, which has been in power in Mizoram since 2008, is eyeing a third consecutive term in the

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Only 3.5 Lakh Of 40 Lakh Excluded In Assam List Applied Again: Sources

NEW DELHI: About 4.5 lakh people, out of the total 40 lakh,  who have been excluded within the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), have claimed that they are Indian nationals after the window opens for claims and objections within the Supreme Court-monitored train, sources mentioned on Sunday. Besides, lower than 100 purposes have been

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Four injured in low intensity explosion in Guwahati

ASSAM: Four people have been injured in a low-intensity blast in the Sukleswar ghat area in Guwahati Saturday, police said. The explosion took place at a construction material dump in the Pan Bazar area. The police said the four people, who sustained minor injuries, had been admitted to the Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital which

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Amit Shah’s termite remark unwanted: Bangladesh minister

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh Minister of Information Hasanul Haq Inu said,' Amit Shah has made an unwanted remark by describing Bangladeshis as termites. He also said Dhaka believes that the comments by Shah were made in personal capacity, which does not reflect the official stand of the Government of India. Hasanul Haq Inu said

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Those excluded from Assam citizens will be deported: BJP leader Ram Madhav

NEW DELHI: BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav stoked a controversy after he advocated NRC be implemented across India.  Madhav did not stop here and went on to suggest people excluded from the final list of Assam-specific National Register of Citizens would be de-franchised and deported to their country. BJP General Secretary and Assam Chief Minister made

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Infiltrators cannot vote: BJP Presidents hints Assam like NRC in other states

NEW DELHI: Those people who can not demonstrate their citizenship have no correct to take part in elections, BJP president Amit Shah said on NRC issue. He also said after concluding the issue of NRC in Assam the government will decide on how, when and whether to proceed on conducting similar

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Supreme Court, brings up top NRC officials, for speaking to media

NEW DELHI: Two senior civil servants pulled up by The Supreme Court, speaking to the media about Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) without informing the court. The apex court said, that you do not forget that you are a court employee, it is your duty to obey orders. So how did

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