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Road safety

When it comes to the country’s killer roads, none could have put it better than Union Minister for Road and Transport Nitin Gadkari when he lamented in a recent interview that more people have died in road accidents ‘than in all the wars India has fought’. Despite addition of 2 lakh km to road infrastructure, the number of vehicles is increasing faster, necessitating a massive...

 
Retreating monsoon worst in 140 years

By Abhishek Waghmare

The Tamil Nadu government declared a drought on January 10, after 144 farmers ended their lives between October and December. As many as 106 farmers were reported to have committed suicide in one month, according to a notice issued by the National Human Rights Commission to the state government on January 5.

The retreating northeast monsoon — usually ...

 
Parrikar faces proxy battle in Panaji

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar

While the Indian army fights a proxy war on the country’s borders, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar now faces a shadow war on his home turf, the Panaji assembly seat, when Goa votes on February 4.

Taking on the BJP is Parrikar’s political guru, former state RSS chief Subhash Velingkar, who earlier unveiled his electoral weapon — one t...

 
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 Arunachal News
Demonetization a revolutionary step to curb black money: Rijiju
APCC to organize conference against demonetization
‘A national movement of epic proportion’
Mein bats for timely and quality implementation of CSS
 Meghalaya News
CM clarifies on setting up of Tura Medical College
Grand Council of Chiefs appeal to Cong to suspend Dorphang
Laptops distributed among meritorious students
CM to hoist National Flag at Shillong on R-Day
 Northeast News
NE has potential to push Indian medical systems: Jitendra Singh
Closer at Halflong Cherra Tea Estate, thousand workers jobless
Civil society group demands CBI probe into Mizoram lottery scam
Pangsau Pass Winter Festival begins along Indo-Myanmer border
 Cachar News
CITU resents Centre’s apathy on demands of scheme workers
Silchar theatre group to stage a play for 50th time
Appointment of president of Consumers’ Court brings hope for people
19th Beekshan film festival concludes in Silchar
 National News
SC not to pronounce Jallikattu verdict for a week
Jallikattu protests, a lesson for Hindutva forces: Owaisi
‘Free expression in varsities under threat’
Shivpal, Azam Khan in Samajwadi Party’s first list of 191 candidates
 International News
Trump asks 50 Obama appointees to continue
‘The Work Begins’, tweets Trump ahead of inauguration
Trump is ‘would be dictator’ and Theresa May ‘won’t last’: Soros
Russia celebrates Donald Trump’s inauguration
 State-1
ABSU to file PIL at HC against ‘anomalies’ in textbook distributions
Concern over deplorable condition of NH-54
GST awareness seminar held in Sivasagar
Final electoral roll published
 State-2
CM exhorts youths to follow ideals of Vaishnava Gurus
Barter system back in Jonbeel Mela
Rotavirus vaccination programme for infants in Uldalguri
Teak wood seized
 Local Sports
Jugal, Debanga, Andy, Eva, Nishita win titles
Khelo India National meet begins today
Dipa to visit Guwahati tomorrow
Sonowal to attend final at Golaghat
 Sports
Sania advances, Bopanna beaten
Dhawan in hospital
India, England teams arrive in Kolkata
India need institutional arrangement for excellence in sports: Modi
 Editorial
Ground Rules for Trump
Soft on High-level Graft
Making a case for Jallikattu
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 Op-Ed (Sunday)
Economic sluggishness in Assam: Urgency of more pragmatism
Sankaradeva and the Pala-art-form of India
Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda
 
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