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Indiscipline in Assam Congress will be dealt with strongly: Digvijay

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Guwahati, April 06: AICC incharge for Assam Digvijay Singh has asserted that any act of indiscipline will be dealt with strongly. This was in reference to the ongoing rebellion in the Congress, which has put Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi under extreme pressure. Though Digvijay tried his level best to sort out the differences, but the internal bickering continues.

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Gogoi is better than Modi, says Digvijay

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Guwahati, April 06: AICC incharge for Assam Digvijay Singh has lashed out at BJP for projecting and comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
Accordingly to Digvijay Singh there cannot be any comparison between Modi and Dr. Singh. Digvijay Singh believes that if a comparison has to be made it should be between Modi and other Congress Chief Ministers.

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Garo Hills tormented by water crisis

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TURA, April 05: Fast fading green from hills, increasing population, lack of rain, depleting ground water, and the apathy of the PHE department has created a situation where people fighting over water in Garo Hills is not far. The case thus far is such that people have been making long queues in front of any watering holes they have been able to lay their hands on.

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Deborah’s vehicle damaged during KSU rally

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SHILLONG, April 05: Unknown miscreants on Thursday evening pelted stones at the official vehicle of State Social Welfare Minster, Deborah Marak which was parked at Main Secretariat.

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North East India Bishops reiterate Pope Francis’ Stand on Poor

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Agartala, April 06: Echoing the predilection for the poor that Pope Francis famously made known at the beginning of his pontificate, the leadership of the Catholic Church in North East India have said there is an essential ‘link between our faith and the poor’.
“Our educational services and social outreach programs are expressions of the Church’s belief that there exists an undeniable link between our faith and the poor,” said Archbishop of Shillong Diocese Rev Dominic Jala. He called it a ‘link’ the Church in North East would ‘vigorously pursue’.

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Magisterial inquiry ordered into vandalism during KSU rally

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SHILLONG, April 05: A day after four persons were assaulted and shops vandalized in city during the hours of the rally sponsored by the KSU, the state government on Friday ordered a ‘magisterial inquiry’ into the incident, the report of which is expected to be submitted within one week.
The inquiry will be headed by the East Khasi hills district Additional Deputy Commissioner, DM Wahlang.

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KHADC protests illegal encroachment by Assam in Sabuda village

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SHILLONG, April 05: Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) Friday said that it would shoot a ‘letter of protest’ demanding the Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council (KAADC) to immediately stop the recent illegal activities by Assam government at Sabuda village and its neighboring villages in Ri Bhoi district on ground that the notification of Assam Governor in 1951 clearly stated the areas falls under the Council’s jurisdiction of the state.

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