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No alliance, new party is a hindrance to BJP in the coming Assam assembly polls : BJP

Guwahati, September 4: Leaders of the ruling BJP in Assam Friday asserted that no alliance or new party stands as a hindrance for the saffron party's return to power in the state for the second time in the assembly polls due in early 2021. State BJP president Ranjit Kumar Dass and senior party leader and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also attacked the opposition Congress for the tardy development in the state and for going out of its way to "disrupt and destroy" Assam. Addressing the state BJP Executive meeting...

Afghan forces kill 46 Taliban terrorists in Northern Faryab Province

KABUL, September 5: The Afghan forces have killed 46 Taliban terrorists and injured 37 others during an operation in the northern Faryab province. Several Taliban units attacked the Qaisar district of the Faryab province but were pushed back by the military, Mohammad Hanif Rezai, a spokesman for the 209th corps of the Afghan National Army, also known as the Shaheen Corps, told Sputnik on Saturday. The spokesman added that the district was under the control of the Afghan forces. At the same time, Rezai said the military operation was still...

‘Very nasty’ situation along India-China border; ready to help ease tension: Trump

Washington, September 5: Describing the situation along the India-China border as "very nasty , US President Donald Trump has said that the Chinese are "going at it much more strongly" than a lot of people understand and he would "love to get involved and help" ease the tension. Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in a bitter standoff in multiple places in eastern Ladakh for four months. Tensions flared up again in the region after China unsuccessfully attempted to occupy Indian territory in the southern bank of the Pangong lake...
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