Identify people who are helping Rohingyas:Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh

  New Delhi: Expressing concern over the presence of Rohingyas in Manipur, Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said efforts should be made to identify the people who are facilitating their entry and providing them shelter in the state. The chief minister was referring to the arrest of six Rohingyas from the Tulihal International Airport […]

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AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi for restoring communication in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday asked the government to remove the restrictions on communication links in Kashmir. “No phone works there. Internet is a far-off thing,” Owaisi said while addressing an Eid Milap at his party’s office on Tuesday night. “I said in Parliament that if Kashmir people are so happy… let […]

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2 members killed, 3 injured in wall collapse in Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur district

New Delhi: Two members of a family, including a minor, were killed and three injured on Tuesday when a wall of their house collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur district due to heavy overnight rains, police said. The incident took place in the wee hours in Patehari village under Jigna police station area, they said. It […]

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Election Commission holds informal discussion on Jammu and Kashmir reorganisation

New Delhi: Following the reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories, the Election Commission (EC) held informal discussions on the latest developments on Tuesday. The poll panel is also learnt to have discussed the proposed delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir, where the Assembly election is due. EC sources said the Ministry of […]

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BSP President Mayawati demands withdrawal of CBSE fee hike for exams

New Delhi: BSP President Mayawati on Tuesday termed the fee hike by the CBSE for Class 10 and 12 examinations as unfortunate and demanded its immediate withdrawal. The BSP president said SC/ST students will now have to pay a higher fees. “Similarly, the fee for general category students has also been doubled. This is a […]

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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb asks misguided youth to join mainstream

New Delhi: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday called upon tribal youth, who were still pursuing the wrong path, to join the mainstream for the speedy development of the state. The chief minister was speaking after welcoming 88 militants of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), who surrendered arms, in Dhalai district’s […]

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Eid in Jammu and Kashmir passes off peacefully barring few incidents, no firing in Valley: Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) S P Pani

New Delhi: Barring a few minor incidents in which some people were injured, Eid al-Adha festivities passed off peacefully in Jammu and Kashmir, and there was no firing anywhere in the Kashmir Valley, the police said on Monday. Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) S P Pani also said the Jammu and Kashmir administration was committed […]

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Chidambaram only a burden on earth,says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on P Chidambaram, saying the veteran Congress leader was “only a burden” on the earth. The chief minister was responding to criticism of his party by Chidambaram who had reportedly said that if the Centre decided to make Tamil Nadu a […]

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Article 370 removal will result in end of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir : Union Home Minister Amit Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution will lead to end of terrorism and progress of the region. Speaking at the launch of a book on Vice President M Venkiah Naidu here, Shah said he firmly believed […]

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