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Centre extending militaristic approach to northeast: Chidambaram

Centre extending militaristic approach to northeast: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take action against Meghalaya Governor Tathagat Roy over his remarks to boycott Kashmiri goods. He said that the Central government was extending its "muscular, militaristic approach" to the northeast which it failed to show in Jammu and Kashmir.



Toll in Assam hooch tragedy reaches 80

Toll in Assam hooch tragedy reaches 80

Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam hooch tragedy has increased to 80, with the death of two more people, authorities said on Saturday.

AAP MLAs slam Delhi LG for restricting works

AAP MLAs slam Delhi LG for restricting works

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal listed out the achievements of the city government during the ongoing Budget Session, AAP MLAs on Saturday accused him of creating hurdles and restricting works laid out by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Congress blames BJP for mining ban

Congress blames BJP for mining ban

Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) Goa's Congress unit on Saturday accused the ruling BJP-led governments both in the coastal state and at the Centre, of not being serious about restarting mining operations, while also accusing ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of derailing the sector.

Move to stall AirAsia's international flight operations

Move to stall AirAsia's international flight operations

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday moved an application in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Centre to stay an AirAsia India plea seeking permission to fly internationally.

From then to now: Inside the developments of 1960 Indus Waters Treaty

From then to now: Inside the developments of 1960 Indus Waters Treaty

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The water distribution treaty between India and Pakistan that was brokered by the World Bank in 1960 to use the water available in the Indus system of rivers originating in India has come in the limelight once again as New Delhi has decided to stop the flow of its share of water from the three eastern rivers - Beas, Ravi and Sutlej - to Islamabad.

BJP MLAs disrupt LG's address, marshalled out

BJP MLAs disrupt LG's address, marshalled out

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Soon after the Delhi Assembly began its Budget Session, three BJP MLAs were on Friday marshalled out of the House for interrupting the welcome address by Lt Governor Anil Baijal.

2 suspected JeM terrorists nabbed in UP

2 suspected JeM terrorists nabbed in UP

Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) Two terror suspects, owing allegiance to the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant outfit, have been nabbed from Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) O.P. Singh said on Friday.

Vadra appears before ED in money laundering case

Vadra appears before ED in money laundering case

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Friday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fifth time in connection with a money laundering case.

Modi donates Seoul Peace Prize money to Namami Gange fund

Modi donates Seoul Peace Prize money to Namami Gange fund

Seoul, Feb 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the Seoul Peace Prize here on Friday. He dedicated the Prize to the people of India and donated its amount to the Namami Gange Fund.

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