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Terrorists, Maoists threatening human rights, have to be dealt with firmly: Jaitley

Terrorists, Maoists threatening human rights, have to be dealt with firmly: Jaitley

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said while "jehadis and Maoists" were threatening the rights of citizens, but human rights organisations "taken over by the ultra-left" never spoke of this.



Kharge named Congress in charge of Maharashtra

Kharge named Congress in charge of Maharashtra

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday appointed its leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge as the general secretary in charge of Maharashtra, where assembly elections will be held next year.

 

Train movement disrupted in Bengal as locals protest youth's death

Train movement disrupted in Bengal as locals protest youth's death

Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Train movement on the busy Howrah-Kharagpur section of South Eastern Railway was disrupted for four hours on Friday as irate locals blocked the tracks at a railway station after a youth was run over by a local train here, an official said.

Truckers 'postpone' strike

Truckers 'postpone' strike

Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Truckers on Friday "temporarily postponed" their ongoing indefinite nationwide strike following a request from the Central Government as Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari was out of station.

Hindu-Muslim couple get passports after Sushma intervenes

Hindu-Muslim couple get passports after Sushma intervenes

Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) A Hindu woman married to a Muslim got her passport on Thursday, following External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's intervention, barely 24 hours after a passport officer rejected her application on the grounds that she had not changed her surname.

Indonesian police arrest boat captain over deadly capsize

Indonesian police arrest boat captain over deadly capsize

Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) Indonesian police on Thursday detained the captain of a boat that sank in Lake Toba in Sumatra earlier this week, leaving three people dead and over 190 missing.

Israeli Prime Minister's wife charged with fraud

Israeli Prime Minister's wife charged with fraud

Jerusalem, June 21 (IANS) Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was charged with fraud and breach of trust on Thursday over the alleged misuse of state funds, the Justice Ministry said.

Sebi amends regulations governing IPOs, share buybacks

Sebi amends regulations governing IPOs, share buybacks

Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Capital markets regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), on Thursday announced it has amended regulations governing initial public offerings (IPO) and buybacks.

Governor's rule not to affect anti-terror operations: Army chief

Governor's rule not to affect anti-terror operations: Army chief

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The imposition of governors rule in Jammu and Kashmir will not affect anti-terror operations, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday and noted that there was no political interference.

Kamal meets EC officials on party registration

Kamal meets EC officials on party registration

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Actor Kamal Haasan, who has floated Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), on Wednesday met Election Commission officials and expressed confidence that the process of registration of his political party will be done in around a week's time.

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