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  • Need to extenuate police-drug peddler nexus: Sardesai

    Need to extenuate police-drug peddler nexus: Sardesai

    Goa Agriculture Minister Vijay Sardesai today said though there are instances to show that police and drug peddler nexus exists in the coastal state, "you have to extenuate that nexus which gives Goa a bad name." The comments by Sardesai......

    September 22, 2017
  • Rajnath appeals to Maoists for shunning violence, surrender

    Rajnath appeals to Maoists for shunning violence, surrender

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday appealed to Maoists to shun violence and surrender. "I appeal Maoist leaders to shun violence and surrender. The surrender process will be on fast track case to case basis," said Singh while addressing......

    September 22, 2017
  • Rohingyas are not terrorists, nor a threat to India's security: Refugee

    Rohingyas are not terrorists, nor a threat to India's security: Refugee

    Twenty three-year-old Mohammad Imran, a Rohingya who has grown up in a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar after his family fled violence in Myanmar, says he is "disheartened" to learn that India sees Rohingya Muslims as a national security......

    September 21, 2017
  • Examining reports on black money commissioned by UPA: Arun Jaitley

    Examining reports on black money commissioned by UPA: Arun Jaitley

    The Finance Ministry says it is examining three reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians in the country and abroad that were commissioned by the previous UPA regime and submitted more than three years ago. Responding to......

    September 20, 2017
  • Solution to 'Assam problem' before 2019 polls: ULFA's Anup Chetia

    Solution to 'Assam problem' before 2019 polls: ULFA's Anup Chetia

    ULFA might hammer out a lasting solution to the "Assam problem" before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, its General Secretary, Anup Chetia, has said, adding that the BJP-led government must think seriously on how to bring the Paresh Baruah faction......

    September 19, 2017
  • BJP shielding Ryan management: AAP

    BJP shielding Ryan management: AAP

    The AAP on Thursday accused the BJP government of shielding the Ryan International School management in the murder of a seven-year-old boy inside the school premises in Gurugram. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) also said that the owner of the......

    September 14, 2017
  • CPI-M slams Centre, asks to cut diesel, petrol prices

    CPI-M slams Centre, asks to cut diesel, petrol prices

    The CPI-M has demanded a substantial cut in petroleum and diesel prices, citing the drastic fall in international prices of crude oil. An editorial in the party journal "People's Democracy" said retail prices of petrol and diesel had reached a......

    September 14, 2017
  • Can't keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

    Can't keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

    The government cannot change fuel prices on a knee-jerk basis, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday on a day when stocks of state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) tanked by as much as eight per cent following recent hikes in......

    September 13, 2017
  • I am real JD-U, will prove it: Sharad Yadav

    I am real JD-U, will prove it: Sharad Yadav

    Although Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has told Sharad Yadav to join Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the rebel leader on Wednesday claimed that he was the real JD-U and he will prove it soon. Sharad Yadav also said......

    September 13, 2017
  • Congress will not project CM face in Chhattisgarh

    Congress will not project CM face in Chhattisgarh

    The Congress, which is striving hard to stage a comeback in Chhattisgarh since it lost power in 2003, will not project any leader as the Chief Ministerial candidate for the 90-member assembly polls next year. "The party will not project......

    September 13, 2017
  • Govt should order CBI probe into killing of 7-yr-old student: Bhupinder Hooda

    Govt should order CBI probe into killing of 7-yr-old student: Bhupinder Hooda

    Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said a CBI probe should be ordered by the Centre into the killing of a seven-year-old student of Gurgaon's Ryan International School. “People's anger, in this case, is a natural reaction. A......

    September 10, 2017
  • Centre keeping an eye on GST implementation regularly: Meghwal

    Centre keeping an eye on GST implementation regularly: Meghwal

    The government is monitoring implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regularly and teething issues are being resolved immediately, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said today. Some technical issues with regard to tax payment have come......

    September 2, 2017
  • BJP government protecting RSS-connected accused: Digvijaya

    BJP government protecting RSS-connected accused: Digvijaya

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday, reacting to the bail granted to 2008 Malegaon blast main accused Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit, accused the BJP government was "trying to protect all accused connected with RSS". "Col. Purohit gets Bail. It......

    August 22, 2017