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BJP says Centre's handling of Kashmir crisis lacks vision
“Government should not under any circumstance consider lifting AFSPA”
No rift over AFSPA: Antony
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Defence Minister A.K. Antony has said that there are no differences in the Cabinet over the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), as applicable to Jammu and Kashmir. “There is no serious difference of ...
BSF orders inquiry into torture allegations
KANKER: The Border Security Force has ordered an internal inquiry into allegations that BSF soldiers in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district tortured villagers into confessing that they were Maoists. The allegations were levelled by Sunita Tulavi, ...
Aiyar: reach out to Kashmiris emotionally
New Delhi: With the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) set to discuss the Kashmir situation on Monday, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday said the immediate need was not a “political solution,” but the leadership should ...
Cabinet urged to decide on classification of coal mines
NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO)-appointed panel is understood to have sought the intervention of the Union Cabinet to take a call on classification of coal bearing areas in the country as no mining zones and providing for ...
Pratibha visits Luang Prabang
Vientianne: The 45-member business delegation comprising delgates from the CII, Assocham and Ficci accompanying President Pratibha Patil called on her here on Sunday to brief her about the business and investment climate in Laos, and the ...
Not enough steps taken to bridge rich-poor gap: Aiyar
New Delhi: Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Mani Shankar Aiyar said on Sunday the authorities were not taking enough steps to bridge the widening gap between the rich and the poor. He raised questions over the implementation of ...
BJP warns Centre against diluting Armed Forces Act
NEW DELHI: A day before the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security to discuss the Kashmir situation, the Bharatiya Janata Party warned the Centre on Sunday against diluting the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), arguing that such a ...
Body of missing fisherman found
AHMEDABAD: The recovery of the body on Sunday of one of the 16 missing fishermen in the rough sea on Friday has spread gloom among the fishing community. The Gujarat Fisheries Department, the Indian Coast Guard and the police have ...
Salman's comments prompt angry reactions from political parties
Mumbai: Hindi film actor Salman Khan, who was under attack on Sunday for telling a Pakistani channel that the November 26, 2008 attacks in Mumbai were hyped up because the “elite people” were targeted, has apologised for his ...
Provide receipts for EVM votes: Swamy
HYDERABAD: Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy has demanded that the Election Commission (EC) take steps to provide a paper trail (receipts) for votes cast through the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and revert to ballot papers until ...
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