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  • Govt ready to talk to Naxals: PM

    Addressing the DGP’s and IGP’s conference in New Delhi, the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said despite the curtailment of militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the public order dimension in the state has become a cause of serious concern.  Of late, growing presence of non state actors, fundamentalist groups and Leftwing extremists had […]

    No credible response of Maoists to Centre’s offer of talks : Chidambaram

    Hinting at a new beginning for peace talks in Kashmir, Home Minister P Chidambaram hoped a starting point will be found soon to help break the vicious cycle of violence and re-start the process of dialogue. Addressing the conference of DGPs and IGPs in New Delhi yesterday, the Home Minister said that there is no […]

    Teresa’s birth centenary celebrations begin in Kolkata

    A solemn Mass at the Missionaries of Charity’s global headquarters in Kolkata on Thrusday marked the formal beginning of the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Mother Teresa by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kolkata.  The early morning Mass at the first-floor chapel of Mother House was attended by Cardinal Telesphore Placidus Toppo of Ranchi as […]

    TERI Celebrates Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas

    New Delhi (Business Wire India): Reiterating their commitment towards creating awareness about the development of renewable energy in our country and addressing the physical, economic and policy aspects of energy and environment, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) along with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and the Govt. of NCT, Delhi , celebrated […]

    50,000 displaced in Assam flash floods

    Heavy monsoon rains triggered flash floods in Assam on Saturday, displacing at least 50,000 people in the State’s Lakhimpur district, officials said, no casualties have been reported. A government spokesperson said floodwaters of Singora river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra river, entered at least 40 villages forcing residents to take shelter on raised platforms and […]

    N-Liability: Govt hints dropping contentious proposal on suppliers’ liability

    As it prepares to move the nuclear liability bill in Parliament Wednesday, government sought to rope in Left parties a day before amidst indications that it could consider dropping a contentious proposal regarding the suppliers’ liability. Indications emerged that the government may not be averse to dropping the provision regarding “intent” on the part of […]

    New phenomenon of ‘saffron terrorism’ in India: Chidambaram

    Inaugurating a conference of chiefs of police forces of the country, Home Minister P Chidambaram warned Wednesday that there has been no let up in attempts to radicalise the youth and added that a new phenomenon of “saffron terrorism” involved in many bomb blasts has been uncovered.  “There is no let up in the attempts […]

    J-K minister Saroori asked to resign: Chavan

    Jammu and Kashmir PWD Minister G M Saroori on Monday asked to tender his resignation to chief minister Omar Abdullah in the wake of the controversy over alleged impersonation of his daughter during an entrance exam. “The party minister has been asked to resign”, Congress general secretary Prithviraj Chavan said lastnight. The development comes on […]

    Border tension: shoot-at-sight orders in Charaipung

    The Assam govt on Tuesday issued shoot-at-sight orders in tension-hit Charaipung sub- division of Sibsagar district bordering Arunachal Pradesh following border dispute between the two states. The order was given by senior minister and government spokesman Himanta Biswa Sarma who along with Tourism Minister Rockybul Hussain visited the area hit by border clashes since 14th […]

    Brahma appointed Election Commissioner

    Former bureaucrat Harishankar Brahma was appointed as Election Commissioner. A 1975 IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre, Brahma (60), who hails from Assam, is a former Union Power Secretary. “The President is pleased to appoint Shri Harishankar Brahma as the Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India with effect from the date he assumes […]