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Amit Shah and his team of 16 working on Kashmir, NRC

Amit Shah and his team of 16 working on Kashmir, NRC

New Delhi, Jul 29: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the Prime Minister’s most trusted lieutenant in Modi 2.0, is learnt to be focusing on vital aspects of national security with 16 key bureaucrats to fix the structural crises — the militancy in Kashmir, the NRC, and the situation in Northeast and Maoist-affected areas. With the […]

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India rejects Trump's claim of PM Modi seeking help on Kashmir

India rejects Trump's claim of PM Modi seeking help on Kashmir

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, calming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently sought his help in resolving the dispute. India has denied Trump’s claim. The US president made this remark while meeting Pakistani PM Imran Khan at the White House. “I was […]

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Centre gives environment clearance for expansion of runway at Jammu airport

Centre gives environment clearance for expansion of runway at Jammu airport

New Delhi, Jul 22: The Centre has given environment clearance for the expansion of runway at the Jammu Airport which will entail an investment of Rs 92 crore, a senior government official said Monday. Jammu airport, which is in operation since 1985, belongs to Indian Air Force and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) maintains […]

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Designed for women, Nirbheek revolver sales go up

Designed for women, Nirbheek revolver sales go up

New Delhi: After Delhi’s gruesome Nirbhaya gang rape that shook the country seven years ago, the Ordnance Factory in Kanpur came out with a light-weight revolver, especially designed for women. Named Nirbheek, to deter recurrence of such a case, the revolver has so far sold around 2,500 pieces mainly in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. […]

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Donald Trump reignites tariff issue with India

Donald Trump reignites tariff issue with India

New Delhi, Jul 09: Weeks after holding discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump Tuesday raked up the issue of tariff imposed by India on American products, saying it is “no longer acceptable.” Ahead of meeting Modi on the eve of the G20 Summit held in Osaka, Trump had targeted India for […]

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RSS to set up 'shakhas' in Kashmir, southern states

RSS to set up 'shakhas' in Kashmir, southern states

Jhansi, Jul 02: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has decided to set up more ‘shakhas in the southern states and, most importantly, in Jammu and Kashmir. The ongoing meeting of the RSS in Jhansi has decided to penetrate into the territories where it does not have a strong presence. Apparently preparing for the upcoming Assembly […]

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Article 370 has to go lock, stock and barrel: Ram Madhav

Article 370 has to go lock, stock and barrel: Ram Madhav

New Delhi, June 29: Asserting that Article 370 has to go lock stock and barrel, BJP’s national general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is committed to repealing the provision which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir. “As far as 370 is concerned, our ideological commitment is […]

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Centre denies intelligence failure in Pulwama suicide attack

Centre denies intelligence failure in Pulwama suicide attack

New Delhi, Jun 26: Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on Wednesday told Parliament there was no intelligence failure in the Pulwama attack, where a Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a CRPF convoy, killing 40 personnel. The minister’s assertion counters J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik’s remarks following the incident on […]

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More than half of Indians believe smart devices are spying on them: Survey

More than half of Indians believe smart devices are spying on them: Survey

New Delhi, Jun 25: As many as 52 percent or more than half of the Indians believe their smart devices record personal information without their knowledge, a survey by YouGov said on Tuesday. YouGov — an Internet-based market research and data analytics firm — stated that the most commonly used devices are also the ones […]

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Amit Shah's first bill today in LS on Jammu and Kashmir reservation

Amit Shah's first bill today in LS on Jammu and Kashmir reservation

New Delhi:  A bill proposing to give reservation in educational institutions and government jobs to people living within 10 km of the International Border in Jammu is listed to be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday. It is the first bill to be introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah who will also give […]

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