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India got decisive government after long time: BJP chief

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 15:52

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Stressing that a corruption-free rule was a major achievement of the Narendra Modi-led government, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said India had got a 'decisive' government under Modi's leadership after a long time.

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Kolkata Police accord ceremonial welcome to Mamata

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 15:38

Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, who was sworn-in as West Bengal's chief minister for the second time, was on Friday accorded a ceremonial welcome by Kolkata Police at Nabanna, the temporary state secretariat in neighbouring Howrah.

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Child trafficking cases should end in 30 days: Satyarthi

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 15:34

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Friday urged the government to ensure that summary trials in cases of child trafficking and bonded labour should be concluded within 30 days.

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Mamata sworn in Bengal CM for second term, 41 ministers take oath

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 15:24

Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was on Friday sworn in for a second consecutive term as West Bengal chief minister at a grand public ceremony witnessed by thousands of supporters as well as eminent personalities.

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CPI-M to review results of assembly polls on Sunday

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 15:08

Agartala, May 27 (IANS) The politburo of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will meet on Sunday to review the outcome of the assembly elections in four states and a union territory, sources said here on Friday.

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Drug trafficker held in Manipur

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:48

Imphal, May 27 (IANS) A drug trafficker possessing highly intoxicating and addictive drugs has been arrested in Manipur, officials said on Friday.

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Relaxation of SoPs led to attack on Assam Rifles: Parrikar

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:42

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The attack on a Assam Rifles convoy in Manipur was not a planned one and happened possibly because the troopers had become "relaxed", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

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Need more assets, infrastructure in Andamans: Parrikar

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:36

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The government is looking at developing the Andaman and Nicobar islands, equipping them with infrastructure needed for pushing tourism as well as protecting India's strategic interests, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

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Have sought report on Rafale negotiations: Parrikar

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:24

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought a report from the committee negotiating the price for the Rafale fighter jets as India looks at concluding the deal in a couple of months.

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Logistics agreement with US will help India: Parrikar

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 14:06

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A much-debated India-US logistics agreement will be of immense benefit as it will give India access to US military bases worldwide and does not involve any "war excchanges", while any support for operational purposes will only be on a case-by-case basis, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

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Mamata sworn in West Bengal CM for second time

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:48

Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was on Friday sworn-in as West Bengal's chief minister for the second time. Forty-one others also were sworn-in as her ministers.

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IRB trooper injured in insurgent attack in Manipur

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:42

Imphal, May 27 (IANS) A trooper was injured when a patrol party of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) was attacked by the outlawed Revolutionary People's Front (RPF) underground organisation in Manipur, an official said.

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