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Make national policy to deal with hostage crisis: Chhattisgarh CM

NEW DELHI/RAIPUR: The Chattisgarh Chief Minister, Mr Raman Singh today emphatically said there was no secret deal with Maoists in return for the release of abducted Sukma Collector, Mr Alex Paul Menon and firmly opposed any swap deal to resolve a hostage crisis.

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Security forces to deploy variety of UAVs

RAIPUR/NEW DELHI: Security forces engaged in anti-Naxal operations in various states, including Chhattisgarh, have decided to get different variants of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) ranging from small drones to long-range surveillance ones.

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Chidambaram denies discrimination against northeast students

NEW DELHI: The Union Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram Friday denied that students from the northeast were rampantly discriminated against and said the government had taken steps to curb a "subtle discrimination" against any section of the society in the country.

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Ambika Soni for self-regulation by media

NEW DELHI: Defending the mechanism of self regulation for the Media, Information and Broadcasting Minister, Ms Ambika Soni today said that this slower but surer system only needed more time to establish itself.

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‘Quashing reservation in promotions against SC/ST’

NEW DELHI: In the wake of the Supreme Court overruling the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to provide reservations in job promotions, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) said the directive, if implemented, will go against the rights of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.

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