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Prime Minister congratulates Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Arvind Kejriwal on taking oath as Delhi Chief Minister and extended him best wishes for a fruitful tenure. Kejriwal thanked Modi for the wishes and said the Centre and the AAP government must work together to make Delhi a city of pride for all. “I congratulate Shri @ArvindKejriwal on taking oath …

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AAP plans to connect with one crore people

New Delhi: As part of its expansion plan, the AAP will launch a campaign from February 23 to March 23 in all states to connect with one crore people, senior party leader Gopal Rai said on Sunday.    Rai after a meeting with state office bearers at the Chief Minister’s residence here said that “it has been decided that work would …

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India, Norway will work together for quick climate action: Javadekar

Gandhinagar: India and Norway will work together in exerting pressure on all countries for quick climate action and stressed that the finances promised to the developing world should be followed up, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday.  Javadekar held “fruitful” talks with Norwegian Climate and Environment Minister Sveinung Rotevatn on bilateral and global issues at the 13th Conference …

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Restraint over language must be maintained in Bihar polls: Paswan

New Delhi: The Bihar assembly polls later this year should be fought on local development issues and restraint over language must be maintained, Union minister and LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan has said. The remarks by the BJP ally assume significance as they come after a vitriolic Delhi Assembly polls campaign in which some BJP leaders were rapped by the …

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India in talks with Russia on mega deal

New Delhi: India and Russia have finalised the broad contours of an ambitious government-to-government agreement for long-term import of crude oil by India from Russia’s Far East region.  The pact is likely to be inked during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit in October for the annual summit talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, diplomatic sources said.  The pact is set …

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Delhi Police should remain calm while dealing with miscreants: Shah

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday suggested to the Delhi Police that it should be ready to deal with miscreants with “firm hands”, and at the same time remain calm despite “provocation”. At the 73rd Raising Day ceremony of the Delhi Police, Shah called it one of the leading metropolitan police forces in the country and the …

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Protesters to march to Shah’s house today

New Delhi: Protesters at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi have announced that they will march to the Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence on Sunday with a charter of demands. They said that their primary demand is revocation of the contentious  Citizenship (Amendment) Act. However, sources in the Union home ministry said that they have not received any such request for …

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Shah Faesal booked under PSA

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has booked former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal under the controversial Public Safety Act, official sources said on Saturday. Faesal, who has been under detention after scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, was booked under the PSA on Friday night, according to the sources. Former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were also …

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