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Won`t tolerate corruption, tough steps will be taken: PM Modi

Won`t tolerate corruption, tough steps will be taken: PM Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 01:25

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that corruption is deadlier than cancer and there is an urgent need to free nation from corruption.

Ceasefire violations done to aid undesirable elements: BSF

Ceasefire violations done to aid undesirable elements: BSF

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 16:02

The Border Security Force said repeated ceasefire violations across the border in Jammu and Kashmir are being done at the behest of Pakistan to facilitate infiltration of "undesirable" elements into the Indian territory.

Court orders release of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila

Court orders release of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 15:14

A sessions court in Manipur, Tuesday, ordered the immediate release of civil rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on an indefinite hunger strike demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act for the past 13 years.

Congress flays govt over cancellation of Indo-Pak talks

Congress flays govt over cancellation of Indo-Pak talks

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:51

Congress Tuesday kept up the attack on NDA over cancellation of Indo-Pak talks even as the government and BJP said the neighbouring country cannot "walk with separatism and talk with Government of India" simultaneously.

CPI(M) slams govt decision to scrap Planning Commission

CPI(M) slams govt decision to scrap Planning Commission

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:30

CPI(M) Tuesday attacked the BJP-led government for announcing the winding up of the Planning Commission without any discussion in Parliament and said this "arbitrary move" would only facilitate private capital profit maximisation at the cost of welfare programmes.

Rajnath Singh to hold security review meet on Pak ceasefire violations

Rajnath Singh to hold security review meet on Pak ceasefire violations

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:08

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to hold a security review meet with top MHA officials on Tuesday in the wake of rising incidents of ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army.

India-Singapore to strengthen ties, says Sushma

India-Singapore to strengthen ties, says Sushma

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:46

The Defence Minister of Singapore Ng Eng Hen met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Tuesday.

Pranab Mukherjee greets Afghanistan on its Independence Day

Pranab Mukherjee greets Afghanistan on its Independence Day

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:39

President Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Afghanistan on the eve of the Independence Day of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

Pakistan envoy meeting separatist leaders not right: Atul Anjan

Pakistan envoy meeting separatist leaders not right: Atul Anjan

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:37

Communist Party of India leader Atul Anjan has said that Pakistan did not do the right thing by meeting separatist leaders ahead of the foreign secretary-level talks between the two countries.

Indo-Pak talks are important to solve the Kashmir issue: Shabir Shah

Indo-Pak talks are important to solve the Kashmir issue: Shabir Shah

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:35

Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah Tuesday expressed his disappointment over the cancellation of foreign secretary-level talks.