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Govt for talks with states on NCTC: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 13:19

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said the Union government was ready to hold talks will all states on the contentious issue of National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC).

Chidambaram said the government was also considering the views of Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on NCTC.

Speaking on a range of issues, the Home Minister said three amendments with regard to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) were pending with the Cabinet Committee on Security.

On Israeli embassy car blast case, Chidambaram said the Indian government is in touch with the Iranian government and the Iranian embassy in India in order to access some people for questioning.

On the issue of Telangana, the Union minister said the government has requested four political parties to quickly make up their mind on the issue.

First Published: Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 13:19
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