A day after walking out of the NDC meet, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Friday said renewed moves were being made to set up the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) despite opposition to it by several states.
Accusing the Centre of meting out
step-motherly treatment to BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh, Chief
Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said PM Manmohan
Singh was sympathetic to the demands but lacked influence over
Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati, who has often accused the Centre of ignoring the
interests of the state, on Saturday stressed on the need to "rise
above party politics" to ensure speedier development of the
The development strategy being
pursued in the country has the effect of widening regional
inequalities and the northeastern states are victims of it,
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Saturday.