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Kalikho Pul is new Arunachal Pradesh CM
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) Dissident Congress lawmaker Kalikho Pul was on Friday was sworn in as the new chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, which has been under Presidents' Rule since January 25 following political instability.

Friday, February 19, 2016 11:26:03 PM

Withdraw false cases against JNU students, demand Urdu varsity faculty
Hyderabad, Feb 19 (IANS) The faculty of Moulana Azad National Urdu University has demanded withdrawal of "false cases" against the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University including students union president Kanhaiya Kumar.

Friday, February 19, 2016 11:14:05 PM

Deeply concerned over JNU row, illegal detention of Geelani: CRPP
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The Committee For Release of Political Prisoners' (CRPP) West Bengal chapter on Friday expressed "deep concern" over the incidents at JNU and the "illegal detention" of Delhi University's former professor S.A.R. Geelani on charges of sedition.

Friday, February 19, 2016 11:14:04 PM

Government will ensure rule of law: Arunachal governor
Itanagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Governor J.P. Rajkhowa on Friday said the state government will ensure rule of law and provide effective governance through transparency in its approach, accountability, political stability and control over corruption.

Friday, February 19, 2016 11:00:03 PM

JNUSU council meeting sparks controversy, acting president cries foul
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Sparking of a new controversy, the JNUSU joint secretary on Friday called and chaired a council meeting which passed several resolutions including for a probe into the recent controversies and "identifying, isolating and ensuring punishment for subversive elements that have brought a bad name". The acting union president termed it a "major fraud".

Friday, February 19, 2016 10:56:03 PM

'Special incentives mulled for east, northeast in new textile policy'
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The government was considering giving special incentives to northeast and eastern states in the proposed textile policy, which is expected to be presented in the upcoming budget session of parliament, Textiles Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said on Friday.

Friday, February 19, 2016 10:32:04 PM

Kalaikho Pul sworn in as Arunachal CM
Itanagar, Feb 19 (IANS) Rebel Congress lawmaker Kalaikho Pul was on Friday sworn in as the chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh after President's Rule was revoked in the state.

Friday, February 19, 2016 10:30:04 PM

'No need of reporting fixed deposits in pre-existing accounts'
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian government clarified on Friday that the implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Common Reporting Standards (CRS) will not entail reporting of all fixed deposits and auto sweep facilities in pre-existing savings bank accounts.

Friday, February 19, 2016 10:30:03 PM

India-US joint working group on aircraft carrier meets
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India and US have signed a joint statement on cooperation in the field of aircraft carrier technology, after the second meeting of the Joint Working Group on Aircraft Carrier Technology Co-operation (JWGACTC), an official statement said on Friday.

Friday, February 19, 2016 10:20:04 PM

Rajnath appeals for peace, order in Haryana
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked the people of Haryana to maintain peace and order in the state.

Friday, February 19, 2016 10:14:03 PM

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