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In Joint Statement, Modi & Trump Ask Pak to Ensure Its Territory is Not Used to Launch Terror Attacks

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Police used me as a bait to reach my dad, says Ejaz Lakdawala's daughter

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What does it mean to be a gangster's daughter? Alleged owner of a fake identity, the 23-year-old daughter of underworld gangster Ejaz Lakdawala, Shifa Advani, was accused of trying to flee to Nepal with her one-year-old kid on a passport allegedly made with fake papers. She was also charged with extortion dating back to 2005, when she was eight. After spending over a month-and-a-half in prison, Shifa speaks to mid-day about how she came to know of her father's life of crime, the identity — deemed fake by Mumbai police — he gave her, and how she is being made to pay for Lakdawala's crimes. What is your real name, Sonia Advani or Shifa Advani? My parents named me Sonia Advani to protect me. After marrying Shahid Shaikh, I changed my name to Shifa. I have all the papers. I didn't forge any documents. I am a law-abiding citizen. How do you perceive the clean chit in the extortion case? I am thankful to police who finally realised that I have nothing to do with the extortion rac..
                 

Best of BS Opinion: Trump's India visit, unease of doing business, and more

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Dow Jones, S&P 500 tumble over 3% as coronavirus spread fans fears

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Market Ahead, February 26: All you need to know before the Opening Bell

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Brother of Hindu outfit leader found dead, cops suspect robbery

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Dropout rate in state’s govt schools rising every year, says JJP MLA

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Office-of-profit row: Appointment of Shiv Sena leaders struck down

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In a big setback to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the Maharashtra government has cancelled the appointment of Shiv Sena MLA Ravindra Waikar as chief coordinator in the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) and that of party MP Arvind Sawant as head of State Parliamentary Coordination Committee. The action follows mid-day's report on February 20, 'Two Uddhav Thackeray appointees in the office-of-profit soup.' There is a buzz within the Sena and Mantralaya corridors, that to avoid embarrassment for the ruling saffron party, the two Sena leaders were asked to furnish a letter claiming they do not want to take up the assignment. Arvind Sawant and Ravindra Waikar  In early February, Thackeray Sr had cleared the appointment of Waikar and Sawant for two key positions. On February 20, mid-day reported that the appointment cleared by the chief minister is likely to trigger an office-of-profit controversy. A chief minister usually appoints people from his/her own party (MPs or MLAs) to help with..
                 

Four held for trying to sell Durga idol, 'precious' stone in Hyderabad

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Planned to visit India after presidential election but Modi did not like the idea, says Trump

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President Donald Trump had planned to defer his India visit till after the US presidential election scheduled to be held later this year but came anyway as Prime Minister Narendra Modi "did not like the idea.""I called Prime Minister Modi and said that do you mind if I make it after the election (US presidential polls) and he was not happy. He did not like the idea. I guess, he had already put the signs out," said the US President in a speech at a dinner banquet hosted in his honour by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Tuesday.Taking about his experience at the maiden India visit as the US President, he said: "We had a tremendous two days and I am not including the 18 hours that we flew. That wasn't even bad because I was coming to the place I like very much. You know I have been to India before, not as President but I have been to India and I will be back hopefully many times.""I feel so comfortable that they gave my speech and I said I don't want to read the .....
                 

Malegaon blast case: No effective progress in trial, Bombay HC directs NIA to explain delay

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Delhi HC pulls up DGCA over flying ban on Kunal Kamra

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NCP's Anil Bhosale, 3 others held for over Rs 71 cr bank fraud: Pune Police

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At Gwalior collectorate: Suspended govt employees asked to sit in special room

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Communal Violence in Gujarat: Govt to place parts of Khambhat under Disturbed Areas Act

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Shiv Sena might be wearing bangles, not us: Fadnavis slams Shiv Sena over Waris Pathan's remark

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Targetting Shiv Sena's silence over the recent controversial remark by AIMIM leader Waris Pathan, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said the Uddhav Thackeray-led party might be "wearing bangles" but the BJP was not and knew how to retaliate in the same manner."Shiv Sena might be wearing bangles but we are not. If someone says something then he will be given an answer in the same way. BJP has this much power," said Fadnavis while launching a scathing attack on ruling-Shiv Sena in Maharashtra for not taking strict action against Pathan.Fadnavis was addressing protestors at Azad Maidan where BJP launched a protest against Maharashtra government over issues related to farmers and women.On February 20, while addressing an anti-CAA rally, at Kalaburagi in Karnataka, Pathan had said, "time has now come for us to unite and achieve freedom. Remember we are 15 crore but can dominate over 100 crores.""They tell us that we have kept our women in the front - only the ....
                 

Protestors have cleared out from Jaffarabad, Maujpur: Delhi Police

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Delhi Police Special Commissioner, Crime, Satish Golcha on Wednesday said that protesters have left sites of protest in Jaffarabad and Maujpur in northeast Delhi and the situation is under control."The protesters have left the Jaffarabad Metro station and the Maujpur Chowk is also clear. Now, 66 Foota road is absolutely clear of all protests," Golcha told media persons here.On Tuesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with Delhi Police and his ministry officials in the wake of violence that has been raging in the national capital for the past two days.It was the third meeting chaired by the Home Minister in less than 24 hours.Newly-appointed Special Commissioner of Delhi Police (Law and Order) SN Shrivastava also attended the meeting, which started at around 7 pm and lasted till 10 pm.Shah had also chaired a meeting with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and other political leaders regarding the .....
                 

BJD leaders say party may support BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate

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President Kovind hosts Donald Trump, Melania for banquet at Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Trump India visit: Joining hands, from Afghanistan-Pakistan to NSG

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Violence in Delhi during Trump’s visit conspiracy to dent India’s image: VHP

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Coronavirus outbreak: Trade, travel must not be curbed during emergency, says WHO chief scientist

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Delhi violence: Congress asks PM Modi, CM Kejriwal to shed differences, Left slams BJP

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Assam govt may present sop-filled budget ahead of assembly polls

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Under scanner for 11 deaths, 3,400 bottles of cough syrup sold

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New Oceanic alert systems launched to significantly reduce damage to fishermen, offshore oil exploration industries and coastal population

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India and the US inked two bilateral pacts for mental and emotional wellbeing

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Decked-up Rashtrapati Bhavan hosts the Trumps

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Protesting arhtiyas get 4 more days to meet PFMS condition and claim commission

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Delhi violence LIVE updates: Death toll reaches 13, SC hearing today

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HC dismisses retd SSP’s appeal challenging Justice Ranjit Singh panel recommendations

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Leave CAA to India… didn’t discuss Delhi violence with PM, says Trump

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Mystique that lives on still

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Ask Mummy' was her nickname among the film press, primarily because that would be her answer to most questions directed at her during interviews. Mildly ironic that 'Mai' (for mother) became her popular sobriquet in the film industry that she practically ruled as the first (and perhaps the only proper) 'pan-Indian star', with 300 films, in five languages, over 50 years! It's only befitting that the national movie hero's epithet went to a self-learnt song-and-dance sensation. For that's what has traditionally united India through its cinema culture — regardless of the region. Just her résumé would be hard to fit into text, having worked "six shifts a day" for years on end. How does one even sit down to write about such a prolific career, let alone build a believable portrait, given the mystique around the painfully elusive Sridevi — who continued to confound fans, with mysteries surrounding her sudden death as well? Writer Satyarth Nayak has indeed attempted a..
                 

US, India extend support for Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process

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India and the US on Tuesday extended their support for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process that results in a sovereign, democratic and inclusive Afghanistan.The support came in a joint statement issued after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, who was on a two-day official visit to India."India and the United States share an interest in a united, sovereign, democratic, inclusive, stable and prosperous Afghanistan. They support an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process that results in sustainable peace; cessation of violence; elimination of terrorist safe havens and preservation of the gains of the last 18 years," the joint statement said.US President Trump welcomed India's role in continuing to provide development and security assistance to help stabilize and provide connectivity in Afghanistan.The two leaders also noted the importance of women empowerment in the economy, in line with US' Women's ....
                 

India, US have begun to move towards FTA, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal

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Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that India is aiming to eliminate poverty in the next five years to ensure a good quality of life to every household of the country."India is poised to be amongst the top 3 economies of the world and our rightful place will be when we achieve for our people a USD 30,000-40,000 per capita income level. Five years from now, we want to make sure that poverty is completely eliminated from India and every home has a decent quality of life," said Goyal while speaking at the "US-India Forum: Partners for Growth" conference here."To reach the goal of USD 5 trillion economy, Prime Minister Modi has had extensive consultations with 80 ministries, the entire council of ministers and senior bureaucracy to bring in the interconnectivity between the different thought processes," he added.He also said that India is aiming for 24 hours-electricity, clean cooking gas, access to the internet by the year 2022."Our goal is that by 2022, every..
                 

Delhi High Court suspends judge for allowing undertrial to remain on long custody parole

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Harsh Vardhan, Manoj Tiwari visit Delhi violence injured at GTB Hospital

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and BJP MP Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday visited Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital here to review the condition of people injured in violence in parts of North-East Delhi.Speaking to media, Vardhan informed that 81 people were admitted to the hospital on Monday and 69 on Tuesday. While a few of them have been discharged after treatment, others are being treated for their injuries."On Monday, 81 patients arrived here and 69 on Tuesday. 13 deaths have occurred. Doctors told either they have been brought dead or in a critical condition. 30 to 40 per cent have gone back after receiving treatment."I visited different departments as people have suffered injuries in different parts of the body. Some have them on the chest while some on the abdomen. You can say their condition is critical but doctors are trying their best. Preliminary treatments have been done. Some patients also underwent operations," Vardhan said.Terming it an "unfortunate incident", Vardhan said..
                 

Brinda Karat blames BJP's Kapil Mishra for Delhi violence, demands his arrest

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CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Tuesday wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, blaming BJP leader Kapil Mishra for the violence in northeast Delhi and demanded his arrest as he had made an "open call to forcibly remove protesters" from various sites.In a letter to Shah, Karat condemned those responsible for the death of the police constable and for the violence in Delhi. She also sought an appointment to meet the Home Minister."The tragic death of a police constable and the death of six citizens in the shocking incidents of violence in the capital are of deep concern. We strongly condemn those responsible for the death of the police constable and for the violence in Delhi. The Delhi police and related agencies are under the control of your ministry and therefore, we are addressing this letter to you," Karat wrote to Shah.She said the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), led mainly by women, have been peaceful for the last two months and there were no instances of .....
                 

Protests in Ahmedabad after man ‘hangs himself’ inside police station

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‘Killer’ chemical in cough syrup: Udhampur parents got medicine from local chemist

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MANUU students body call for boycott of classes in solidarity with Aligarh, Delhi anti-CAA protestors

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Students union of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has urged for a boycott of classes and internals on Wednesday in solidarity with the recent attack in Delhi and Aligarh on "peaceful protestors" against the Citizenship Amendment Act, National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).The students' union has also requested students to gather in large numbers at BAB-E-ILM in the university campus."MANUU Students' Union requests to all the students of MANUU to boycott the classes, internals as well as TP on February 26. In solidarity with Aligarh and Delhi in the wake of recent attack on anti-CAA, NRC and NPR peaceful protesters. All are requested to gather in large numbers at BAB-E-ILM," said MANNU Students' Union.On February 23 in Aligarh, people protesting the new amended citizenship law pelted stones at the police following which security personnel fired tear gas shells, said District Magistrate (DM), Chandrabhushan Singh.Meanwhile in clashes .....
                 

No clarity on Wuhan evacuation yet

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Akalis question shutting of 1,500 sewa kendras

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Ahead of Rajya Sabha polls, lobbying within Congress for tickets

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Coronavirus outbreak: Temasek to freeze salary, cut bonuses for a year

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Unnao rape convict Kuldeep Singh Sengar disqualified from UP House

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Public reaction to CAA 'expected', angst will grow if govt doesn't realise mistake: Amarinder Singh

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Donald Trump visit: In $3-billion defence deal, India to buy 30 armed choppers

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PM Modi trying to capture Ram temple: MP minister

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Ashok Gehlot seeks cap on court fee for civil defamation

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Army writes to Defence, Home ministries over combat dress of police, paramilitary

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'Salute to martyr families' campaign launched in Uttarakhand for War Memorial

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Swine flu hits Supreme Court: Five judges diagnosed with virus, CJI issues directions

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Chief Economic Advisor Subramanian at Adda today

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CAA didn't figure in Trump-Modi talks; religious harmony discussed in positive way: FS

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Sukhbir: If SAD comes to power, electricity bills to be cut by half

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Robert Iger to step down as Walt Disney chief executive officer today

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Bihar first NDA state to say no to NRC, new NPR format

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Haryana to appoint 447 regular, 342 ad-hoc doctors next month

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It is no more about CAA, now it is communal, say protesters

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Everything was calm; people were peacefully protesting against the CAA and the NRC in the Jaffrabad Metro station area of New Delhi on Sunday, said two students who were recording videos of the movement for a documentary. On Saturday night, around 300 women and 200 men gathered under Jaffrabad Metro station for a sit-in, two 21-year-old students told mid-day over the phone on condition of anonymity as they are already getting threats. They decided to document the people's movement against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and went to the Jaffrabad-Maujpur stretch around 6 am on Sunday. "There was an unusually huge deployment of police force. By Sunday noon, the number of protesters rose to over 6,000. All of them were peacefully sitting there... without causing any disturbance," said one of them. He added that around 3 pm, close to 400 right-wing supporters had gathered near a temple between Jaffrabad and Maujpur Metro stations and we saw them talking to the police. "..
                 

Internet services to remain suspended in Aligarh till Feb 26 midnight: District Manager

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Internet services will remain suspended in Aligarh till midnight on Wednesday following recent clashes between police and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protestors, authorities said."The internet service in Aligarh will remain suspended till midnight of February 26," Manoj Rajput, District Manager, told ANI on Tuesday.On Sunday, people protesting against the CAA pelted stones at the police following which security personnel fired tear gas shells, said District Magistrate (DM), Chandrabhushan Singh."Protestors pelted stones at police vehicles so the police had to resort to teargas to disperse them," Singh told ANI here.PV Ramasastry, ADG Law and Order said that the stone pelting started after a rumour that the police were arresting protesters.Following the clash between police and protestors, internet services were suspended in the city...
                 

India, US decide to elevate ties, be global strategic partners

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Dushyant Chautala: Will change law to ensure no bail to liquor smugglers for six months

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Protestors outside CM Kejriwal's residence, seek action against perpetrators of Delhi violence

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Alumni Association of Jamia Millia Islamia (AAJMI) and Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC) on Wednesday organised a demonstration outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, seeking action against those responsible for violence in the national capital and restoration of peace in the city.People gathered outside Kejriwal's residence and raised slogans demanding action against those responsible for violence in Delhi. They also gheraoed Kejriwal's residence.Appealing to Kejriwal to take action against the violence in affected areas in North-East Delhi, protestors who called themselves concerned citizens, asked the chief minister to personally visit affected areas with local MLAs and organise peace marches to de-escalate tensions.They also urged the chief minister to inform citizens about steps taken by the Delhi government and allow all rescue operations to reach hospitals from the affected areas.They further appealed to identify perpetrators of violence and take action .....
                 

US lauds India's role as net provider of security in Indian Ocean Region

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Following US President Donald Trump's two- day visit to India, the United States on Tuesday lauded India's role as a net provider of security, as well as developmental and humanitarian assistance in the Indian Ocean Region (IOC).A joint statement by both the counties put out late on Tuesday night said: "The United States appreciates India's role as a net provider of security, as well as developmental and humanitarian assistance in the Indian Ocean Region. India and the United States remain committed to sustainable, transparent, quality infrastructure development in the region."The two countries also noted India-US partnership will play a key role for a free Indo-Pacific region where international law will be abided."A close partnership between India and the United States is central to a free, open, inclusive, peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific region. This cooperation is underpinned by recognition of ASEAN centrality; adherence to international law and good governance; support for ....
                 

AAP’s Mann came to Vidhan Sabha drunk, claims Cong

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India-US pledge to deepen security cooperation through greater information sharing

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India and the United States on Tuesday pledged to deepen defence and security cooperation through greater maritime and space domain awareness and information sharing.The pledge came in a joint statement after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump here."Prime Minister Modi and President Trump pledged to deepen defence and security cooperation, especially through greater maritime and space domain awareness and information sharing; joint cooperation; exchange of military liaison personnel; advanced training and expanded exercises between all services and special forces; and partnership between their defence industries," the statement read.Noting that a strong and capable Indian military supports peace, stability in the Indo-Pacific, and reaffirming his pledge to support transfer to India of advanced US military technology, President Trump welcomed India's recent decision to procure MH-60R naval and AH-64E Apache helicopters.As per the statement: "As .....
                 

NSA Doval reviews security arrangements, visits violence-affected areas in North-East Delhi

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National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval late Tuesday night met with top police personnel at the office of Delhi Commissioner of Police North-East here, following which he visited areas affected by violence in the national capital, which has claimed 13 lives and left close to 200 people injured, over a period of three days.After the meeting at the DCP's office in Seelampur ended around midnight, Doval accompanied by senior police officials visited Seelampur, Jaffrabad, Maujpur and Gokulpuri Chowk to review the situation.Along with DCP North-East, senior police officers, including newly-appointed Special Commissioner of Delhi Police (Law and Order) SN Shrivastava, were present at the meeting with Doval.The NSA reviewed security arrangements, deployment of police personnel in North-East Delhi and discussed ways to restore normalcy in the region, sources said.Later, along with police officials, he visited all the regions affected by the violence and took stock of the current .....
                 

Kerala BJP set for faction feud: Leaders slam new state chief

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55 Rajya Sabha seats to go to polls on March 26

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Northeast Delhi turns into a war zone: Toll mounts to 13, over 200 injured

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Rise above politics to restore order: Amit Shah

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Waive passport, reduce $20 fee for Kartarpur Sahib pilgrims: House resolution

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FTA talks set to be fast-tracked, expect larger trade deal soon: Piyush Goyal

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New-age sat Gisat-1 that can constantly watch India to be launched on March 5

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India, US finalise defence deals worth $3 billion

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