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Omar Abdullah hopes Modi will look to revoke AFSPA

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said there has been "double-digit reduction in violence" in the state so the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take a look at revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA).

"Taking 2008-2009 as the base, the decline in militancy has been of the order of 60 to 70 percent in the state," Abdullah said while attending the Police Commemoration Day function in Srinagar.

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Modi to spend Diwali with Srinagar flood victims

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with the flood-affected people of Srinagar, an official release said here Tuesday.

"Will be in Srinagar on Diwali, Oct 23 and will spend the day with our sisters and brothers affected by the unfortunate floods," the prime minister said in a statement.

Can't rule out terror attack during festive season: Rajnath

New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday said terror attacks "can't be ruled out" during the festive season.

"The possibility of terror attacks can't be ruled during the festive season. Terror threats are there and alerts are issued," Singh told the media on the sidelines of an event in Chanakyapuri in central Delhi.

Asked what advisory was issued by the ministry Monday to all states on possible communal tension, Singh said: "We issue such advisory on the basis of information what we get."

APCR workshop on police encounter and civil rights protection

By Kashif Ahmed Faraz,

New Delhi: Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR) conducted a workshop on Encounters and Civil Rights Protection in India on 19 October at Jamia Nagar here to train its volunteers about legal aspect of encounters.

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अच्छे दिनों के साथ अच्छी दीवाली आई है : राम नाईक

By TCN News,

लखनऊ: उत्तर प्रदेश के राज्यपाल राम नाईक ने अपने हालिया बयान से प्रदेश की राजनीति में एक भूचाल ला दिया है. अपने ताज़ा बयान में श्री नाईक ने कहा है कि उत्तर प्रदेश में कानून व्यवस्था में सुधार लाने की ज़रूरत है. उनके इस बयान के बाद समाजवादी पार्टी ने कहा है कि राज्यपाल उत्तर संवैधानिक सत्ता के रूप में व्यवहार कर रहे हैं.

Missing prior strategy reduces Muslims’ representation in Assembly

By A. Mirsab, TwoCircles.net,

Mumbai: Maharashtra Muslims have collectively managed to send total 9 MLAs of their community to the assembly for the next five years which was made clear on Sunday after the counting of votes for 15th October elections in the state. Earlier there were 10 MLAs from the community belonging to different parties.

Delhi 1984 & Gujarat 2002 and tales of complicity and cover-ups: Manoj Mitta

By Kashif-ul-Huda, TwCircles.net,

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Sr. Journalist and author Manoj Mitta delivered the Omar Khalidi Memorial Lecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Sunday night.

In his hour-long talk Manoj Mitta who is the author of When a Tree Shook Delhi (published 2008) and The Fiction of Fact-Finding (published 2014) drew parallels between the government response and investigations following the anti-Sikh violence in Delhi in 1984 and anti-Muslim violence in Gujarat in 2002.

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British parliamentarians to Assam on good will visit

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: British Deputy High Commissioner Furssedonn Wood said that a delegation of British parliamentarians is likely to visit Assam as part of goodwill visit to India in the first part of next year.

The British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata, also met Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi in this regard.

Sir Syed remembered worldwide on 197th birth anniversary

By TCN News,

Aligarh: 197th Birth Anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was celebrated with great zeal and exuberance in different parts of the world. The Alumni Associations all over the globe paid rich tribute to Sir Syed, the great social reformer and one of the architects of modern India.

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Free recruitment coaching in Patna

By TCN News,

Patna: Peace Foundation, a non-profit and non-government voluntary organisation from Patna, has announced Merit-cum-Means Scholarship as an interest-free-loan to the needy minority students who are aspirants of Staff Selection Commissions/ Railway Recruitment Boards and other competition examinations.

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