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UPA playing politics while allocating funds: Tripura minister

Stating that centre-state relations had deteriorated under the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) regime, a Tripura minister on Wednesday alleged that the Central government was allocating funds to states based on political consideration and not on performance.

Talks with Ulfa to continue even without Baruah: PC

Union home minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday indicated that the peace talk with the United Liberation Front of Assam (Ulfa) initiated before the Assembly elections will continue even if the faction led by Paresh Baruah, the commander-in-chief of the outfit, refuses to participate.

Deal firmly with post-poll violence in Bengal: Chidambaram


Expressing concern over the post-poll violence in West Bengal, Union home minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said he has asked the state administration to deal firmly with the political hostilities and clashes in the state.

Give states 50 % share of Central taxes: Manik Sarkar

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States should get 50 per cent of the Central tax share instead of the current 32, Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar said on Wednesday.

Gandhi's name replaced by Lenin in Tripura textbook


The opposition Congress on Monday criticised the Left Front government in Tripura for replacing the name of Mahatma Gandhi with that of Lenin in a school textbook and threatened to launch a movement u

Banking services to all Indians by 2012: RBI

Mainstream banking services would be provided to all unbanked semi-urban, rural and remote areas having population of 2,000 by 2012, top Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials said here on Saturday.

Gov action: Karat evades comment

CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat evaded remark on the actions of the Karnataka governor H.R.

PCI chief: No media monopoly

Press Council of India chairman Justice G.N.

Army’s special recruitment drive in northeast India

The Indian Army has given a special dispensation for the youth of northeast India to join the military, an official said here on Wednesday.

Teenage girl gangraped in SDM office

Growing incidents of crime against women in Tripura reached it’s height on Sunday night when a teenaged girl was gangraped inside the office of the sub-divisional magistrate of Ambassa in Dhalai distr

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