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CHRI asks Indian government to uphold constitutional obligations in Assam

Noting the emerging situation in Assam state arising out of the National Register of Citizens process, a leading human rights organization has urged the Government of India and the Assam Government to “uphold their constitutional obligations to assure the safety and security of all, without fear or favour”.

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Recalling lessons of the 1971 India-Pakistan war

The lessons of the Battle of Longewal are clear, writes Akshaya K Gupta

Cashing in on cash

A senior bank official revealed on Tuesday that the cash supply by RBI to banks in the state has been reduced by almost 70 percent which is causing great inconvenience to the customers.

Snow pangs

Minor snowfall of few inches has again brought the focus on the lack of preparedness to avert the disasters.  The power lines have been snapped due to which the electricity supply has been hit in major parts of Kashmir while the snow clearance work has been sluggish.

Weathering the snow

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has directed the divisional administration to be “in a state of preparedness” in view of the forecast for a moderate to heavy snowfall.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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