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Jammu and Kashmir Gujjar leaders meet Antony, request him not to revoke AFSPA
A delegation of Akhil Bharatiya Gujjar Mahasabha leaders representing the Gujjar Bakarwal tribal community of Jammu and Kashmir met Defence Minister A K Antony at his residence here on Saturday requesting him to not to revoke the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the state. ANI

Bollywood bids tearful adieu to Joy Mukherjee
The Bollywood film fraternity bid a tearful adieu to veteran actor Joy Mukherjee at his funeral ceremony in Mumbai on Saturday. ANI

BJP slams government over economic slowdown
Ahead the Budget Session of Parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the government for economic slowdown. ANI

Azad meets Uttrakhand MLAs to build consensus over leader of legislative party
Union Health Minister and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad arrived here on Saturday to build consensus over the selection of head of the Congress Legislature Party in the state. ANI

Akhilesh Yadav says maintenance of law and order to be top priority
Uttar Pradesh chief minister-elect Akhilesh Yadav promised on Saturday that his top priority after assuming office would be maintenance of law and order in the state. ANI

Sukhbir Singh Badal says corruption, price rise routed Congress in polls
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said that the corruption and price rice were the main reasons for Congress defeat in assembly polls. ANI

Unemployed Assamese youth provided free vocational training
Several NGOs and self help groups active in the northeast region with support from the government are training uneducated and school drop outs in Assam in different vocational skills to help them get jobs and become financially independent. ANI

Students protest against militants in Imphal
Over 500 students along with their teachers recently held a protest against the diktats of Maoist Communist Party, which demanded the closing down of educational institutions here. ANI

Security situation in Northeast reviewed
A high-level delegation led by the Minister of State for Home Affairs M Ramachandaran recently visited Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya to review the internal security situation in the region. ANI

Manipuri artist popularising Kathak in Northeast
Kathak,a major classical dance form of Northern India, has found a new disciple here in 15-year- old Toijam Jayatek from Imphal. ANI

BSF provides helping hand to people living in Tripura's border areas
In an attempt to provide basic facilities like education and health to people living in border areas of Tripura, the Border Security Force (BSF), which runs a Civic Action Programme in border villages, recently organized a medical camp in the state's Sonamura sub-division. ANI

Bihar CM Nitish congratulates Akhilesh
Congratulating Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav for being chosen as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday expressed the hope that the former would fulfill his promises and would do a great job. ANI

Akhilesh Yadav to become Uttar Pradesh's youngest Chief Minister
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav, who played a major role for his party's victory in the recently concluded assembly elections, has been chosen to become the youngest Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. ANI

UPA coalition deteriorating, says Jaitley
Commenting on the prospects of mid-term polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has said the Congress party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition was deteriorating and could lose their majority if the BJP were to push for the polls. ANI

Congress attacks political rivals in UP and Madhya Pradesh
The Congress party has attacked political rivals over the killing of a IPS officer in Madhya Pradesh and violence by Samajwadi Party activists in Uttar Pradesh ANI

Congress vows to create stable, transparent government in Uttarakhand
Congress's Uttarakhand in-charge Chaudhary Virender Singh has vowed to create a stable and transparent government in the state. ANI

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