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Mamata calls centre's bid to change name of Bardhaman Station 'BJP proposal'

The statement comes a day after Union Minister Nityanand Rai announced that Bardhaman railway station will be renamed after revolutionary freedom fighter Batukeshwar Dutt.
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Lok Sabha begins discussion on amendments to human rights act

Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 will help protect human rights more effectively. The amendment reduces the tenure of chairpersons of..
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Centre sacked 1,000 mediocre employees in last five years

The government has the right to take disciplinary action against erring officials by imposing prescribed penalties, including dismissal and removal from the service, says Nityanand Rai
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Citizenship Bill aims to give Indian nationality to minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan: Govt tells LS

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the bill was initially introduced in Lok Sabha three years ago as Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, and was then referred to a Joint Parliamentary..
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No official nomenclature to accord martyrdom status to CRPF men killed in Pulwama attack: Govt

There is no official nomenclature to accord martyrdom status to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Union minister of state..
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Infiltration down in Kashmir, situation improved after Balakot strike, says government

"Due to concerted and synergised efforts of security forces, the security situation in the state has witnessed an improvement in the first half of this year over the corresponding period of 2018. Net..
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Infiltration in J&K down after Balakot strike: Govt

Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical strike was carried out on terror camps..
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West Bengal renaming: Centre says hasn't approved name change; Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi

Union minister of state for home Nityanand Rai in response to a question from MP Ritabrata Banerjee said the Centre has not cleared the name 'Bangla' for West Bengal as it requires a constitutional..
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