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Stall privatisation of ordinance factories, Mamata urges PM

Kolkata:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stall and reverse the move to corporatise all the ordinance factories, including the Ordinance Factory Board, headquartered in Kolkata. Noting that industrial policies under the Modi government have gradually been made more and more friendly towards the private […]

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Congress questions PM’s ‘silence’ over Donald Trump’s mediation claim on Kashmir

New Delhi: Continuing its tirade over US President Donald Trump’s claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate in the Kashmir dispute with Pakistan, the Congress on Tuesday dared Modi to wake up and call the latter’s bluff. “Now, ‘Whitehouse’ puts up POTUS’ (Donald Trump) assertion in ‘black and white’ that Prime Minister Modi […]

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Kashmir ‘bilateral issue’, Washington ‘stands ready to assist’: US after Trump’s offer

Washington: Hours after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate in the Kashmir issue, saying he had been requested to do so by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a claim India has rejected, the US Acting Assistant Secretary Alice Wells clarified that the Trump administration welcomes India and Pakistan sitting down to resolve the issue and the […]