August 03, 2020 12:58 am
The Assam agitationists and the government at midnight simultaneously implemented the terms of the July 25 accord with minor modifications and decided to hold a preliminary negotiation on the “foreigners’ issue” at Imphal on August 11.
July 31, 2020 12:41 am
The Centre had paved the way for the end of the 10-month-long agitation in Assam and resumption of negotiations on the substantive question of the foreign nationals issue.
July 24, 2020 11:09 pm
Finance Minister R Venkataraman threatened to “use the stick” to compel traders to bring down prices of consumer items.
July 23, 2020 10:55 pm
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi disowned any plan to topple the Sheikh Abdullah ministry in Jammu and Kashmir.
July 22, 2020 11:04 pm
Foreign Minister P V Narasimha Rao urged the emergency special session of the UN General Assembly on Palestine to “compel Israel to recognise the inalienable national and human rights of the Palestinian people and put an end to its aggressive and barbarous behaviour against them.”
July 21, 2020 11:06 pm
The two-week suspension of the agitation against foreign nationals in Assam was generally welcomed in both official and political circles in New Delhi.
July 21, 2020 12:05 am
The sponsors of the Assam agitation announced a partial and conditional suspension of their 10-month-old agitation for a fortnight as a token of their willingness to resume negotiations on a solution to the foreigners’ issue.
July 19, 2020 11:01 pm
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi asked: Would possession of one or two bombs be a deterrent to conflict?
July 17, 2020 11:25 pm
The new battalion has not only infantry but also artillery, tank, anti-tank units, combat engineers and support forces making it a self-sustaining unit for a short period of time.
July 15, 2020 12:22 am
That India is attaching considerable importance to the talks is indicated by the fact that Prime Minister Indira Gandhi presided over a specially-convened meeting to finalise New Delhi’s stand.