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Home Minister Amit Shah ends Kashmir tour, orders zero tolerance towards terrorism

Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday wrapped up his Kashmir tour with strict instructions to security forces for zero tolerance towards terrorism. The message was clear that there could be no compromise on national security.

Amit Shah made it clear that there has be continued strict action against terror funding and the Rule of Law must be enforced.

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Sacrifice of soldiers as much an election issue as death of farmers : PM Modi

New Delhi: Nationalism and the sacrifice of soldiers are as much an election issue as the death of farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday, rejecting opposition criticism that he was using the defence forces in his campaign speeches for influencing voters. “In a country where thousands of its soldiers have been martyred, shouldn’t that be an election issue? If farmers die, then it is an election issue, but when soldiers die then it is not an election issue? How can that be?” PM Modi said in an interview to national broadcaster Doordarshan.

My statues were built in public interest: Mayawati’s justification in Supreme Court

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Tuesday defended in the Supreme Court the construction of life-size statues of herself in Uttar Pradesh, saying they represent the “will of the people”.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister, in an affidavit filed in the apex court, said the memorials and statues of herself and other leaders are “intended to promote values and ideals of various sants, gurus, social reformers and leaders among the public and not intended to promote the symbol of BSP or to glorify” her.