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Black Money: SIT Chief Confident of Quick Probe

The Union government has created a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the issue of black money stashed abroad. Former Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah has been appointed as the Chairman of the team and he has now promised to complete the probe as soon as possible. May 28, 2014
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Article 370: Why attack JandK on day one, asks Omar

Srinagar, May 28 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah hit out at the newly formed BJP-led NDA government saying reigniting the Article 370 debate would not protect the people of the state but further alienate them. He further asked the central government to come clean on who are the "stakeholders" it was talking about on the contentious issue of revocation of Article 370 of the Constitution. May 28, 2014
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Will showcase India's strength to the world: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj took charge as the External Affairs Minister on Wednesday. After taking charge, she said that she will showcase India's strengths at the world stage and ensure good relations with all countries. Giving details about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with SAARC leaders, Swaraj said that the PM Stressed on joint initiatives by SAARC nations, like tourism. Talking about Pakistan, Sushma said that India wants good relations with the neighbouring country but that can become possible only if there is no terror. She said that Modi also raised the issue of the speedy trail of 26/11 accused in Pakistan. May 28, 2014
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BJP govt has sent out clear signal that terror and talks can go hand in hand: Manish Tewari

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Moments after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stated that PM Narendra Modi stressed on the fact that talks and terror cannot go hand in hand while holding a meeting with Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Congress leader Manish Tewari slammed the BJP saying its staunch opposition to Indo-Pak talks as an opposition party was just a rhetoric. Tewari also added that BJP government has sent out clear signal that terror and talks can clearly go hand in hand. May 28, 2014
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Politicos question undergraduate Smriti Iranis capability to handle HRD, BJP defends

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): As politicians took a swipe over human resource development minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification, the BJP came in defence of Irani saying the opposition should focus on its own affairs. Terming as 'lacklustre' Narendra Modi's new Council of Ministers, Congress on Tuesday took pot-shots at the new government saying its HRD Minister Smriti Irani was "not even a graduate." May 28, 2014
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NDA govt forms SIT to bring back black money, politicos react

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): In its first decision after taking charge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government announced the formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe black money, mostly stashed abroad. Reacting over this CPI leader D Raja said that it is a good step that SIT has been formed and wish that SIT takes concrete steps to bring back the black money stashed abroad. Meanwhile, Congress said the SIT should first probe that the money BJP spent on Poll campaign was black money or white money. May 28, 2014
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Venkaiah Naidu takes charge as Urban Development minister

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu took charge as the country’s Urban Development minister on Wednesday. After taking charge he said that by 2020 everyone should have a 'pucca' house which is very difficult but not impossible. He also said that focus will be there to develop 100 new smart cities which is the dream of PM Narendra Modi. Twin city and infrastructure for satellite towns will also be the focus. He added that cleanliness and sanitation will be given priority focus. May 28, 2014