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Keep watch on separatist leader Alam, Centre tells J&K govt

The centre has told the Jammu and Kashmir government to maintain close surveillance of activities of Masarat Alam, his associates and friends.  Speaking in Rajya Sabha on Thursd

Tobacco v/s beef and humans v/s cows

Chew tobacco but shun beef. If utterances of senior ministers are to be believed, this is the message of the Narendra Modi government. Union home minister Rajnath Singh has gone a step further and

Alam flags controversy, to haunt Mufti Sayeed

The co-incidence cannot be lost or forgotten in a hurry. Kashmir’s separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani had his last rally in 2010 and another separatist leader Masarat Alam had led violen

LG has power to appoint & transfer steno to officer, says Jung’s letter to CM

Delhi is erupting.  After meeting president Pranab Mukherjee and home minister Rajnath singh on Tuesday, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has written a letter to CM Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday

Notification on Delhi power structure issued, LG is the boss

The union home ministry on Friday issued a notification clarifying distribution of power between Delhi`s lieutenant governor and the chief minister. According to the MHA notification

Selection of heads for information commission and vigilance panel today

Finally, after months of being headless, the prime minister-led selection committees will on Saturday decide the names of chiefs of central information commission (CIC) and central vigilance commis

Morning briefing: Posco suspends $12 bn steel project in Odisha

South Korean steel giant Posco has put on hold its USD 12 billion steel project in Odisha due to delays in various regulatory approvals.“We are tentatively suspending the Odisha (India) proje

Gurdaspur terror attackers came from Pak, confirms Rajnath in RS

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today that the terrorists who attacked Dinanagar in Gurdaspur in Punjab came from Pakistan.  They came to India via Ravi river. Analysis of the two GPS machine

Mehrishi to be third home secy in last one year, Goyal takes VRS

India has a new home secretary. Rajiv Mehrishi, retiring today from finance ministry, will be new home secretary with a two-year term of office. Home secretary LC Goyal, whose appoin

Morning briefing: Modi holds talks with German chancellor today

Prime minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold wide-ranging talks today (Monday) in Delhi to significantly scale up bilateral relations in an array of key sectors with s

Evening digest: AAP leaders meet Rajnath Singh to discuss transfer of official

Delhi government today took up with union home minister Rajnath Singh its demand for an inquiry into the transfer of VAT commissioner Vijay Kumar as it alleged that lt governor Najeeb Jung did not

Kanhaiya, this is not fair: you must thank these people for your stardom

Though Jhandewalan sees a rat in this story, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has become a star of sorts overnight – or over 22 days. With the “freedom” speech on Thursday night, fo

"India’s shipping sector has more potential than the road sector"

The first-ever Maritime India Summit attracted investments worth Rs 82,905 crore. A total of 141 MoUs and business agreements were signed by various players in maritime sector at the three-day even

Ministers to decide on additional charge of CMD, MD in CPSEs

 The appointments committee of the cabinet (ACC) has delegated its power to approve additional charge arrangements of the board level posts in central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to the

It’s the best time to address Kashmir problem: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti said that the best time to solve Kashmir’s problem was now – when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had absolute majority in the parliament. “If it does not happen n

An average of one crime reported each day against foreigners: NCRB 2015 report

As many as 365 cases of crime committed against foreigners were registered in India in 2015, reveals the latest report by national crime records bureau (NCRB). Of these, 271 cases were registered a

We will be in the majority [in UP]: Pankaj Singh

The political career of home minister Rajnath Singh’s elder son, Pankaj Singh, has not been free of controversies. It is alleged that his father’s influence has helped him rise thro

Case tracking at CIC made easy

 The central information commission (CIC) has introduced an e-court software which would help in speedy disposal of appeals and complaints. The system offers online filing of appeals, complain

Was MHA website hacked?

Home ministry, which is supposed to maintain the internal security in the country, has reportedly fallen prey to cybercrime. On February 12, reports of ministry of home affairs (MHA) web portal get

“Anti-tobacco campaign can’t hurt the nation”

Amid media reports of adverse comments by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) on “adverse economic impact” of the anti-tobacco campaign, Dr Kailash Sharma, director (Academics) of Tata Memoria

“Anti-tobacco campaign can’t hurt the nation”

Amid media reports of adverse comments by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) on “adverse economic impact” of the anti-tobacco campaign, Dr Kailash Sharma, director (Academics) of Tata Memoria

Defence enterprises hand over products to armed forces

 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid emphasis on becoming self-reliant in defence production.   She lauded defence public sector undertakings (DPSUs) and ordnan

Rohingyas in India are illegal immigrants: Rajnath Singh

Rohingya people who have entered India are not refugees but illegal immigrants, home minister Rajnath Singh has said, as they have not followed the due procedure to acquire a refugee status.

J&K projects to be fast tracked

A decision to fast track development projects in Jammu and Kashmir was taken on Thursday during a meeting between chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and union home minister Rajnath Singh.

Students continue protest over leak of SSC paper

Despite home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday ordering a CBI enquiry into the alleged SSC paper leak, hundreds of aspirants continue to protest outside the commission’s office in New Delhi.

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