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  • Intelligence inputs that could have averted 26/11 attack were missed: report 22-12-2014 03:02 PM

    Six years after the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai, a New York Times report points out that intelligence inputs which could have averted the terror attack were completely missed. ...
  • PM Modi won't make a statement on Agra conversion row in Parliament: sources 18-12-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Even as uproar continues in Parliament over the alleged forced conversion row in Agra with the opposition demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, government sources say that there is not even a chance that the PM will speak in the House over the issue. According to...
  • Cleared by Cabinet, GST Bill to be taken up in Parliament during Winter Session 18-12-2014 09:04 AM

    New Delhi: The Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to be taken up in the ongoing session of Parliament with the Union Cabinet giving its nod to bring about long-pending indirect tax reforms. The Bill was approved by the Cabinet late on Wednesday evening and...
  • MHA asks states to beef up security at schools, malls after Peshawar massacre 17-12-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: A day after barbaric terror attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued advisory to states asking them to beef up security at schools and malls. On Tuesday, 133 children and nine staff members were killed after Tehreek-e-Taliban gunmen broke into...
  • Bengaluru youth was in contact with few English speaking Jihadist 14-12-2014 12:27 AM

    Mehdi Masroor Biswas who allegedly operated the fanatic pro-ISIS twitter account, Sami Witness, has confessed to his crime and revealed how he managed to keep his identity secret to the Bangalore Police on Saturday. ...
  • Reports of alleged forced conversion untrue: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath 11-12-2014 02:50 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath said reports of alleged forced conversion in Agra were unture. He said, "If someone is coming back home without any pressure, it must be welcomed." At least 100 persons from 37 families were reportedly re-converted to Hinduism at a ceremony organised by an offshoot...
  • Home Ministry seeks report from UP government on alleged forced conversions in Agra 11-12-2014 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Thursday sought report from the Uttar Pradesh government over alleged forced conversion in Agra. At least 100 persons from 37 families were reportedly re-converted to Hinduism at a ceremony organised by an offshoot of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the cantonment area. The state government...
  • Central government to decriminalise attempt to commit suicide, gets support of 18 states, 4 UTs 10-12-2014 02:19 PM

    New Delhi: In a landmark decision by the Central government, the Home Ministry has informed Parliament that attempt to suicide will no longer be treated as a criminal offence. The Home Ministry informed Parliament that the government has decided to delete section 309 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises...
  • Government maligning entire community in effort to defend an individual: Mayawati 05-12-2014 02:01 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday played a Dalit card in defending Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti over her hate speech. BSP supremo Mayawati said, "the minister is from the backward class, not Dalit or schedule caste. Make someone else from that community a minister if the government wants to represent that...
  • Chhattisgarh: CRPF martyrs insulted 04-12-2014 06:23 PM

    Uniform and boots of slain CRPF jawan thrown in the garbage bin outside a Raipur hopital. This shocking insult to the CRPF jawans who died in the recent Sukma encounter came to light after relatives of patients recorded visuals and shared it with media. ...
  • MHA forms SOPs committee to check Naxal operations 04-12-2014 06:08 PM

    Raipur: Following the killing of 14 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgrah, the Home Ministry on Thursday formed a committee on Standard Operating Procedure for Naxal related activities. The seven-member committee will be headed by former DG CRPF K Vijay Kumar. The members will include officers from CRPF, IB, Home Ministry and...
  • Chhattisgarh: Row over Sukma martyrs' uniforms a mischief by political parties, says DIG top boss 04-12-2014 12:01 PM

    Raipur: A day after the after blood-stained uniforms and shoes of some of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack were found in a garbage bin on the hospital premises, the blame game has begun. DIG, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) called the act a mischief...
  • Chhattisgarh: Home Ministry steps in after Sukma martyrs' uniforms found in garbage dump 04-12-2014 10:36 AM

    Chhattisgarh: The Home Ministry has sought a report from Chhattisgarh government after blood-stained uniforms and shoes of some of the CRPF personnel who were killed in the Sukma Naxal attack were found in a garbage bin on the hospital premises. "After the incident, the bodies got stiff and during the...
  • Disruptions in Parliament continue over BJP minister's controversial remark 04-12-2014 08:22 AM

    Opposition protests over BJP minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech stalled Parliament yet again with leaders from all parties seeking an explanation from the PM in the House. ...
  • Watch: TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee turns aggressive over questions on Saradha scam 03-12-2014 02:51 PM

    When questioned over the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee turned aggressive and tried to wrest the mic from a CNN IBN reporter. ...
  • Opposition parties unite, demand BJP minister Niranjan Jyoti's resignation 03-12-2014 02:27 PM

    New Delhi: The opposition parties on Wednesday cornered the Narendra Modi government in Parliament over the controversial statement made by Minister of State Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. Parties were led by the Trinamool Congress in both the Houses as they demanded Jyoti's resignation for using abusive language. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah...
  • Chhattisgarh: 13 CRPF personnel killed by Naxals in yet another offensive in Chintagufa 01-12-2014 07:14 PM

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: 13 CRPF personnel killed by Naxals in yet another offensive, this time in Chintagufa 01-12-2014 05:37 PM

    Chintagufa: In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. "The encounter that took place around 10-11 km south of Chintagufa in Sukma district left a...
  • All 4 Mumbai boys stayed in different Islamic State training camps: Sources 01-12-2014 03:40 PM

    Mumbai: As intelligence agencies grill Mumbai boy Areeb Majeed who returned after fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq, sources say that he is likely to have revealed that all the four youngsters from Kalyan including him were sent to separate training camps in Iraq.They however, kept in touch with...
  • TMC MPs demand CBI probe over alleged links of Amit Shah with Sahara group 01-12-2014 02:02 PM

    The Trinamool Congress continue to up its ante against the Bharatiya Janata Party and have now demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the alleged links of BJP President Amit Shah with the Sahara group. TMC MP Derek O'Brien flashed a red diary in Rajya Sabha saying, "It was...
  • Mumbai youth who joined Islamic State returns to India, likely to face arrest 28-11-2014 02:14 PM

    New Delhi: In a major development, one of the four youths who had left their Mumbai homes to join terror group Islamic State, has returned to India. Arif Majeed, an engineering graduate, has been brought back from Turkey. He is being questioned by the National Investigation Agency. He is likely...
  • Jaitley accuses UPA government for stalling black money probe, opposition stages walkout 26-11-2014 09:53 PM

    Replying to a debate on black money in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government will "pro-actively chase" those having black money and will not rest till the last account is identified. ...
  • Wrong to say Rajiv Gandhi's name removed from Hyderabad airport: Aviation Minister 26-11-2014 01:58 PM

    The Congress MPs created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over renaming the Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "It is wrong to say that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed. His name continues in Hyderabad international airport and NTR's name has been added...
  • Mumbai youths who joined Islamic State want to return: MHA sources 25-11-2014 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: Four youngsters from Mumbai who had left country to join terrorist outfit Islamic State have expressed their desire to return, sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs said. The four youngsters have contacted their families in Kalyan. In a major twist, one of these youngsters who was believed...
  • Lack of infrastructure prevented business in the Jamshedpur, says India Inc 25-11-2014 02:08 PM

    Some businessmen in Jamshedpur feel that lack of infrastructure has prevented India Inc from doing business in Jharkhand. ...
  • Assam: NIA foils major blast ahead of PM Modi's visit 24-11-2014 05:46 PM

    Guwahati: Following inputs from National Investigation Agency, the Assam Police on Monday foiled a major explosion in the state just days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit later in the week. Security personnel on duty in Alipurduar-Kamakhya Intercity Express spotted a plastic bag covered with a towel and...
  • No support from government for aspiring sports persons in Dhoni's Jharkhand 24-11-2014 09:19 AM

    Jharkhand may boast of giving the country a successful cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, but when it comes to sports facilities, the state has failed miserably. Sporting experts in the state said that the government was doing enough to encourage youngsters to work on their talent. ...
  • Parliament to witness stormy winter session, Modi government aims to take up 37 bills 24-11-2014 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: As the winter session of Parliament begins on Monday, it is expected to be a stormy one. The government aims to introduce and take up 37 bills in this session, including Foreign Direct Investment hike in insurance. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has...
  • Jharkhand elections: Coal mafia controls the politics of Dhanbad, family fights for power 23-11-2014 08:06 AM

    Dhanbad: The politics of Dhanbad like everything else is seeped in coal. In the 1970s, coal was nationalised but before that private mine owners owned these mines. One BP Sinha was the leader of all the coal workers. Subsequently, Suraj Deo Singh took over and started an organisation called the...
  • Watch: Battle for Jharkhand 22-11-2014 10:53 PM

    The 81 Assembly seats of Jharkhand goes to election next week in five phase polls. In this election special show, watch the issues haunting Jharkhand and what keeps the state from developing. ...