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  • Home Minister asks CMs to expedite cases against MPs, MLAS: Sources 01-09-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss ways to expedite trials of MPs and MLAs, sources said on Monday. The sources said that Prasad will take up the matter with the Chief Justices of the High Courts. The Attorney General is likely to...
  • CBI charges Dayanidhi Maran, eight others in Aircel-Maxis case 29-08-2014 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed chargesheet in the Aircle-Maxis deal case in a special 2G court. Nine people have been named in the chargesheet including former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran. Court has fixed September 11 for consideration of the charge...
  • India may act against ISIS, NIA likely to file FIR against terror group to curb its activities 28-08-2014 08:40 PM

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to file a case against Iraqi terror group ISIS and its chief Al-Baghdadi, sources said on Thursday. The FIR will be filed under section 121A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for waging war against India, the sources said. The FIR...
  • 100 days of Narendra Modi government: CMs allege high-handedness, say federal principals ignored 28-08-2014 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who came to power on the promise of strengthening federalism, is not popular with many Chief Ministers today. In fact, they have been accusing the Modi government of high-handedness and ignoring federal principals. "The government of the day is behaving like the Viceroys of...
  • Terror group ISIS using Indian Mujahideen to recruit poor Muslims in Kerala, TN, J&K: Sources 26-08-2014 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the whole of Iraq and Syria cower under ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) threat, central security agencies in India say that the terror group may be spreading its tentacles in India. Sources told CNN-IBN on Tuesday that the terror outfit, which has already killed...
  • Sheila Dikshit meets Home Minister, refutes reports of her resignation as Kerala Governor 25-08-2014 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Amidst row over the new government removing UPA-appointed governors, Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the national capital on Monday morning. Sheila is also scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee later in the evening. She, however, put to rest speculations about her stepping...
  • Decision on LoP in Lok Sabha based on rules: Sumitra Mahajan 23-08-2014 10:26 PM

    A day after the Supreme Court questioned the government over the absence of a Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has defended herself, saying the decision was based on rules. She added that the apex court had made no observation against her. ...
  • Sumitra Mahajan defends herself on LoP issue, says Supreme Court made no observation against her 23-08-2014 02:48 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court questioned the government over the absence of a Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has defended herself on Saturday. "The Supreme Court has made it clear that their observation is not against the Speaker," said Mahajan. She said...
  • Assam-Nagaland border violence: State, Centre play blame game 20-08-2014 11:01 PM

    Three people were killed on Wednesday and six injured in clashes in Golaghat on the Assam-Nagaland border but the state government and the Centre were busy playing the blame game. ...
  • Cabinet clears 'Digital India' project, seeks to provide all services online 20-08-2014 08:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the ambitious Digital India project which aims to provide all services on Internet and bring even the remotest parts of India on the e-map. Under the project, the government plans to put healthcare, property and other records like birth and death certificates online....
  • 2G scam: All accused including Kanimozhi, A Raja, Shahid Balwa get bail 20-08-2014 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK leader Kanimozhi, former Telecom Minister A Rajai n the 2G scam-related money laundering case. Swan promoter Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa were also granted bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. Kanimozhi had sought...
  • 2G scam: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal gets bail 20-08-2014 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal in a 2G scam-related money laundering case. She was chargesheeed along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special CBI Judge OP Saini...
  • NIA files chargesheet in RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi murder case 19-08-2014 05:42 PM

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the murder of former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak (preacher) Sunil Joshi. Three people has been chargesheeted in the case that dates back to 2007. NIA said that the RSS man was killed for making sexual advances...
  • Badaun gangrape: Forensic report out, DNA of accused not found on victims' clothes 19-08-2014 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: The forensic report in the Badaun gangrape and murder case has given a new twist to the case. Sources said on Tuesday that the Hyderabad forensic report has been released and the DNA of the accused have not been found on the clothes of the victims. Sources added...
  • Judicial Appointments Bill to be introduced in Rajya Sabha today 14-08-2014 08:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Judicial Appointments Bill will be introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday while the Constitution Amendment Bill has already been tabled in the Upper House. Both the Bills were passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Congress leader Anand Sharma has told CNN-IBN that his party will...
  • PM Modi directly deciding on postings of senior officers, say reports; is the Home Minister powerless? 13-08-2014 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: The transfers and postings of senior officers are being directly decided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh only signing the files once the PM has taken a decision, reports have suggested. Senior officers like Special Secretary Internal Security in the Ministry of Home Affairs,...
  • Government introduces Juvenile Justice Care and Protection Bill 2014 in Lok Sabha 12-08-2014 11:06 AM

    New Delhi: The government introduced the Juvenile Justice Care and Protection Bill 2014 in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The Cabinet had last week amended the act paving the way for empowering the Juvenile Justice Board to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as...
  • Telangana not willing to honour Centre directive to vest special powers in Governor Narasimhan 09-08-2014 10:17 PM

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Saturday locked horns with the Centre, refusing to "honour" the latter's directives with regard to special responsibility vested in Governor ESL Narasimhan for maintenance of law and order in greater Hyderabad. The Union Home Ministry had sent a letter to the Telangana government, citing the...
  • Centre amends All India Services rules to promote impartiality, transparency 08-08-2014 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: In order to revamp bureaucracy and promote efficiency and transparency, the Narendra Modi government on Friday amended the All India Services rules on the conduct of bureaucrats. The amendments stated that every member of the services will maintain high ethical standards, integrity and honesty. The Government of India...
  • Amended Juvenile Justice Act to try minors as adults in rape, murder cases to be brought in Parliament 07-08-2014 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: After the Cabinet cleared the move to amend the Juvenile Justice Act on Wednesday, allowing magistrates the power to decide if juveniles above the age of 16 who are involved in heinous crimes should be sent to a correction facility or tried as adults by a regular court;...
  • Cabinet approves changes to Juvenile Justice Act to try minors as adults in rape, murder cases 06-08-2014 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act which will give Juvenile Justice Board the power to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as adults for heinous crimes like rape and murder. The amendment will give the...
  • Centre ready for a discussion on UPSC CSAT issue, say sources 05-08-2014 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: Hoping to end the row over the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Service Aptitude Test, the Centre has agreed to take up the issue for discussion. There has been high drama in and out of Parliament over the issue with opposition parties demanding clarity from the Centre...
  • UPSC CSAT row: Centre says English language skills marks should not be included in merit 04-08-2014 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: In a major development to end the row over the alleged language bias in the Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Examination, the Centre on Monday clarified that marks of English language skills should not be included in merit. The move is a slight climbdown by the Centre...
  • India may allow resident visa to Taslima Nasreen, Rajnath assures help 02-08-2014 10:12 PM

    New Delhi:It is likely that the Indian government might consider extending the resident visa of Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen. The development comes after the controversial writer met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday with her with a request to extend her stay in India for longer than two months. She...
  • UPSC CSAT row: Centre assures quick action, asks aspirants to maintain calm 02-08-2014 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh on Saturday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh over the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Aptitude Test paper row. Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Ram Madhav and Jagat Prakash Nadda were also present at the meeting. "It will take...
  • Arvind Verma panel says UPSC CSAT scientific, shouldn't be tinkered with: Sources 01-08-2014 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: In a major jolt to protesting aspirants, the Arvind Verma committee has recommended status quo vis a vis Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Preliminary Examination, sources said on Friday. According to the committee the Civil Service Aptitude Test is a scientifically formed exam and shouldn't be tinkered with,...
  • National Herald case: ED registers preliminary enquiry, trouble for Sonia, Rahul 01-08-2014 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a preliminary enquiry in the National Herald case in which Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi have been accused by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy of cheating and misappropriation of funds in acquiring ownership of now-defunct daily....
  • Centre says UPSC exams must be postponed if pattern is changed: sources 28-07-2014 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: There may be some relief in sight for the UPSC aspirants protesting against the language bias in the Civil Services Aptitude Test. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the government is of the view that the UPSC preliminary examination dates should be postponed if the pattern is changed. Sources...
  • Shiv Sena refuses to apologise, says CM should be force fed 'rubbery rotis' 24-07-2014 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena on Thursday refused to apologise for its MP's actions of force feeding a Muslim catering staff member at Maharashtra Sadan who was on fast for Ramzan. In its party editorial Saamna, Shiv Sena said that that the rubbery rotis served at the Mantralaya should be...
  • Prithviraj Chavan promises probe into Shiv Sena MP force feeding Muslim on Ramzan 24-07-2014 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: A day after a Shiv Sena MP was caught on camera force feeding a Muslim catering staff member at Maharashtra Sadan who was on fast for Ramzan, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has promised a probe into the incident. CNN-IBN has accessed the complaint letter of the caterer,...