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  • Home Ministry asks MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav to resign after FIR in Vyapam scam: Sources 2 days ago

    Bhopal: According to sources, Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav has been asked by the Home Ministry to resign after he was named in an FIR filed in the the Vyapam recruitment scam. Yadav is the first sitting Governor to be named in a corruption FIR filed in the case. Yadav...
  • Union Budget 2015: Government may hike home loan rebate to Rs 3.5 lakh 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The upcoming Budget could bring some major relief for home buyers. Given the government's big promises of providing housing for all by 2022, sources say Budget 2015 could see a hike in the rebate offered on home loans, reports CNBC-TV18's Nayantara Rai. According to sources, the government may hike...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 3 days ago

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  • Live telecast of anti-terror operations should be prohibited: Home Ministry 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Taking a step forward to ban live coverage of terror-related operations by television channels, the Home Ministry has said that 'anti-terror operations' should be prohibited from telecasting. Home Ministry stated its position on the matter after the Information and Broadcasting Ministry sought definition of terms 'anti-terror operations' and 'counter-terror...
  • Ray: A touchscreen 'super remote' that seeks to replace all your remotes 1 week ago

    How many remotes does it take to watch television, stream Netflix or record your favourite show on DVR? The Ray Super Remote wants to declutter your coffee table and become the central nervous system of all of your home entertainment systems. The touch-screen device, released Tuesday, is designed to control TVs,...
  • Realtors seek tax sops, lower rates for home buyers in Budget February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The real estate industry on Thursday sought more tax incentives and lower interest rates for the home buyers in the upcoming Budget to revive demand. Besides, it sought infrastructure status for housing. Addressing a real estate conference organised by RICS, CREDAI President (Elect) Getamber Anand said the government...
  • 'Flavours from Home', a treat for home chefs in Mumbai February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: From Sindhi, Gujarati and Parsi to Goan, East Indian, Maharashtrian, North Indian and more -- as many as 20 home chefs will participate in a Flavours of Home, a one-of-a-kind home chefs mela here Sunday. To be held at the Westin Woods, The Westin Mumbai Garden City in Goregaon East...
  • Home Minister asks Delhi Police to extend full support to AAP government February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked Delhi Police to extend full support to the Arvind Kejriwal government New Delhi even as he reiterated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's view that the states should be given every assistance rising above party lines in keeping with the spirit of "cooperative...
  • LG's home appliances chief indicted over deliberately damaging Samsung's washing machines February 15, 2015

    Seoul: LG's home appliances chief was indicted on a charge of deliberately damaging Samsung Electronics washing machines, escalating the feud between South Korea's top consumer electronics companies. A LG Electronics spokeswoman confirmed on Sunday that home appliances chief Jo Seong-jin and two other employees were indicted by local prosecutors. Samsung Electronics...
  • Jitendra Singh Tomar: A lawyer with Congress background gets crucial home, law departments in 'AAP' Ki Sarkar February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Jitendra Singh Tomar, a lawyer with Congress background, is Delhi's new home minister and also has the charge of law and justice ministry which saw a controversial stint of Somnath Bharti during previous AAP government. Tomar has been given charge of crucial Home department, which was earlier handled by...
  • 3-member SIT to probe 1984 anti-Sikh riots formed, likely to be announced today February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: A three-membered Special Investigation Team to probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots has been formed and is likely to be announced on Thursday evening. The move comes a week after a Home Ministry-appointed a committee, headed by former Supreme Court Judge Justice (retired) GP Mathur, submitted its report...
  • Zomato to launch home delivery service in India on March 16: Report February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian restaurant search service provider Zomato that recently acquired US-based rival Urbanspoon for about $50 million is now planning to expand its business into food orders, says a TechCrunch report. The company reportedly has plans to start its new service in India next month. According to the report, Zomato's...
  • Home Ministry likely to set up SIT for fresh probe into 1984 riot cases by next week February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A Special Investigation Team is likely to be set up by the government next week for a fresh investigation into the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. The move comes a week after a Home Ministry-appointed a committee, headed by former Supreme Court Judge Justice...
  • Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal meets Rajnath, demands full-fledged statehood for Delhi February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi's chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and demanded full-fledged statehood for Delhi. Kejriwal was accompanied by AAP Patparganj MLA Manish Sisodia. After the meeting, Sisodia said, "We met Rajnath Singh and gave him an invite for Kejriwal's swearing-in...
  • Christians take to streets, Home Ministry promises security to churches February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: As Christians took to streets of Delhi over recent attacks on churches, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday promised to step up security at their religious places amid his assertion that any discrimination on the basis of religion will not be tolerated. He said an impartial inquiry has been...
  • Bureaucracy is getting restless, says PC Chacko on Anil Goswami's sacking February 5, 2015

    "PM Modi is becoming a dictator. Series of sacking of senior people is I think the beginning of a calamity. Bureaucracy is getting restless," said Congress leader PC Chacko commenting on former Home Secretary Anil Goswami. ...
  • Centre appoints new Home Secretary after sacking Goswami for interfering in Saradha scam probe February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Centre on Wednesday night appointed 1979 batch Kerala cadre IAS officer LC Goyal as new Union Home Secretary after sacking his predecessor Anil Goswami for his alleged interference in Saradha scam probe. The 60-year-old Goyal is presently serving as Secretary in the Union Ministry of Rural Development and has...
  • Saradha scam: Centre sacks Home Secretary Anil Goswami for stalling Congress leader's arrest February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami has been sacked for trying to interfere in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam probe and stopping the arrest of a senior Congress leader. He was sacked by the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday night. Goswami has been named by the Central Bureau of...
  • Saradha scam: Senior Home Ministry official called CBI to stall Matang Sinh's arrest, say sources February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) informed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Tuesday about an attempt to stall former union minister and Congress leader Matang Sinh's arrest in the Saradha scam. The CBI reported that a senior official from the Home Ministry had tired to stall Sinh's arrest....
  • Rajasthan Home Minister tests positive for swine flu February 2, 2015

    Jaipur: After former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Monday tested positive for swine flu. Kataria tested positive for the H1N1 virus in Udaipur and is convalescing at his residence in that city, his personal secretary said. Kataria had gone to Udaipur a day back after...
  • Now, you can pack your apartment in a box! January 31, 2015

    Ever imagined your apartment being squeezed into a small box? This may become eminently possible, as architects have created a cube that can turn into a whole apartment, complete with a bed, kitchen and bathroom. Designer Luca Nichetto and developers at Urban Capital unveiled the clever compact cube, or the standalone...
  • Pakistan: Over 400 Hindu families seek Indian citizenship January 29, 2015

    Ahmedabad: More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the district collector's office. The two-day camp has been organised on demand from those seeking the citizenship. "Around 400 to 450 families participated. The...
  • Home Ministry to act against Delhi Police in Liaqat Shah false arrest case January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday said that it will take action against Delhi police officers who falsely arrested Liaqat Shah, who was alleged to be a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist. The National Investigation Agency on January 24 had given a clean chit to Liaqat. According to the sources,...
  • Snapshot: Barack Obama attends Pranab Mukherjee's 'At Home' at Rashtrapati Bhavan January 26, 2015

    President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Guest of Republic Day, US President Barack Obama, during 'At Home' reception, on 66th Republic Day celebrations, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, on Monday. ...
  • J&K: BSF foils infiltration bid in Samba region January 24, 2015

    Sambha: A major infiltration bid by terrorists has been foiled by the Border Security Force (BSF) ahead of President Obama's visit in the Samba region of Jammu and Kashmir. The Home Ministry has said that the infiltration bid happened in the Sabma sector on Thursday night. The BSF has said that a...
  • Petition filed in US court to designate RSS as terror group January 22, 2015

    New York: A Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court in New York to designate RSS as a "foreign terrorist organisation". The federal court in the Southern District of New York issued a summons for US Secretary of State John Kerry to respond to the suit...
  • Want to jazz up your abode? Follow these 5 tips January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: It's chilly and gloomy outside, but you can make your house warm and cozy with a little bit of makeover. Pooja Sharma, design head and director, Studio 13 Design Pvt. Ltd., shares how: * Home fragrance: It can help to create a warm atmosphere. Try choosing woody aroma for diffusers....
  • Governor's rule imposed in J&K as BJP, PDP fail to form government January 9, 2015

    Jammu/New Delhi: Governor's rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday with the PDP, which emerged as the single-largest party, and BJP failing to cobble up the required number to form the government, triggering a blame game among political parties. The decision came a day after Governor NN Vohra submitted...
  • J&K: MHA receives report on government formation, Centre may recommend Governor's Rule in state January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: After the major parties having failed to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, the state is heading for a Governor's Rule with the Union Cabinet likely to recommend for the same. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh received Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra's report on Thursday, sources said. The...