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  • Not CM Fadnavis, but committee headed by chief secretary to decide on security category now 6 days ago

    Mumbai: In a major departure from a past practice, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has handed over the power to decide the level of security that an applicant merits to a committee headed by the chief secretary. Earlier, chief minister and the home minister decided the level of security a person...
  • For this terminally-ill boy, the dream of becoming a fighter pilot comes true November 14, 2014

    Ambala/New Delhi: For 14-year-old Chandan, who is terminally ill with cancer, it was a dream come true - thanks to the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Delhi-based NGO Uday Foundation. On his birthday on Thursday, as a part of his gift, he was made to wear the full uniform of...
  • SC asks Centre, states to find ways to provide temporary shelters to homeless person November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to step up efforts on providing shelters to the homeless. SC asked Centre to call a meeting of Chief Secretaries of all states to ascertain steps to be taken to provide shelter. The apex court has also asked the Centre and...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi dubs upper caste people as foreigners, BJP slams comment November 12, 2014

    Patna: Stirring yet another controversy, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has termed upper caste people as 'foreigners and descendants of Aryan race', a remark for which the BJP has slammed him for 'stoking caste tension' in the state. "The upper caste people are foreigners and descendants of the Aryan race....they...
  • IIT-B alumnus Manohar Parrikar sworn in as Cabinet Minister, likely to handle Defence Ministry November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: From a RSS pracharak to a Union Minister, technocrat-turned politician Manohar Gopalkrishna Parrikar, a three-time Goa Chief Minister, is known for his administrative acumen and clean image to leave an indelible mark on the politics of the tiny state. A Mumbai IIT graduate in metallurgical engineering and among the...
  • Laxmikant Parsekar elected unanimously by MLAs, sworn in as Goa CM November 8, 2014

    Panaji: Laxmikant Parsekar has been sworn in as the new Goa Chief Minister at Raj Bhawan at 4 PM on Saturday. Parsekar earlier held the portfolio of the state Health Minister. An elated Parsekar who has strong RSS links, said, "I am very happy to be elected as the CM". Parsekar...
  • Ahead of Parrikar's resignation, MLAs threaten to resign if Francis D'Souza not made Goa CM November 8, 2014

    Panaji: As the race for the next Goa Chief Minister gets tougher, the rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the state is coming to the fore. Some MLAs have threatened to resign if Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza is not elevated after Manohar Parrikar quits as the Chief...
  • Police is acting against the accused, circular sent across schools: Karnataka CM October 31, 2014

    "Police is acting against the accused, he has been arrested. Since most of these incidents are happening inside private schools, the school management will have to act strictly against it," said Karnataka chief minister reacting to the rape of a 6-year-old in Bangalore. ...
  • Delhi Police fully dedicated to promoting national unity: Chief October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said that the force was "fully dedicated" to strengthening national unity and would work hard towards that goal by serving the people. On the occasion of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 139th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as 'National Unity Day', Bassi promised that...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 30, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe reveals Jamaat trained operatives to carry out 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. ...
  • UN chief calls for stopping Ebola 'at its source' October 29, 2014

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has criticised the travel bans and closing of borders by countries in response to the Ebola outbreak and asked the nations not to incite panic, saying "the only way to stop Ebola is to stop it at its source." "The gravity of the (Ebola)...
  • Southern Naval Command gets new Chief of Staff October 26, 2014

    Kochi: Rear Admiral Atul Kumar Jain assumed office as Chief of Staff of Southern Naval Command. He has taken over the charge from Rear Admiral M S Pawar, who is appointed as the Flag Officer, Maharashtra and Gujarat area (FOMAG), a Naval press release said. Commissioned in July 1982, and an alumnus...
  • PM Modi congratulates new Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar who was sworn in as Haryana chief minister. "Congratulations to Shri Manohar Lal Khattar on taking oath as Haryana CM," Modi said in a tweet. "I wish Shri Manohar Lal Khattar & his team the very best in...
  • Haryana gets first BJP government as Manohar Lal Khattar takes oath as CM to lead the state October 26, 2014

    Panchkula: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Lal Khattar has become the 10th Chief Minister of Haryana following his swearing-in ceremony in Panchkula at HUDA ground in Sector 5. Khattar took oath with five other BJP MLAs - Om Prakash Dhankar, Anil Viz, Kavita Jain, OP Dhankar, Ram Vilas Sharma as...
  • Bangalore: Special team constituted headed by a lady officer, says police chief October 22, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bangalore police chief said that the case is in a preliminary stage. "We have constituted a special team headed by a lady officer. Video footage has been seized and the police is examining it," said the chief. ...
  • Israeli PM summons coalition leaders amid possible political crisis October 21, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned leaders of the parties in his coalition to a meeting on Wednesday amid what is claimed to be a looming political crisis, his office confirmed. The meeting, to be held on Wednesday, will be attended by Finance Minister Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid party)), Justice...
  • Amit Shah appoints 28 state BJP incharges, OP Mathur entrusted with UP October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday appointed state party incharges in 28 states and union territories, a statement in New Delhi said. "Avinash Rai Khanna and TS Rawat were appointed incharges in poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, respectively," a party statement said. Prabhat Jha, JP Nadda, Om Prakash Mathur...
  • Manohar Lal Khattar set to be Haryana Chief Minister as BJP MLAs elect him as their leader October 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday chose Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar as the new Chief Minister of Haryana. This is after 15 years that the state has a non-Jat Chief Minister after having Jat Chief Ministers for three terms consecutively. Khattar will be sworn in as the CM...
  • BJP MLAs Captain Abhimanyu Singh, Manohar Lal Khattar in close race to be Haryana CM October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party won a complete majority in Haryana but it is still in dilemma on who to appoint the chief minister. Party sources said that the legislature party will meet on Tuesday in Chandigarh. Sources added that BJP observers Venkaiah Naidu and Dinesh sharma will hold...
  • PM Modi's popularity made Haryana believe that BJP could deliver, says Captain Abhimanyu October 19, 2014

    Possible BJP CM candidate Captain Abhimanyu said that it was PM Modi's hardwork and Modi led government's credibility that made people of Haryana believe in BJP. "It is Modi's popularity as the PM which has created the faith amongst people that BJP can deliver," said Captain Abhimanyu. ...
  • Army chief takes over as honorary colonel of 'Brigade of the Guards' October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Army chief General Dalbir Singh on Saturday took over as the honorary colonel of the Brigade of the Guards. The presentation of the banner was done by Lt Gen Ashok Singh, Army Commander, Southern Command and Colonel of the Regiment, and Lt Gen Sanjeev Madhok, Commander of the Army...
  • Arvind Subramanian is a creative thinker: US think tank October 16, 2014

    Washington: Arvind Subramanian, appointed as India's Chief Economic Adviser, is more than just a mainstream macro-economist and is a creative thinker, the head of a top American think tank on economic issues said on Thursday. "Arvind is much more than your mainstream macro-economist. He is an immensely knowledgeable and creative...
  • US-based economist Arvind Subramanian appointed next Chief Economic Advisor October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The US-based economist Arvind Subramanian has been appointed as India's chief economic adviser. An official order has been issued by the Centre in this regard. Subramanian, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, was informally recommended to the post by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and later...
  • Terminally ill boy becomes Hyderabad police chief for a day October 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Ten-year-old Sadiq wanted to be police commissioner for a day and his wish was fulfilled by the Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy on Wednesday. Clad in khaki uniform with a cap, the terminally ill boy occupied the chair of the police commissioner while Mahender Reddy and other officers saluted him. The...
  • UPSC asked to withdraw proforma which demands photographs showing disability from applicants October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In an interim reprieve for the differently abled Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants, the Court of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disability has directed the commission to withdraw its proforma in which applicants had to provide photographs showing their disability as a proof. The order has been issued...
  • BJP misleading people on Vidarbha statehood issue: MPCC chief October 11, 2014

    Yavatmal: Maharashtra Congress President Manikrao Thakre on Friday accused BJP of doublespeak on the Vidarbha statehood issue and also hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for repeatedly invoking the name of Shivaji Maharaj in his election speeches. "Why is the BJP leadership doing double-talk on the Vidarbha statehood issue? Way...
  • Financial powers of paramilitary chiefs enhanced October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The financial powers of all para-military chiefs has been increased under various heads including procurement of arms and ammunition which has seen a four-fold increase from existing Rs five core to Rs 20 crore. The decision was taken by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who decided to delegate...
  • PM interacts with army chief, NSA at Air Force Day reception October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with army chief General Dalbir Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at the Air Force Day reception here against the backdrop of continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan. He also mingled with guests and posed for photographs at "At Home" hosted by...