Ministry

  • What crime have I done by taking a 3-bedroom flat, asks Kejriwal 09-03-2014 06:49 PM

    A day after the Urban Development Ministry wrote to Kejriwal asking him to vacate the government house allotted to him when he was the Delhi CM, Kejriwal has now hit out at the media calling them biased. "The media doesn't report anything about Modi and Adani. All they report is...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Gandhi family and Aviation Ministry 02-02-2014 01:16 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the development in the past one week including Rahul Gandhi's interview to a TV news channel and Aviation Ministry's orders to private airlines to provide special privileges to MPs. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes a dig at Civil Aviation Ministry over more privileges to MPs 02-02-2014 01:01 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a jibe at Civil Aviation Ministry and DGCA's orders to private airlines to provide special privileges to MPs. ...
  • Kejriwal to go ahead with 10-day-long dharna despite Republic Day celebrations 20-01-2014 05:51 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal plans to hold a 10-day long agitation against the Delhi Police despite Republic Day celebrations. "I have planned a 10 day dharna & if it causes any hindrances to the Republic Day event then we are not responsible, the Home Min, Delhi Police &...
  • MEA condemns misbehavior with Ugandan nationals, promises action 18-01-2014 10:17 PM

    Ministry of External Affairs expressed its concern over the matter raised by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti involving Ugandan nationals. MEA spokesperson, Syed Akbaruddin said, "We condemn this incident, we also explained to the African heads of mission that action is underway and the complaints registered will be investigated. We...
  • News 360: MHA denies Rahul's claim of ISI luring UP riot victims 07-01-2014 09:30 PM

    Union Home Ministry and Delhi Police have denied reports that Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was in touch with some Muzaffarnagar riot victims and is trying to recruit them. Delhi Police Special Cell Commissioner SN Shrivastava clarified that Liaqat and Zamir who were arrested for being in contact with LeT...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar 26-12-2013 11:24 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Suhasini Haidar on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi 26-12-2013 09:22 PM

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • Home Ministry likely to order inquiry into Modi snooping row 25-12-2013 09:29 PM

    The Union Home Ministry could very soon set up a commission of inquiry to look into the Modi snooping row. Sources have told CNN-IBN that in the last one month, government is considering various options, speaking to legal experts on the best ways to launch an inquiry into this case....
  • MPs caught lobbying for fake firm: Is this just the tip of the iceberg? 12-12-2013 10:22 PM

    In its latest undercover investigation, codenamed operation Falcon Claw, investigative website Cobrapost has exposed a bunch of parliamentarians who are willing to not only write recommendation letters but also lobby with the Union Ministry of Petroleum for a foreign company to help it secure oil exploration and rigging rights in...
  • IFFI sexual harassment case: I&B ministry assures justice 23-11-2013 11:27 PM

    The Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said that the ministry has zero tolerance to allegations of misdemeanor and indiscretion and assured of speedy justice. He also said that strict action would be taken against those guilty. ...
  • I-Day speech row: Is the government trying to control TV news content? 07-11-2013 11:41 PM

    After advocating a ban on opinion polls, the Congress party on Thursday decided to boycott television debates on opinion polls. The Congress, staring at a massive defeat if pre-poll surveys by news channels are right, defended its warning to electronic media on the coverage of PM's Independence Day speech and...
  • Watch: A call of action to fight dengue 03-11-2013 01:10 PM

    The 2013 Dengue outbreak witnessed the country was the worst in at last six years. According to Health Ministry, the number of dengue cases has been steadily rising since 2008 - when the count was 12,561. ...
  • J&K: Army is working with full efficiency to stop infiltration, says Shinde 21-10-2013 10:58 AM

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said that the Indian Army is working with full efficiency to stop infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • FTP: Oil minister Moily travels by metro: Should more VIPs use public transport? 09-10-2013 11:30 PM

    Delhi Metro has a VIP commuter now as Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has started his drive to save fuel by commuting through metro to work. Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily took the metro to the ministry on Wednesday. He plans to do so every Wednesday and he has also adviced his...
  • We are monitoring power situation in Andhra Pradesh: Jyotiraditya Scindia 08-10-2013 10:27 AM

    Union Minister of State for the Ministry of Power Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that his ministry was closely monitoring the power crisis in Andhra Pradesh following the protest by power employees who are protesting the bifurcation of the state. ...
  • MoD must act upon allegations against General VK Singh: Khurshid 20-09-2013 03:42 PM

    Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said the allegations against former Army chief General VK Singh are very serious and some kind of action must be taken. He said it is for the Defence Ministry to reflect on and then act upon it. ...
  • People cut down onion consumption as it hits Rs 80 per kg 17-09-2013 10:47 PM

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next two weeks. ...
  • News 360: Onion prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg 17-09-2013 09:06 PM

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next few days. The Agriculture Ministry has blamed rains and hoarding by the traders for the short supply and the spike in Onion prices....
  • CPI criticises Oil Ministry proposal to restrict petrol pump timings, says govt clueless 02-09-2013 07:05 PM

    CPI leader D Raja has criticised Oil Ministry proposal to restrict petrol pump timings. He said that the government is clueless and confused. ...
  • Restriction on fuel pumps will lead to adulteration, says petrol sector analyst 02-09-2013 05:38 PM

    Petrol sector analyst Narendra Taneja has said that restriction on fuel pumps will lead to adulteration. He said, "There will be chaos in the society, you are creating panic in the market and you'll generate a black market overnight that will lead to adulteration. I don't think it'll be able...
  • Using gold reserves was just a suggestion, clarifies Anand Sharma 29-08-2013 11:43 PM

    Clarifying his stand on the use of gold reserves to control the fiscal deficit said that it is not the government's decision but was just his suggestion. He added that despite the volatility in the economy there is no need for panic noting that the macro fundamentals of the country...
  • Home Ministry seeks report in sexual assault case allegedly involving Asaram 27-08-2013 06:04 PM

    Self proclaimed godman Asaram has been served summons by the Jodhpur police team at his Indore ashram. He had been evading the police so far. Meanwhile, sources said the Home Ministry has sent a stern reminder to Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi for updates on the investigations in the case....
  • FTP: Should journalists have to pass an exam before they enter journalism? 21-08-2013 11:41 PM

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday said the media industry should consider holding a common exam for journalists, on the lines of that conducted by the Bar Council, after which they could be given licence to pursue the profession. ...
  • Is the UPA govt engaging in yet another cover-up in the coal scam? 19-08-2013 11:15 PM

    The coal scam continues to haunt the government as crucial files required by the CBI have gone missing from the records. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the CBI's repeated letters to the Coal Ministry have failed to get a response. ...
  • MEA calls assault on UK Sikh man a shameful incident 19-08-2013 04:07 PM

    An 18-year-old man was punched in the face and shoved to the ground leaving him with a bloody nose and black eye by a 19-year-old girl in London. A video of the brutal attack went viral on social media sites which took place earlier this week. ...
  • FTP: Are peaceniks being edged out of the Indo-Pakistan equation? 08-08-2013 11:58 PM

    Under sustained attack from the Opposition over his statement on the killing of five Indian soldiers in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday made a U-turn and blamed the Pakistan Army for the "brutal" and "unprovoked" act. ...
  • LoC killings: BJP demands apology from Antony over statement 07-08-2013 11:52 PM

    The killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistan Army continued to rock Parliament on Wednesday. The BJP leadership in a concerted attack cornered the Defence Minister blaming him for providing an alibi to Islamabad and demanding that AK Anthony give an explanation. The government hit back insisting BJP's attack is...
  • Our position on IM is clear: RPN Singh 23-07-2013 07:02 PM

    Union minister RPN Singh on Tuesday said that the official position of the government on the Indian Mujahideen is very clear as it is available on its website. "There is an official position on what the Home Ministry thinks on the Indian Mujahideen. Its there on our website," said MoS...