The Biggest Stories of August 31, 2014
Aug 31, 2014
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took a big swipe at "my secular friends" predicting television debates back home on why he had carried the Bhagvad Gita with him on his five-day tour of Japan.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged Indians in Japan to work for Mahatma Gandhi's "clean India" dream and spread the message back home in India, if needed, by WhatApp.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday September 2, 2014
After a phone call from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is calling an all-party meeting to try and broker peace among warring cadres of political organisations in the state.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Concerned over delay in strategic border projects, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has suggested exemption of environment clearance given to such projects falling within 100 km from International Border, Line of Actual Control and Line of Control.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday September 1, 2014
States across India will soon hear from two heavyweights of the Modi Cabinet - Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad - asking them to expedite cases against serving MLAs and MPs.
India | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Monday September 1, 2014
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is followed by 3,65,000 people on Twitter. He used to earlier follow just three people, but that number went up by one yesterday as he started following Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With agencies) | Monday September 1, 2014
Anti-government protesters in Pakistan marched towards Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's house in Islamabad and closed down state broadcaster Pakistani Television (PTV) on Monday after violent clashes over the weekend.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Reuters) | Monday September 1, 2014
Home Minister Rajnath Singh has become the second Indian after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the fourth person ever to be followed by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Twitter.
India | Edited by Tasim Zahid | Monday September 1, 2014
The Home Ministry has denied news reports that Rajnath Singh will meet his Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of a SAARC conference in Nepal later this month.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Asserting that India wants peaceful relations with all countries, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that security forces have been directed to give a "befitting" reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan.
India | Sunetra Choudhury | Saturday August 30, 2014
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has hit out at the UPA-appointed Governors who refused to be transferred to north eastern states like Mizoram. While appearing on a special show on NDTV, the minister who is from Arunachal Pradesh said those go...
World | Reuters | Friday August 29, 2014
Britain raised its international terrorism threat level to the second highest level of "severe" on Friday in response to possible attacks being planned in Syria and Iraq, Home Secretary (interior minister) Theresa May said.
Friday August 29, 2014
Any grid collapse would cast doubt on the crisis management skills of the new government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose achievement in ensuring 24-hour power supplies in his home state of Gujarat helped him to election victory in May.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday August 28, 2014
There is tight security in Malikapura village of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, where a prayer meeting was held at the home of two young Jat men who were murdered by a Muslim mob one year ago, leading to deadly riots in the area that left 6...
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday August 27, 2014
The Prime Minister's Office has dismissed reports of alleged misconduct of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son as "plain lies."
India | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 28, 2014
In an attempt to pull the plug on what was seen as a major rift within the government, the Prime Minister's Office and BJP President Amit Shah today staunchly defended Home Minister Rajnath Singh, dismissing reports of his son's alleged misconduct as...
India | Ketki Angre | Tuesday August 26, 2014
His son died in Kashmir. Family stalled cremation till Home Minister phoned and pledged help.
India | Rohit Bhan | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Narendra Modi's move to Delhi as Prime Minister has created two huge openings in Gujarat- as chief minister, he was a member of the state assembly, and he then ran for Parliament from Vadodara in his home state, but chose to represent Varanasi, which...
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 26, 2014
BJP's Uttar Pradesh lawmaker Sangeet Som, accused of inciting riots in Muzaffarnagar last year, has been given top level security by the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 26, 2014
BJP's riot-accused lawmaker Sangeet Som has been given special security by the union home ministry, which is convinced that he faces threats to his life.