The biggest stories of January 20, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
Press Trust of India | Monday March 10, 2014
Indian Premier League chairman Ranjib Biswal says discussions are still on between the BCCI and the Union Home Ministry regarding an overseas venue for this year's tournament.
Monday March 10, 2014
According to documents of the Internal Security Division of the Home Ministry, Vodafone is alleged to have given the UK-based Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ) "secret unlimited access to their network of under-sea cables, which carry much...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
The Home Ministry today withdrew the sanction given to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to prosecute under an anti-piracy law two Italian marines, accused of killing Kerala fishermen.
India | Anant Zanane, Bhairavi Singh (With inputs from agencies) | Friday March 7, 2014
Hours after the Home Ministry sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government over a case of sedition against a group of Kashmiri students, the charges were withdrawn. The 67 students were suspended on Monday by the private Swami Vivekananda Subhar...
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday March 6, 2014
The Home Ministry today sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government after a case of sedition was registered against a group of Kashmiri students for cheering for Pakistan in a cricket match against India.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Telangana, the country's 29th state, will be born on June 2 and start functioning from that day.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 5, 2014
The Union Home Ministry conveyed to the BCCI that adequate security could be provided only in case the dates of the sporting event were postponed after the electoral exercise is scheduled to be over in the middle of May.
Press Trust of India | Sunday March 2, 2014
The Home Ministry has already made it clear that in view of the Lok Sabha elections, providing security for IPL matches will not be possible for it.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 28, 2014
The BCCI's working committee met in Bhubaneswar on Friday to discuss the prospective Indian Premier League venues after the Home Ministry made it clear that it would not be able to provide security for the event due to the elections set for April-M...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 25, 2014
The Centre has asked the Maharashtra government to explain repeated parole given to actor Sanjay Dutt, who is serving a six-year jail term in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 21, 2014
Despite the sports ministry having no authority on providing security to IPL matches, Jitendra Singh commented after he was asked about his opinion as a sports minister on the possibility of the cash-rich T20 tournament being shifted out of India and...
Press Trust of India | Friday February 21, 2014
Sources say the Home Ministry has conveyed to BCCI that it would be able to provide adequate security personnel for cash-rich Indian Premier League only after the general elections which are expected to be over by mid-May.
Tuesday February 18, 2014
Out of a total budget package of Rs 59,387 crore for Home Ministry, Finance Minister P Chidambaram earmarked Rs 2 crore for schemes for women's safety in Delhi, Rs 789.08 crore for security-related expenses and Rs 600 crore for modernization of polic...
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Mala Das | Saturday February 15, 2014
All eyes are now on Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung who has sent his report to President Pranab Mukherjee on the present political situation in Delhi.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Monday February 10, 2014
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says he's going for broke in his effort to ensure the anti-graft Jan Lokpal Bill is introduced as a law this month. Speaking exclusively to NDTV, Mr Kejriwal warned, "The Delhi government will fall if there's no J...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 10, 2014
The union home ministry is seeking legal advice on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's plan to try and pass its Jan Lokpal Bill without seeking the Centre's permission, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal threatening to quit and bring down his two...
Cities | Edited by Mala Das | Monday February 10, 2014
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has threatened to quit and allow his two-month-old Aam Aadmi Party government to fall if the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the state assembly.
India | Bhairavi Singh | Friday February 7, 2014
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gonged down a new conflict with the union government. He says it is unacceptable for his pet proposal -the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill -to be cleared by the union Home Ministry before it is presented for the con...
World | Reuters | Monday February 3, 2014
Three large explosions were heard in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Sunday, close to the defence ministry, the central bank and the former president's home, locals told Reuters.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday January 31, 2014
Union Home Ministry has sought a detailed report from Delhi Police over the incident leading to the death of an Arunachal Pradesh MLA's son in Delhi after the youth was allegedly beaten up by some shopkeepers following an altercation.