India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 21, 2015
The request of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for passport will be processed on "merit" depending on completion of "formalities" by him, the Union Home Ministry said today, amid a row over the issue that has divided ruling PDP and BJP...
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday May 20, 2015
The Lieutenant Governor's Office is acting at the behest of the Union Home Ministry but the row with the Delhi government is a ploy by the BJP and AAP to divert people's attention from key issues, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken has said.
Opinion | Ashutosh | Monday May 18, 2015
The Modi government is completing one year in power at the centre, and Arvind Kejriwal is racing towards his 100 days of governance in Delhi - and if one compares both honestly, one can see the difference.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan (With inputs from Sonjoy Chakraborty) | Monday May 18, 2015
On Friday, just before completing one year since its 2014 verdict, the Modi government restarted peace talks in Assam and discussed a proposal that could completely change the state's politics.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 15, 2015
The Union Home Ministry has decided to launch a nation-wide unique and single emergency response number which can be used in case of any emergency, especially by women in distress.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 13, 2015
"This innovative collaboration with Samsung will help youth learn to develop digital content for next-generation ecosystems," said MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 12, 2015
The National Disaster Response Force has been put on alert after two earthquakes struck India with epicentres in Nepal.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 11, 2015
Clarifying a controversial statement by his ministry on Dawood Ibrahim, who is wanted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said India had credible information of the underworld don's presence in Pakistan and would ...
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
Pakistan Cricket Board chief Sharyar Khan, who is to meet Indian cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya, was however later allowed to enter the city as a "special case" following intervention by the Union Home Ministry, sources said.
India News | Written by Neeta Sharma, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday May 7, 2015
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju is now a man in search of an identity - not in the real world, but on Twitter. While attempting to set up a personal Twitter handle, the junior minister realised that the handle with his name had ...
India News | Reuters | Wednesday May 6, 2015
Greenpeace India is facing imminent closure after authorities froze its bank accounts leaving it with little funds, the environmental group's head said late on Tuesday, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of "strangulation by stealth".
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Dawood Ibrahim, one of India's most-wanted men for masterminding the 1993 blasts in Mumbai in which over 300 people were killed, can't be extradited as his location is not known, the government said in today, contradicting what successive governments...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
Deployment of additional police, anti eve-teasing teams and emergency response vehicles are some of the fresh steps taken for the safety and security of girl students in Delhi University, the Delhi Police has told the Home Ministry.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 1, 2015
The US is seeking clarification from India on suspension of licenses of several thousands non-governmental organisations (NGO), a State Department spokesperson said.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Friday May 1, 2015
A five-judge constitution bench, hearing a petition challenging the validity of the National Judicial Appointments Commission, today observed that the collegium system worked well, it might have needed improvement.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
The Centre today approved the name change of the Bangalore city railway station as 'Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna' railway station.
India News | Thursday April 30, 2015
The concept of marital rape does not apply in India as marriage is treated as sacred here, the government said in Parliament today.
World News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Among hundreds of earthquake victims cremated today in the ghats near the famous Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, were six of a family who lived in Singapore and had come visiting their village in Nepal. The entire village turned up for the last ri...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Days after including the US-based charity Ford Foundation in the list of entities that can't fund local organisations without permission, the government has cracked down on nearly 9,000 NGOs that receive foreign funds.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday April 28, 2015
The home ministry has cancelled the registration of nearly 9000 organisations that receive foreign funds, saying they have failed to comply with the rules and submit annual returns.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Government has handed over the exercise of conducting a threat assessment and security analysis of all the 16 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Delhi's premier medical institute AIIMS to central security force CISF.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
An inter-ministerial team comprising senior officials from ministries of Home, Defence, External Affairs and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today left for Nepal to coordinate rescue and relief operations in the quake-hit country.
World News | Agencies | Tuesday April 28, 2015
The number of those killed in Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal has risen to 4,310, the home ministry said on Tuesday. A further 7,953 people are now known to have been injured in the quake, said ministry spokesman Laxmi Prasad Dhakal.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 24, 2015
The government has cracked down on the Ford Foundation, saying the US charity can no longer give money to local organisations without government permission.