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Modi puts ‘saffron’ push on fast track

Hours after it pulled the plug on talks with Pakistan for meddling in the country’s internal affairs, the Narendra Modi government has put on fast gear its plans to launch a “saffron revolution” in Ja

Ministry of Home Affairs faces language trouble

A fresh clamour has begun for inclusion of more languages in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India.

Bharat Ratna medallion stock a ‘gift’ for NDA

The stock of new Bharat Ratna medallions deposited in the government treasury have turned out to be a gift left by the previous UPA regime for the Narendra Modi government.

Centre, Telangana spar on governor powers

The Centre and the Telangana government are at loggerheads over the Union home ministry’s directive to hand over the critical subject of law and order, among others, to the governor.

Kamla Beniwal got sack for loss to Gujarat?

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel greets Governor Kamla Beniwal during her farewell ceremony in Gandhinagar -PTI

The Centre moved to sack Kamla Beniwal, who was named Mizoram governor only a month ago, mainly as she had caused the Gujarat government a loss of Rs 1,216 crores by sitting on legislation passed by

Government curative petition in Rajiv Gandhi killers’ case

Government curative petition  in Rajiv Gandhi killers’ case

Top government officials said that the Union home ministry had initially asked the law ministry to seek a joint review of all recent death row cases, involving 15 death row convicts, who were granted

Remote airstrips to boost tourism

Home minister Rajnath Singh is all set to take security and tourism hand in hand to make inroads for boosting economy and development in the country.

India mulls transfer pact with Australia

A little red faced after Australia flagged the issue of illegal migrants from India trying to enter that country, India is working on a treaty for transfer of sentenced prisoner with that country.

Centre had warned UP about clashes

Building pressure on the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh over the worsening communal situation in the state, the Narendra Modi government has called for a detailed report on the recent inciden

Desk to update PMO on states

To keep a tab on critical political developments, the Narendra Modi government is studying a proposal to create a new political desk in the Union home ministry.

Engaging-with-Pakistan has been one of Delhi’s big growth industries over the past 15 years. Apart from domestic investment (both from the public and private sectors), it has attracted generous quantities of foreign direct investment, despite not having much to show by way of tangible returns.

There is a slow but systematic attempt to change India’s name from Bharat to Hindustan — playing up the word “Hindu” in Hindustan and trying to repackage it as the abode of the Hindus. B.R. Ambedkar and his team that drafted the Constitution of India consciously avoided the term “Hindustan” as they could foresee its implications in a land that takes pride in its diversity.