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Yakub Memon set to hang as President, Supreme Court reject pleas

Policemen guard outside the Nagpur Central Prison. (Photo: PTI)

Pranab meets Rajnath, top officials for 2 hours

Border casualties to receive special relief

A family member of a Kargil war martyr visits a memorial during a function to commemorate the 16th anniversary. - PTI

The Narendra Modi government has decided to give special cover to civilians caught in cross border firing, which has been a sad tale of decades of suffering on the India-Pakistan border.

Centre tries to woo UP farmers, gives Rs 2801.59 crore

Keeping an eye on the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Centre has already begun to tap the farmers.

Curbs on media in MHA, gag on government officials

Breaking the decades long tradition of free movement of journalists in North Block, the Narendra Modi government has cracked down on free movement of journalists in the Union home ministry and issued

MHA bid to wrest back control of schemes

The tiff between two crucial ministries — finance and home affairs — has now reached the Cabinet.

MHA: Can’t let only states run key schemes

The MHA is arguing in its attempt to bring back under its umbrella control of key schemes relating to police modernisation in the country — like the Crime and Criminal Tracking System (CCTNS) — that i

Government moots change in criminal law

By January 2016, citizens may be able to dial a national helpline (112) for immediate police help in crimes against women.

From January, call 112 for help in case of crimes on women

By January 2016, citizens may be able to dial a national helpline (112) for immediate police help in crimes against women.

‘I have been suspended because I took on the most powerful man’

IPS Amitabh Thakur (Photo: Bunny Smith)

After allegedly being threatened by SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for exposing the mining mafia operating under state mining minister Gayatri Prajapati, suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur tells Namrata Biji Ahuja about the ordeal he and his wife Nutan, a social activist, have been through and adds that a majority of civil servants in UP are compromised.

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.