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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.

Eye on polls, Solanki named Haryana goverment

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday appointed senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kaptan Singh Solanki as the new governor of Haryana.

MHA mulls changes in IPC to fight racism

The Union home ministry, under Rajnath Singh, is mulling changes to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to make attacks which are racial in nature and are “likely to cause fear or alarm or a feeling of insecu

Rajnath Singh to amend Disaster Act

Top government sources said home minister Rajnath Singh has decided to amend the Disaster Management Act, 2005 to “re-design” the structure of NDMA as suggested by the task force, headed by P.K.

Top disaster control body now headless

After the BJP government ousted UPA-picked appointees from statutory bodies, the country’s main disaster management outfit, NDMA, is headless for over a month.

Centre won’t brook disrespect to tricolour

Any disrespect or contempt shown to the tricolour can land you in jail.

Kin of youth who ‘joined’ ISIS seek Centre help

After the Centre has been making all out efforts to bring back Indian workers trapped in Iraq, there is fresh crisis staring the BJP government after parents of Arif Fayyaz Majeed, who is suspected to

Ram Naik UP governor, Kesri Nath Tripathi may go to Bengal

Ram Naik UP governor, Kesri Nath Tripathi may go to Bengal

Sheila Dikshit, Shivraj Patil may be moved

PM Modi tightens norms for foreign junkets for babus

The govt has set a cap of ‘four’ foreign visits for an officer in a year

Top babus will have to justify tour reasons

In a circular issued July 2 to all secretaries in the Central government, the finance ministry has framed a 19-point pro forma document mandating bureaucrats to furnish extensive details before they c

In Gurez, at the upper edge of northern Kashmir Valley, a serene calm prevails along the Line of Control. The undulating rhythms of the Kishanganga river that rolls through bowl-shaped valleys surrounded by the Himalayas on all four sides put Switzerland to shame.

Besides controlling food inflation, the most challenging task before Narendra Modi is to create jobs for millions of young men and women, some of whom were responsible for his resounding victory in the elections. It is one thing to promise jobs and another to actually create them.