While home minister Sushilkumar Shinde assured that the government would take the Maoists head-on, poor preparedness on part of both the Central and state governments to counter the impending threat f
A recent analysis of poll preparations reviewed at the highest level in government shows that basic policing activities are missing in Chhattisgarh’s worst Naxal-affected areas and that no joint anti-
Questions are being raised about the CPI(M)’s repeated attempt to cobble up a “third front or alternative” with a section within the party claiming that such a formation has no ideological backing.
Rumblings within the Left, particularly in the CPI(M), have begun over the repeated political misadventures of the party under its general secretary, Mr Prakash Karat.
Acting on former Army Chief Gen. V.K.
In all probability Andhra Pradesh will go for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in its “present form” as a united state with the formal split for the creation of a separate Telangana state
The Centre is expected to reject the mercy plea of 1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Yakub Memon, with the Maharashtra government asking the Union home ministry to reject his mercy petition.
Apprehending fresh trouble from the Jayalalithaa government which may order release of four prisoners when its deadline to the Centre on releasing the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi e
The Congress said the decision to free Rajiv Gandhi’s killers was “irresponsible, perverse and populist”, while the Union home ministry claimed the state government had no jurisdiction to grant remiss
Union finance minister P. Chidambaram, who is likely to stand for the Lok Sabha from Sivaganga Lok Sabha in Tamil Nadu, tried to play safe.