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Spy’s pigeon held on Gujarat border

A pigeon caught near the India-Pakistan border by the Gujarat police has foxed the Union home ministry, with the state police sending a detailed two-page report of a pigeon in their custody with a chi

Overhaul sees powers in Ministry of Home Affairs restored

The Union home ministry, under the new home secretary, has undergone an overhaul, with the ministry’s topmost bureaucrat restoring the original colour of the MHA.

States slow in fast-tracking cases against MPs, MLAs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s move to ensure “clean politics” has hit a roadblock, with states dragging their feet on identifying and fast-tracking the disposal of criminal cases against sitting MPs

MHA seeks to insulate intelligence

On a day when the Opposition Congress charged the Narendra Modi government of “snooping” and “spying” on political opponents, the Union home ministry began work to insulate the intelligence agencies f

Need to counter RSS schools: CPM

Claiming there is an urgent need to counter RSS-run schools that are spreading “communalism”, a section of the CPI(M) leadership has proposed that there is a need to set up a network of schools that c

Naxals plan to avenge killing of 5 comrades?

After security forces gunned down five Naxals in a fierce gun battle in Gumla district of Jharkhand, the Intelligence Bureau has warned of a major Maoist attack on security forces at various places, i

Naxal survey to counter schemes

The dreaded CPI(Maoist) is undertaking a major survey to fine-tune its tactics to counter the Modi government’s development agenda.

BSF won’t replace Assam Rifles

The NDA government has nixed the previous UPA move to replace the Assam Rifles with the Border Security Force on the Indo-Myanmar border.

Centre likely to relent on Ramesh Negi’s appointment

The stand-off between the Kejriwal government and Union home ministry over the appointment of the chief secretary in the city government is likely to end soon as the Union home minister, Mr Rajnath Si

Arvind Kejriwal, MHA tussle over appointment of chief secretary

Arvind Kejriwal, MHA tussle over appointment of chief secretary

The first tussle between the Arvind Kejriwal government and the Centre has begun, as the AAP government’s choice for appointment as chief secretary hit a roadblock in the Union home ministry.

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.