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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

CPM lost vote of even its members

The report Review of Lok Sabha Election says the party has not been able to attract the new generation of voters by and large

Rajnath asks MHA to quicken projects

The ministry of home affairs has learnt its lessons from the David Coleman Headley episode during the tenure of the UPA government.

Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.