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Manan Kumar

  • Government puts afoot plan to plug leaks and thefts

    Shaken by theft and trade off of crucial information from key ministries of petroleum and coal through a nexus of compromised government staff, officers, corporate middle men and fraudulent journalists, the central government is planning to hit back by correcting systemic flaws in the system in a...

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:20am
  • Here's one more ID to you, in addition to Aadhaar or UID

    The Modi government is mulling reviving the citizenship project under which every bona-fide national of the country will be enrolled as a citizen and given a national identity card (NIC) to distinguish him or her from the illegal immigrants.

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 5:05am
  • West takes cues from India on containing extremism

    Unable to come to terms with and contain the growing violent extremist threats of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and al Qaeda, western countries now want to learn from the Indian model of minority management and inclusive culture that has managed to keep the extremist threat at bay.

    Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 5:20am
  • PM Modi in stress-buster avatar tells students to have belief in themselves

    Prime minister Narendra Modi's much-awaited Mann ki Baat on the topic of exams on an eventful Sunday must have come as a great stress buster for crores of students who are right now going through torrid times.

    Monday, 23 February 2015 - 7:14am
  • Government releases video of Pakistan boat but questions remain

    Coast Guard finds DIG's explanation unsatisfactory, orders board of inquiry

    Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 6:15am
  • Pak boat row: Coast guard DIG gets show-cause notice

    The defence ministry on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to a senior officer of the Indian coast guard, DIG BK Loshali, for owning up to the responsibility of sinking a Pakistani boat with suspected terrorists on board on this new year's eve. The revelation left the Indian government red-...

    Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 5:05am
  • India-Bangladesh join hands to defeat terror

    In home secretary level talks concluding on Wednesday, India and Bangladesh have agreed to tread an extra mile to help each other in resolving anti-national and terror activities in their areas.

    Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 6:30am
  • Companies target militant hotbeds in Kashmir to hunt young talent

    Success of the first phase of Udaan (special industry initiative) scheme has prompted the Union home ministry to target the militant hotbeds of Handwara, Baramulla and Sopore in north Kashmir to scout for young talent this time. The scheme is becoming a roaring success with hundreds of J&K...

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 6:30am
  • Delhi's statehood may become issue for AAP, BJP

    The demand for Delhi's statehood is emerging to be the future flash-point between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) that stormed with a brute majority in Delhi and the BJP-led central government.

    Sunday, 15 February 2015 - 6:05am
  • Full statehood for Delhi is AAP's top priority; Kejriwal underlines need for Centre-State cooperation

    Riding on a brute majority of 67 out of 70 MLAs in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party did not waste even a single day to build up pressure on the Modi government.

    Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 7:45am