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  • Centre to press for annulment of Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Act

    Hard-pressed by its alliance partner Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) – Badal to intervene, the BJP-led Ccentral government is expected to press for annulment of the Haryana Sikh Gurudwara (Management) Act that challenges the supremacy of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) on maintaining it...

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 4:16pm
  • Government panel calls on Bollywood to help end discrimination against citizens from North-East

    A government committee has called upon Bollywood and television industry to help assimilate North-East with the rest of the country. The Bezbaruah Committee, constituted in the wake of increasing attacks on North-East students, has recommended that Bollywood and the Indian soap opera industry can...

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 7:31am
  • Reaching out to Tripura via Dhaka

    India seeks Bangladesh help to feed North-East

    Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 6:15am
  • Why Kashmiri Pandits' return to the Kashmir valley is riddled with hurdles

    Modi government's strong push to the ambitious plan of resettling Kashmiri Pandits back in the Valley is not going well with the security agencies that are expected to raise a red flag against the move.

    Friday, 18 July 2014 - 7:10am
  • Ashok Chavan faces Election Commission notice for fudging election expenses

    The Election Commission (EC) has slapped a notice on former chief minister Ashok Chavan for fudging expenses in the 2009 state elections. The watchdog asked Chavan why he should not be disqualified, and granted him time till August 2, 2014. If Chavan fails to abide by the deadline, or his response...

    Monday, 14 July 2014 - 7:13am
  • Narendra Modi government keen on infusing fresh blood into National Intelligence Grid

    The wheels have started moving on the National Intelligence Grid (Natgrid) again. The ambitious integrated intelligence grid that was set up in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks ought to have completed three phases by now. But it is still struggling to complete the first phase. The Modi...

    Monday, 14 July 2014 - 7:44am
  • Narendra Modi's men rue Brazil's historic loss

    Ministry officials going for BRICS summit will now miss watching World Cup finals

    Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 6:45am
  • Kalyan Singh refuses to be governor

    The BJP-led NDA government is all set to place their governors in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Goa and Tripura where there is a vacancy on account of resignations or end of tenures. Sources said the list of six wannabe governors prepared by the BJP has been seen and approved...

    Tuesday, 8 July 2014 - 7:30am
  • Book seeks to make China smell the coffee on Northeast

    India has found a subtle way to counter Chinese expansionist designs that are manifested by the frequent depiction of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim as the East Asian country's territories. Beijing's latest such effort was exposed with the issuance of electronic passports which showed Arunachal...

    Monday, 7 July 2014 - 7:38am
  • Narendra Modi has no problem with Congress on this one, DBT to continue

    Contrary to indications given so far, there are chances that the Congress-led UPA government's mega direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme of giving subsidy to targeted sections of needy people may find favour with the BJP-led NDA government. According to sources, PM Narendra Modi, who chaired a...

    Sunday, 6 July 2014 - 6:05am