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  • Information and Broadcasting ministry asked to rethink clearance to Indira Gandhi film

    Taking a grim view of the movie "Quam de heeray" (Diamonds of the community) dealing with Indira Gandhi's assassination, the union home ministry has asked the information and broadcasting ministry to rethink the decision to give a clearance to the film. The film has already been released...

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 6:50am
  • Maoists look for new bases in Kerala, Karnataka

    Mounting pressure of security forces on Maoists in the central Indian states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Maharashtra is forcing them to look for new bases in far South. According to reports prepared by a senior officer of the union home ministry based the CPI (Maoist) is trying hard to establish...

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 6:45am
  • With receding monsoon, Centre plans major Maoist offensive

    When the monsoon-induced foliage cover start to wither away in the tribal land of Central India by the fag-end of September, the BJP-led NDA government will likely give a go ahead to a major operation against Maoists. Six Israeli Herons will start tracking the movement of the red rebels, give...

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 6:40am
  • Golaghat violence turn flashpoint between Centre and Assam, prompts PM to intervene

    Eruption of violence in the disputed area belt (DAB) between Golaghat district of Assam and Wokha district of Nagaland has turned into a flashpoint between the Central and the Assam government with chief minister Tarun Kumar Gogoi blaming Union home minister Rajnath Singh for not providing timely...

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 5:40am
  • Government asks BSF to retaliate with more fire power

    The BJP-led NDA government has taken a tough stand against ceasefire violations that have become a norm on the western International Border and the Line of Control. Top sources told dna that the Border Security Force has been asked not to lie low by the government and instead of just matching the...

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 7:45am
  • Government tells BSF to retaliate with more fire power to ceasefire violation

    The BJP-led NDA government has taken a tough stand against ceasefire violations that have become a norm on the western International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC). Top sources told dna that the Border Security Force (BSF) have been asked not to lie low by the government and instead of...

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 7:00am
  • Oldies pip young and celebrities in attendance in Rajya sabha

    The wrath of Rajya Sabha MPs fell on Bollywood star of yesteryears Rekha and master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for being absent for long durations. But they were not the only truant MPs. Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty and industrialists Vijay Mallaya, Sanjay Dattatraya Kakade and Trinamool...

    Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 6:30am
  • Centre clarifies on Telangana but Chief Minister does not yield

    The union home ministry on Monday rejected Telangana chief minister K C Rao claims that the Centre has attacked the federal structure of the constitution by granting special powers of maintaining law and order to governor E S L Narsimhan that should be vested in the state government. Claiming that...

    Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 7:05am
  • Congress plan massive cadre mobilisation to counter BJP

    The very first call made by Amit Shah to the party cadres after being anointed as party president to "rid the country of Congress" by countering its thought and ideology cannot be seen just one off the cuff remark but seems to have come in response to Congress' massive plans to revive the party at...

    Monday, 11 August 2014 - 6:47am
  • Sacked Puducherry governors likely to move Supreme Court against Centre

    The sacking of two governors by the BJP government, the latest being Mizoram governor Dr Kamala Beniwal, has sent shock waves among remaining governors who were appointed by the UPA. An agitated Virender Kataria, former governor of Puducherry, is even weighing options to challenge his sacking in...

    Friday, 8 August 2014 - 6:20am