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Punjab, Gujarat now focus of Pakistani terror agents; PoK launchpad count drops: Report

ISI is actively trying to collect information and pictures of fuel shortage facility near Indian Coast Guard jetty in Porbandar, a top intelligence official said, requesting anonymity.

14 Mar 2022

Number of terrorists across border in PoK has decreased: Intelligence sources

Sources said that better coordination among security agencies and defence forces is one of the main reasons why the overall situation at LoC is relatively more peaceful.

09 Mar 2022

CISF to increase women force in future: Amit Shah

Govt is looking to achieve a male-female ratio of 80:20, aims to enhance the paramilitary force with a hybrid model

07 Mar 2022

Cyber attacks by Iran hackers on rise

Similar cyber attacks were also observed in states such as Bihar, Assam, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra.

06 Mar 2022

Attempt to strike right notes in poll-bound states? Biggest Padmas to Kalyan Singh, Gen Bipin Rawat

Two senior leaders of the opposition — Ghulam Nabi Azad (Congress) and Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee (CPM) — were on the list of Padma awardees announced by the Centre.

26 Jan 2022

India to construct 12 crucial roads in ‘mission mode’ to neutralise Naxal menace

Located in the three worst Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh districts — Sukma, Bijapur and Dantewada — covering about 478.6 kms have been sanctioned.

11 Nov 2021

Babri verdict will spur people to take law into their hands: Former Union Home Secretary Madhav Godbole

The former bureaucrat also wants the role of CBI to be investigated as to why the agency did not produce adequate evidence in court.

01 Oct 2020

No 'centralised data' on deaths or injuries caused to people while enforcing COVID lockdown: Centre

G Kishan Reddy stated this in the Rajya Sabha while replying to Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge who asked whether there had been any instances of excessive police measures during the lockdown.

17 Sep 2020

'Love Jihad' not defined under existing laws, no case reported yet: Government in Parliament

MoS Home G Kishan Reddy quoted Article 25 of the Constitution and said it provided for the freedom to profess, practice and propagate religion subject to public order, morality and health.

05 Feb 2020

INTERVIEW | PM has reached out to minorities, says only Muslim MP in NDA

Lok Sabha MP from Bihar’s Khagaria constituency, Mehboob Ali Kaiser of the Lok Janshakti Party, says that being the only Muslim MP in the ruling coalition ‘is definitely a matter of concern'.

29 May 2019

National Commission for Minorities lambasted Alwar police dealing with lynching case

NCM Chairman Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi told the New Indian Express that the panel has taken suo motu note of Friday's incident when Khan was lynched allegedly on suspicions of cow smuggling.

24 Jul 2018

Government sets up Two high-level committees to suggest measures on mob violence, lynching

The move came days after the Supreme Court asked the government to enact a law to deal with such incidents, terming them as "horrendous acts of mobocracy".

24 Jul 2018

Supreme Court agrees for urgent listing of pleas against nikah-halala, polygamy

The bench, meanwhile, allowed Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, to file a response to the petition on the issue.

02 Jul 2018

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to host parallel iftar party, but for triple talaq victims

While the Congress’s iftar will bring together the Opposition, the one at the senior BJP leader’s residence appears to be an attempt to reach out to the Muslim community.

13 Jun 2018

Jammu and Kashmir ceasefire: Peace gets a chance with Ramzan ‘truce’

The Centre on Wednesday pulled off a surprise by accepting Chief Minister Mebhooba Mufti’s proposal to suspend anti-terror operations in J&K.

17 May 2018