Kamala Mills fire: Ministry of Home Affairs considers law to pep up fire-fighting

Proposal to bring fire brigades, emergency services under one entity, arm fire services with policing powers

07 Jan 2018

Ex-auditor Vinod Rai shocked by verdict, stands by Rs 1.76 lakh crore loss figure

Former comptroller & auditor general of India (CAG) Vinod Rai, who was called the ‘Nation’s conscience keeper’ for unearthing the mega 2G scam, is in the line of fire after a special CBI court acquitt

22 Dec 2017

Government baffled by rise in smuggling post-demonetisation

Unprecedented rise in cases of seizures have led to disclosures on new modus operandi and routes of smuggling.

17 Dec 2017

Hackers from China break into secret Indian government video chat

A high-profile government meeting last month involving video chat via satellite was compromised by Chinese hackers.

19 Nov 2017

Islamic state Rohingya recruiter foxes sleuths, pulls off disappearing act

Bangladesh’s Islamic State (IS) leader Muhammad Saifullah Ozaki alias Sheikh Abu Ibrahim al-Hanif slipped through the Indian intelligence traps  because of sloppy tricks of a fledgling spy that compro

12 Nov 2017

PMO orders review of 34 game-changer schemes stuck in pipeline

Documents accessed by the New Indian Express revealed that at least 19 schemes promised by Modi since the BJP came to power in 2014 are still in the pipelines.

07 Nov 2017

PM Modi's ambitious land reform bid in bureaucratic quagmire with Niti Ayog

A dissent note by the Niti Aayog has put the brakes on Modi’s proposal to give away unused land owned by government institutions and gram panchayats to 300 million landless farmers by 2018.

07 Nov 2017

I want to win over Kashmiri youth: Newly-appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma

Newly-appointed interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, wants to focus on de-radicalisation of youth in the Valley and to neutralise the threat posed by Pakistan-sponsored terror outfits

29 Oct 2017

Express Exclusive: Gun running cartel forged records of Army and paramilitary personnel, points Operation Zubaida

Sleuths probing the biggest fake gun running racket have asked the Army, paramilitary forces and J&K’s Home Department for copies of all records of arms licences issued in the last 10 years.

22 Oct 2017

Mission 2019: Modi shakes up dozing Babus

The Prime Minister launches a silent operation across the Union ministries to invigorate a sluggish bureaucracy keeping in view the 2019 elections

08 Oct 2017

The Dragon Game

The succession war in China escalates as the Communist Party congress beginning October 18 gets ready to choose the successor to both the Paramount Leader and Prime Minister. What this means for China

07 Oct 2017

Biggest arms trafficking racket since 1947: Gang selling ‘guns like veggies’ busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

A crack team of Rajasthan Anti-Terror Squad has busted arguably the most powerful illegal arms cartel in India.

24 Sep 2017

Robert Vadra’s benami land deals form tip of the iceberg

Documents reveal that the Congress president’s son-in-law bought land through his bodyguard and his driver, by wiring money into their bank accounts.

10 Sep 2017

Robert Vadra used driver, bodyguard to make Rs 4.5-cr benami profit

After registering an FIR to probe Robert Vadra’s alleged tainted land deals in Rajasthan, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now focusing on the use of proxies — such as his former bodyguard

10 Sep 2017

Gauri Lankesh’s killing and its aftermath is a sign of a sick society

When India was awakened at the stroke of the midnight hour, a majority of her population was lost in dreams.

10 Sep 2017