Yatish Yadav

'RAW: A History of India’s Covert Operations' showcases India’s shadow warriors

A new book by Yatish Yadav brings to light some of the daring exploits of India’s spies and spymasters.

01 Aug 2020

Pakistan admits to roles of Army, frontier corps and ISI in civilians killings in Balochistan

Pakistan army admits High handedness of Frontier Corps’ gives birth to perceptions that security forces are calling the shots in Balochistan.

11 Jun 2020

Babus’ foreign jaunts under lens

Government tightens norms; estimated expenditure of family members accompanying bureaucrats will have to be given to government before leaving the country

21 Jan 2018

Shell companies’ directors under the scanner for wiring illegal funds

Ministry earlier revealed that in one case, a company which had a negative opening on the day note ban was announced, deposited and withdrew more than Rs 2,400 crore post-demonetisation.

18 Jan 2018

Old wine in new bottle? Government set to rename schemes that expired last year

The government is in a dilemma over schemes that expired in 2017 and is pushing for structured reform to spur economic growth.

14 Jan 2018

Huge push likely for MGNREGS rural jobs scheme in 2018

Budget allocation for MGNREGS to be 20 per cent more than last year's Rs 48,000 crore; 11 crore workers to benefit

03 Jan 2018

Recover Rs 63 crore from government, auditor tells Airport Authority of India

The audit report said the guarantee period of assets have elapsed, and a depreciation of Rs 23.37 crore on them, including building and apron, has been charged.

02 Jan 2018

Government mulls anti-drone war room at airports to secure flights

Centre explores possibility of jamming radio signals, starts talks with foreign companies.

31 Dec 2017

Bitcoin turns into new e-hawala route, spotlight on cross-border criminal syndicates

Investigating agencies are scrambling to uncover criminal money laundering cartels exploiting bitcoins, the virtual currency that has stormed global financial markets.

31 Dec 2017

Bitcoin turns into new cross-border e-hawala route

Investigating agencies are scrambling to uncover criminal money laundering cartels exploiting bitcoins, the virtual currency that has stormed global financial markets with prices rising by nearly 1,00

31 Dec 2017

Ahmed Patel’s son-in-law, son under ED scanner

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel’s son-in-law has come under the Enforcement Directorate (ED) scanner for allegedly accepting cash from the owner of the Gujarat-based Sandesara Group, which is being

29 Dec 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav not our man, his return is unlikely, feels RAW

Intelligence sources say as Jadhav is not even remotely linked to them, bringing him back is not possible and that he has been subjected to extreme torture

27 Dec 2017

Government to make India USD 10 trillion economy by 2032

Babus have told the PMO that manufacturing sector has to grow at 12% constantly to achieve this target

24 Dec 2017

CISF gets top marks from Kochi airport, but NSG raises doubts

Kochi airport has given the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) a thumbs-up for ensuring multi-layered security on its premises and maintaining a cordial relationship with all stakeholders.

20 Dec 2017

PM Modi asks babus to focus on 100 poorest districts

Top government officials went into a huddle on Thursday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked for a progress report on the 100 poorest districts in the country.

17 Dec 2017

Language barrier: No takers for Hindi in Central Ministries

Babus are finding it tough to use Hindi while drafting official communication or responding to letters sent by state governments, according to an assessment done by the government.

13 Dec 2017

Not just Somali pirates, Cyber attacks too hit ships

Large vessels out at sea are also becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks by sophisticated hackers.

10 Dec 2017

Taxmen raise the heat on evaders post demonetisation

The Income Tax authorities have already questioned the individuals, who allegedly purchased stocks after demonetisation.

10 Dec 2017

Speeding up economic growth with social inclusion on Modi government's agenda for next year

In kickstarting government priorities for 2018, top bureaucrats are setting the stage for a major performance push before elections.

08 Dec 2017

Government to review GST impact on projects

Deliberation among financial advisors of the Central ministries started in the November last week to analyse whether GST contributed in cost escalation of the schemes and hurt their progress.

06 Dec 2017

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