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  • Mamata fails to attend meeting on land acquisition bill

    Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, a staunch opponent of the proposed Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, on Monday failed to turn up at a meeting convened by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to sort out differences on the issue. The meeting was aimed at hammering a way out for the passage of the Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, […]

    HM gives its nod to police on case against Geelani

    The Union Home Ministry has given a go ahead to Delhi Police for registering a case against firebrand separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and few others for purportedly giving “hate speeches” at a seminar held in New Delhi earlier this week. The Delhi Police has been asked to register a case. Geelani, who gave […]

    Centre’s interlocutors on J&K met Shah’s ailing mother

    Centre’s interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir on Monday met the ailing mother of jailed separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah at his residence in Srinagar. Dileep Padgaonkar, the head of the panel, told reporters that the visit was a courtesy call as Shah was known to him since long. During the meeting, Shah’s wife Dr Bilqees […]

    Janamaithri Suraksha Project: An exclusive endeavor to protect the public

    BY  Dr B Sandhya IPS, Inspector General of Police (Programme Nodal Officer) The Janamaithri Suraksha Project of the Kerala Government is a statewide community policing initiative by the Kerala Police that seeks to develop closer ties between the police and the citizens, and create synergistic partnerships within local communities to deal effectively with anti-social activities […]

    45 Assembly seats in Bihar go to polls on Sunday

    As 45 Assembly seats in six districts in the Maoist belt of Bihar go to polls in the second phase on Sunday, the Election Commission has changed the poll timings in some constituencies after the ultras killed six policemen in Sheohar district. The Maoists, who triggered a landmine blast on Friday night, have given a […]

    WikiLeaks releases secret Iraq war documents

    Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks has released nearly 400,000 secret American documents on Iraq war, calling it the “largest classified military leak in history”, despite Pentagon’s warning that it could endanger informants and reveal war strategy. The latest leaked documents chronicling the Iraq war from 2004 through 2009 provide a new picture of how many Iraqi civilians […]

    Educating youths biggest challenge before India: President

    Observing that education occupies a crucial position, President Pratibha Patil said India is an emerging global power and the biggest challenge before the country was to educate youths to meet various needs for developing the nation. “India stands at a crucial stage. It has many advantages including a predominantly young population and one of the […]

    NAC meeting chaired by Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi today

    The National Advisory Council, headed by Sonia Gandhi is all set to finalise its recommendations on the Food Security Bill as it meets on Saturday. Following meetings of the working group on food security, the members of the NAC are understood to be nearing consensus on the issue of nutritional security with suggestions on inclusion […]

    G20 moves closer to currency pact

    A summit of the world’s major economies is moving closer to an agreement on policies to reduce currency tensions that threaten the global recovery, a U.S. official said on Saturday.  But any accord from the meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors is unlikely to include specific targets for reducing the […]

    France on streets against Senate nod to pension Bill

    The French Senate has passed a controversial pension reform Bill, which has caused a series of strikes and protests around France. The changes would raise the minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the full state pension age from 65 to 67. The Government says the reform is needed to save the indebted pension […]