New Delhi, March 18
Facing strong opposition from various political parties on lowering the age of consent for sex from 18 to 16 years, the Government has agreed to stick to 18 years and also water down provisions on...
December 11, 2012
Do you see a single gun-toting, grim looking, menacingly strutting, commando near a Barack Obama, David Cameron, or Angela Merkel?
Kokrajhar (Assam), Aug. 13
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today said refugees hit by the recent violence in lower Assam will have to wait for some time for the situation to become calmer before returning home.“Naturall...
New Delhi, Aug 7
A study to develop effective non-lethal weapons for dealing with public agitation and modifying the existing police procedures for crowd control has been commissioned by the government.
Chennai, Aug. 2
Seeking to secure the safety of people thronging the long beach line in the city, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today sanctioned Rs 34.25 lakh for procurement of nine All-Terrain Vehicles...
Guwahati, July 28
The Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Ms Sonia Gandhi will today visit strife-torn Kokrajhar district in Assam to take stock of the situation.Large-scale violence, which...
April 10, 2013
The Supreme Court has taken a grim view of sirens and red beacons on vehicles.
New Delhi, Mar 4
Air India is hopeful of getting its six Boeing 787 (Dreamliner) aircraft back in the air by the middle of April this year, aviation industry sources indicated. The State-owned airline ha...
Kochi, Sept. 13
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called upon the media to avoid sensationalism and to exercise restraint while reporting socially sensitive matters. Inaugurating the golden jubilee cele...
New Delhi, Aug. 13
The violence in Mumbai following a rally to denounce the riots in Assam had its echo in the Lok Sabha today with Shiv Sena and BJP members storming the well protesting the “total failure” of the M...
Guwahati, Aug. 6
The Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that his Government has recommended a CBI probe into the clashes in BTAD and Dubri districts where “internal and external forces were at work“. »
Kokrajhar, July 28
Noting that there were “initial difficulties” in controlling the violence in Assam’s BTAD and Dhubri districts, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today said both the Centre and State Government wou...