Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had said there was a ‘major security lapse’ during the PM Narendra’s Modi’s recent Punjab visit.
Contending an all-party delegation MPs under DMK Lok Sabha member T R Baalu couldn't secure an audience with Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, the Chief Minister claimed that the Centre had not acted on the Tamil Nadu Assembly Bill seeking exemption for the state from NEET.
Lakhimpur Kheri case: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Narendra Modi government is ‘trying to save the accused’ in the case. He demanded sacking of MoS Home Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra has been named among the accused by SIT in the case.
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: The incident occurred on October 3 last year, when farmers were protesting the visit of Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya to MoS Home Ajay Mishra's native place. In the incident eight people lost their lives.
Lakhmipur Kheri violence: Four protesting farmers were run over by a vehicle, while a journalist was also killed in the incident. Ashish Mishra son of Union minister of state for Home Ajay Misra was arrested in the case.
Parliament: The opposition in Lok Sabha demanded sacking of Union Minister for Home Affair Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is one of the accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
Lakhimpur Kheri: The UP (Uttar Pradesh) Assembly witnessed chaotic scenes as opposition members demanded sacking of MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the case.
Punjab government in its plea before the Supreme Court has said the extension of the territorial jurisdiction of the BSF (Border Security Force) encroaches upon the constitutional jurisdiction of the states.
Sedition law: With law minister Kiren Rijiju saying in Parliament on Friday that Union Home Ministry has no plan to scrap the law dealing with sedition, Congress leader P Chidambaram took a swipe at him on Twitter. Later, Rijiju hit back at Chidambaram.
With the AFSPA now back under scrutiny, we take a look at where it is still in effect and where has it been repealed
The order says the J&K State Investigation Agency (SIA) will be the Nodal Agency for coordinating with the NIA and other Central Agencies.
West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee earlier on Sunday had appealed to PM Narendra Modi to immediately withdraw the Union Home Ministry's notification that extended the jurisdiction of BSF.
The Congress Working Committee will deliberate over key issues including organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation.
Rahul Gandhi, A K Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was among the leaders from Congress, who met President Ram Nath Kovind.
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Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra said his son Ashish missed Friday’s police summon as he was ‘unwell’ and he will appear before the Uttar Pradesh police tomorrow.
'The claims in a recently released report by the Union Home ministry are far from the reality. The reality is that there is a systematic disempowerment of the people of Jammu and Kashmir that is continuing to happen, through bureaucratic rule', PAGD spokesman and senior CPIM leader Mohammad Yousuf Taragami.
During his two-day visit, Amit Shah will chair a meeting with chief ministers of all the eight states of the northeast to find ways and means to resolve boundary disputes among other things.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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