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PM Modi’s Punjab Visit: MHA Issues Notice To Bathinda SSP, Five Others

Jan 07, 2022 PTI

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had said there was a ‘major security lapse’ during the PM Narendra’s Modi’s recent Punjab visit.

TN CM lashes out at Centre on NEET, calls for all-party meet on Jan 8

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Lakhmipur Kheri Case: Rahul Gandhi Demands Sacking Of MoS Home Ajay Mishra

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: SIT Chargesheet Names MoS Home Ajay Mishra’s Son As Accused

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

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.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Uttar Pradesh Police Arrests Two People For Killing BJP Workers, Driver

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.

21 December, 2021

Parliament: Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 2pm Amid Opposition Protests Over Lakhimpur Kheri Violence


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.

16 December, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Pandemonium In UP Assembly As Opposition Seeks Sacking Of MoS Home Ajay Mishra


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.

11 December, 2021

Punjab Moves Supreme Court Over BSF’s Extended Border Jurisdiction


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.

11 December, 2021

Sedition Law: Congress’s P Chidambaram And BJP’s Kiren Rijiju Engage In ‘War Of Words’


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.

07 December, 2021

AFSPA Factsheet: The Act And Its Extension In India

Outlook Web Desk

With the AFSPA now back under scrutiny, we take a look at where it is still in effect and where has it been repealed

02 November, 2021

J&K Govt Sets Up State Investigation Agency To Probe Militancy Cases

Naseer Ganai

The order says the J&K State Investigation Agency (SIA) will be the Nodal Agency for coordinating with the NIA and other Central Agencies.


25 October, 2021

Extension Of BSF’s Jurisdiction Interference In Country’s Federal Structure: Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

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.

16 October, 2021

CWC Meet Begins, Key Decisions On Party's Revamp, Election Of New Chief On The Cards

Outlook Web Desk

The Congress Working Committee will deliberate over key issues including organisational elections, forthcoming assembly polls and the current political situation.

13 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Congress Leaders Meet President, Demand Dismissal Of MoS Ajay Mishra

Outlook Web Desk

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.

12 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Five Reasons Why Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra Should Resign

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

In 1996, veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had resigned as an MP following allegations of his involvement in the Hawala scam. He was subsequently re-elected in 1998 after his name was cleared.

08 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Union Minister Ajay Mishra Claims His Son’s ‘Innocence’; Says Will Appear Before UP Police Tomorrow

Outlook Web Desk

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.

01 October, 2021

Far From Reality, Fabricated, Concocted: PAGD On Home Ministry’s Kashmir Report

Naseer Ganai

'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.


23 July, 2021

Ahead Of Amit Shah’s Visit, Assam And Meghalaya CMs Discuss Border Disputes

Outlook Bureau

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.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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