Home Ministry formulating counter-strategy to deal with cyber crime: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said he had given instructions to officials of his ministry to formulate an effective counter-strategy to deal with the menace of cyber crime.

Shiv Sena shields BJP, says swearing-in ceremony will wash off sins of NCP-Congress

Notwithstanding its decision to boycott the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister, the Shiv Sena Friday provided covering fire to BJP from criticism for organising a lavish event, saying the ceremony will "wash off sins" of the previous government.

Thousands join 'Run For Unity' in Mumbai

Thousands of Mumbaikars participated in the two-km long Run For Unity to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel here on Friday.

Rajnath Singh flags off unity rally in Hyderabad

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday flagged off 'Run for Unity' here to mark the birth anniversary of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Devendra Fadnavis to be sworn in as Maharashtra's first BJP CM today
Devendra Fadnavis to be sworn in as Maharashtra's first BJP CM today

Maharashtra will on Friday get its first BJP government when Devendra Fadnavis will be sworn in as the chief minister.

Compensation for families of 1984 riot victims: PM Modi's masterstroke

In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984.

PM Modi to flag off 'Run for Unity' on Sardar Patel birth anniversary- Part II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the 'Run for Unity' here on Friday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is being commemorated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas.

Fadnavis meets PM Modi, Amit Shah

Maharashtra chief minister- designate Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah ahead of his taking over the top post in the state tomorrow.

Congress has no right to talk about black money: BJP

BJP on Thursday accused Congress of making "all-out efforts" even till its last days of power to oppose the constitution of SIT to investigate black money cases and said the Opposition party now has no moral right to talk about it as it failed to take any steps in this regard.

Tight security for Fadnavis' inauguration; PM may attend

A strict vigil will be maintained during the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister at Wankhede stadium here on Friday, with over 2,500 security personnel being deployed in and around the sprawling ground.

Khanduri meets Chinese army personnel on Nathu-la border

BJP MP and chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri met Chinese Army officers on the Nathu-la border post in Sikkim, according to a release from his OSD here on Thursday.

Congress slams Jaitley for remarks on CAG

Police authorities on Thursday ordered a probe into picture posts of the Jammu-Kathua range DIG by his son bragging about "king size" life and privileges given by the government to his father.

Those making noise on black money are shielding account holders: Naidu

After Congress dared BJP government to disclose names of those who have stashed black money, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said those making noise over the issue were actually shielding such account holders.

BJP trying to create unrest in West Bengal, says Trinamool Congress

The ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused BJP of trying to create unrest in West Bengal on the basis of religion, soon after some central leaders of the saffron outfit were arrested for trying to enter the violence- hit Makra village in Birbhum district.

Shiv Sena to skip BJP government swearing-in ceremony?
Shiv Sena to skip BJP government swearing-in ceremony?

Even as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prepares for the inauguration of its first government in Maharashtra, reports on Thursday indicated that Shiv Sena will not attend the swearing-in ceremony scheduled for Friday.

No Shiv Sena leader to be inducted in Maharashtra govt on Friday, but talks on: BJP
No Shiv Sena leader to be inducted in Maharashtra govt on Friday, but talks on: BJP

As Shiv Sena continues to make conciliatory noises, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday said that no Sena leader will be inducted in the new Maharashtra government on Friday.

NCP raps BJP for lavish swearing-in ceremony

Taking a dig at the BJP for an extravagant swearing-in ceremony of its first government in Maharashtra, the NCP on Thursday said it (BJP) has proved that it's a party with a difference.

BJP slams Uttarakhand CM for frequent visits to Delhi

Main opposition BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday advised Chief Minister Harish Rawat to stop his frequent visits to Delhi and address the problems being faced by people in the calamity-hit areas of the state.

Sanjeev Kaushal appointed Principal Secretary to Haryana CM

In its first bureaucratic reshuffle after taking over reins of the state, Manohar Lal Khattar led Haryana government on Thursday appointed senior IAS officer Sanjeev Kaushal as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister (PSCM), replacing S S Dhillon.