The government Wednesday justified the policy of mediation for freeing hostages.
Days after a kidnapped district collector was freed in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister P Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will consider evolving a central hostage policy for the country.
16 mercy petitions have been disposed of during the last three-and-a-half years, which is more than any such period earlier, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.
The ambitious Integrated Action Plan for Naxal-hit districts for developing infrastructure has been a success, Home Minister P Chidambaram said today.
Both houses of Parliament were disrupted Tuesday morning as the opposition raised the pitch over the alleged role of Chidambaram in helping his son get financial benefits from a telecom deal when he was finance minister.
Swami Agnivesh blames Home Minister P Chidambaram, whom he calls the "biggest murderer of democracy", for the spurt in violence and abductions by Maoists.
Criticising the Centre, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar expressed his anguished over several steps, including notification of NCTC.
Modi urged the Centre to "come to terms with current political realities and change its mindset" of seeking to capture political space through devious executive mechanisms."
Home Minister P Chidambaram Friday said the Government will take steps to ensure security of Northeastern students.
The Supreme Court Thursday refused to order any judicial inquiry or a probe by a SIT into the alleged fake encounter killings of top Naxalite leader Cherukuri Rajkumar.
Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu has condemned Union Home Minister P Chidambaram`s claim that he met him on the Telangana statehood issue.
Chief Ministers Naveen Patnaik, J Jayalalitha, Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar and Mamata Banerjee and others have been opposing the creation of NCTC.
The Centre will respond as soon as possible on the demand for separate Telangana state, Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday.
Law enforcement agencies need to quickly scale up capacity to fight cyber crime, Home Minister P Chidambaram said today.
"Chidambaram has indulged in massive corruption. He should be dismissed as Home Minister immediately," BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said.
Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa has demanded that the issue be discussed at the chief ministers` meet convened by Home Minister P Chidambaram May 5.
The structure at the NSG camp, at Samalkha near the IGI airport, will house 540 commandos of the Special Action Group.
Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday had said that the report of the Centre’s interlocutors on Kashmir would be made public after CCS considers it.
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram arrived here Tuesday for a daylong visit to review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and also pay obeisance at the Vaishno Devi shrine.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah favoured making the report of Interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir public.
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