Shinde has impeccable integrity: Narayanasamy

Calling Sushilkumar Shinde a "man of impeccable integrity," Union Minister V Narayanasamy today said former Home Secretary R K Singh had made allegations against the Home Minister as he was "expecting some kind of position in the government".

Union Home Secy visits rain-ravaged Uttarakhand

Union Home Secretary R K Singh on Friday conducted an aerial survey of rain-devastated areas in Uttarakhand and said eight IAF helicopters would be pressed into service from Thursday to speed up evacuation of stranded pilgrims.

Centre asks states to have 33% women in police forces

Centre asked state governments to increase number of women in police forces to 33 per cent, saying environment must be created for women and weaker sections to visit police station without difficulty.

`External elements` behind Assam violence: Govt

The Centre said "external elements" were behind the ethnic clashes between Bodos and minorities in Assam.

`No proof that nails used in July Mumbai blasts`

Against earlier assertions,
investigators have found no evidence of use of nails in the July Mumbai serial blasts which left 27 dead, top officials of investigative agencies Friday informed a Parliamentary panel.