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Sep 1, 2014

Twitter diplomacy: Rajnath Singh, Shinzo Abe follow each other

Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe started following each other on Twitter on Monday. #diplomacy #Home Minister #India #Japan #Japanese PM #NewsTracker #PM Narendra Modi #Rajnath Singh #Shinzo Abe #social media diplomacy #Twitter #World

Sep 1, 2014

Counter-terror organisation NIA seeks force expansion, BJP govt declines

The National Investigation Agency (NIA), the nodal counter terror body in the country, is facing a shortage of manpower and anti-terror infrastructure, but the Narendra Modi government is reportedly in no mood to give in to their demands and citing already existing vacancies in the department. #BJP #Home Ministry #India #NewsTracker #NIA

Sep 1, 2014

Modi govt to release undertrials who have served half their maximum terms

In a move that would tackle the severe congestion in Indian prisons, the Union Government has started work on a system where undertrials, who have served at least half of their would be sentence, will be released from prison. #convicts #High Court #India #Jails #Law Minister #Modi #Modi government #Ravishankar Prasad #Tihar jail #undertrials

Aug 31, 2014

Remembering Bipan Chandra: Iconic historian and scholar

While a number of leaders and scholars expressed grief over the demise of veteran historian Bipan Chandra, President Pranab Mukherjee condoled his death saying the country had lost one of its "foremost scholars on modern India" who had an immense contribution towards the study of Indian history. #Bipan Chandra #historian #InMemoriam #modern India #Scholar

Aug 31, 2014

Will file case against Pak PM Nawaz Sharif for murder: Imran Khan

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tejreek-e-Insaaf tweets images of tear gas shells used on agitators. #Islamabad #Nawaz Sharif #NewsTracker #Pakistan #Pakistan crisis #Tehreek-e-Insaaf

Aug 31, 2014

Islamabad protests: All you need to know about Imran’s demand for Sharif’s resignation

About 8,000 protesters are on the streets of Islamabad even as Pakistan police fired tear gas shells. Here's a ready reckoner to Pakistan's latest crisis. #ConnectTheDots #Imran Khan #Islamabad #Nawaz Sharif #Pakistan #Pakistan Protests #Tahir-ul-Qadri #Tekreek E Insaaf

Aug 30, 2014

BJP offered to make me Delhi’s Chief Minister, claims AAP’s Kumar Vishwas

AAP's Kumar Vishwas has claimed that the BJP offered to make him the chief minister of Delhi, but he declined the offer. #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #AAP Kumar Vishwas #BJP #Delhi Assembly #Delhi re-election #Kumar Vishwas #TheySaidIt

Aug 30, 2014

Photos: PM’s Jan Dhan Yojana launched, over 1.5 cr bank accounts opened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his ambitious Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in New Delhi on Thursday. Here are the photos from the all-India launch of scheme. #bank accounts #ImagesOfTheDay #Modi #Narendra Modi #PM #Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Aug 29, 2014

Woman student sexually harassed by seniors in Visva Bharati University

The men managed to extract Rs 4,000 from her, said the complaint that the victim, who hails from Sikkim, filed with the university's sexual harassment committee. #Bengal #India #Rape #Sexual harassment #Shantiniketan #ThatsJustWrong #Visva-Bharati #West Bengal