internal security

Court allows Arun Nehru to skip graft trial


September 12th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted exemption to former minister of state for internal security Arun Nehru from personal appearance in a 1988 graft case ... Read more...

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GNLA chief’s judicial custody extended by 14 days


September 7th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) A Meghalaya court Friday remanded outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to another 14 days in judicial custody, a lawyer said."The court ... Read more...

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Former internal security czar Arun Nehru faces graft charge


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) He was at one time the powerful boss of India's internal security establishment, close to prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Today Arun Nehru, who has been ... Read more...

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Achieved success in internal security: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government had achieved success in many areas of internal security, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday, citing the example of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Court allows plea against Chidambaram in Meerut mass killings (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday allowed Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy to move an application against Home Minister P. Chidambaram and make him a co-accused ... Read more...

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Court allows application against Chidambaram in Meeerut mass killings


July 9th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday allowed Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy to move an application against Home Minister P. Chidambaram and make him a co-accused ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Tripura


June 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) Three hardcore militants, including a woman, belonging to an insurgent group with bases in Bangladesh were arrested with Rs.25 lakh cash and some electronic gadgets in ... Read more...

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Three-day mourning in Kenya after chopper crash


June 11th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 11 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki has declared three-day national mourning which begins Monday onwards, following a helicopter crash near the capital Nairobi in which a minister, his ... Read more...

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Kenya minister killed in chopper crash


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) The internal security minister of Kenya and three other people have been killed in a helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenyan media reported Sunday.George Saitoti and his ... Read more...

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UPA-II high on economy, to combat Maoism, corruption (Night Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Dispelling the impression of policy paralysis, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday touted India's high economic growth and a sharp decline in poverty as key ... Read more...

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Maoism continues to be major problem: PM


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday described Maoism as continuing to be "a major problem" and sought cooperation from the states in tackling the ... Read more...

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Opposition MPs back NCTC in meeting with Chidambaram (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Opposition MPs, at a meeting with Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday, agreed with him on the need for a centralised anti-terror intelligence hub, like ... Read more...

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Haven’t caused centre-state distrust: Chidambaram


May 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Coming under sharp attack from Gujarat and Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers Narendra Modi and J.Jayalalithaa, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday rejected their criticism that ... Read more...

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Ibobi supports NCTC, stresses human rights angle


May 5th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh Saturday termed the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) a credible step towards institutional capability to counter terrorist forces but ... Read more...

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NCTC in present form unacceptable: Patnaik


May 5th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday said the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in its present form was not acceptable."I do appreciate there is a ... Read more...

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No need for NCTC, says Mamata (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Pitching for the scrapping of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said there was no need for ... Read more...

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Corruption a major threat: ex-army officer


May 5th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 5 (IANS) Corruption and criminalization of politics are the greatest threats to internal security, former deputy chief of army staff Lt Gen N.S. Malik has said.On Friday, he ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa attacks home ministry on NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Rejecting the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in its present form, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday blasted the home ministry, saying it ... Read more...

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Government will not impose its view on Telangana: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will not thrust its opinion on Telangana and the decision on the statehood issue will be ... Read more...

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Government will not impose its view on Telangana: Chidambaram


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will not thrust its opinion on Telangana and the decision on the statehood issue will be ... Read more...

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Huge increase in candidates seeking central jobs


May 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) There has been a whopping eight-fold increase in the number of applicants for the prestigious Staff Selection Commission examinations, from one million to nearly nine million ... Read more...

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Antony warns of emerging threats from China, AfPak


April 24th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Warning that developments in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region and China's strategic rivalry with India and Japan will have security implications for Asia, Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa opposes BSF Act amendment


April 20th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has categorically opposed a proposed amendment to the Border Security Force (BSF) Act, 1968, saying it encroaches upon the ... Read more...

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Many oppose stadium at Annandale, Shimla’s green lung (With Images)


April 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) As the Himachal Pradesh government and the Indian Army fight it out over controlling Shimla's historical, verdant and picturesque Annandale ground, many residents are dead ... Read more...

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Will try to build consensus on NCTC: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the central government is trying to "build consensus" with the states over setting up of the National Counter ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says trust deficit blocking NCTC (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday sounded confident about getting the states to agree to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but regretted that some ... Read more...

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NCTC row will be resolved at May 5 CMs meet: Chidambaram


April 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday sounded confident that the differences between non-Congress ruled states and the centre over setting up of the National Counter ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Modi and Patnaik meet (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday met her Odisha and Gujarat counterparts, Naveen Patnaik and Narendra Modi, leading to speculation about their joining ... Read more...

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Dhumal meets PM as Army moves to resolve Annadale ground row (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Shimla, April 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday took up his government's row with the Army over possession of Annadale ground in Shimla with ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh CM warns against unilateral decisions on security


April 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday said coordinated action between state and central governments was needed to tackle internal security challenges and warned ... Read more...

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Ignoring state views on NCTC unconstitutional: Jharkhand CM


April 16th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday said ignoring the states' views on the controversial National Counter Terrorism Centre was "unconstitutional and impractical"."There is need for ... Read more...

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Dhumal raises Annadale ground row; Army beats hasty retreat (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Shimla, April 16 (IANS) The downhill slide in the army-civilian ties in Himachal Pradesh over ownership of the Annadale ground in Shimla reverberated in Delhi Monday with Chief ... Read more...

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Gehlot slams Modi, Jayalalithaa


April 16th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Monday accused Gujarat and Tamil Nadu chief ministers of making "undignified comments" in their speeches at the chief ministers' ... Read more...

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Jaitley slams government for ‘attack on federalism’


April 16th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) Slamming the Congress-led central government for encroaching on the rights of the states, BJP leader Arun Jaitley Monday said Congress chief ministers should also protest the ... Read more...

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Dhumal raises Shimla ground row in Delhi; Army says no conflict


April 16th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Shimla, April 16 (IANS) The controversy over ownership of the Annadale Ground in Shimla Monday reached New Delhi with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal raising it during ... Read more...

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