Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
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Topic: Home Ministry

Rajnath’s Day 1 in Kashmir: Outreach ‘may not be sufficient’ but ‘definitely positive and sincere’

Expert says home minister’s remarks a welcome course correction to NDA strategy in Valley; political parties welcome peace overtures. New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s...

Rajnath Singh says there is extreme love in the heart of PM Modi for Jammu and Kashmir

Singh appeals to the youth in the state not to tread the path of destruction, adding that the govt has initiated several schemes for their welfare.

Was it upper castes or foreign hand? Modi govt clueless on who called Dalits’ Bharat bandh

The Intellegince Bureau has been assigned the job of finding out who actually called for the 2 April shutdown and it seems to be struggling for an answer.

Govt has done all it can to ensure northeast people aren’t discriminated against: Rijiju

The junior home minister says the govt has implemented all the recommendations of the Bezbaruah committee, but inserting provisions in the IPC will take longer.

Centre didn’t want to take blame for Nirbhaya incident, I took it instead: Sheila Dikshit

In this excerpt from her autobiography, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit explains why she stayed on despite the fallout of the controversial 2012 incident.

China luring Tibetan refugees in India to work as its spies, Intelligence Bureau warns

IB issues alert that many refugees settled in northeast India are being paid and offered jobs by China in exchange for strategic information.

Home ministry had a plan to prevent Babri demolition, but PM Rao didn’t allow it

Madhav Godbole, Home secy at the time of the demolition, says a contingency plan had been ready since July, but the final go-ahead 'never arrived'.

Safe Digital India cess? Govt considers ‘security fee’ for every digital payment

An expert said that the cess could be used to create a fund to battle the growing number of cases of online fraud in digital payments.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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