Cabinet decides to impose President’s rule in Andhra

Friday, February 28th, 2014

New Delhi: The union cabinet Friday decided to impose President’s rule in Andhra Pradesh, which is set to be divided to create a separate Telangana state. The cabinet, which met at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s residence, also decided to place the Andhra Pradesh assembly in suspended animation. N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Feb 19 had resigned […]

IPL spot-fixing: PIL against Shinde dismissed

Monday, February 24th, 2014
Sushilkumar Shinde

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a public interest litigation petition (PIL) seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into alleged interference by union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde in the Delhi Police investigation into alleged IPL spot-fixing. An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam said that it could not […]

IPL7 may be shifted out of India

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday expressed its inability to provide security to the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as it coincided with the general elections. Union Home Ministry officials have conveyed to the Board of Control for Cricket in India that it could provide adequate security personnel only after the general […]

Won’t be able to provide fool-proof security to IPL: Shinde

Friday, February 21st, 2014

New Delhi: The government today said it will not be able to provide fool-proof security to Indian Premier League matches due to the coming Lok Sabha polls. “Due to general elections, it will be difficult to provide adequate security to IPL matches,” Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde told reporters here. Sources said the Home Ministry has […]

No request to US to track down Dawood Ibrahim

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

New Delhi: Government today said it has not made any request to the US to track down the country’s most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim. “No formal request has been made by this Ministry to the US government,” Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran informed Rajya Sabha in a written reply. The government’s response came […]

T-bill moved in LS amid din for consideration and passage

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

New Delhi: Unfazed by vociferous protests, government today moved the controversial Telangana Bill for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde moved the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2014 for consideration even though ministers and MPs from Seemandhra region were in the Well opposing bifurcation of the state. Sixteen members from the […]

President’s rule imposed in Delhi

Monday, February 17th, 2014

New Delhi: Central rule was on Monday imposed in Delhi and the Legislative Assembly kept in suspended animation after President Pranab Mukherjee accepted the resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Making a suo moto statement in both Houses of Parliament, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said following a factual report sent by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, […]

Shiv Sena slams Devyani’s father for terming media casteist

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Mumbai:The Sena, which had earlier demanded that India retaliate strongly to the affront of her arrest, lashed out at Uttam Khobragade, saying he “erred” by bringing up the issue of caste, when asked about his daughter’s flat. “It is his mental bankruptcy,” an editorial in the party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said. At a recent press conference […]

Now, Dawood can’t escape. We’ll bring back, says Shinde

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
Sushilkumar Shinde

New Delhi : As he basks in glory after a string of arrests of several wanted terrorists during his tenure, India’s Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday said underworld don and India’s most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim will also be brought back to face justice. “We will bring one by one. All will come. Just […]

Bike owners being quizzed: Shinde

Friday, April 19th, 2013
Bangalore blast case

Bangalore : Hinting at some headway in Wednesday’s Bangalore blast case, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has said investigating agencies have tracked down the owners of the motorcycle on which the bomb was planted just outside the Karnataka BJP office here. However, no one has been arrested so far. The Karnataka police, assisted by their […]