Reeling under the Rs. 10,000-crore Saradha chit fund scam and allegations of its linkages to major politicians, the IB has reported that the West Bengal government has not initiated any action against 55 illegal private companies that are still collecting money from the public.
Worried that a particularly virulent extremist ideology from west Asia will take root in Kashmir, the home ministry is actively considering setting up a committee to prevent radicalisation of youth in the state.
Fault lines over jurisdiction on terror probes between the National Investigation Agency and state police forces have again come to the fore after Thursday’s Improvised Explosive Device blast in Maharashtra’s Pune.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be leaving for Brazil on Sunday on a five-day trip (July 13-17) but he hasn’t designated any minister to take charge of the government in his absence, HT has learnt.
Lieutenant General Philip Campose, Western Command Army Commander, will take over as vice-chief of the Army Staff on August 1, as Lt Gen Dalbir Singh, the incumbent, takes over as Army chief.
The Narendra Modi government has finalised the names of at least five new governors, including former Union minister Ram Naik who is headed for Uttar Pradesh, sources told HT.
UP assembly adjourned after opposition's protests