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More cops in India,but share of Muslims falls

A majority of the states in which the percentage of Muslims in the police was smaller in 2012 than in 2007 are now ruled by the Congress

SC seeks opinion from states,UTs on Aadhar implementation

The court will now take up the matter on December 10.


States ill-prepared to deal with disasters

As per the Disaster Management Act,2005,all states are supposed to have a disaster management plan.

Gujarat's law unto itself

If the Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill becomes law,it will reduce the lokayukta’s independence and create inequalities among states

MHA tells states to control sale of acid

The ministry also asked the states to impose a fine of Rs 50,000 on shopkeepers who do not maintain a register on personal information

IB warns of Maoist threat

The Home Ministry warned states in an advisory that the banned group will observe August 15 as 'Black Day'


Furnish details of mercy petitions pending with Governors,SC tells 7 states

States have 48 hours,failing which home secretaries would be hauled before it,apex court warns.

PM,Chidambaran had no intention to erode states' powers:Farooq

CMs of the various states should have been called and talks should have been held with them,says Farooq.

PM tells states PC will address NCTC concerns

PM says through NCTC,govt is not trying to affect basic features of Constitutional provisions.

For once,Cong funds go into candidates’ accounts

No cash. Following the Election Commission’s directive to make poll expenditure more transparent.