Home Ministry

AAP MLAs want powers to impeach Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday passed a resolution asking for powers to be able to impeach the Delhi Lieutenant Governor. The resolution was passed on the first day of an emergency two-day session of the Delhi Assembly called following a bitter spat between Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung over the appointment of bureaucrats in the national capital. In what could further escalate the turf war

Chaos in Delhi assembly, marshals throw out BJP MLA

The Delhi assembly on Tuesday witnessed chaotic scenes during day one of special two-day session called by AAP government to discuss Home Ministry (MHA)notification that allegedly curbs Delhi government’s various powers. Trouble started in the house after AAP MLA Alka Lamba made a direct attack on L Najeeb Jung and his past association with a corporate group. BJP members in the house made a strong objection to it and demanded

Major earthquake jolts Nepal

A new 7.3-magnitude earthquake and several powerful aftershocks shook Nepal on Tuesday killing at least 42 people and triggering panic in the Himalayan nation already devastated by a massive temblor less than three weeks back that had claimed over 8,000 lives. Nepal’s Home Ministry while putting the death toll at 42 said another 1,117 people had been injured in the latest quake that hit hardest in remote mountain districts northeast

Centre seeks report on Patna blast, rushes NIA team

The Home Ministry today sought a report from the Bihar government on the explosion of a crude bomb in Patna and is sending a team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) to assist in further investigations. Concerned over the blast at the Patna Railway Station and recovery of two more crude bombs, the Ministry told the state government to send a report about the nature of the bomb, suspected persons or