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Home Ministry working to expand scope of NRC across India

Home Ministry working to expand scope of NRC across India

New Delhi: While the finalization of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is at an advance stage in Assam, the Home Ministry is workin...Read More

PM Modi resorting to ‘fake narrative’ to divert attention: Congress on MHA notice to Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi resorting to ‘fake narrative’ to divert attention: Congress on MHA notice to Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Home Ministry notice to Rahul Gandhi on his citizensh...Read More

Home ministry issues notice to Rahul Gandhi over his citizenship

Home ministry issues notice to Rahul Gandhi over his citizenship

The Union home ministry has issued a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his citizenship after receiving a complaint from Rajy...Read More

No blanket ban on Jamaat

No blanket ban on Jamaat

New Delhi: The Home Ministry has quietly relaxed a 5-year ban it imposed last week on Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) in J&K after realising th...Read More

Centre justifies snooping of  anybody’s PC

Centre justifies snooping of anybody’s PC

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court justifying the Home Ministry’s December 20 notification empowerin...Read More

Home ministry to launch single emergency helpline number ‘112’ in 16 states, UTs today

Home ministry to launch single emergency helpline number ‘112’ in 16 states, UTs today

New Delhi: Sixteen states and Union territories will Tuesday join a pan-India network of the single emergency helpline number ‘112’ on wh...Read More

Centre may strip medals off top Bengal police officials for participating in Mamata Banerjee’s dharna

Centre may strip medals off top Bengal police officials for participating in Mamata Banerjee’s dharna

New Delhi: The Centre is likely to take punitive action against five senior police officers of West Bengal, including DGP Virendra Kumar,...Read More

Mamata vs CBI: Rajnath Singh calls up Bengal governor; MHA ‘closely monitoring situation’

Mamata vs CBI: Rajnath Singh calls up Bengal governor; MHA ‘closely monitoring situation’

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajanth Singh has spoken to West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to take stock of the situation in t...Read More

MHA refuses to give reasons behind allowing intelligence agencies to access computer data

MHA refuses to give reasons behind allowing intelligence agencies to access computer data

New Delhi: The Home Ministry has refused to disclose reasons for authorising 10 security and intelligence agencies to access information ...Read More

Government bans SIMI for five more years

Government bans SIMI for five more years

New Delhi: The Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), which was allegedly involved in a series of terror acts in the country, has bee...Read More

Government sanctions Rs 7,214 crore to 6 states, 1 Union Territory as relief for natural calamity damage

Government sanctions Rs 7,214 crore to 6 states, 1 Union Territory as relief for natural calamity damage

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday approved the release of Rs 7,214 crore to six states and a Union Territory, including Rs 4,714 crore to ...Read More

Foreign journalists violating Indian laws liable to be punished: MHA

Foreign journalists violating Indian laws liable to be punished: MHA

New Delhi: Allforeigners have to respect Indian law and those found in violation are liableto be punished but that does not mean they are...Read More

Violation of fundamental rights! Opposition hits out at MHA order of giving snooping powers to 10 investigative agencies

Violation of fundamental rights! Opposition hits out at MHA order of giving snooping powers to 10 investigative agencies

New Delhi: The opposition parties on Friday said the Home Ministry order authorising 10 Central agencies to intercept, monitor, and decry...Read More

Decision next week on CBI chief’s reinstatement

Decision next week on CBI chief’s reinstatement

New Delhi: The Chief Justice of India-led 3-judge Bench is likely to give its ruling next week that it reserved on Thursday on CBI Direct...Read More

Killed LeT terrorist Naveed Jhutt was Pak national, will write to MHA to inform Islamabad to take body: DGP

Killed LeT terrorist Naveed Jhutt was Pak national, will write to MHA to inform Islamabad to take body: DGP

Srinagar: LeT terrorist Naveed Jhutt, who was killed in an encounter on Wednesday, was a Pakistani national, Director General of Police D...Read More

Explore if Bhagat Singh can be declared martyr: CIC to MHA

Explore if Bhagat Singh can be declared martyr: CIC to MHA

New Delhi: The Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended to the Home Ministry that it should explore whether the status of mar...Read More

#MeToo effect: Govt forms GoM headed by Rajnath Singh to deal with cases of sexual harassment at workplace

#MeToo effect: Govt forms GoM headed by Rajnath Singh to deal with cases of sexual harassment at workplace

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday constituted a GoM headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to examine the existing legal and institutiona...Read More

Sabarimala temple protest: Centre asks Kerala govt to ensure peace and security of women

Sabarimala temple protest: Centre asks Kerala govt to ensure peace and security of women

New Delhi: The Centre has asked the Kerala government to ensure peace across the state following protests against the Supreme Court order...Read More

Chandigarh: Government makes wearing of helmets by Sikh women optional

Chandigarh: Government makes wearing of helmets by Sikh women optional

New Delhi: Wearing of helmet by Sikh women in Chandigarh has been made optional, the Home Ministry said Wednesday, a week after it had co...Read More

Centre to launch ‘citizen-centric portals’ to file online FIRs for 7 crime and related services

Centre to launch ‘citizen-centric portals’ to file online FIRs for 7 crime and related services

New Delhi: Citizens can soon file complaints of seven crime and related services online and get the FIRs registered as the Centre looks a...Read More

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