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  • Pakistan Army violates ceasefire on LoC

    Pakistan Army violates ceasefire on LoC

    The Pakistani Army has violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, defence sources said. No casualty or damage was reported from the Indian side. Using mortars, automatics and small arms they targeted Indian positions as they......

    November 11, 2017
  • Mizoram asks central forces to tighten vigil along border

    Mizoram asks central forces to tighten vigil along border

    The Mizoram government has asked central security forces to tighten vigil along India's border with neighbouring Myanmar and Bangladesh to prevent influx of illegal immigrants, especially Rohingyas, a Minister said on Tuesday. The mountainous, northeastern state of Mizoram has a......

    October 3, 2017
  • Centre examining report on new laws to deal with hate speech on internet

    Centre examining report on new laws to deal with hate speech on internet

    The Home Ministry is examining a report submitted by a high-level committee formed to propose new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet, said informed sources. The committee, headed by T.K. Viswanathan who served as director......

    September 28, 2017
  • Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive: Rajnath

    Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive: Rajnath

    More than 70,000 missing children have been rescued in different parts of the country under the home ministry's special initiative, Union minister Rajnath Singh said today. Addressing a seminar on child and adolescent labour here, the home minister also said......

    September 26, 2017
  • Violence during bandh in Arunachal Pradesh

    Violence during bandh in Arunachal Pradesh

    Violence marred the dawn-to-dusk statewide bandh as normal life came to a halt in Arunachal Pradesh following the bandh called by the All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU). In the state capital, bandh supporters damaged several vehicles including torching a......

    September 19, 2017
  • IPS officer YC Modi appointed as new NIA chief

    IPS officer YC Modi appointed as new NIA chief

    Senior IPS officer YC Modi on Monday was appointed as the new Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the orders of Home Ministry. The decision was taken by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet following an proposal......

    September 18, 2017
  • Central forces don't get priority in weapons procurement: Rajnath

    Central forces don't get priority in weapons procurement: Rajnath

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said central paramilitary forces did not get the priority they deserve in the procurement of weapons and equipment since it was done through the Defence Ministry. "Procurement for CAPFs is done through the......

    September 7, 2017
  • Haryana tense but under control: MHA

    Haryana tense but under control: MHA

    The Home Ministry said on Monday the situation in Haryana three days after the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was still tense but under control. "As per report dated August 28, of DGP Control Room,......

    August 28, 2017
  • 31 dead in Dera violence: Home Ministry

    31 dead in Dera violence: Home Ministry

    The Union Home Ministry on Saturday said 31 persons were killed in Haryana Dera violence on Friday after a court held Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape. A ministry statement said 29 deaths occurred in......

    August 26, 2017
  • Home Ministry shielding Haryana BJP chief's son: Congress

    Home Ministry shielding Haryana BJP chief's son: Congress

    The Congress on Monday accused the union Home Ministry of trying to protect the son of Haryana BJP President Subhash Barala accused of stalking and trying to abduct a young woman. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Chandigarh Police, which......

    August 7, 2017
  • UN, Home Ministry join hands to combat human trafficking

    UN, Home Ministry join hands to combat human trafficking

    The UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Home Ministry have joined hands to combat human trafficking originating from the neighbouring countries. UN Women and the UNODC also decided to collaborate to fight off the menace, while observing......

    August 1, 2017
  • Home Ministry asks 3,768 NGOs to validate bank accounts

    Home Ministry asks 3,768 NGOs to validate bank accounts

    As many as 3,768 NGOs across the country have been directed by the Home Ministry to validate their foreign contribution designated accounts with banks, failure of which will invite penalty. In a circular, the ministry said all NGOs which were......

    June 30, 2017
  • Home ministry warns over 1,900 NGOs of action

    Home ministry warns over 1,900 NGOs of action

    The Union home ministry has warned over 1,900 NGOs of penal action for their failure to validate their foreign contribution designated bank accounts. All eligible non-government organisations (NGOs) should receive donations from abroad in a single designated bank account, according......

    June 23, 2017