Rahul Tripathi

  • Amit Shah rolls back cap on nominations for President’s police medals

    Amit Shah rolls back cap on nominations for President’s police medals

    Earlier, the government used to accept a combination of two “outstanding” and a “good” ACR (annual confidential report) for the medals while there was no bar on the number of times an officer could be nominated, said officials. In 2017, the NDA government under Singh tightened the norms for awards of gallantry and police medals.

    MHA approves study on swab collection in sexual assault cases

    MHA approves study on swab collection in sexual assault cases

    The ministry has given its nod for the research to examine the ‘Persistence of Spermatozoa and Non-Sperm Male Cells in Genital Tract of the Woman during Post Coital Period using Cytological and Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridization (FISH) Techniques’.

    Grants hiked for CAA & Foreigners Act

    Grants hiked for CAA & Foreigners Act

    The Union home ministry has allocated Rs 40 crore for setting up foreigners’ tribunals, holding centres and the identification and tracking of illegal migrants, for 2020-21. In Assam, the state government has set up six detention centres with aid from the home ministry and referred over 12,000 cases to foreigners’ tribunal from 2017-19.

    Mumbai, Kolkata see highest women, child trafficking cases: NCRB study

    Mumbai, Kolkata see highest women, child trafficking cases: NCRB study

    Mumbai, followed by Delhi, was among the most populated metros with a population of 18,394,912 and 16,349,831 respectively. Kolkata had 14,035,959, as per the 2011 Census. According to the NCRB study, the common causes of trafficking were forced marriages, child labour, domestic help and sexual exploitation, among others.

    India to host six regional nations sans Pak for disaster management drill

    India to host six regional nations sans Pak for disaster management drill

    India is set to hold a two-day disaster management exercise with the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) countries at Bhubaneswar in Odisha from February 11. The seven members of the grouping are Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan.

    J&K sarpanch delegation meets union ministers, seeks delimitation exercise

    J&K sarpanch delegation meets union ministers, seeks delimitation exercise

    The delegation met ministers Nitin Gadhkari and Jitendra Singh among others. The delegation questioned the Centre’s promise of ‘development’. “How long will we wait? Show us the development. It has been six months now! We demand that the government should immediately hold delimitation exercise and restore the statehood of J&K,” said Mir Junaid, who led the delegation.

    Hizbul lawyer nabbed with Dy SP was picked up and let off in 2019

    Hizbul lawyer nabbed with Dy SP was picked up and let off in 2019

    Probe reveals Irfan Shafi Mir, the lawyer, was main conduit; role of intelligence agencies under cloud; Irfan’s complex network of police and militant contacts trace their roots to his father Mohd Shafi Mir, who was a constable with J&K police.

    MHA gets Rs 1.05 lakh crore; emphasis on police, census

    MHA gets Rs 1.05 lakh crore; emphasis on police, census

    In comparison to Rs 1,03,202.23 crore given in 2019-20, the Home Ministry got Rs 1,05,244.34 crore for 2020-21, a modest increase of around Rs 2,042 crore, according to the Union Budget presented in Lok Sabha on Saturday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The govt has allocated Rs 4,278 crore under the Census Surveys and Statistics head.

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