Bengal to skip Home Ministry meet on Census & NPR
The representatives of all states and Union territories, except West Bengal, are expected to attend the Friday’s meeting convened by the Union home ministry to discuss the modalities for the census and the National Population Register (NPR).
UP government sends first list of 50,00 refugees to Home Ministry
The Uttar Pradesh government has made the first list of 50,000 refugees who...
Disclosure of information in NPR voluntary: MoS Home Reddy
Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy also said the NPR was first initia...
CID still part of Home Ministry: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij
He asserted that according to the Business of the Haryana Government (Allocation) Rules, 1974, the CID department was part of the Home department. "The Rule number 5 on the page number 30 [of the Business of the Haryana Government (Allocation) Rules] has clearly written that the CID is an integral part of the Home department," he said.
Home Ministry issues notification, CAA comes into effect
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act officially came into operation on Friday. However, the Centre is yet to frame rules for the Act.
Will Bru-Reang refugee crisis end with the fresh agreement?
Bru-Reang representatives signed an accord with the Union Government and state governments of Tripura and Mizoram on Thursday. The 'historic...
Aadhaar required to get benefits under scheme for civilian victims of terror, communal violence
Any eligible beneficiary desirous of receiving benefit under the scheme, who does not possess the Aadhaar number or, has not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, shall have to apply for Aadhaar enrolment. The home ministry said the notification comes into effect in all states and union territories except Assam and Meghalaya, where Aadhaar has not covered all residents.
Why selective freedom of expression on JNU, Shivaji book?: Shiv Sena
In an editorial in the party's Marathi mouthpiece "Saamana", the ruling party demanded that Union Home Ministry issue orders to file cases against those who make derogatory comments on Hindutva ideologue V D Savarkar, and demanded Bharat Ratna for him.
MHA forwards mercy petition of Nirbhaya convict to Prez; recommends rejection
Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, has filed a mercy petition which was forwarded by the Home Ministry to President Ram Nath Kovind for his further actions. A Delhi court had passed death sentence to the four convicts who will now be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar Jail
Ministry of Home Affairs sanctions 2,000 posts in Central Industrial Security Force
The Central Industrial Security Force guards about 60 civil airports in the country and has an elite VVIP security wing under its command called the Special Security Group (SSG). The Union Home ministry has recently given approval for the creation of about 2,000 posts in the CISF, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Ex-J&K minister’s son held for duping bank to buy homes abroad
Hilal Ahmed Rather, the son of three-time National Conference MLA Abdul Rahim Rather, was picked up from Jammu after an investigation into allegations that he used his father's influence as finance minister in the Omar Abdullah government in 2012 to get multiple loans sanctioned in the name of business ventures.
Delhi govt recommends rejecting mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict
The Delhi government on Wednesday recommended rejecting the mercy plea filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, and forwarded it to the LG at "lightning speed", Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said. He said the recommendation on the mercy petition will now be sent to the Union Home Ministry.
Mumbai to remain open 24x7 from Jan 27: Aaditya Thackeray
Noting that London's 'night economy' was five billion pounds, state Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray told reporters here after the Cabinet meeting that the government's decision could help generate more revenue and jobs, in addition to the existing five lakh people working in the service sector.
Housing ministry launches e-commerce platform for real estate sector
Housing ministry launched an e-commerce platform to facilitate homebuyers in identifying genuine properties.
Home Ministry reorganises Internal Security division
It is learnt that the Internal Security-II (IS-II) division is merged with Internal Security-I (IS-I) and its nomenclature will now be Internal Security (IS) division. Joint Secretary, Woman Safety, Punya Salila Srivastava will look after the work of Internal Security Division in addition to her own charge. She, however, will be designated as JS, WS.
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