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Olympians Gurbax, Joaquim to fight MHA elections
Olympians Gurbax, Joaquim to fight MHA elections

 The elections to the Mumbai Hockey Association (MHA) on August 12 will see Olympians Gurbax Singh Grewal and Joaquim Carvalho contesting for top posts to regain their positions in the city hockey officialdom.

Pratibha Patil faces Twitter heat over demand for a govt vehicle

At a time when the whole nation is mourning the passing away of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, his immediate successor at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Pratibha Patil, is facing criticism for demanding a government vehicle for her personal use.

Centre dragging feet on appointing more cops for Delhi: HC

 Aiming at beefing up security in the city following growing attacks on women, Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the Centre for "dragging its feet" on inducting more personnel in the city police and directed it to take a final decision within four weeks.

Politicians opt for Twitter to condemn Gurdaspur attack

 Politicians took to Twitter to condemn the terror attack in Punjab`s Gurdaspur district on Monday, expressing their sympathies for the victims and their families.

MHA may address Dawood Ibrahim issue in upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament

Ministry of Home Affairs may address concerns over infamous underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in the upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament, reports claimed on Sunday.

Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ clears censor scanner with five cuts!
Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ clears censor scanner with five cuts!

Kabir Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ featuring Salman Khan may have been passed by the Censor Board with a ‘U/A’ certificate, but the film actually underwent 5 cuts before being cleared for release, reports suggest.

Proposal for annual police check for PIB renewal scrapped

 The government has scrapped a proposal under which journalists accredited to Press Information Bureau (PIB) would have to undergo police verification every year for renewal.

Sun TV row: 45 FM radio stations, 33 TV channels may face ban

Notwithstanding objections from Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Union Home Ministry last week made it clear that it will not give security clearance to Kalanithi Maran-owned Sun television network, alleging that many rules had been violated by the owners.

MHA asks UP to ensure peace after two incidents of tension

The Union Home Ministry on Monday expressed concern over two recent incidents of communal tension in Uttar Pradesh and asked the administration to ensure peace in the state.

MHA insisting on yearly police verification of journalists

Departing from the past practice, the Home Ministry is now insisting that journalists accredited with the Press Information Bureau (PIB) will have to get their police verification done every year for renewal, a move that may make it difficult for the scribes to have easy access to central ministries and departments.

MHA rejects Tourism Min proposal on biometric data of foreign tourists

 Citing security concerns, the Ministry of Home Affairs has turned down a Tourism Ministry proposal to do away with obtaining biometric data of foreigners wanting to travel to India on normal tourist visa before issuance of the travel document to them.

MHA to take disciplinary action against Delhi CM's Secretary

The Home Ministry will soon initiate disciplinary action against senior IAS officer Rajender Kumar, who continues to hold the post of Home Secretary in the Delhi government despite clear instruction to relinquish it.

Over 15,000 killed in Naxal violence since 1980: MHA

Over 15,000 people, including more than 3,000 security personnel, have been killed in Naxal violence in the last 35 years, an RTI query has revealed.

Meena writes to Jung, raises legal objections over appointment of Bihar cops in ACB

Delhi Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) chief Mukesh Kumar Meena on Friday wrote a letter to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, raising legal issues in the deployment of officers from Bihar in his unit.

MHA plans action against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Secy for disobeying order

The Home Ministry may take disciplinary action against senior IAS officer Rajender Kumar, who continues to hold the post of Home Secretary in the Delhi government despite clear instruction to relinquish it.

Rajnath Singh dissociates MHA from Tomar's arrest

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday dissociated himself from the arrest of Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Tomar.

MHA backs LG over issue of appointments in Delhi govt's ACB

In a fresh standoff between the Lt Governor and the AAP dispensation, the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday backed the former saying no appointment can be made in the anti-corruption branch (ACB) of the Delhi government without his nod.

MHA to take legal recourse after obtaining High Court order

With the Delhi High Court terming its recent notification on jurisdiction of Delhi government's anti-corruption branch as "suspect", the Centre on Monday said it was not a party to the case but will take legal recourse after obtaining the judgement.

Indira Jaising backs AAP government over MHA notification

 Senior advocate Indira Jaising backed the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government in its tussle with the Union Home Ministry that issued a notification giving the edge to the Lt. Governor when it comes to powers, including those to transfer and posting of bureaucrats.