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Cyclone Ockhi claims 39 lives, 167 still missing: MHA

Cyclone Ockhi claims 39 lives, 167 still missing: MHA

A total of 220 fishermen in Tamil Nadu, 390 in Kerala and 27 in Lakshadweep have been rescued.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
Cyclone 'Ockhi' expected to have low impact in Gujarat: MHA

Cyclone 'Ockhi' expected to have low impact in Gujarat: MHA

There is a possibility of moderate to heavy rain on Tuesday and Wednesday morning with wind speed around 50-70 kmph, a Home Ministry official said.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
ISRO to aid coastal security to thwart possible terror attacks

ISRO to aid coastal security to thwart possible terror attacks

ISRO will provide 1,000 transponders by March next year as part of the coastal security ring, being set up to thwart terrorist attacks on the lines of the 26/11 Mumbai carnage.

Nov 25, 2017, 06:14 AM IST
J&K govt may drop cases against first-time stone-pelters at Centre's request

J&K govt may drop cases against first-time stone-pelters at Centre's request

The Centre is keen on announcing the amnesty scheme for first time stone-pelters in the Kashmir Valley.

Nov 22, 2017, 00:23 AM IST
Centre assures of all help to deal with protests over Padmavati

Centre assures of all help to deal with protests over Padmavati

The Union Home Ministry on Thursday said that it will provide all help to the authorities to maintain law and order amid ongoing protests against director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmavati.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

MHA orders withdrawal of 1000 paramilitary personnel from Darjeeling

The home ministry has ordered withdrawal of as many as 1,000 paramilitary personnel, including 300 women, deployed in Darjeeling to maintain law and order during the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state.

Oct 15, 2017, 21:27 PM IST
Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive: Rajnath

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

Addressing a seminar on child and adolescent labour here, the home minister also said the country would try to get rid of child labour by 2022.

Sep 26, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
Ukraine envoy's phone snatched while taking selfie at Red Fort

Ukraine envoy's phone snatched while taking selfie at Red Fort

Ukraine's ambassador to India Igor Polikha became a victim of theft in Delhi after his phone was snatched while taking selfies at Red Fort. The incident, he said, took place on September 20.

Sep 22, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka govt orders SIT probe; MHA seeks report

Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka govt orders SIT probe; MHA seeks report

 The Centre on Wednesday sought a detailed report from the Karnataka government even as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered a probe by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh.

Sep 06, 2017, 13:41 PM IST

Police modernisation in UP: CAG paints a grim picture

The Centre released "Rs 496.84 crore (70 per cent)" during the period, of its due share, as against "Rs 162.20 crore (38 per cent)" allocated by the state.

Jul 24, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
No bouquet to be presented to PM Narendra Modi during his tours within country: MHA to states

No bouquet to be presented to PM Narendra Modi during his tours within country: MHA to states

On June 17, PM Modi had requested people to gift a book rather than a bouquet.

Jul 17, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
Only 16% infiltration bids succeeded this year in Jammu and Kashmir: MHA

Only 16% infiltration bids succeeded this year in Jammu and Kashmir: MHA

Only 16% of terrorists succeeded in crossing LoC this year to enter Jammu and Kashmir till May 31.

Jul 03, 2017, 22:08 PM IST
Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's visa extended for 1 year

Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's visa extended for 1 year

Taslima Nasreen is living in exile since she left Bangladesh in a cloak of secrecy in 1994 in the wake of threats to her by fundamentalist groups.

Jun 20, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

MHA says Rajasthan govt should take action on cow vigilantes

In the advisory, the home ministry had asked all states not to tolerate anyone taking law into their hands in the name of cow protection and take prompt action against such offenders.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

File returns or get registration cancelled, MHA warns NGOs

Renewal of registration under FCRA cannot be granted unless the annual returns are uploaded to the FCRA website by the organisation.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
After Mayawati, Rahul Gandhi denied permission by UP Police to visit violence-hit Saharanpur

After Mayawati, Rahul Gandhi denied permission by UP Police to visit violence-hit Saharanpur

After BSP chief Mayawati, the Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday denied permission to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit the violence-hit villages of Saharanpur on Saturday.

May 26, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

MHA seeks report from UP on Saharanpur violence

"Yes, the ministry has sought a detailed report," a ministry official told IANS.

May 25, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
MHA meeting to discuss Kashmir situation; HM, NSA to participate

MHA meeting to discuss Kashmir situation; HM, NSA to participate

The Ministry of Home Affairs will discuss Jammu and Kashmir's law and order situation in on Wednesday's meeting, where Home Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Agency are expected to participate.

Apr 26, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Sukma attack: Rajnath Singh asks CRPF DG, MHA officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh

Sukma attack: Rajnath Singh asks CRPF DG, MHA officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday directed Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and security adviser to Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) K Vijay Kumar to stay put in Chhattisgarh and frame strategy to tackle Naxals in Sukma.

Apr 25, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
 Home Ministry website not hacked: Official

Home Ministry website not hacked: Official

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) website has not been hacked and it is blocked due to repair work, an MHA official confirmed on Sunday.

Feb 12, 2017, 15:10 PM IST