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Cyclone caused heavy damage in Odisha, report in 15 days: Team

The inter-ministerial central team constituted to make assessment of damages caused due to Huhdhud on Wednesday said the last month's cyclone caused "heavy" destruction and a report regarding it would be submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs in a fortnight.

Delhi HC blast: PIL seeking compensation for 3 victims rejected

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking enhanced compensation to three victims of the 2011 blast in its premises after the city government said Rs 3 lakhs each had already been paid to them.

Need to ban ISIS: IB writes to Home Ministry

The Intelligence Bureau on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs seeking an immediate ban on notorious militant group– ISIS.

ISIS trying to recruit people from India, need to ban the militant group: IB writes to MHA

The Intelligence Bureau on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs seeking an immediate ban on notorious militant group– ISIS.

Central team to visit Odisha's cyclone hit areas on Nov 18

An eight-member inter-ministerial central team is scheduled to undertake a two-day tour to cyclone Hudhud affected districts of Odisha from on Tuesday, officials said.

Govt promises more funds to states for prison reforms: Rajnath

New Delhi: The Centre Friday promised to provide more funds to all states for modernisation of prisons as condition of most of the jails in the country are "miserable".

Leaders should not have animosity for pol opponents: Rajnath

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, saying no leader should have animosity towards the political opponents and parties should not try to create a sense of fear in the minds of people.

Govt keeping eye on madrasas with foreign teachers: Rajnath

Gurgaon: Government Thursday said it was monitoring the activities of some madrasas over suspicions that foreign teachers there were indoctrinating young students in the jihadi ideology.

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India orders SSB to stop cattle smuggling to Nepal

The ministry of home affairs has ordered the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) to ensure that cattle are not taken illegally across the border into Nepal for sacrifice during the Gadhimai festival.

In reply to EC, MHA denies taking decision on compensation to 1984 riot victims

The Home Ministry on Monday, in a reply to the Election Commission (EC) said that it has not taken a decision on providing Rs five lakh compensation to the next of kin of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims and has thus not violated the Model Code of Conduct.

Rajnath Singh to attend Interpol meet in Monaco, visit Israel later

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at Interpol's General Assembly beginning on Monday in Monaco, where he is expected to seek support for cases having international ramifications, including those related to terror.

EC asks Home Ministry to explain on compensation for 1984 riots

The Election Commission on Friday asked the Home Ministry to explain its decision to give a fresh compensation of Rs five lakh to the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims considering that the Model Code of Conduct is in force in Delhi because of the upcoming by-polls.

EC asks MHA to explain on compensation for 1984 riots

The Election Commission on Friday asked the Home Ministry to explain its decision to give a fresh compensation of Rs five lakh to the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims considering that the Model Code of Conduct is in force in Delhi because of the upcoming by-polls.

Arunachal to request for `Hinterland Highway` to control migration

Arunachal Pradesh will soon request the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to construct a "Hinterland Highway" to arrest migration of people from border areas near the Line of Actual Control to urban centres.

BJP to send a report on student`s death to MHA

Accusing West Bengal govt of being inactive in arresting those responsible for the killing of a college student, state BJP president said the party would send a report on it to Union Home ministry.

Moradabad violence: Home Ministry seeks report from Uttar Pradesh govt

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought a report from Uttar Pradesh government on the violence which erupted in Moradabad district.

MHA likely to deny sanction to CBI to prosecute 4 IB officers

The Home Ministry is likely to deny sanction to CBI to prosecute four Intelligence Bureau officials, including its former Special Director Rajinder Kumar, in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case.

CBI hands over documents to MHA related to Ishrat Jahan case

CBI has handed over to Home Ministry the documents sought by it for deciding granting sanction to prosecute four Intelligence Bureau officials in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.
The Home Ministry had demanded "case diary" and Superintendent of Police`s final report before deciding to give sanction to prosecute the IB officers.

MHA goes for cleanliness drive; Junks nearly 1.5 lakh files

On the direction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Home Ministry is on a cleanliness drive and, in less than a month, has destroyed nearly 1.5 lakh files that had gathered dust for years.