Food, water, boats, submersible pumps sent to J&K: Union Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry said on Tuesday that food, water, boats, heavy duty submersible pumps amongst other things had been sent to flood-affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pak national waiting repatriation after completing sentence

A Pakistani national, who was arrested in 2011 here on charges of staying illegally in the country, is waiting to be repatriated after completing his sentence.

Withdraw security cover from riots accused: Phoolka to Home Ministry

Noted lawyer H S Phoolka, who has taken up the cases of anti-Sikh riot victims, on Thursday sought withdrawal of security cover given to the carnage accused by the Home Ministry.

Union Home Ministry should reveal threat perception to BJP MLA Sangeet Som: Aam Aadmi Party

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded that the Union Home Ministry should make public the threat perception to the BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh, who has been accorded Z category security by the Centre.

Govt doubles NSG commando strength in each of four hubs

The NSG crack commando strength has been almost doubled to 460 personnel each stationed at select hubs in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad to undertake quick and swift counter-terror or counter-hijack operations.

MHA seeks more info from CBI on Ishrat fake encounter case

Union Home Ministry has sought additional information from CBI in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case to take a call on the agency`s plea for sanction to prosecute four IB officials.

Committed to promoting all languages of India: Union Home Ministry

Even as Karunanidhi criticised the Modi govt`s reported directive to officials to give priority to Hindi language in social media, Union Home Ministry said that all Indian languages was important.

Return of Pandits to Kashmir, illegal immigrants on MHA list for Narendra Modi

Return of Kashmiri Pandits to Kashmir Valley, checking of influx of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and improving Centre-state relations are among the key issues to be flagged by MHA.

NHRC finds encounter `doubtful`, recommends compensation

National Human Rights Commission severely indicted Union Home Ministry, Delhi Government and Delhi Police by finding a 2006 encounter "doubtful" and recommending compensation of Rs 25 lakh to victims.

Home ministry may seek legal view on AAP government stand

Union home ministry is likely to seek opinion of the law ministry on the Delhi government`s missive for withdrawal of an order requiring proposed bills to be sent to the central government first.

LG recommends President`s rule in Delhi as AAP, BJP fail to form government

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has recommended President`s rule in Delhi, saying that the state Assembly should be kept in suspended animation, as per reports on Monday.

Union Home Ministry declines to sanction prosecution of Jaffar Sait

An order of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs declining prosecution sanction against suspended IPS officer M S Jaffar Sait was filed in the Madras High Court.

HC seeks reply from EC, home ministry on foreign funding

Allahabad High Court sought response from the union home ministry and the Election Commission on foreign contributions made to political parties.

AP division: STF may focus on strengthening of security

The Special Task Force, constituted by Union Home Ministry to look into the issues related to division of Andhra Pradesh vis-a-vis the police force, has indicated its recommendations would focus on strengthening of the security "as and when the bifurcation happens".

States asked to tighten security in festival season

The union home ministry has asked the states to remain alert and tighten security in sensitive places.

UP govt imposed curfew in riot-hit areas on being prodded: MHA

Home Ministry officials claimed that curfew in trouble areas in UP was imposed only after prodding from the Centre.

Publication of "secret" govt correspondence under MHA scanner

The Union Home Ministry is considering a matter regarding publication of "secret" correspondence of two departments by a publisher in one of its books.

Centre rejects Maharashtra govt`s proposal to ban Abhinav Bharat

The Centre has reportedly rejected Maharashtra government`s proposal to ban Abhinav Bharat outfit.

IB writes to Union Home Ministry against CBI on Ishrat case

Taking strong exception to CBI`s alleged "witch-hunt" against its officials in Ishrat Jahan case, the Intelligence Bureau has lodged a strong protest with the Union Home Ministry.

Centre, state, GTA to attend review meeting tomorrow

The Union Home Ministry has decided to hold the next review meeting to look into the functioning of the GTA Sabha in Darjeeling tomorrow, official sources here said.