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Govt cancels FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs for violation of laws

Govt cancels FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs for violation of laws

Licences of around 20,000 of 33,000 NGOs have been cancelled by the government.

Union Home Ministry gets 5,000 nominations for Padma awards

Union Home Ministry gets 5,000 nominations for Padma awards

Sources in the ministry said that with the opening of online portal for receiving nominations, names of about 5,000 people have been received for the civic honours.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh raps Manipur govt for 'failure' to open blocked NH-2

Home Minister Rajnath Singh raps Manipur govt for 'failure' to open blocked NH-2

Rajnath Singh also told Nagaland Chief Minister to ensure that there is no disturbance in movement of vehicle going through his state.

MHA to use 'Daesh' instead of ISIS

The Home Ministry will use 'Daesh' for the dreaded Islamic State terror group instead of ISIS in all its correspondence.

Extend FCRA renewal deadline, NGOs petition MHA

An apex body of NGOs has petitioned the Union Home Ministry, urging it to extend the date of FCRA renewal to December 31, fearing that otherwise many organisations awaiting renewed licenses will have to cease operations.

Home Ministry-appointed committee flags gaps, vulnerability in Indo-Pak border fencing

A Home Ministry-appointed committee on Thursday flagged gaps and vulnerability along the Indo-Pak border and suggested use of scientific technology and heightened vigil on riverine frontiers.

Officials resent suspension of IAS officer over Zakir Naik's NGO

After the central government suspended four Home Ministry officials, including an IAS officer, for alleged lapses over the issuing of licence to Islamic tele-evangelist Zakir Naik's NGO, senior officials have expressed their resentment over the punishment meted out.

Government creates grievance redressal cell for J&K people

The government has created a grievance redressal cell in the Union Home Ministry for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Tuesday.

Maharashtra Police reports indict preacher Zakir Naik, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Police reports indict preacher Zakir Naik, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the government is studying the report on the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).

NGOs to be considered public servants, have to disclose assets and liabilities: Report

NGOs to be considered public servants, have to disclose assets and liabilities: Report

In a measure which could have far-reaching consequences, the Union  Home Ministry has decided that all non-profit organisations that receive more than Rs one crore as government funds and over 10 lakhs as donations from abroad, will have to declare their assets.

Land for displaced Kashmiri Pandits identified in the Valley

Land for displaced Kashmiri Pandits identified in the Valley

At least three sites have been identified by the Jammu and Kashmir government for setting up colonies for displaced Kashmiri Pandits and it has been conveyed to the Union Home Ministry for assessment.

No plans to restart ceasefire with NSCN-K: Home ministry

After abrogating the ceasefire, Khaplang`s rebels went on a killing spree, attacking Indian soldiers in Nagaland and Manipur.  

Consider plea for Bharat Ratna to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Madras HC tells Centre

Consider plea for Bharat Ratna to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Madras HC tells Centre

The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Union Home Ministry to consider a plea seeking conferment of Bharat Ratna on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Women cops stay thirsty to avoid urination due to privacy, sanitation issues at work: Survey

Women cops stay thirsty to avoid urination due to privacy, sanitation issues at work: Survey

Even as the government plans to induct more women into police as part of its empowerment drive, a survey conducted among those serving has found they still grapple with lack of basic amenities like toilets, uncomfortable duty gear and want of privacy.

Reshuffle in key posts in Ministry of Home Affairs

There are around 22 Joint Secretaries in the Home Ministry in addition to five Additional Secretaries and three Secretary -level officers. 

DDCA inquiry commission in accordance with law, only court can stop it, says Arvind Kejriwal

DDCA inquiry commission in accordance with law, only court can stop it, says Arvind Kejriwal

Refusing to buzz under any pressure, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the commission of inquiry constituted by his government will continue its probe into alleged irregularities in DDCA even after it was declared illegal by the Union Home Ministry .

DANICS-cadre officers on mass leave against suspension order

Delhi government bureaucrats Thursday went on mass leave to protest against the suspension of two DANICS-cadre officers even as the Union Home Ministry declared the suspension as null and void.

Possibility of heavy to very heavy rains in Tamil Nadu for next 2 days

The low pressure over Bay of Bengal will bring rains to Tamil Nadu and Puduchery on Sunday, the Regional Meteorological Center on Saturday said, warning of 'heavy to very heavy rains' for the two days.

Bureaucratic reshuffle: 22 new Joint Secretaries appointed

Senior IPS officer Satyendra Garg is among four Joint Secretaries appointed in Union Home Ministry.

Don't discriminate against minorities while registering FIRs: Home Ministry to states

Don't discriminate against minorities while registering FIRs: Home Ministry to states

The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday told state governments not to discriminate against minorities while registering FIRs.