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718 deaths due to rain, floods this monsoon: Home Ministry

718 deaths due to rain, floods this monsoon: Home Ministry

At least 718 people lost their lives this monsoon due to rain and floods-related incidents, the Home Ministry has said.

Aug 11, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Kerala rains: Death toll rises to 26; third red alert issued, 24 dam shutters opened

Kerala rains: Death toll rises to 26; third red alert issued, 24 dam shutters opened

In an unprecedented development, shutters of 24 dams in different parts of the state have been opened.

Aug 10, 2018, 07:00 AM IST
Myanmar Army cracks down on Naga rebel group along border with India

Myanmar Army cracks down on Naga rebel group along border with India

NSCN (K) operates from Myanmar's territory and is responsible for supporting and training rebel groups in north-east Indian states.

Jul 28, 2018, 10:25 AM IST
Centre seeks report from Rajasthan government on Alwar lynching

Centre seeks report from Rajasthan government on Alwar lynching

The deceased 28-year-old Akbar Khan was beaten up by a mob on suspicion of being a cow smuggler in Lalawandi village in Alwar on last Saturday.

Jul 23, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Home Minister Rajnath Singh launches Student Police Cadet programme in Gurugram

Home Minister Rajnath Singh launches Student Police Cadet programme in Gurugram

Under the 'Student Police Cadet' (SPC) programme, high school students across the country will be taught to become much more responsible citizens.

Jul 21, 2018, 23:51 PM IST
Home Ministry institutes five police medals to reward security personnel

Home Ministry institutes five police medals to reward security personnel

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday instituted five Police Medals to promote professionalism and excellence in service and give recognition to those security personnel doing good work in stressful environment and in difficult areas.

Jul 12, 2018, 07:17 AM IST
Wrestling Federation of India faces ban due to delay in clearance by Home Ministry

Wrestling Federation of India faces ban due to delay in clearance by Home Ministry

The MHA hasn't given clearance for visa yet to Pakistani team arriving in India for Asian Junior Wrestling Championships, said WFI chief.

Jul 10, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
Haven't asked LG to ignore SC order: Centre rubbishes Arvind Kejriwal's allegation

Haven't asked LG to ignore SC order: Centre rubbishes Arvind Kejriwal's allegation

The MHA said it has only advised the LG, based on a reference received from him, to follow the law.

Jul 07, 2018, 06:30 AM IST
MHA asks Mumbai Police to probe rape threat to Congress’ Priyanka Chaturvedi’s daughter

MHA asks Mumbai Police to probe rape threat to Congress’ Priyanka Chaturvedi’s daughter

The Home Ministry has also asked Twitter to furnish details of the account used to issue the threats.

Jul 03, 2018, 18:52 PM IST
Ministers, officers barred from coming close to PM Modi without SPG clearance after security threat

Ministers, officers barred from coming close to PM Modi without SPG clearance after security threat

The SPG is believed to have advised PM Modi, the main campaigner for the ruling BJP, to cut down on road shows, which invite a bigger threat, in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Jun 26, 2018, 19:13 PM IST
Threats to PM Modi: 'No roadshows,' say security agencies, with months to go for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Threats to PM Modi: 'No roadshows,' say security agencies, with months to go for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

PM Narendra Modi has been provided with a multi-layered and impregnable Z+ plus security cover. 

Jun 26, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
Home Ministry bans Indian subcontinent units of Al Qaida and ISIS

Home Ministry bans Indian subcontinent units of Al Qaida and ISIS

The groups have been promoting and encouraging terrorist acts on the Indian interests, noted the Home Ministry.

Jun 21, 2018, 19:34 PM IST
Full Text: Government decides to resume Operations against terrorists, not to extend suspension of operations in J&K

Full Text: Government decides to resume Operations against terrorists, not to extend suspension of operations in J&K

The anti-terror operations, suspended during the month of Ramzan in Jammu and Kashmir, is set to resume as the government has decided against extending the same. The decision by the government comes after recent killing of Rising Kashmir editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari and Indian Army jawan Aurangzeb by terrorists in the state.

Jun 17, 2018, 14:40 PM IST
Home Ministry to take call on suspension of anti-terror operations in J&K

Home Ministry to take call on suspension of anti-terror operations in J&K

The Union Home Ministry had last month announced that the security personnel would halt operations against terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan.

Jun 14, 2018, 07:19 AM IST
More than 1,200 nominations received for Padma Awards; September 15 last date for online recommendations

More than 1,200 nominations received for Padma Awards; September 15 last date for online recommendations

The Padma awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, are amongst the highest civilian awards of the country.  

Jun 13, 2018, 00:14 AM IST
Suspension of operations by security forces likely to continue in J&K after Ramzan: Sources

Suspension of operations by security forces likely to continue in J&K after Ramzan: Sources

Welcoming the ceasefire decision, J&K Mehbooba Mufti had said, "I wholeheartedly welcome the Ramadan ceasefire and would like to thank PM and Home Minister for their personal intervention."

May 24, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Ceasefire initiative likely to have positive effect on forces sponsoring terrorism: J&K DGP

Ceasefire initiative likely to have positive effect on forces sponsoring terrorism: J&K DGP

On May 16, 2018, the Centre had announced that security forces would not launch any operation in J&K during the holy month of Ramzan, but they reserved the right to retaliate if attacked. 

May 20, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti welcomes 'ceasefire' during Ramzan, thanks PM Modi and Rajnath Singh

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti welcomes 'ceasefire' during Ramzan, thanks PM Modi and Rajnath Singh

The Centre has asked security forces not to launch operations in J&K during the holy month of Ramzan. 

May 16, 2018, 19:13 PM IST
 No operations by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan: Centre

No operations by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan: Centre

However, the Centre has said that the security forces stationed in J&K "reserve the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people".

May 16, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Banned terror outfit ULFA-I threatens railways official, demands Rs 5 lakh for 'social welfare'

Banned terror outfit ULFA-I threatens railways official, demands Rs 5 lakh for 'social welfare'

The banned terror outfit United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) has recently threatened a high-ranking rail official and demanded Rs 5 lakh for social welfare works.

May 04, 2018, 20:37 PM IST

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