The Centre seems to be in no hurry to take any step over formation of a new government in Delhi with the Home Ministry adopting a 'wait and watch' attitude over the Delhi Lieutenant Governor's letter recommending a turn for BJP in office.
The Union Home Ministry has proposed raising of two battalions of Border Security Force (BSF) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) comprising surrendered militants of Assam and Manipur, an official statement said on Monday.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has set up a control room in Jammu and Kashmir to actively monitor and coordinate the rescue and relief operations in the state which is reeling under one of the worst floods in almost six decades.
The Home Ministry has asked all state governments to speed up cases against MPs and MLAs facing charges which attract disqualification, directing them to seek day-to-day trial in courts, appoint special public prosecutors and ensure regular monitoring.
As a first step to grant Indian citizenship to nearly one lakh Hindu refugees from Pakistan and Bangladesh, the Home Ministry today approved setting up of a task force to monitor and expedite processing of their citizenship and Long Term Visa (LTV) applications.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said the state government would submit a detailed report to the Union Home Ministry on the recent violence along the Assam-Nagaland border which claimed nine lives in Golaghat district.
The Home Ministry is in the process of effacing Section 309 of IPC, under which anyone attempting to commit suicide is punishable with a jail term of up to one year and fine, and discussions in this effect are on.
The members should not doubt the government`s intention in destroying files in the home ministry, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Monday after questions were raised about the files shredded by his ministry.
The Telangana government has dismissed the suggestions of the Home Ministry to form a joint force comprising police of the new state and residuary Andhra Pradesh to control the law and order in Hyderabad.
11,000 files were destroyed as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s orders to weed out files and papers but none of these related to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.