Union Home Secy reviews rescue, relief operations in Jammu

Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami Tuesday reviewed relief and rescue operations in flood-hit Jammu region and directed early restoration of road connectivity.

Centre adopting 'wait and watch' policy over govt formation in Delhi
Centre adopting 'wait and watch' policy over govt formation in Delhi

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.

Proposal to recruit surrendered militants in security forces

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.

India poised to take global leadership role under Modi: Rijiju

India is poised to take global leadership role under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju.

Threats from Pakistan will be dealt firmly: Rajnath

Threats from "across the border" will be dealt with firmly, said Home Minister Rajnath Singh whose two-day visit to Gujarat ends Thursday.

Rajnath Singh to visit Bhuj, meet border guards

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Wednesday visit Bhuj area of Gujarat and interact with the troopers deployed on the border area with Pakistan.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Helpline number

The massive floods in Jammu and Kashmir has left over 150 people dead and lakhs affected.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Helpline Numbers

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.

Home Ministry asks states to fast-track cases against MPs, MLAs
Home Ministry asks states to fast-track cases against MPs, MLAs

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.

Home Ministry task force to monitor giving citizenship to Pak, Bangla Hindus

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.

No plans to meet Pakistan counterpart during SAARC conference: Rajnath Singh
No plans to meet Pakistan counterpart during SAARC conference: Rajnath Singh

The Home Ministry on Monday dismissed reports that Rajnath Singh has plans to meet his Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of the SAARC conference in Nepal scheduled to be held later this month.

Centre asks states to ensure surrender of Naxals

The Centre has asked the Naxal- affected states to intensify their efforts to ensure surrender of the extremists and offer them attractive rehabilitation policy.

MHA recommends names for Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa Governors

Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Goa are likely to have new Governors soon with the Home Ministry recommending names to the President for appointment to the posts.

Assam-Nagaland border violence: Gogoi govt to submit detailed report to Union Home Ministry

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.

Govt plans to decriminalise attempt to commit suicide

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.

PM Modi calls for fast-tracking pending criminal cases against MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Union Home and Law Ministry to fast-track trial in criminal cases pending against parliamentarians, reports said on Thursday.

Don`t doubt our intention on shredded files: Rajnath

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.

Rajya Sabha members seek details of destroyed files from govt

Rajya Sabha members on Monday sought details from Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the files destroyed by the home ministry, and called his statement presented in the house vague.

Telangana rejects MHA idea to form joint force for Hyderabad

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.

11,100 files destroyed, Mahatma Gandhi assassination records safe: Rajnath Singh

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.