Govt to expand BSF air wing

Government is planning to expand the BSF air fleet by procuring more choppers and fix-winged planes to transport paramilitary troops and their assets as they carry out internal security duties.

Narendra Modi fulfils promise; PIO cards now valid for lifetime
Narendra Modi fulfils promise; PIO cards now valid for lifetime

All PIO (Person of Indian Origin) cards are now valid for the lifetime of the cardholder, instead of 15 years, as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address at the Madison Square Garden in New York City on September 28, 2014.

National Highways in Manipur should remain open: MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued an advisory, saying that the National Highways in Manipur should remain open and law and order should be maintained.

Pak High Commission may decide custody of Pakistani child: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday disposed of a petition over the custody issue of a minor Pakistani girl whose paternal aunt has moved a plea here for custody of the child staying with her maternal uncle.

Review clearance to film on Indira Gandhi`s assassination: MHA to I&B Ministry

Amidst hullabaloo over the content of the movie `Kaum De Heere`, the Ministry of Home Affairs asked the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to take a relook at clearance given to it.

Rajnath Singh to hold security review meet on Pak ceasefire violations

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to hold a security review meet with top MHA officials on Tuesday in the wake of rising incidents of ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army.

Moradabad violence: Home Ministry seeks report from Uttar Pradesh govt

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought a report from Uttar Pradesh government on the violence which erupted in Moradabad district.

Fresh security nod not needed if cleared companies apply for additional channels: I&B Min

To make faster the process under which permissions are given to run TV channels, Information and Broadcasting ministry has decided not to seek fresh security clearance for companies which have been cleared by the Home ministry and are applying for an additional channel.

Ministry Of Home Affairs gets new handle on `Twitter`

Union Home Ministry today got a new handle on micro-blogging site `Twitter` -- @HMOIndia -- to ensure a transparent and responsive government.

Govt initiates its own `Satyameva Jayate` programme

Even as a namesake TV series anchored by actor Aamir Khan makes news, the government has embarked on a mission to ensure that the phrase `Satyameva Jayate` is given its due respect in official communications.

One policeman guards 551 people in India: MHA data

One policeman guards 551 people in the country at present, according to latest Home Ministry data on police forces released.

BCCI to finalise IPL venues after elections schedule announcement

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday said it will take a call on the venues for forthcoming IPL 7, only after Election Commission of India`s announcement of schedule for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

I&B writes to MHA on broadcasters` security clearance demand

Supporting a key demand of the broadcasting industry, the I&B Ministry has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs suggesting that security clearance given to broadcasters be made valid for the entire duration of their licence.

Gauri Kumar appointed Labour Ministry secretary

Senior IAS officer Gauri Kumar has been appointed as Secretary in Ministry of Labour and Employment.

Singapore issues detention orders over match-fixing

Singapore`s Minister for Home Affairs has issued detention orders on four people for their alleged roles in a global soccer match-fixing syndicate, the ministry said on Wednesday.

Send cops not registering FIR to jail: Home Ministry

Policemen refusing to register FIR will face up to one year in jail with the Centre issuing strict instructions to states to prosecute such cops.

MHA to provide choppers for anti-Maoist operations: AP DGP

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has advised Naxalite-affected states to set up joint task forces while choppers are provided for anti-Maoist operations, Andhra Pradesh DGP V Dinesh Reddy said.

Trial in Delhi gang-rape to begin from Jan 3: Reports

The trial in the Delhi gang-rape case is expected to begin from January 3, reports said on Monday.

Chidambaram administered anti-terrorism day oath

Home Minister P Chidambaram administered oath to officers and staff of Ministry of Home Affairs in North Block on the occasion of anti terrorism day.

SSC to hold sub-inspectors recruitment exam

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will now conduct examinations for recruitment of sub inspectors in Delhi Police.