Post Peshawar attack, MHA issues fresh guidelines to schools on safety measures
Post Peshawar attack, MHA issues fresh guidelines to schools on safety measures

The Union Home Ministry on Friday issued fresh guidelines to schools across the country to fight terror in wake of terror attacks in a Peshawar school.

Sukhbir Singh Badal urges home ministry to review blacklist of Sikhs

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to review the blacklist of Sikhs maintained by his ministry and delete name of the persons who were not wanted for any criminal case in the state.

Do away with British-era drills for bosses: Govt to police

Government has issued a directive to the heads of central police organisations and departments to shun British-era "decorative" practices like a battery of junior staff "escorting" their bosses during their visits to government departments and events.

Prakash Mishra tipped to become CRPF DG

Special Secretary in the Union Home Ministry Prakash Mishra is tipped to be the new chief of country's largest paramilitary force - CRPF.

Goyal appointed new ADG in border guarding force SSB

Government on Friday appointed senior IPS officer Somesh Goyal as the new Additional Director General in border guarding force SSB.

Be careful in slapping anti-dowry law in matrimonial dispute: Union Home Ministry to state govts

The Home Ministry has asked all state governments to be judicious in slapping the stringent anti-dowry section of IPC in matrimonial disputes as the provision may be used as "weapons rather than shields by disgruntled wives".

MoS Kiren Rijiju assures safe environment for NE people

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday assured people from North-East that the Centre will take adequate steps so that they get a safe environment in every part of the country.

J&K government seeks Rs 44,000 crore flood relief package from Centre
J&K government seeks Rs 44,000 crore flood relief package from Centre

The Jammu and Kashmir government has submitted a proposal to the central government, seeking a special financial package of Rs 44,000 crore for the rehabilitation of flood affected people.

Dummy grenade in AI plane: NSG submits report to MHA

Counter-hijack operations force NSG has submitted a report to the Union Home Ministry giving details of the sequence of events that led to the surprise recovery of a dummy stun-grenade on-board an Air India plane when it landed at Jeddah few days back.

Graft case lodged against former Odisha DGP

A case has been lodged against former Odisha Director General of Police Prakash Mishra by the anti-corruption vigilance wing in connection with alleged financial irregularities.

Food, water, boats, submersible pumps sent to J&K: Union Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry said on Tuesday that food, water, boats, heavy duty submersible pumps amongst other things had been sent to flood-affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pak national waiting repatriation after completing sentence

A Pakistani national, who was arrested in 2011 here on charges of staying illegally in the country, is waiting to be repatriated after completing his sentence.

Withdraw security cover from riots accused: Phoolka to Home Ministry

Noted lawyer H S Phoolka, who has taken up the cases of anti-Sikh riot victims, on Thursday sought withdrawal of security cover given to the carnage accused by the Home Ministry.

Union Home Ministry should reveal threat perception to BJP MLA Sangeet Som: Aam Aadmi Party

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded that the Union Home Ministry should make public the threat perception to the BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh, who has been accorded Z category security by the Centre.

Home Ministry recommends Major Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna: Kiren Rijiju

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that the Union Home Ministry has sent recommendation for Bharat Ratna for late Major Dhyan Chand to the PMO, after receiving recommendations from several quarters.

Govt doubles NSG commando strength in each of four hubs

The NSG crack commando strength has been almost doubled to 460 personnel each stationed at select hubs in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad to undertake quick and swift counter-terror or counter-hijack operations.

MHA seeks more info from CBI on Ishrat fake encounter case

Union Home Ministry has sought additional information from CBI in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case to take a call on the agency`s plea for sanction to prosecute four IB officials.

Committed to promoting all languages of India: Union Home Ministry

Even as Karunanidhi criticised the Modi govt`s reported directive to officials to give priority to Hindi language in social media, Union Home Ministry said that all Indian languages was important.

Return of Pandits to Kashmir, illegal immigrants on MHA list for Narendra Modi

Return of Kashmiri Pandits to Kashmir Valley, checking of influx of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and improving Centre-state relations are among the key issues to be flagged by MHA.

BCCI likely to finalise overseas venue for IPL 7 today

A final decision on the venues for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) is likely to be announced after Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) honchos meet Union Home Ministry officials on Monday.