No meeting scheduled between Amit Shah, Shaheen Bagh protesters: MHA

The development comes hours after protesters at Shaheen Bagh claimed to be going to meet Shah at his residence or office on Sunday afternoon to discuss issues related to CAA and NRC.

Feb 15, 2020, 19:21 PM IST

Assam NRC data safe, technical issue in visibility on Cloud: Home Ministry rejects reports about 'malafide act'

The Home Ministry further said that there is some technical issue behind it, which is being fully resolved.

Feb 12, 2020, 10:53 AM IST

PSA was expected from 'autocratic' regime, says Mehbooba Mufti; Chidambaram slams govt

The tweet came shortly after Mufti along with former chief minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah were booked under the PSA by the Ministry of ome Affairs (MHA) on Thursday.

Feb 07, 2020, 08:29 AM IST

Centre makes it official in Parliament, confirms 'no plan of pan-India NRC'

The confirmation was made by MoS Home Nityanand Rai in a written reply on a question in Lok Sabha whether the government has any plans to introduce the NRC. 

Feb 04, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

MHA to sign agreement with NDFB, ABSU today, accord to give political and economic benefits to Bodos

The signing of the agreement with the Bodo organisations will take place in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Assam government at 1.30 pm. 

Jan 27, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi-NCR to get its own NDRF battalion

In 2018, the Assam Rifles will raise the four battalions. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given the approval for raising the additional NDRF battalions to strengthen India's disaster response set up. 

Jan 23, 2020, 20:09 PM IST

MHA to hold important meeting on Census, NPR today, West Bengal to skip it

On January 15 (Wednesday), government sources told news agency ANI had said that all states have issued re-notification of the NPR, while Kerala and West Bengal have communicated to the Centre to put it on hold.

Jan 17, 2020, 07:17 AM IST

DSP Devinder Singh was not awarded any gallantry medal by Ministry of Home Affairs: Jammu and Kashmir police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday (January 14) said that Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Devinder Singh, who was arrested for helping terrorists, was not awarded any gallantry or meritorious medal by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Jan 14, 2020, 18:10 PM IST

MHA extends AFSPA in Nagaland for six more months

"Whereas the Central government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of State of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary," stated an MHA notification.

Dec 30, 2019, 21:21 PM IST

Centre had asked states to set up detention centres in 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2018: MHA sources

There are a total of 970 people in these detention centres of which 646 are males and 324 females, added the MHA sources. Women and men are kept in separate rooms and are given basic facilities. There have been no reports on incidents of rape of women. People are allowed to visit these centres to meet their acquaintances, further stated the MHA sources.

Dec 25, 2019, 16:13 PM IST

MHA orders withdrawal of 72 Central Armed Police Forces companies from Jammu and Kashmir

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday decided to withdraw 72 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) from the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir with immediate effect. The CAPFs include 24 companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), and 12 companies each of the Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

Dec 24, 2019, 22:47 PM IST

Government ready to accept suggestions from those opposing Citizenship Amendment Act: MHA sources

The MHA sources also rejected reports about the implementation or introduction of National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying it is premature to say anything right now on NRC.

Dec 20, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Drop in stone-pelting incidents in J&K; 544 cases in 2019 as against 802 in 2018

The MHA sources further claimed that there have been 59 suspected infiltration bids in Jammu and Kashmir this year till October.

Dec 18, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

No bullet fired by Delhi Police during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act at Jamia: MHA sources

Ten people, having criminal backgrounds, were on Tuesday arrested in connection with the violent protests between the Delhi Police and students of Jamia Millia Islamia University. Among those arrested, none are students, the police said.

Dec 17, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Terror incidents down in Jammu and Kashmir, infiltrations spike after Article 370 abrogation

In August this year, the government revoked Article 370 that gave special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 03, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Will bring home two Indians caught in Pakistan without documents: Union Minister Kishan Reddy

Mos Home G Kishan Reddy said the govt will speak to the Pakistan government through the Indian Embassy situated there and the concerned authorities of both the countries and get both the persons back to India.

Nov 24, 2019, 07:20 AM IST

MHA writes to states, Union Territories on Gandhi family security

Sources told Zee Media that the MHA has written to state and union territory governments about the new protocols that came into effect after the Centre's decision to replace the Special Protection Group (SPG) security cover given to Gandhi family by the 'Z-plus' security of the CRPF. 

Nov 19, 2019, 17:47 PM IST

No formal recommendation needed: MHA on Bharat Ratna to Veer Savarkar

Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday said that no formal recommendation is needed for granting Bharat Ratna and the decision to bestow the country's highest civilian award is taken by the government from time to time.

Nov 19, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir declined since scrapping of Article 370: MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday asserted that stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir has declined since the scrapping of Article 370. The MHA was replying to a query by MP Kanak Mal Katara in Parliament.

Nov 19, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

I-T Act empowers Centre to monitor any information in interest of India's sovereignty: MHA

"Section 69 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 empowers the Central Government or a State Government to intercept, monitor or decrypt or cause to be intercepted or monitored or decrypted, any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer resource in the interest of the sovereignty or integrity of India, security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States or public order or for preventing incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence relating to above or for investigation of any offence," MHA replied.

Nov 19, 2019, 14:34 PM IST