Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 22, 2015
"It will enable the general public to get access to a large number of security-related applications," said a release by the Ministry of Home Affairs
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Tanima Biswas, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 20, 2015
The Delhi High Court has ordered that Greenpeace be allowed to receive and access funds from abroad, sidestepping government restrictions on its funding that was viewed as a move to tighten control over activist organisations.
India | Written by Gargi Rawat | Tuesday January 20, 2015
India is now home to 70 per cent of the world's tigers, with new data putting their numbers at 2,226. That is a sharp rise of almost 60 per cent from 2006, when the first scientific and independent estimate delivered a shocking statistic of only 1,41...
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Amid criticism of the government for allegedly trying to clamp down on activist groups who campaign against industrial projects, a senior member of Greenpeace in India was stopped on Sunday morning at the airport from traveling to London.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 13, 2015
The Union Home Ministry has issued an alert to the governments of Punjab and Haryana regarding the release of the movie "MSG Messenger of God" - in which Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim, the head of Dera Sachcha Sauda, has starred.
India | Ketki Angre | Monday January 12, 2015
Delhi airport authorities barred a Greenpeace India member from boarding a flight to London on Sunday. Priya Pillai, who works as a senior campaigner with the international environmental group, says she had a valid business visa to the UK but the off...
India | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 11, 2015
Delhi airport authorities barred a Greenpeace India staff member on Sunday from flying out of India despite holding a valid visa, a move the campaign group described as "bullying" by the government.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 1, 2015
The Home Ministry is reportedly considering a ban on the live coverage of anti-terror operations and has asked the information and broadcasting or I&B Ministry to amend rules to stop the airing of such events.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was today discharged from the Army Research and Referral hospital in Delhi in a "minimally conscious state" and will continue with "supportive care" at home, four months after he was admitted there with severe head inj...
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday December 29, 2014
The Home Ministry has given approval to a long standing demand of security forces - night landing facilities in Maoist-hit areas of Chhattisgarh, sources told NDTV. The Airports Authority of India has been given instructions and soon, aircraft will b...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 27, 2014
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been directed by the Union Home Ministry to take up the cases relating to the recent killing of more than 70 adivasis by National Democratic Front of Assam-Songbijit (NDFB-S) militants in two districts of A...
India | Written by Siddharth Pandey | Friday December 26, 2014
17 Delhi families who lost people in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots today received five lakh rupee cheques from Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a move that the BJP's critics say is linked to polls in the capital early next year.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
As social media emerges as a key communications tool, Ministry of External Affairs has come on top among various ministries and government departments in terms of its presence on digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
Marking a first in the national capital, children of Tibetan refugees born in India between the cut-off date of 1950 and 1987, would be eligible for enrollment in the voters' list for the Delhi Assembly elections, Election Commission officials said.
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday December 17, 2014
The Home Ministry has issued an advisory to all states a day after 132 children were killed by the Taliban at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (With Inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Press Trust of India or PTI has quoted officials in the Home Ministry as saying that guidelines are being issued to schools which will include preparing an escape plan for children in case of a terror attack, how to prevent hostage situations and how...
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 15, 2014
The ministry advised the officials that they "must clearly identify" themselves while posting on the social media.
India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday December 11, 2014
Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who has advised state governments to bar web-based taxi services, announced some new measures for the Capital for women's safety.
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday December 2, 2014
A swearing-in ceremony to induct 12 Shiv Sena ministers in the Devendra Fadnavis cabinet in Maharashtra could be held tomorrow or the day after, BJP sources have told NDTV. The two parties are close to sealing a deal for power sharing in the state, t...
Sunday November 30, 2014
Work has moved into top gear for finalising the name and structure for the new institution that will replace the 64 year old Planning Commission and the same may be unveiled this December.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday November 17, 2014
Controversial yoga guru Baba Ramdev has been given Z-category security which entitles him to cover of about 30-40 armed guards and an escort car. The Home Ministry has confirmed that the yoga icon will now be protected by para-military commandos from...
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday November 9, 2014
The Home Ministry has taken serious note of a security lapse at Varanasi's Assi Ghat, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in a Ganga clean-up drive on Saturday morning as part of his 'Clean India' campaign, according to sources.
Sunday November 2, 2014
The Department of Telecom (DoT) has asked all mobile operators to collect 'Aadhaar' number along with customer application form for issuing new connections and store the unique identification number in their database.
Cities | Reported by Maya Sharma; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday November 1, 2014
12 of Karnataka's major towns and cities revert to their old Kannada names today after the Union Home Ministry this month cleared a proposal made by the state nine years ago.