India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday August 31, 2015
For the second time in seven months, India has a new Home Secretary. In an unexpected appointment, senior IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi, who was to retire today, was appointed to the post, replacing L C Goyal, whose tenure has ended 17 months before the completion of his two-year tenure.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Dr BR Ambedkar will be the first Indian to have an entire home dedicated to his memory in London after India sealed a 3.1-million deal to acquire a bungalow where the Dalit icon and architect of Indian Constitution lived as a student in the 1920s.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The Delhi BJP today termed AAP government's decision of not calling off inquiry into the CNG fitness scam despite Centre declaring it illegal as "retrogressive and said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was "stubborn" in not accepting the special position of the national capital.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
No police verification is required for reissue of passports, the government said today. "For reissue of passports, police verification is not required, provided the first passport had been issued on the basis of clear police report," Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh told Lok Sabha in a written reply.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
With the historic exchange of enclaves along the India-Bangladesh border accomplished, high-level delegations of both the country's border guarding forces will commence their annual DG level bilateral talks in New Delhi beginning tomorrow.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday August 1, 2015
The Union Home Ministry will draw up a "blueprint" to counter radicalisation among youth and possible spread of Islamic State (IS) in India, after a meeting with top officials today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
A Parliamentary committee has expressed its "shock" over a special report prepared by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) which found that about 37 per cent of minor ports in the country are absolutely defenceless.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
The BJP today defended the 'Y' category security accorded to Pappu Yadav saying the Centre must have taken into account the threat to the Jan Adhikar Party founder before extending the said security cover to him.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Aiming at beefing up security in the city following growing attacks on women, Delhi High Court today rapped the Centre for "dragging its feet" on inducting more personnel in the city police and directed it to take a final decision within four weeks.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Singapore has arrested a 51-year-old "self-radicalised" man who tried to join Islamic State (IS) in Syria, under an internal security law that allows for detention without trial for two years, the Ministry of Home Affairs said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Greenpeace India today said it will move court against Tamil Nadu government's notice threatening cancellation of its registration and alleged that the "perversely framed and maliciously designed" charges were levelled at the behest of the Union Home Ministry.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The Home Ministry on Monday sought a report from the Enforcement Directorate on its claim about common link between the money received by Firdous Ahmad Shah, a member of Syed Ali Shah Geelani's hardline Hurriyat Conference, and financiers of 26/11 attack.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Seeking to speed up disposal of cases, government is weighing the option of introducing the system of 'pre-trial hearings' on the lines of the UK and the US under which the main dispute is identified before the beginning of the trial helping the courts decide the matter fast.
Reuters | Thursday July 16, 2015
The green light from the Ministry of Home Affairs comes 19 months after Huawei first applied.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 8, 2015
Calling people of the northeastern region by "derogatory" names will soon become a non-bailable offence and land you in jail for up to five years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2015
The government has scrapped a proposal under which journalists accredited to Press Information Bureau (PIB) would have to undergo police verification every year for renewal.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
Civil Aviation Ministry tonight said it has given a clean chit to Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in the Air India flight controversy and the Prime Minister's Office has been apprised about it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
A group of Thai students who were detained in Pakistan after one of them was caught carrying a gun through Lahore airport returned home today after officials secured their release.
Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
Sources say the Ministry of Home Affairs has recently given security clearance to the list of seven names which had been forwarded to it by the Information and Broadcasting ministry
Tuesday June 9, 2015
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) seeking reasons behind the denial of security clearance to 33 channels of Kalanithi Maran-promoted Sun TV Network so that it can take further action.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 8, 2015
The home ministry has denied permission to prosecute a senior intelligence officer in the 11-year-old Ishrat Jehan murder case, saying the investigating agency does not have enough evidence of his involvement, ministry sources told NDTV.
Monday June 8, 2015
Shares in Sun TV, promoted by billionaire Kalanithi Maran, crashed 28 per cent on Monday amid concerns that the broadcast major may have to take off its 33 channels off air as the Ministry of Home Affairs has reportedly declined to give the company a security clearance.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Thwarted in his efforts to undermine the basic functioning of our democracy in the political and administrative sphere, Modi is now probing the Achilles heel of our democracy
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Singapore has detained two "self-radicalised" teenagers, one of whom wanted to join Islamic State militants in Syria, under an internal security law that allows for detention without trial for two years, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Wednesday.