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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has time and again spoken about getting rid of the colonial laws

16 Nov 2023 12:00 AM

In a first, 20 ITBP personnel awarded for fighting Chinese troops in Ladakh

A total of 628 Gallantry Medal have been awarded to police personnel of Central and State forces

15 Aug 2021 6:48 AM

Central team in West Bengal for review

Union home ministry sent a 4-member team to review the law and order situation in the state, led by an additional secretary-level officer

07 May 2021 8:34 AM

Assam-Mizoram border clashes: Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla reviews situation

The violence erupted on Saturday after people living on both sides of the border clashed over a Covid-19 testing centre

20 Oct 2020 1:14 PM

Amid outrage over Hathras gangrape, home ministry issues women safety advisory

The home ministry said there should be compulsory registration of an FIR in case of a cognisable offence under the CrPC.

10 Oct 2020 10:34 PM


Indian jails are massively overcrowded and understaffed, reveals NCRB report

According to the data, the sanctioned strength of jail staff was 87,599, while the actual strength was 60,787 by the end of 2019

30 Aug 2020 2:59 PM

Peace talks between Centre, NSCN (IM) and NNPGs to conclude by September

Government already rejected the demand for a separate flag and constitution for Nagaland, the sources said

10 Aug 2020 11:46 AM

MHA officials review lockdown situation across India

Paramilitary forces asked to remain ready for deployment at a short notice

24 Mar 2020 8:37 PM

New special CP for law and order appointed

An order issued by the home department of the Delhi government said the officer is being appointed to the Delhi Police post with “immediate effect”.

26 Feb 2020 6:47 AM

Centre recommends rejection of Nirbhaya rapist's mercy plea, file sent to Prez

The file has been forwarded to the President for consideration and final decision.

06 Dec 2019 2:35 PM


312 Sikhs off govt blacklist, will be able to travel to India

The blacklist, or “adverse list” of Sikh foreign nationals was started during the peak of militancy in Punjab.

14 Sep 2019 12:37 AM

Centre rejects plea for separate flag, constitution for Nagaland

Naga civil society tells armed rebels to seal peace deal swiftly.

13 Sep 2019 1:09 AM

After Doval’s return, Centre rushes 10,000 troops to J&K

Several petitions seeking repeal of both these provisions are currently pending before the Supreme Court.

28 Jul 2019 1:12 AM

India declares Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorist organisation

JMB cadres were found to be involved in Burdwan bomb blast on October 2, 2014 and Bodhgaya blast on January 19, 2018.

24 May 2019 9:21 PM

MHA asks all states to be on high alert today

“The reserve forces will be used to rush in reinforcement in case of violence at any of the counting centers,’’an official added.

23 May 2019 12:46 AM


Special kits to probe sex assault cases

The home ministry has already procured 3,120 SAECK and distributed those in different states and UTs.

22 Apr 2019 5:34 AM

MHA denies reports of probe against Assam journalists

The annual figure being 33,000 for the year 2018 and every such petition is regularly forwarded to the concerned ministries and state government.

20 Apr 2019 1:14 AM

MHA likely to strip top Bengal cops of medals

Centre may also ban these officers for a certain period from serving on a Central deputation.

08 Feb 2019 6:38 AM

'Home Ministry trying to destroy process': Supreme Court on Assam's NRC

The Supreme Court’s observation came while dismissing a plea for withdrawal of 167 companies of combined armed forces.

05 Feb 2019 3:58 PM

HC seeks reply from Centre jail on Kashmiri separatist's plea against solitary confinement

Aasiya Andrabi approached high court for being kept in solitary confinement and allegedly being denied basic human rights.

18 Dec 2018 7:05 PM