Rahul Tripathi


CAT stays investigation against whistleblower Gujarat IPS officer Rajnish Rai
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Rajnish Rai is known for arresting about a dozen police officers including ex-IPS officer D G Vanzara among others in 2007 during Sohrabuddin encounter probe.

Centre plans 13 new Integrated Check Posts to encourage engagement with neighbours
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Among the new ICPs, only one will be on the India-Pakistan border while four will be on the India-Nepal border and one on the India-Myanmar border, officials said.

SOP to help movement of locals, raise security at Myanmar border
Tue, Oct 17, 2017

The Home Ministry on Monday held consultations with Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh — the states bordering Myanmar — to discuss the Free Movement Regime (FMR).

SC hasn’t given any reprieve, Rohingya will be deported: MHA
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

The ministry had issued instructions to states and Union Territories on August 8

Aarushi murder case verdict: Will decide on next course of action once we read order, says CBI
Fri, Oct 13, 2017

But on Thursday, the Allahabad High Court maintained that the CBI had been unable to prove the Talwars’ guilt and that there was “no irresistible conclusion that the accused committed the murders”.

Annual DGP conference: Indoctrination of Hindu women, illegal migrants high on agenda
Wed, Oct 11, 2017

The officials said cases of inter-community marriages in Kerala are likely to be taken up for discussion during the conference.

India-Myanmar border: Panel may not curb free movement within 16 km
Tue, Oct 10, 2017

The panel headed by special secretary (internal security) Rina Mitra may also suggest a verification of those living in the FMR zone using Aadhaar to rule out misuse by refugees.

AYUSH University among six bills to get President Ram Nath Kovind’s approval
Sun, Oct 08, 2017

Officials said two of these Bills are from Congress-ruled Karnataka, one each from BJP-ruled Haryana, Jharkhand and Gujarat and from Left-ruled Kerala.

AYUSH varsity among 6 Bills to get President Kovind nod
Sun, Oct 08, 2017

According to ministry officials, the Bills were sent to the President’s secretariat after consultations with all the stakeholders.

VVIP chopper scam: Italian court orders release of middleman Carlos Gerosa, says no extradition treaty with India
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

Carlos Gerosa, an Italian national, was detained last week on his return from Switzerland based on a Red Corner Notice request from ED, which is probing a case of alleged money-laundering in connection with the Rs 3,600-crore deal.

Maoists spreading base to Madhya Pradesh area, finds home ministry
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

Citing intelligence reports, Home Ministry officials said that Maoists are trying to gain a foothold in Balaghat since deployment of central forces is less in MP compared to Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand

A Padma Shri had quit council in protest over appointments in BHU
Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Meanwhile, speaking about the assault on campus, Giridhar Malviya, a retired judge of the Allahabad High Court, said, “This type of thing has never happened in BHU earlier."

He kissed…asked me to sleep in his room, said Fiji woman, about BHU hospital head
Thu, Sep 28, 2017

“He (Upadhyay) held my hand and insisted I should see the house. When we reached his room, he said I should come and sleep in his room," said the testimony of a 21-year-old Fiji woman.

Rohingya illegal, purse-strings open for Lankan Tamil refugees
Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Data from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) show that Sri Lankan Tamils and Tibetan refugees were provided aid and assistance on grounds of “persecution”.

MHA seeks transparency in Jammu and Kashmir SPO recruitment
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

The recruitment of SPOs were announced last year soon after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. As many as 10,000 post of SPOs were sanctioned.

Rohingya crisis: Centre and NHRC on opposite sides of refugee question
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Speaking at a two-day NHRC seminar, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, “The Rohingya are not refugees. They have not come here after following proper procedures. No Rohingya has applied for asylum. They are illegal immigrants. The Home Ministry has clarified its position through its affidavit in the Supreme Court that these are illegal immigrants, and they will be deported.”

Govt plans Bill with more teeth to tackle cyber crimes
Thu, Sep 21, 2017

It may be recalled that the CBI in December last year registered multiple FIRs after e-wallet company, Paytm filed a complaint, alleging that its customers were cheated to the tune of Rs 9.41 lakh soon after demonestisation.

Citizenship to Chakmas, Hajongs: Can’t implement SC order, anomaly has to be rectified, says Kiren Rijiju
Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Rijiju's statement comes in the wake of protests in the hill state and CM Pema Khandu’s letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, urging him to “protect the tribal rights” and secure “the sanctity of inner line permit (ILP)”

Y C Modi appointed NIA head: From Gujarat SITs to ED, ministry, foreign mission
Tue, Sep 19, 2017

NIA's appointment comes after another member of that SIT, its chief R K Raghavan, was appointed ambassador to Cyprus

Bihar govt wins Lutyens bungalow tussle with Jharkhand
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Officials familiar with the development said the settlement on the Lutyens bungalows was brokered by the Union Home Secretary with the chief secretaries of the two states.

Government institute calls seminar on lynching, attacks
Wed, Sep 13, 2017

The Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, under the Ministry of Home Affairs, has called for a national debate on rising cases of group violence in the backdrop of lynching incidents and mob attacks in Dadri, Una, Alwar and Jharkhand.

Govt to grant citizenship to Chakmas, Hajong refugees; but they won’t enjoy ST status
Wed, Sep 13, 2017

While some stayed back with Chakmas already living in Lushai Hills, the Indian government moved a majority of the refugees to North East Frontier Agency (NEFA), which is now Arunachal Pradesh.

Home Ministry institute calls seminar on lynching
Wed, Sep 13, 2017

The Delhi-based institute, headed by former Uttar Pradesh DGP Javeed Ahmad, is inviting judges, prison authorities, police officers and prosecutors to a two-day seminar starting October 31.

CBI FIR against Jayanthi Natarajan in 2012 Jharkhand case
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Natarajan, who is now 63, was unceremoniously removed in December 2013 over allegations of irregularities in the grant of clearances. Veerappa Moily, who replaced her at Paryavaran Bhawan, found that nearly 350 files had been held back by Natarajan and her office.

Ahead of J&K visit, Rajnath Singh scraps border embankment
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

The top officials will brief the minister about the situation at the Line of Control and the Valley, especially south Kashmir, where ‘Operation All-Out’ has been launched against militants.

Deportation order for all, not just Rohingyas: Centre to tell Supreme Court
Thu, Sep 07, 2017

The Centre is also likely to argue that this is not the first time that the home ministry has taken a stand on deportation of illegal migrants. “There are longstanding instructions issued earlier by the government against illegal Bangladesh migrants,” officials added.

Minister set to take up cattle smuggling issue on visit to West Bengal
Wed, Sep 06, 2017

According to BSF, 57,000 cattle that were allegedly being smuggled across the border have been seized so far this year. An estimated 1.28 lakh such animals were caught in 2016.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh set to visit Valley this weekend
Wed, Sep 06, 2017

Singh is expected to reach Srinagar on September 9, and will later travel to Jammu and Leh. He is likely to hold discussions with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other key officials of the security establishment, including the Army.

Rajnath Singh set to visit Jammu and Kashmir this week
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Rajnath Singh's visit comes less than a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech, said his government was committed to the “lost glory” of Kashmir.

Anti-trafficking MoU with Myanmar falls through
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

. Officials familiar with the development said: “It is possible that Naypyidaw felt the provisions of the MoU were not in its favour, considering a lot of Rohingyas are currently in India as illegal immigrants. The agreement had to be shelved.”

MoS Home’s answer to violence in cow’s name: build cow sanctuaries on forest land
Fri, Sep 01, 2017

According to official sources, Ahir is expected to meet Union Environment and Forests Minister Harsh Vardhan early in September to “take the proposal forward”. Ahir is an MP representing Chandrapur in Maharashtra, where cow slaughter is banned.

Rajiv Mehrishi: ‘Centre open to J-K talks… (but) not with pre-conditions’
Thu, Aug 31, 2017

"Terror has no color. I strongly object to the use of words ‘saffron’ or ‘green’ in relation to terror. Terrorism is terrorism. It should not be linked with any religion. No religion allows terrorism. Those who indulge in terrorism in the name of religion are only bringing a bad name to religion. "

MHA tightens norms for award of police medals
Wed, Aug 30, 2017

Earlier, the government used to accept combination of two “outstanding” and a “good” ACR for the medals while there was no bar on the number of times an officer can be nominated, said officials.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh to discuss plan to fight Maoism with MPs
Tue, Aug 29, 2017

The MPs from opposition parties are likely to raise the killing of civilians and security personnel in BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, officials said. Home Minister Singh is likely to take up issues related to tribal rights and discuss security and development related measures, officials added.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim conviction: Centre tells Haryana to provide security to judge who passed order
Sat, Aug 26, 2017

Officials of the Union Home Ministry said intelligence inputs will be analysed before deciding whether the judge’s security cover needs to be handled by a central force such as the CRPF. Jagdeep Singh is Additional District and Sessions Judge at the Panchkula district court and was designated as CBI judge in April 2016.

Was part of Hurriyat plan to mediate on Kargil war, says businessman in NIA net
Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Official sources told The Indian Express that Watali also claimed that he played an instrumental role in ensuring the presence of Nawaz Sharif in New Delhi for the swearing-in ceremony in May 2014 of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.