Rahul Tripathi


Valley protests: Centre decides to draw hard line for J&K govt
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Home Ministry to states, UTs: ensure security of students from Kashmir

Maybe we couldn’t allay fears in J&K, effort required, says Hansraj Gangaram Ahir
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Minister of State for Home discusses cow slaughter, Kashmir, IS threat and Arvind Kejriwal with The Indian Express

Planning Project Cow like Project Tiger, a cow sanctuary in each state: MoS Home
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Ahir, who handles Jammu and Kashmir division in the ministry, said security forces have shown restraint while dealing with protesters in the Valley.

Govt cancels FCRA licence of top public health NGO
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

The RSS-backed Swadeshi Jagran Manch had recently alleged a nexus between the Gates Foundation and big pharma and its “influence” on health policymaking.

Vijay Mallya case: Extradition next step, easier said than done
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

India has failed to secure extradition in many high-profile cases, including that of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi, Navy war room leak suspect Ravishankaran and Purulia arms drop case accused Kim Davy.

‘Delay Anantnag LS bypoll further’: Security forces to MHA
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Situation fragile, holding byelection next month not favourable: CRPF

Uniform service, tax in fire safety draft Bill
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

MHA’s draft legislation on fire safety sent to state govts for feedback, suggestions include fund for life safety

India to host SAARC seminar, Pak to get invite
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

“We have finalised the SAARC training plan, and Pakistan will be invited," an official said.

Thirty Pakistan spies in Indian jails, provided consular access whenever sought: Officials
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Officials added that more than 265 Pakistani nationals are currently in Indian jails.

Defunct NCTC back on Home Ministry table
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

States may get ‘equal partner’ status.

Facing DA case, Tripura relaces DGP K Nagaraj with Akhil Shukla
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

On the observations of the Supreme Court, the Home Ministry advised the Tripura government not to continue with a tainted officer at the top.

Aseemanand bail: NIA brass scuttled plans for appeal in HC
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

Aseemanand, main accused in the May 18, 2007, bombing of the mosque that killed nine and injured 58, was given bail by a Hyderabad court on March 23.

IPS officer, probationer axed for ‘unauthorised’ leave
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

The move, according to officials, comes following government’s performance review of bureaucrats in order to check “dead wood”.

China says no to security pact, asks India to rewrite
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

India was hopeful that the security agreement will allow it to obtain some information on J-e-M chief Masood Azhar who has so far eluded UN listing as a global terrorist because of a Chinese veto.

Centre, J&K govt discuss ways to deport Rohingyas
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

On Monday, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi held discussions to find out ways to identify them and deport them to Myanmar.

The Aadhaar story: 88.2% of India now has a 12-digit identity
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

The UIDAI has always spoken of its stringent de-duplication system, with its officials saying a few thousand duplicate Aadhaars in a database of 1.2 billion is negligible.

Assam citizen register deadline revised
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

“We have directed all the stakeholders to step up the verification process by the end of this year and plan not to give any more extensions. The progress is being closely monitored.”

Use Aadhaar for prison inmates, visitors: Union Home Ministry
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

According to National Crime Records Bureau’s 2015 statistics, there are 1,401 jails across India housing more than 4.19 lakh prisoners.

Padma nominations: M S Dhoni, SC judge, Ram Rahim among those turned down by govt
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

The others who fell short also included music composer Anu Malik and Hindustani classical vocalist Pt Ajay Pohankar were recommended by BJP MP and HRD minister Prakash Javadekar.

Rajnath Singh issues stern warning to IPS officers promoted from state police services
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

MHA directed the State government to “immediately” send IPS officers, who are below the age of 56 years at the time of induction, for training at the National Police Academy, Hyderabad.

Ajmer dargah blast: Convict Sunil Joshi met Yogi Adityanath, suspect told NIA
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

As per the statement, Rateshwar said, “We stayed in the guest house of Ashram and about 9 pm Manoj and myself went to meet Yogi Adityanath in his drawing room separately.

Violent protests not terror, use least harmful measures: Israeli expert
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

‘Surgical strikes wise, effective option against terror... hard power important’

No real global cooperation against terror, says Ajit Doval
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

He underlined the need for cooperation among countries in the Indian Ocean Rim Association.

Lucknow encounter: Pro-Islamic State channel identifies Saifullah as soldier of Caliphate
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

The website also posted a photograph of Saifullah describing him as a "soldier of the Khilafah from India.

Worst attack in two years, Maoists kill 12 CRPF men in Sukma
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

The Maoists struck at 9 am, a kilometre from the Bhejji camp, towards Kottacheru, when more than hundred CRPF personnel were on their way for an area-domination exercise.

Bhopal-Ujjain train blast: Former IAF man among two held, police call him ‘motivator’ of terror group
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Police described Khan as the “motivator” of the group behind the train explosion. Azhar was said to have arranged weapons for the group.

Ajmer Dargah blast case: NIA to examine order setting Aseemanand, others free
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Prosecutor says sufficient evidence against accused in Ajmer dargah blast case.

India dismisses Pakistan claims: No spy cams, only beacon light atop flag pole
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

The entire project cost the government Rs 3.5 crore.

Forensic report on high-quality FICN points to Bangladesh link
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

On February 19, the BSF seized 48 FICN of Rs 2,000 from a man at the India-Bangladesh border in Malda district.

Gurmehar Kaur rape threats: Have asked Delhi Police to act, says MoS Home Kiren Rijiju
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Kiren Rijiju claimed that his comments were meant for “leftists” and not the DU student

Centre restores former Assam CM Gogoi, Mahanta’s Z-plus cover with CRPF guards
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

A senior government official on the condition of anonymity said, "The decision to reassess the security cover was taken after both the senior leaders from Assam petitioned Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh."

MHA’s report: Need to control mosque, madrasa, media for Kashmir valley narrative
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

The report suggests that some of the financial schemes of the Centre may be implemented through these people that may help to bring more people in their area of influence.

CBI files FIR against dental council chief
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

The CBI FIR also names Dinesh Prasad Singh, chairman of VDCH, and Firoz Ahmad, the then vice-chancellor of NPU.

FIR names AP Singh: CBI to probe its second director for corruption
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Under scanner, AP Singh’s links with meat exporter Qureshi, his associate.

Currency smugglers looking to replicate new Rs 500 notes, claims NIA
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

BSF personnel Sunday seized a consignment of 48 fake Rs 2,000 notes from a man apprehended along the Indo-Bangla border in Malda district of West Bengal.

Destruction of property: Government plans cover for politicians
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

The move follows public consultations, including with law enforcement agencies, who raised objections to certain provisions of the Bill — like putting the burden of proof on the accused.