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Over 5,000 people arrested since August 4 in Kashmir: Home Ministry

November 20, 2019 7:31 pm

These arrests were preventive in nature and a majority of those arrested have been released since. Currently, 609 people, 218 of whom are alleged stone pelters, continue to be under detention, Ministry of Home Affairs told Rajya Sabha during question hour.

Aatish Taseer after OCI revocation: 'India my country... had never before felt it necessary to articulate it'

November 08, 2019 10:55 am

The 38-year-old also said that the Indian government's move was "symptomatic of a much larger movement", and compared his "exile" to the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and the National Register of Citizens in Assam.

Govt accuses former IAS officer who quit over Kashmir issue of 'insubordination', he hits back

November 07, 2019 8:59 am

In a series of tweets, Gopinathan came down heavily on the home ministry and said that he wished he could influence union minister Amit Shah over the Kashmir issue.

In J&K, Centre aims to deliver schemes to people with sarpanch training

September 20, 2019 6:55 am

A senior MHA official said: “A draft proposal has been prepared and is being sent to the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Officials from the ministry will be given the responsibility of this training. They will be trained in batches.”

New bills on cyber security, crime against women soon: Union Minister

July 20, 2019 10:02 pm

The Home Ministry would have connectivity with all police stations in the country, he said. By this month-end, we'll get into online connectivity with all police stations in the country, he said.

Home Ministry bans ‘Sikhs for Justice’: Punjab CM hails ban, says ‘SFJ deserved to be treated as terrorist organisation’

July 11, 2019 7:30 am

The CM said, “Though the outfit deserved to be treated as a terrorist organisation, the Government of India had at least taken a long-overdue stand against SFJ, which had unleashed a wave of terror in Punjab in recent years.”

On Amit Shah table at Home: push and pull of manifesto, ministry

June 01, 2019 7:23 am

The issues of Article 370 and Article 35 A, which BJP considers as “impediment to development of Jammu and Kashmir”, are also likely to be top of the agenda.

Govt bans Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, says outfit promoted acts of terrorism

May 24, 2019 7:45 pm

The Home Ministry said Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh had committed acts of terrorism, promoted acts of terrorism and was engaged in radicalisation and recruitment of youths for terrorist activities in India.

Home Ministry refuses to give reasons behind allowing intelligence agencies to access computer data

February 03, 2019 7:48 pm

In an RTI response to activist Venkatesh Nayak, the ministry has said the information is classified as "top secret" and it cannot be disclosed as it is exempted under Section 8(1)(a), 8(1)(g) and 8(1)(h) of the RTI Act.

No blanket powers to 10 agencies to intercept; every action requires prior approval: MHA

December 30, 2018 4:06 pm

There is no new law, no new rules, no new procedure, no new agency, no blanket powers, no blanket authorisation and it is the same law, same rule, same procedure and the same agencies, an MHA official said.


Amit Shah takes charge as Home Minister

June 01, 2019 1:10 pm

BJP president Amit Shah took charge as Home Minister on Saturday. Replacing Rajnath Singh, this is the first ministerial responsibility that Shah will take on at the Centre.