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Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters journalist denied entry back into India

Officials in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that McNaughton “violated visa conditions by travelling to restricted and protected areas in Jammu and Kashmir without permission”

MHA agrees to discuss Naga outfit’s separate state demand

The Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) has been demanding the creation of a separate state comprising the four eastern districts of Tuensang, Mon, Longleng and Kiphire for over a decade now.


US man killed on Andaman island an adventure enthusiast rather than preacher: MHA official

In June, the Restricted Area Permit (RAP) was withdrawn from 29 islands, including the North Sentinel Island, which required foreigners to take special permission to visit them.

Nearly 400 paramilitary personnel killed in action in 2015-17: Ministry of Home Affairs

The highest number of personnel killed in action were from the Border Security Force followed by the Central Reserve Police Force which has lost 103 personnel in the last three years.

Provide adequate police assistance to serious fraud investigation officers: Centre to states, UTs

The Home Ministry directive comes days after the government sanctioned wider powers to Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to act against shell companies being used for illegal activities, including money laundering and tax evasion, officials said.

After two decades, 32,000 Bru refugees to be repatriated to Mizoram: MHA

The Bru community, once spread across Mamit and Kolasib districts of Mizoram, were forced to flee their native land in 1997 after animosity between the tribe and the Mizos turned violent.


Govt bans al-Qaida and other terror outfits under anti-terror law

The ministry in its order also pointed out that these organisations have persistently attempted radicalisation and recruitment of youths from India.

MHA sets up panel to look into 'racial discrimination' faced by Northeastern people

The committee has been established following an order of the Supreme Court after a writ petition was filed in the wake of a series of attacks on people from the Northeast, including the death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Tania, in Delhi.

SIMI: With UPA's ban coming to an end, MHA seeks updates on group's activities

Described as a terrorist organisation, the SIMI was first declared an outlawed outfit in 2001. Since then, it has been declared a banned group under the relevant law.

MHA order targets Atishi Marlena who is improving Delhi education system: Manish Sisodia

Earlier in the day, the Delhi government's General Administration Department canceled the appointment of nine advisors of the government, following a "clarification" from the MHA.