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Take 5: ‘Visitors to our police station were made to feel as if they had walked into a corporate office’

Last week, a 2018 survey released by the Union Home Ministry ranked Kalu Police Station in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district as the best in the country. The parameters included, among other things, crime prevention, community policing and child-friendly rooms.

Sexual assault: Centre sends states list of dos, don’ts to firm up case

Prepared by the Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Chandigarh, the 18-page set of guidelines details the different kinds of evidence that has to be collected in sexual assault cases.

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Government sets up multi-disciplinary group to choke Naxal funds

The ED has registered cases against these four individuals under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, attached properties worth Rs 1.5 crore and 32 acres land, seized Rs 2.45 crore in cash, including Rs 1 crore during demonetisation.

Union Home Ministry reports 166 per cent more civilian fatalities in Jammu & Kashmir in 2017

The ministry said the endeavour of the government has been to allow proactive and coordinated measures by all the security forces to safeguard the country from cross-border terrorism and to contain militancy.

Centre asks Jammu and Kashmir to review prison security, deploy CRPF in jails

The move came following a high-level meeting which was convened after the escape of Pakistani terrorist Naveed Jatt, who was lodged in Srinagar central jail.

2017: Efforts to bring in peace in Jammu and Kashmir, action on NGOs kept MHA busy

Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir has said Pakistan has violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir 771 times till December 10, and 110 times along the IB till November-end.

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Home Ministry asks states to be extra vigilant against terror threats during festival season

In a country-wide advisory, the ministry asked all states to deploy additional forces in crowded places such as markets, railway stations, bus terminals and religious places to foil attempts by terrorists to carry out attacks.

Two Pakistanis among four terrorists involved in Amarnath attack, says Home Ministry

Facing the bullets, the bus driver, Salim Sheikh, charged past the area but faced another group of terrorists after crossing just 75 metres. The driver again did not stop the bus despite facing terrorist attack for second time in quick succession.

Only 16 percent infiltration bids succeeded in Jammu and Kashmir: Union Home Ministry

In 2014, 222 terrorists tried to enter the country, but only 65 could do it and in 2015, 121 ultras attempted but 33 of them were successful, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir had said.

Union Home Ministry appoints three nominated MLAs

In the present 30 memberAssembly the ruling Congress has 15 members while its alliance partner the DMK has two. On the opposition block the AINRC has eight members and the AIADMK has four legislators. There is one Independent member.

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