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Not martyr or shaheed, but battle casualty: Ministry of Defence

It was in response to an RTI application, seeking to know the meaning and detailed definition of word ‘shaheed’ (martyr).

15 Dec 2017 5:26 PM

Cash vans to have new guidelines

The Ministry is keen that in such areas movement of cash vans should be regulated between 9 am and 4 pm.

15 Dec 2017 2:06 AM

Reward guidelines for informers revamped

According to the new policy an officer would be eligible for Rs 20,00,000 reward during his entire career and Rs 50,000 at a given time.

13 Dec 2017 12:29 AM

MHA asks states, UTs to be on high alert

The home ministry has advised the states and UTs to identify and deploy additional security personnel at sensitive places.

06 Dec 2017 12:17 AM

'No longer a disturbed state,' says Nagaland; opposes proposal for extension of AFSPA

The home ministry has proposed to extend it for another six months in Nagaland from December, after its term of extension lapses.

25 Nov 2017 5:54 PM


Mega mock tsunami drill along India's eastern coast today

A mega mock tsunami exercise with international participants will be carried out in 31 coastal districts in 4 states and a union territory.

24 Nov 2017 10:28 AM

Padmavati row: Monitoring closely to prevent violence, says Home Ministry

Ministry sources said that so far, no state has sought the assistance of central para-military forces to deal with the law and order situation.

21 Nov 2017 12:40 AM

Amid attacks on journalists, Home Ministry asks states to ensure their security

Ministry said all cases of attacks on journalists must be investigated promptly to ensure criminals get 'persecuted in time- bound manner'.

25 Oct 2017 10:51 AM

At festival time, MHA tells police to be alert

Security forces are keeping watch on the developments as of labourers go on leave during Diwali.

18 Oct 2017 2:48 AM

Govt withdraws gallantry medals given to 3 cops

The Jharkhand police sub-inspector Lalit Kumar was found to be involved in corruption cases due to which his medal was taken back.

14 Oct 2017 6:56 AM


Govt asks 1,222 NGOs to validate bank accounts or face punitive action

The Home Ministry said all NGOs registered under FCRA should receive foreign donations in a single designated bank account.

13 Sep 2017 8:11 PM

Citizenship to Chakmas, Hajongs; Rohingyas still illegal: Govt

Chakma and Hajong refugees will not be given rights enjoyed by Scheduled Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh, home ministry official said.

13 Sep 2017 3:51 PM

Naga talks: MHA rules out talk of new constitution

The question of a separate constitution for Nagaland was no longer the issue of discussion.

30 Aug 2017 10:01 PM

Aadhaar must to register deaths

The new regulation will not be applicable to the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya.

05 Aug 2017 1:33 AM

Aadhaar for registration of death made mandatory to prevent identity fraud

The home ministry said on Friday that it would be applicable for the residents of all states except Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya.

04 Aug 2017 4:46 PM


Working to improve security situation, overcome security lapses in J&K: Centre

Addressing the media, Jitendra Singh congratulated the people of J&K for the kind of resilience they have shown in the last 25 years.

12 Jul 2017 2:10 PM

6000 NGOs could lose licence to receive foreign donations: officials

In May 2017, 18,523 NGOs were given a one-time opportunity by the Home Ministry to give details of their income and expenses by June 14.

10 Jul 2017 3:49 PM

Home Ministry to raise forces from South Kashmir

The home ministry is likely to approach the Cabinet committee on security shortly with a detailed proposal to recruit Kashmiri youth into the forces.

09 Jul 2017 5:02 AM

Over 3,700 NGOs under govt radar

MoH: Validate bank accounts receiving foreign funding .

01 Jul 2017 2:27 AM

Amarnath Yatra forces doubled, threat level high

The home ministry will directly monitor security arrangements on a daily basis.

27 Jun 2017 2:34 AM