Spike in use of nails by left extremists
As a response to this, security forces are now testing anti-spike shoes in the two worst-hit Naxal districts of Sukma and Bijapur.
16 Jan 2022
Myanmar insurgents planning attacks in Manipur ahead of polls: Intel
The sources also said insurgent groups such as NSCN K (YA) and PLA have been trying to set up new bases in Myanmar and that they are trying to create disturbance in the Northeast.
13 Jan 2022
Centre asks states to make separate prison wards for transgender persons
The Ministry of Home Affairs also advised that the prison department of the respective states/UTs facilitate the process of acquiring of transgender identity certificate if such a request is received.
12 Jan 2022
MHA seeks more time to frame rules under Citizenship Amendment Act
The Citizenship Amendment Act was passed by Parliament on December 11, 2019 and the Presidential nod was received the next day.
11 Jan 2022
Rise in lone wolf attacks sign of desperation
MHA data shows terrorists are avoiding direct conflict with security forces to avoid losses, going for IED attacks
10 Jan 2022
Partial AFSPA lift in Nagaland soon?
The Centre will have to decide before December 31 when the disturbed areas notification, which enables AFSPA, will expire in Nagaland.
25 Dec 2021
Delhi Police acted swiftly to curb 2020 riots: Government
Nityanand Rai informed the Lower House of Parliament that proportionate and appropriate actions were taken by Delhi Police to control the situation.
22 Dec 2021
BSF firing up in North East due to desperate smugglers
According to the latest official data as of November 30, the total incidents of firing along the Indo-Bangladesh border have come down to 2,337 in 2021 as against 2,949 incidents in 2020.
21 Dec 2021
Seven properties bought by outsiders in Jammu and Kashmir, all in Jammu region: Centre
In October last year, the central government notified new land rules allowing any Indian citizen to purchase non-agricultural land in the Union territory
15 Dec 2021
In first-of-its-kind move, government mulls mobile blocking to curb cyber crime
In what may turn out to be a first-of-its-kind move, the government is looking at the option of blocking mobile numbers involved in cyber crimes, on a real-time basis.
15 Dec 2021
Terror incidents in J&K have declined 'significantly' after scrapping of Article 370: Centre
"There was an enthusiastic participation of the people with a turnout of 98.29% in BDC elections and 51.42% in DDC elections," added Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai
14 Dec 2021
Amid AFSPA debate, civilian casualties in northeast highest in three years
There is some consolation, however, to be drawn from the fact that the number of militants and arms surrendered have reached a three-year peak in 2021.
11 Dec 2021
CRPF seeks faster transfer of Jammu and Kashmir land to set up camps
The Ministry of Home Affairs is looking into CRPF’s request for more land in J&K, an official said.
28 Nov 2021
NCB to propose use of drones for checking network, trade of drugs
The Narcotics Control Bureau will be suggesting the government to use drones for checking cultivation and manufacture of illegal drugs, this newspaper has learnt.
24 Nov 2021
Centre may deploy more paramilitary forces in Northeast following Manipur ambush
Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland are the states where some of the active insurgent groups haven't yet entered into a ceasefire agreement with the Centre.
21 Nov 2021
Intel fears more attacks in Manipur before elections as combing operations continue for militants
Other insurgent outfits, including the People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK), are also suspected to be planning similar attacks on security forces in the near future.
19 Nov 2021
Minorities commission looking into 'poor' portrayal of Christians, Muslims, Sikhs in films
NCM chairperson Iqbal Singh Lalpura said that the commission has taken up the issue of improper depiction of members of minority communities in films with CBFC and I&B Ministry.
13 Nov 2021
Minority panel seeks reports on Kasganj custodial death, Tripura violence
NCM chief Iqbal Singh Lalpura said the commission has taken suo motu cognizance in both the instances and authorities in Uttar Pradesh as well as Tripura have been directed to reply in 15 days.
13 Nov 2021
India to construct 12 crucial roads in ‘mission mode’ to neutralise Naxal menace
Located in the three worst Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh districts — Sukma, Bijapur and Dantewada — covering about 478.6 kms have been sanctioned.
11 Nov 2021
500 more troops in J&K, security upped amid targeted killings of civilians and forces
A senior CRPF official said that an odd 15,000 people and 8,000 vehicles are being checked daily.
10 Nov 2021
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test