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Jammu violence more than Kashmir last year

According to data obtained from the home ministry,  Jammu recorded higher recoveries of weapons, more attacks on security forces and more killings and arrests of terrorists.

19 hours ago

NCM asks Gurgaon police to expedite probe in the case of Maulvi forced to chant 'Jai Sri Ram'

According to a complaint by Maulvi Imam Abdul Hasib, the two men followed him and asked him to stop conducting the Friday namaz in October last year.

20 Jan 2022

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