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Consider easing curbs, states told as India's COVID situation improves

The MHA advised the authorities to implement a risk assessment-based approach on reopening economic activities as suggested by the Union Health Ministry on February 18. 

26 Feb 2022

Message to Valley: CRPF to commemorate annual Raising Day parade in Jammu & Kashmir

According to sources, other CAPFs are likely to commemorate their annual Raising Day parades at venues where they have been engaged for a long time.

18 Feb 2022

UP polls phase two: Muslims choose OBC face over own community

In Deoband for instance, Rahat Khalil of Congress and Maulana Umer Madani of AIMIM are hardly a preference for Muslim voters, who are mostly standing with SP candidate Kartikeya Rana.

15 Feb 2022

UP polls: No buzz for Chandrashekhar Azad’s party in home turf

Hundreds of posters of Azad Samaj Party (ASP), bearing photos of the party’s candidate and of Azad, are visible across Ghadkoli village of Saharanpur Dehat, which goes to polls on February 14. 

14 Feb 2022

UP elections: Sambhal sitting MLA is choice of many voters despite poor show

Mustaqeem, who lives in Mia Sarai, however, adds that Mehmood is likely to win this time, too, given the deeply polarised atmosphere in the country.

13 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh elections: Rampur's fierce battle centres around Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan

Against him pitted is his old rival Kazim Ali Khan, son of the last Nawab of Rampur, whose parents won the Rampur Lok Sabha seat seven times on Congress ticket.

12 Feb 2022

Sympathy in favour of Abdullah in battle of legacies against Haider

It is also the centre of poll campaigns of the heirs of two veteran political rivals — Rampur’s Nawab Kazim Ali Khan and its ‘other Nawab’ SP leader Azam Khan.

11 Feb 2022

Andhra police special training for elite NSG commandos

The NSG, an elite counter-terrorism unit under the home ministry, has been training with Greyhounds, one of the most successful anti-Naxal forces, for the past six weeks. 

09 Feb 2022

Conviction rate in trafficking cases declines

Seven states saw zero conviction last year, experts feel victims need assistance & guidance to set record straight

06 Feb 2022

No Central funds for Rajasthan’s border villages

Rajasthan was not provided any financial assistance from the Centre for development of border areas in the last and current financial year.

04 Feb 2022

Much needed funds allocated for police, intelligence in budget

Internal security was given priority with the Ministry of Home Affairs receiving 11.5 per cent more budget allocation than the budget allocation of the current financial year. 

02 Feb 2022

Funds for  Maulana Azad Education Foundation slashed by 99 per cent

The funds for MAEF were brutally cut down from the last allocation of Rs 90 crore to 0.01 crore this year.

02 Feb 2022

Republic Day 2022: J&K yet again tops list of police gallantry medal winners; Delhi cop bags record 11th award

Of the 189 recipients of the gallantry awards, 134 were awarded for action in the Jammu and Kashmir region, 47 for bravery in Naxal areas and one for similar conduct in the north-east region.

26 Jan 2022

Attempt to strike right notes in poll-bound states? Biggest Padmas to Kalyan Singh, Gen Bipin Rawat

Two senior leaders of the opposition — Ghulam Nabi Azad (Congress) and Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee (CPM) — were on the list of Padma awardees announced by the Centre.

26 Jan 2022

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.

23 Jan 2022

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

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