Ministry of Home Affairs

Parents may have renounced Indian citizenship, but child in mother's womb entitled to it: Madras HC

Pranav Srinivasan was born on March 1, 1999 in Singapore and acquired its citizenship by virtue of his birth there and he attained the age of majority on March 1, 2017.

published on : 18th May 2022

VV Palem police station adjudged best in Andhra Pradesh by Union Home Ministry for 2021

The VV Palem police station has been adjudged the best in the State for its excellent performance in various aspects.

published on : 15th May 2022

Ex-CAPFs fret as government sits on their request for age relaxation

The Telangana ex-Central Paramilitary Force Welfare Association also submitted representations earlier. 

published on : 9th May 2022

CAA doesn’t apply to Indians, says Ministry of Home Affairs' annual report

While rules for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) are yet to be notified, an annual report of the Ministry of Home Affairs said that the law does not apply to Indian citizens.

published on : 27th April 2022

Union Home Ministry designates militants Sajjad Gul and Arjumand Gulzar Dar as terrorists

While Dar has been involved in funding terrorism and other violence, Gul, who belongs to the LeT terror group, had taken part in the conspiracy to kill journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar in 2018.

published on : 19th April 2022

Union Home Ministry mulls to re-designate 'second-in-command' rank in Central Armed Police Forces

A second-in-command rank officer of Central Armed Police Forces and the Assam Rifles is an analogous post to the superintendent rank in the regular police establishment.

published on : 18th April 2022

Ministry of Home Affairs seeks report from West Bengal government on Birbhum arson

This came after a delegation of BJP MPs from the state, including Locket Chatterjee, met Union home minister Amit Shah and sought his intervention.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Hewlett Foundation will need prior government approval for funding Indian NGOs: Officials

The US-based donor gave over USD 465 million to scores of organisations globally, including in India, in 2020.

published on : 21st March 2022

CISF seeks end of hiring 1,700 retired Army personnel

Official sources said about 1,700 such superannuated army personnel finally joined the force and were subsequently posted at the designated units.

published on : 20th March 2022

Judges-led advisory board to review NSA cases formed

The detained person can be held for 10 days without being told the charges against him or her.

published on : 20th March 2022

Three-member advisory board of sitting HC judges constituted to review NSA cases 

Justice Yogesh Khanna will be the chairman of the advisory board while justices Chandra Dhari Singh and Rajnish Bhatnagar will be members of the high-powered body.

published on : 19th March 2022

All opportunities are given to TV channels whose licence cancelled: Government tells Lok Sabha

Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting L Murugan said all fresh and renewal applications of private TV channels are vetted by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

published on : 15th March 2022

Parliament panel suggests more women in Central Armed Police Forces

The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, headed by Congress leader Anand Sharma, pointed out that in 2016, it was decided to reserve 33% posts at the constable level for women.

published on : 15th March 2022

Number of terrorists across border in PoK has decreased: Intelligence sources

Sources said that better coordination among security agencies and defence forces is one of the main reasons why the overall situation at LoC is relatively more peaceful.

published on : 9th March 2022

Evacuation of Indians from Ukraine: Centre revises International Travel Guidelines on humanitarian grounds 

As of February 28, 2022 (till 12:00 Hrs), 5 flights (one in Mumbai and four in Delhi) carrying Indians from Ukraine have arrived in India carrying a total of 1156 passengers.

published on : 28th February 2022
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