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Home Ministry sets up two new divisions to check radicalisation, cyber fraud

New Delhi, Nov 11  The Union Home Ministry, as part of an administrative rejig, has formed two new divisions to exclusively deal with emerging security challenges such as radicalisation and cyber crime, an official said on Friday. The two divisions

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Home Ministry allocated Rs 97,187 cr in budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has been allocated Rs 9,7187.17 crore in the 2017-18 Union Budget, a steep hike of 5.1 per cent, with most of the funds earmarked for police including Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs),

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Home Ministry holds high-level security review meeting

New Delhi, Aug 16  The Home Ministry on Tuesday held a high level security review meeting.The meeting, chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was attended by top security officials including Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit

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Centre alerted northeast on possible jihadi activities

Agartala/Guwahati, July 25  The Union Home Ministry has alerted all the eight northeastern states to maintain a maximum vigil to deal with any threat of jihadi activities in the region, a top official said on Monday.“The MHA (Ministry of Home

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LG has powers on public order and services issues: Home ministry

New Delhi, May 22  A week after a very public power tussle erupted between Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung and the AAP government in Delhi over posting and transfer of senior officers, the home ministry clarified that the former could exercise

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Government puts Ford Foundation on watch list

New Delhi, April 24  The home ministry on Thursday ordered placing the Ford Foundation, one of the most powerful international funding organisations, on a watch list in “national interest and security” of the country, official sources said. The ministry asked

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Indians pay tribute to Saudi king, national mourning Saturday

New Delhi, Jan 24  India’s leaders Friday paid respect to deceased Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, and announced a one-day national mourning Saturday in his respect. The national flag will be flown at half mast throughout

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Home ministry observes vigilance awareness week

New Delhi, Oct 27  The officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs took a vigilance awareness pledge Monday. Vigilance awareness week would be observed from Monday to Nov 1. “A pledge taking ceremony was organised by the Ministry of Home

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Show cause notice to over 10,000 associations

New Delhi, Oct 2  The union home ministry has issued show cause notice to around 10,300 associations registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 for not filing mandatory annual return, a statement said Wednesday. “The defaulting associations are being asked

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Home ministry outlay hiked by 15 percent

New Delhi, July 11  The home ministry was Thursday allocated Rs.65,745 crore in the 2014-15 budget, marking a 15 percent increase over revised budget estimates of the last fiscal. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech, said the scheme

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Anti-nuclear activist issues legal notice to home ministry

Chennai, June 19  Anti-nuclear power activist S.P.Udayakumar Wednesday served legal notice to union home ministry, demanding disciplinary action against an intelligence official for leaking a secret internal security document to the media to malign him. Udayakumar, who is spearheading a

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2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

New Delhi, June 18  Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday reviewed the progress of restoration work following the 2013 natural disaster in Uttarakhand, a home ministry statement said. He reviewed the status in respect of the number of missing people and

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Home secretary to meet Modi

New Delhi, May 19  Home Secretary Anil Goswami will meet BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Monday, ministry officials said. He is expected to brief Modi about the “priority issues” of the home ministry. They are likely to include matters

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