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Cyclone ‘Vayu’: Centre issues advisories to Gujarat, Diu

Cyclone ‘Vayu’: Centre issues advisories to Gujarat, Diu

🕔07:30, 12.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 12  The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday issued detailed advisories to Gujarat and the Union Territory of Diu, requesting them to take all precautionary measures to ensure that no human life is lost in view of the

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Cyclone Fani: Rs 1,086-cr Central aid to 4 states

Cyclone Fani: Rs 1,086-cr Central aid to 4 states

🕔12:00, 30.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 30  The Home Ministry (MHA) on Tuesday issued an advance financial assistance of Rs 1,086 crore to four states for preventive and relief measures in response to cyclonic storm ‘Fani’, a Ministry statement said. Andhra Pradesh, Odisha,

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First time, budget allocation for MHA exceeds 1 lakh crore

First time, budget allocation for MHA exceeds 1 lakh crore

🕔20:38, 1.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 1  The Union Home Ministry has been allocated Rs 103,927 crore — the highest so far — in the Interim Budget 2019 presented in the Lok Sabha on Friday, which is Rs 10,477 crore more than the

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First time, budget allocation for MHA exceeds 1 lakh crore

First time, budget allocation for MHA exceeds 1 lakh crore

🕔19:56, 1.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 1  The Union Home Ministry has been allocated Rs 103,927 crore — the highest so far — in the Interim Budget 2019 presented in the Lok Sabha on Friday, which is Rs 10,477 crore more than the

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Government boosting tourism potential of northeastern states

Government boosting tourism potential of northeastern states

🕔06:34, 24.Nov 2018

Agartala, Nov 24  The government is taking several steps to boost the tourism potential of northeastern states and the Union Home Ministry is very supportive in this regard, Union Tourism Secretary Rashmi Verma said here on Friday. “Compared to 2016,

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MHA heightens PM’s security, issues guideline to states

MHA heightens PM’s security, issues guideline to states

🕔12:01, 26.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 26  The Union Home Ministry has issued new security guidelines for the protection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ministry sources have revealed. The ministry has already informed all the states about the new guidelines. Home Minister Rajnath

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US Ambassador meets Rajnath

US Ambassador meets Rajnath

🕔09:53, 17.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 17  US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster on Friday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here. Home Ministry officials did not disclose the agenda of the meeting but it is understood that it was a courtesy

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General Budget 20018-19 : Home Ministry gets Rs 93,450 cr, a 5.6% hike

General Budget 20018-19 : Home Ministry gets Rs 93,450 cr, a 5.6% hike

🕔15:01, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The Home Ministry has been allocated Rs 93,450 crore in the 2018-19 Union Budget, a hike of 5.6 per cent, with most funds earmarked for police, including the Central Armed Police Forces that are responsible for

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795 police personnel to get Republic Day Police Medals

795 police personnel to get Republic Day Police Medals

🕔09:56, 25.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 25  A total of 795 police personnel will be awarded Police Medals on Republic Day this year, a Home Ministry statement said on Wednesday. These include 107 Police Medals for Gallantry, 75 President’s Police Medals for Distinguished

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Central paramilitaries get Rs 226 cr for gadgets, equipment

Central paramilitaries get Rs 226 cr for gadgets, equipment

🕔10:33, 11.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 11  The Union Home Ministry has sanctioned Rs 226 crore to paramilitary forces for procuring latest equipment and gadgets to strengthen them in view of their responsibility in securing borders as well as internal security, an official

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Home Ministry sets new time deadline for ATM replenishment

Home Ministry sets new time deadline for ATM replenishment

🕔10:28, 15.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 15  In view of spate of cash van robberies across the country earlier, the Union Home Ministry has proposed a new draft standard operating procedures (SOP) for replenishing ATMs, setting a deadline for 9 p.m. in urban

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Centre to spend Rs 1,054 cr on modernising paramilitary forces

Centre to spend Rs 1,054 cr on modernising paramilitary forces

🕔10:17, 15.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 15  The Union Home Ministry is set to spend Rs 1,054 crore in the next two years on the procurement of modern weapons, vehicles and other equipment for central paramilitary forces, an official said on Thursday. To

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Home Ministry to set up panel for assessing ‘Ockhi’ damage

Home Ministry to set up panel for assessing ‘Ockhi’ damage

🕔10:14, 15.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 15  The Union Home Ministry is constituting an inter ministerial central committee for the spot assessment of damage and admissibility of claims of the states hit by Cyclone Ockhi, an official said on Thursday. The committee will

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

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

🕔09:51, 11.Nov 2017

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

Home Ministry allocated Rs 97,187 cr in budget

🕔22:35, 1.Feb 2017

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

Home Ministry holds high-level security review meeting

🕔13:41, 16.Aug 2016

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

Centre alerted northeast on possible jihadi activities

🕔12:00, 25.Jul 2016

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

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

🕔13:07, 22.May 2015

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

Government puts Ford Foundation on watch list

🕔11:31, 24.Apr 2015

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

Indians pay tribute to Saudi king, national mourning Saturday

🕔11:43, 24.Jan 2015

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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