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Oct 18, 2017
Gorkhaland agitation: MHA tells states central forces are no substitute for policeAmid a tussle with the West Bengal government over the deployment of forces in Darjeeling, the Union home ministry has told state governments that paramilitary forces cannot substitute state police and should be deployed only in emergencies.
Oct 02, 2017
Uttar Pradesh tops list with over 12.7 lakh active gun licences, Jammu and Kashmir ranks secondUttar Pradesh tops the list of states with active gun licences with a whooping 12.77 lakh people authorised to carry weapons, followed by militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir where 3.69 lakh people possess arms licences.
Sep 06, 2017
MHA gives more financial powers to CRPF, BSF, NIA; chiefs can spend Rs 15 crore for big projectsChiefs of central armed police forces like CRPF and BSF and other central agencies have been empowered to spend up to Rs 15 crore for executing major projects and Rs one crore for minor works, including repairing of residential buildings, a home ministry official said.
Sep 05, 2017
MHA gives financial powers to joint secretaries to expedite projects, facilitate decisionsIn an effort to expedite projects, the home ministry has given financial powers to the joint secretaries who can now spend up to Rs 50 crore for executing works and purchasing land, an official said.
Jul 29, 2017
MHA has no information of paramilitary personnel strength, reveals RTI queryIn a surprise response to an RTI filed by a Lucknow activist, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has denied having any information about the manpower of various central paramilitary forces it controls
Jul 19, 2017
1984 Sikh riots cases: Centre's SIT examines 1,000 witnesses during re-investigationThe SIT set up by the Centre for re-investigation of the 1984 Sikh riots cases examined more than 1,000 witnesses in different states, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
Jul 17, 2017
No bouquets for Narendra Modi on tours in India, flower with khadi handkerchief or book preferredThe Ministry of Home Ministry (MHA) has directed that no bouquet be presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tours within India
Jul 08, 2017
West Bengal communal violence: State govt returns additional BSF troops deployed in riot-hit areasWest Bengal government has returned an additional 400 paramilitary BSF troops sent for deployment in the riot-hit areas of North 24-Parganas district, Union home ministry sources said
Jul 07, 2017
Supreme Courts asks Centre to give Subramanian Swamy revised national security policyThe Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to provide a copy of its revised security clearance policy to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who has sought framing of "foolproof" guidelines to grant such clearances to companies.
Jul 05, 2017
AFSPA may be partially lifted in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh as security situation has improved, feels MHAThe Union Home Ministry was ready for the "partial withdrawal" of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from BJP-ruled Assam and Arunachal Pradesh following an improvement in the "security situation" in these states, official sources said.