No MHA medal for top cop Davinder Singh arrested in J&K

Davinder Singh

New Delhi, Jan 14: The Jammu and Kashmir police have said that the Arrested DSP, Davinder Singh has not been awarded any gallantry or meritorious medal by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

It has been reported in some sections of the media that he was awarded a gallantry medal, but that is not true, J&K police sources tell OneIndia. The only gallantry medal awarded to Singh was during his service in the erstwhile state of J&K on Independence Day in 2018.

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No document needed for NPR: MHA sources

npr.jpgNew Delhi, Jan 02: The Union Home Ministry has said that no person needs to submit documents during the NPR process.

The information provided by the individuals would be accepted and no documents would need to be submitted, a Home Ministry official clarified to OneIndia.

Restrictions imposed to check rumour mongering, say MHA sources

CAB-protests-new1New Delhi, Dec 20: The Union Home Ministry while taking stock of the situation in the wake of the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill said that anyone is welcome to protest as long as it is peaceful. A high level meeting of officials of the MHA will be held today to take stock of the situation.

Home Ministry sources tell OneIndia that restrictions were imposed only to check rumour mongering. It has come to our notice that there is a sustained effort to engage in a disinformation campaign. We had inputs that criminal elements would be used in the protests and hence the restrictions became necessary.

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No bullets fired by Delhi Police, more criminals behind Jamia violence to be detained: MHA sources

delhi-police11New Delhi, Dec 17: The government has said that it was tracking more elements, who had fuelled the Jamia protests. Home Ministry sources tell OneIndia that the ten who were detained for questioning have a criminal background. The Delhi Police earlier detained 10 persons with a criminal background.

They are being questioned for their alleged role in fuelling the Jamia protests. The questing has led to further clues on the protests and there is every likelihood that more persons would be rounded up, the MHA source also said.

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No automatic citizenship for minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh: MHA sources

minoritiesNew Delhi, Dec 17: In the wake of the ongoing protests regarding the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the Ministry of Home Affairs has clarified that migrants of the six faiths who came down to India on or before December 31 2014 will not become Indian citizens automatically.

A Home Ministry official told OneIndia that the citizenship will be awarded after the competent authority makes an assessment and certifies that such persons fulfil all the requirements for registration or naturalisation as Indian citizens.

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MHA extends ILP to NE states including Manipur: What does this mean

amit-shah3New Delhi, Dec 11: In the midst of the debate on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill the Ministry of Affairs has extended the Inner Line Permit to the North Eastern States including Manipur.

The CAB has a clause with regard to the Inner Line Permit Regime Areas. The Bill states that the Inner Line Permit (ILP) regime areas and those regions that are governed under the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution are excluded from the purview of this Bill.

MHA recommends gallows: Nirbhaya convict closer to hanging now

nirbhaya-accusedNew Delhi, Dec 06: The killers of Nirbhaya are further closer to the gallows with the Ministry of Home Affairs rejecting the mercy plea of one of the convicts.

The Ministry for Home Affairs recommended to the President of India to reject the mercy plea of the convict in the Nirbhaya case.

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MHA fixes retirement age for all paramilitary forces at 60 years

New Delhi, Aug 20: The retirement age of all paramilitary personnel has been fixed at 60 years, irrespective of their ranks.

The government has issued the order, following a Delhi High Court directive, which had observed that the current policy was discriminatory and unconstitutional. The court had also said that it had created two classes in the uniformed forces.

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Never been the practise to discuss details of deployment: MHA sources on J&K

New Delhi, Aug 02: The Union Home Ministry has frowned upon the speculation that has been created in the wake of additional troops being deployed in Jammu and Kashmir.

Home Ministry sources tell OneIndia that the decision was taken on the basis of the assessment to the security situation. There is a procedure involved and this is a continuous process. Induction and de-induction is a continuous process. There is also a need to rotate the troops for rest, the source also added.

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Top ten terrorists: After Shah takes over, MHA prepares new hit-list for Kashmir

Riyaz Naikoo

New Delhi, June 04: The Ministry of Home Affairs has prepared a list of top ten terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir.

The list has been prepared after taking inputs from the intelligence agencies and the security personnel. The list includes the names of those terrorists who are part of the Jaish-e-Mohammad, Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad.