Verify background of NGOs involved in prison activities regularly: MHA tells States

The MHA order also suggests that first time and repeat offenders be segregated and housed in separate wards or prison complexes

New Delhi, May 03: The Union Home Ministry has written to the states and Union Territories and the prison authorities to take steps and ensure that jails do not become a breeding ground for anti-national activities.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has suggested conducting frequent inspection of prisons apart from ensuring implementation of effective administration in the prisons.

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CAA does not deprive any Indian of citizenship: MHA 

New Delhi, Apr 27: The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) does not deprive any Indian of citizenship, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said. It also said that the legislation is compassionate and amliorative.

In its latest annual report for 2020-21, the MHA said that the CAA is a limited and narrowly tailored legislation which seeks to provide a relaxation to aforesaid specific communities from the specified countries with a clear cut-off date. It is a compassionate and ameliorative legislation.

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MHA designating 7 more terrorists will make it harder for Pakistan to wriggle out of FATF Grey List

New Delhi, Apr 22: Seven Pakistan based terrorists have been listed under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) by the Ministry of Home Affairs in the past 15 days.

Sajjad Gul, Ashiq Ahmed Nengroo, Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, Arjumand Gulzar Jan, Ali Kashif Jan, Mohiuddin Aurangzeb Alamgir, and Hafiz Talha Saeed, who are based in Pakistan were listed under the UAPA based on the

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Ludhiana court blast: MHA seeks report, NIA likely to take over probe

New Delhi, Dec 23: The Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a report from the Punjab government following the blast that took place inside the Ludhiana court complex.

The blast that took place at 12.25 pm today killed one and injured four. While it was earlier reported that two persons were killed, the police have confirmed only one death.

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Be extra vigilant against drones: MHA to agencies ahead of Independence Day

New Delhi, July 26: With Independence Day approaching, the Ministry of Home Affairs has instructed the security agencies to be extra vigilant about any flying objects. The MHA has also advised the agencies to shoot down such objects if they try and go near sensitive areas. 

The Intelligence Bureau has also sounded an alert ahead of Independence Day and said that terror groups would look to strike in the national capital. Groups such as the Jaish-e-Mohammad, Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Khalistan groups would look to carry out terror strikes in Delhi, an IB official told OneIndia.

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MHA to host Kargil leaders on July 1

New Delhi, June 27: After the all party meeting of the Jammu and Kashmir parties with Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the Ministry of Home Affairs will host parties from the Kargil region on July 1. 

The PM’s meeting had no representation from Ladakh. The meeting will be chaired by Minister of State for Home, Kishan Reddy. This meeting would be in continuance of the meetings that the MHA has been holding with the representatives from Ladakh. The meetings are focused on the protection of their land, culture and language. 

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I remind you….MHA’s stern warning to West Bengal on post-poll violence

New Delhi, May 06: The Union Home Ministry has warned the Bengal government following the wide-spread violence that broke out in the state post the elections.

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla sought to know why the government had not written back about the measures taken to stop the violence. He further said, “I remind you that no report has been submitted despite my asking for details on post-poll violence on May 3rd. Non-compliance of this second letter would be taken seriously.”

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Post MHA directive, Delhi cops issue lookout notices against farmer leaders with help of immigration Post MHA

New Delhi, Jan 28: The Delhi Police after naming over 20 farmer leaders in the FIR filed in connection with the violence that took place on Tuesday has issued lookout notices against them.

The Ministry of Home Ministry had directed the police to issue lookout notices against the farmer leaders who have been named in the FIRs. The Delhi Police issued the notices with the help of the immigration. 

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MHA clears CornerShot to give much needed boost to counter-insurgency operations

New Delhi, Dec 14: The Centre has procured CornerShot decides to be used with Glock pistols in a bid to provide a boost to counter-insurgency operations.

The CornerShot, provides its operator with the ability to observer and engage targets from behind cover and will also minimise the casualties and gunshot wounds during a counter-insurgency operations or in hostile situations. 

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