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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, AUG 13: The Union Home Ministry has advised all states not to deal directly with Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and other nations on issues related to internal security. Such matters should be addressed to the Centre first, the advisory also states.
Sikh youths are being trained at ISI facilities in Pakistan to carry out terror activities in India, the Union Home Ministry has told a parliamentary panel. Members of the community who are settled in Canada and other places are also being instigated against the country with false and malicious propaganda, the MHA also said.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has launched the ‘Rad and Derad’ programme in a bid to understand why radicalisation is taking place. The programme apart from understanding why so many youth are being radicalised would also focus on counter measures to tackle extremism.