New Delhi, Sep 4: In a bid to bring radicalisation under the ambit of the anti-terror law, the Union Home Ministry is mulling over a proposal to define the term.
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.
Taking into consideration an internal note, the Ministry for Home Affairs has decided not to rush into taking a decision on the religious minority status for Lingayats in the poll bound Karnataka.
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.
Seeking to downplay the presence of the Islamic State in Kashmir, the Ministry for Home Affairs said that it has no existence in the Valley.
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.
The Union Home Ministry has directed state governments to strictly adhere to the Official Secrets Act (OSA) to maintain secrecy of classified documents and VVIP programmes.
The petition was filed after Border Security Force constable Tej Bahadur Yadav posted a video in which he was seen complaining about poor food being served to jawans. The court also issued notices to the home ministry while seeking a detailed response on the matter.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has given the green signal to the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe into the foreign funds received by Teesta Setalvad owned Sabrang Communication and Publishing Private Limited. The MHA which was contemplating a CBI probe earlier today gave the green signal a while ago. Funding to be probed: The Home Ministry had placed under watch the SCPPL after complaints from Gujarat about funds being diverted for purposes other than intended were made. It was also found that the provisions of the FCRA were violated and the organization did not have the sanction to receive such funds.
The MHA had denied security clearance to the Sun TV Network on the ground that there were various cases pending, but the Attorney General had mere filing of cases was not a ground to deny clearance.