Rahul Tripathi

  • After 19 days in limbo, Maharashtra sees President’s rule

    After 19 days in limbo, Maharashtra sees President’s rule

    President Ram Nath Kovind signed the proclamation approving the Union Cabinet’s recommendation to impose President’s rule and keep the legislative assembly under suspended animation on the evening of November 12.

    Visiting Kartarpur: Indian form seeks details of Passport

    Visiting Kartarpur: Indian form seeks details of Passport

    The Pakistani government may have waived the need for a passport for Sikhs pilgrims visiting Kartarpur corridor on Tuesday, but the online registration form compiled by India requires details of their valid passport.

    IS will try to go glocal, says India at Oz anti-terror summit

    IS will try to go glocal, says India at Oz anti-terror summit

    The Indian delegation to the two day seminar on terrorism was led by minister of state G Kishan Reddy, who is also in charge of internal security at the home ministry. Discussing case studies on Islamic State-inspired modules, New Delhi said that most suspects were loosely connected to the Caliphate but followed its ideology.

    MHA cancels FCRA licences of 1,300 NGOs

    MHA cancels FCRA licences of 1,300 NGOs

    According to the home ministry, over 40,000 NGOs were registered under FCRA till 2011 but the numbers have approximately halved after government tightened norms in 2014. Prominent international organisations, such as Greenpeace and Ford Foundation, came under the ministry scanner for violating the provisions of FCRA, with Greenpeace ending up losing its FCRA account.

    Special security officers to hold census in sensitive areas

    Special security officers to hold census in sensitive areas

    Special charge officers will be selected from the ranks of army and paramilitary forces and imparted training for conducting the 2021 census. For population enumeration in areas such as cantonment board and residential colonies of paramilitary personnel, census commissioner will record it as a “service” and not give other details owing to security concerns.

    One person, one gun: A new firearm policy in the works

    One person, one gun: A new firearm policy in the works

    New bill proposes minimum seven years imprisonment instead of three for Arms Act violations. The proposed amendments to Arms Act stipulates jail term that can go up to life imprisonment for possession of weapons looted “from armed forces or police”.

    Govt may accept NAGA museum demand showcasing 70 years of struggle

    Govt may accept NAGA museum demand showcasing 70 years of struggle

    Government officials familiar with the discussion said that arms and ammunition surrendered by rebels could be part of the existing state museum. “Besides weapons, the museum will also honour Naga leaders who were part of the struggle,” an official confirmed.

    Naga dialogue meets deadline: Announcement after talks with Assam, Manipur and Arunachal

    Naga dialogue meets deadline: Announcement after talks with Assam, Manipur and Arunachal

    The Union Home Ministry said that it has come to the govt's notice that lot of rumours is being spread in the media that the final Naga settlement has been arrived at and will be announced soon. The central government has already rejected the NSCN-IM's demand for unification of Naga inhabited areas -- located in Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

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