Union Home Ministry
India  /  Published 02.08.20

Covid-19 gets to leaders; Shah, Purohit test positive

Union home minister Amit Shah and Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit have tested positive for coronavirus, the latest among prominent public figures to have contracted Covid-19 in the country, whi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.12.18

The competing visions behind two judgments

Two judgments by the Supreme Court and the Meghalaya High Court in the last week epitomise the perils and promises of the delicate separation of powers framework that underlies governance in India. Th...
By Arghya Sengupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.20

Union home ministry team ready to visit Bengal to inspect Covid-19 situation, HC told

The Union home ministry told Calcutta High Court on Tuesday that one of its teams was prepared to visit Bengal to inspect the Covid-19 situation in the state.Hearing a writ petition alleging the misma...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.04.20

Visas of 960 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members cancelled

Four Americans, nine Britishers and six Chinese nationals were among the 960 foreign Tablighi Jamaat activists who were blacklisted and their tourist visas cancelled by the Union home ministry, offici...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Home ministry blames Bengal government

The Union home ministry has accused the Bengal law-enforcement machinery of “failure to maintain the rule of law” and sought action against “delinquent” officials, sources in New Delhi said.Bu...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta/New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.18

Central pat for Farakka police station

The Farakka police station in Murshidabad has secured third place in a nationwide competition organised by the Union home ministry which picked police stations based on parameters such as cleanliness,...
By Alamgir Hossain in Farakka(Murshidabad)

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Govt charges against IAS who protested on Kashmir

The Union home ministry has charged Kannan Gopinathan, the IAS officer who put in his papers to protest denial of freedom to Kashmiris, with speaking to the media and criticising government policies w...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.18

Supreme Court nod for witness protection plan

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre, all states and Union territories to “enforce” by the end of 2019 a “witness protection scheme” evolved by the Union home ministry.The scheme...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

Governor ‘concern’ in report on law and order

Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi sent a report to the Union home ministry on Wednesday evening, terming “the law and order situation” in the state “a matter of concern”, said sources.An o...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Delhi  /  Published 28.02.20

Delhi violence: Death toll rises to 39

The death toll in Delhi's communal violence rose to 39 on Friday as clouds of smoke cleared to reveal the extent of the damage from the worst riots in the city in more than three decades and people gi...
By PTI in New Delhi


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