Indian Government hits back at Amnesty

The Ministry of Home affairs (MHA) hs rejected Amnesty International’s claims of an “incessant witch-hunt” by the Centre, calling them “exaggerated” and “far from the truth”.

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9 wanted men declared as terrorists under anti-terror law

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has declared nine wanted men, including Gurpatwant Singh Pannun of Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) as designated terrorists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Continue Reading

Cos not paying wages must place balance sheets in court: Centre to SC

The Centre has justified in the Supreme Court its 29 March direction asking private establishments to pay full wages to workers during the COVID-19 lockdown and said that employers claiming incapacity in paying salaries must be directed to furnish their audited balance sheets and accounts in the court. Continue Reading

MHA puts on hold list of non-Swadeshi items for CAPF canteens

Hours after making it public, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday put on hold a list of non-Swadeshi products not to be sold at Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) canteens, saying there were discrepancies and a fresh list would be released soon. Continue Reading

SEZs can function, construction works can be carried out after 20 April

The Central government today said that companies inside SEZs can function and construction works can be carried out from 20 April. Continue Reading

Set up 24×7 control rooms: Centre to States

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today directed all States and Union Territories to set up a round the clock control room for helping the providers of goods and services during this period. Continue Reading

No child’s play

When a report of the Ministry of Home Affairs last year said 55,000 children were kidnapped in India in 2016, a whopping 30 per cent increase over the previous year, not many in these parts thought that such incidents were happening in their own State, till a baby kidnapping racket was busted in Namakkal recently. Continue Reading