Mamata Banerjee.

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Centre Warns Bengal CM Mamata For Failing To Produce Report On Violence

The Union Home Ministry, in its latest letter to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on May 6, has underlined her non-responsive attitude towards the reports demanded by the Centre on the post-poll violence in the state. Sent by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, the letter sternly warned, "Non-compliance of this second letter would be taken seriously". The ministry has already sent its four-member team to analyze the ground-level situation first hand… read-more

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 12:07 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Home Ministry, West Bengal, Post Poll Violence, Mamata Banerjee

Courtesy: NDTV

Mamata Banerjee

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Mamata Banerjee Request For Calm After 12 Killed In Post-Result Violence

Blaming BJP for the post-poll violence, Mamata Banerjee has requested for peace. The calm call came after nearly dozen lost their lives in the bloodshed. Meanwhile, arriving in Kolkata, BJP president JP Nadda has announced to stage a day-long Dharna on May 5 alleging TMC behind it. Recently, Home Ministry also asked for a report on the violence that killed at least dozen within 24 hours of election results.

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 03:56 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: West Bengal Assembly Polls, CM Mamata Banerjee, JP Nadda, TMC, BJP, Home Ministry

Courtesy: NDTV

Representational Image

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Govt To Appoint Cyber Volunteers To Report ‘Anti-national Activities’

The Home Ministry has launched a programme to appoint cyber volunteers to report anti-national activities and illegal content. The scheme allows volunteers to register with states and provide information. However, no clear frameworks have been issued in this regard yet. Moreover, it has also mandated volunteers to "maintain strict confidentiality" over publicising association with the Centre. Reportedly, the scheme will Initially start from J… read-more

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 10:44 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Cyber Volunteers, Report, Illegal Content, Home Ministry, Anti-national, Sedition

Courtesy: News18

Twitter accounts blocked

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250 Twitter Handles Blocked For Inciting Posts On Farmers' Protest

To maintain the status quo in the country, nearly 250 Twitter accounts, including magazine Caravan's, were blocked on February 1 for spreading fake posts and instigating farmers' protest. Reportedly, the Home Ministry has sent orders to block the accounts that had used the #ModiPlanningFarmerGenocide while tweeting. Reportedly, a message "Your account has been withheld in India in response to a legal demand" would be displayed on the blocked… read-more

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 08:06 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Twitter, Farmers' Protest, account blocked, Home Ministry

Courtesy: NDTV News

National flag

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Home Ministry Issues Advisory Against Use Of Plastic Made Tricolour

Days ahead of the Republic Day celebration, the Union Home Ministry in an advisory has requested people to avoid use of plastic-made flags. Directing state governments to ensure strict compliance of Flag Code of India, the order allowed only use of paper made flags and their disposal in private to maintain dignity. The advisory noted that a lack of awareness is seen among people about the provisions regarding "display of the national flag".… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 10:58 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: National Flag, Republic Day, Home Ministry, Plastic

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

ITBP Jawans patrolling along LAC borderin Ladakh

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Centre Allows ITBP To Build 47 Border Outposts Along LAC

Union government has allowed Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to build 47 border outposts along the LAC. In addition, Home Ministry has also approved procurement of "special clothing" and "equipment" required for high-altitude locations. Addressing on ITBP's 59th Raising Day, Union Minister GK Reddy remarked that recent incidents "have broken the myth of some countries of having a powerful army". ITBP guards the 3,488-km-long border running… read-more

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 12:20 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: ITBP, Home Ministry, LAC, Ladakh, Indo-China dispute

Courtesy: Tribune India

Unlock 5

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Home Ministry Releases Unlock 5.0 Guidelines; Eases Lockdown Further

With the existing regulations in place, Union Home Ministry on September 30 released the additional guidelines under Unlock 5.0, which will come into effect from October 1. The relaxations will only apply to the non-containment zones. The states and the union territories are allowed to take decisions on the re-opening of the schools and training institutes after October 15. However, colleges and other higher education institutes will be… read-more

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 09:17 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Unlock.5, Home Ministry, guidelines, Covid-19

Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive