Five persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of the 54-year-old chemist so far.
"Prima-facie, it seems to be a terror case and needs a thorough investigation which includes sifting through their social media profiles," a senior official had said on Tuesday on condition of anonymity.
One pistol, 30 cartridges, three IEDs weighing 2.5 kg each and Rs 1.3 lakh cash is was recovered from the vehicle that bore a Delhi registration number.
According to the official communication of the Rajya Sabha secretariat: "The Parliamentary Committee on Home Affairs to hear the views of the Ministry of Home Affairs on the functioning of the Assam Rifle."
Besides these, the Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh will be the Members of the new committee.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has written to all the states, Union Territories (UTs), Central government departments as well as ministries to observe anti-terrorism day on May 21 in a "befitting manner".
Now the airlines will soon be conducting proving flights under the watch of the sector regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation to demonstrate its ability to take to the skies again.
The Heavenly Grace Ministries and the Peoples Organisation For Empowerment Of Tribals (POET) have been barred from receiving funds from abroad.
In its recently submitted annual report for 2020-21, the MHA said that as on January 1,2021, there were 58,843 Sri Lankan refugees staying in 108 refugee camps in Tamil Nadu and 54 in Odisha.
As of now, CAPF personnel on average get nearly 75 days' leave every year which may be increased or reduced as per the operational requirements of the Force.
The central government believes that Hafiz Talha Saeed is involved in terrorism and he should be notified as a terrorist under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (37 of 1967), the notification said.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to review the preparation of the Amarnath Yatra during a high-level meeting before the commencement of the pilgrimage, the MHA officials said.
For capacity building, 23,233 Investigation Officers, Prosecution Officers, and Medical Officers have been trained on collection of forensic evidence in sexual assault cases and the standard components in a sexual assault evidence collection kit, he added.
According to the data, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) lost six officers and 303 other ranks in 2019, five officers and 283 other ranks in 2020 and seven officers and 346 other ranks in 2021.
"The MHA is sensitised at the highest level and they are also working on it. They are sensitised and sensitive on this (subject of at least 100 days with family for jawans)..."
The Ministry has decided to deploy around over 80,000 of the security personnel for poll duty in various sensitive areas during the fourth phase on February 23, fifth on February 27, sixth on March 3 and the last phase on March 7.
The government has always emphasised that efforts must be made to improve social and economic infrastructure to ensure that these people continue to live in border villages and also accords utmost priority to social and economic well-being of border population and to provide them all facilities like connectivity, safe drinking water, schools, hospitals and other facilities to ensure sustainable living in these areas.
Since, Ayci is a Turkish national, the MHA is expected to take help from the external intelligence agency, R&AW, for his background check.
The Minister said that in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government had given certain relaxations to NGOs so that welfare programmes and Covid related relief works were not affected.
Following the home ministry action, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had directed to all District Collectors to ensure that no unit of the Missionaries of Charity, operating in the state, should face any financial crisis and if necessary use the chief minister's relief fund to help them.
Around 30 km away from the National Martyrs Memorial in Hussainiwala, when the Prime Minister's convoy reached a flyover, it was found that the road was blocked by some protesters. "The Prime Minister was stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes. This was a major lapse in the security of the Prime Minister," the MHA said.
On September 29, the Ministry had extended validity of FCRA registration certificates of such NGOs whose validity was to expire on September 30 and applied for the renewal.
During the financial year 2021-22, the Central Government has released Rs 17,747.20 crore to 28 states for their SDRF and an additional fund of Rs 3,543.54 crore has been released to seven states from NDRF too, officials added.
Pakistan partially succeeded in paralysing the internal security command and control apparatus of India during the crucial hours of attack. The 'Murree Hijacking' is a classic case of strategic deception by Pakistan, the article said.
A Home Ministry official said that the government had been receiving representations from several state governments as well as various stakeholders in the tourism sector to start issuing tourist visas in order to allow foreign tourists to come to India.
According to the letter sent to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), these batons will be used as 'Self Defence and Deterrence' by the security personnel to handle unruly demonstrators.
In a separate communication with states and UTs, he noted that the weekly enforcement data received from across the country with regard to wearing face masks in public, maintaining social distancing norms and imposition of fines indicate a downward trend, but asked the state governments and UT administrations to augment their efforts for effectively checking transmission of the disease.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has handed over the Jammu Air Force station attack case to National Investigation Agency (NIA), officials said on Tuesday.
Amidst the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, Home Minister Amit Shah took major decisions vis-a-vis Jammu and Kashmir in 2020 to completely merge the newly carved out Union Territory with the Indian Union.
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