Home Ministry Current Affairs - 2020

Home Ministry notifies new SoPS for refilling of ATMs

Union Home Ministry has issued new Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) for cash refilling of automated teller machines (ATMs) after certain time period. It comes in view of rising incidents of attacks on cash vans, cash vaults, ATM frauds and other internal frauds leading to increased sense of insecurity. It will come into effect from 8 Read More…

Home Ministry to relax terms in agreement signed on repatriation of Bru persons to Mizoram

Union Home Ministry has agreed to relax conditions laid down in ‘four-corner agreement’ signed with Bru migrants for their repatriation from Tripura to Mizoram. The agreement was signed between Government of India, Governments of Mizoram and Tripura and Mizoram Bru Displaced People’s Forum (MBDPF) in July 2018. Provisions of agreement The agreement covers 5,407 Bru Read More…

2nd Young Superintendent of Police Conference held in New Delhi

The 2nd Young Superintendent of Police Conference was held in New Delhi on July 26, 2018. The 2-day conference was inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The conference was organized by Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D). Young Superintendent of Police Conference The theme of two day conference was “Predictive Policing and Contemporary Read More…

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution to rename state as Bangla

West Bengal state assembly dominated by Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Government has unanimously passed resolution to change state’s name to ‘Bangla’ in all three languages – Bengali, Hindi and English. The name change will only become official when resolution gets approval from Union Home Ministry and Parliament passes Bill. Key Facts The main reason cited Read More…

Government institutes Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Police Investigation

The Union Government has approved proposal to institute Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Police Investigation. The award aims to promote high professional standards of Investigation of Crime in State/UT Police and Central Investigating Agencies (CIAs) in the country. Key Facts Officers from rank of Sub-Inspector to Superintendent of Police will be eligible for Read More…