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Govt questions legality of IPS Association, says it never sanctioned such a body

According to an RTI reply, home ministry says no member of police force has right to form any association without the 'express sanction' of the central govt.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Burden of India’s internal conflicts are on smaller states with limited political clout: Data

There are consistent regional imbalances in the composition of Army, BSF and CRPF, with some states appearing to be dramatically over-represented.

MHA advisory a BJP conspiracy to grab power in opposition-ruled states, claims TMC

The MHA on Sunday sent an advisory to the West Bengal government expressing "deep concern" over the continuing post-poll violence.
Sashastra Seema Bal personnel (Representative image) | Twitter| @DGSSB

Hundreds of CAPF personnel won’t get pension if Modi govt doesn’t take final decision

Procedures have been stuck since 31 May as the Ministry of Home Affairs has to take a final decision.
A protest against lynching in Mumbai | Shashank Parade/PTI

To assess citizens’ concerns over policing, home ministry orders pan-India survey

New Delhi-based economic research institute to carry out the survey in nine months, covering 1.2 lakh households spread over 173 districts.
Headquarters of the Election Commission of India in New Delhi | Source: ECI

Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Kumar Dev appointed as chief secretary

Dev will succeed Anshu Prakash following his transfer to the department of telecommunications in the central government.
Amit Shah with security personnel | Twitter

Six months before polls, Amit Shah gets Modi-like security cover

As he travels around the country for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Z+ security may not be enough for Amit Shah.
CBI official stepping into a car

If govt has its way, CBI won’t be able to recommend penalties for bureaucrats

According to a proposal, the premier investigation agency should be stripped of the power to recommend penalties for those accused of small-scale graft.

Raje renames ‘Muslim sounding’ villages: Communal politics or standing up for majority?

Five months before Rajasthan goes to elections, Vasundhara Raje's government has been accused of renaming villages with ‘Muslim-sounding’ names. The proposal was cleared by the ministry of home affairs. Facing allegations of communal politics, Raje government has claimed that the request came from panchayats. ThePrint asks – Vasundhara Raje renames 'Muslim sounding' villages: Communal politics or standing up for majority? Rajasthan will give a befitting reply to BJP’s divisive policies in the elections Sachin Pilot Former Congress MP, Ajmer, Rajasthan  Before elections, the BJP makes huge promises, which they forget when they come to power. This is true about every BJP government, be it at the Centre or the state. So, in Rajasthan too, they have failed miserably on every count. To cover their failure, they are going on a name- changing spree. They are changing names of airports, railway stations, roads and now villages. It would have been better if they focused on changing the...

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