Ministry of Home Affairs Current Affairs, GK & News

National Metallurgist Award 2021

On 20th April 2022, the National Metallurgist Award 2021 will be hosted by the Union Ministry for Steel. Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, the Union Minister of Steel will be chairing this program. Overview: The National Metallurgist Award has been instituted by the Ministry of Steel after extensive deliberation with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). ..

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Amendments to IPC, CrPC

The government has initiated the process of amendment to laws such as the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Indian Penal Code, and the Indian Evidence Act with the aim of making comprehensive changes in the criminal laws of the country. Overview: Suggestions have been asked by the Ministry of Home Affairs from the Chief Ministers, ..

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Taskforce on Suicides in CAPFs

A taskforce of senior officers formed by the Home Ministry a few months ago to investigate cases of suicide in the central armed police forces (CAPFs) will also submit a complete report on occurrences of fratricide, in which seven BSF members were killed. Overview: The panel will submit recommendations and case study analysis not only ..

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Swatantrata Sainik Samman Yojana

The government has approved the continuation of the Swatantrata Sainik Samman Yojana (SSSY) and its components for the financial years 2021-22 to 2025-26, with a financial outlay of Rs 3,274.87 crore. Overview: Under this scheme, freedom fighters, and their dependents are given financial benefits and pensions. Under this scheme, 23,566 beneficiaries are covered across the ..

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Modernization Plan-IV for CAPFs

In continuation of the scheme Modernisation Plan-III for CAPFs, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved the Modernisation Plan-IV for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) scheme. Overview: The scheme will run from 1 February 2022 to 31 March 2026 with a total financial outlay of Rs1,523 crore and it will be implemented by the ..

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