Tag: Home Ministry

CBI questions Under Secretary-level officials of Home Ministry in NGO fraud case

The CBI had on Wednesday arrested 14 persons, including six MHA officials following raids at 40 different places across the nation.

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TN Guv forwarded NEET Exemption Bill to Home Ministry: Stalin

Announcing this in the state Assembly, Stalin said he was informed by the Governor's secretary that the NEET Exemption Bill has been forwarded by the Governor to the Union Home Ministry for President Ram Nath Kovind's assent.

CRPF gets Army engineer on deputation to cater to operational needs
CRPF gets Army engineer on deputation to cater to operational needs

According to a MHA notification, Lieutenant Colonel Vinay Kumar Tiwary of Headquarter Commander Works Engineer, Military Engineering Services, will be working as Commandant (Engineer) in CRPF initially for a period of three years.

MHA Approves Trial For Shock Batons For CAPF
MHA Approves Trial For Shock Batons For CAPF

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.

Unlock 5 Guidelines: Here's What You Can Expect - Cinema Halls, Tourist Spots, Religious Places To Open?

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: As the fourth phase of lockdown is all set to end in two days, people are now eyeing more relaxations and opening up of more activities in the month of October. Unlock-5, perhaps the fifth phase of opening of the economy and other activities, will start from October 1. The Ministry of […]

Home Ministry Seeks 3 More Months To Frame CAA Rules

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has informed a Department Related Standing Committee of Parliament that it needs three more months to frame the rules of the newly passed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A senior official told IANS that the Ministry had raised the issue before the Standing Committee in its recent meeting and said […]

J&K-Cadre Odia IPS Officer Basant Rath Suspended By Home Ministry

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer Basant Rath has been suspended for alleged instances of “gross misconduct and misbehaviour” with immediate effect, says a Union Home Ministry order. The order, issued on Tuesday evening, said the 2000 batch IPS officer was immediately attached to police headquarters in Srinagar. Rath, posted as inspector general […]

MHA To States: Don't Stop Interstate Buses, Trucks During Night Curfew

New Delhi: The Home Ministry wrote to different states and Union Territories on Friday to clarify its order on implementation of night curfew between 9 pm and 5 am and advised against restricting the movement of buses, trucks carrying goods, and other essential services. “I would like to clarify that the purpose of restricting the […]

MHA puts on hold list of non-Swadeshi items for CAPF canteens

New Delhi: Hours after making it public, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday put on hold a list of non-Swadeshi products not to be sold at Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) canteens, saying there were discrepancies and a fresh list would be released soon. The MHA on May 13 had declared that the nationwide […]

Amphan To Hit Coast As Very Severe Cyclone, MHA Issues Advisory To Odisha & West Bengal

New Delhi:  Cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening and hit the West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts as a very severe cyclone with a windspeed up to 185 km per hour on Wednesday, the Home Ministry said. In an advisory to West Bengal and Odisha governments, the ministry […]

Centre issues guidelines for restarting manufacturing units post lockdown

New Delhi: As the restrictions are being gradually eased in some zones to bring the economy back on track, the Centre has issued fresh “guidelines for restarting manufacturing industries after lockdown”, advising them not to try to achieve high production targets. In order to minimize the risk and to encourage a successful restart of industrial […]

Govt to facilitate return of Indians stranded abroad from May 7

New Delhi: With the nationwide lockdown entering its third phase on Monday, there was some good news for Indians stranded abroad as the Centre has announced to facilitate their return on compelling grounds in a phased manner from May 7 on payment basis. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs made the announcement, informing that the […]

Lockdown 3.0: Only Distressed Persons Allowed To Go Home: MHA

New Delhi: In a fresh order, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday directed all states and Union Territories (UTs) to allow movement of only “distressed persons” and clarified that the facility is not for persons residing at workplaces and wish to visit native places amid the COVID-19 lockdown 3.0. Union Home Secretary Ajay […]

Home Ministry allows shops to open in and outside city limits except those in malls

New Delhi: The government on Friday allowed opening of shops as part of the easing of lockdown restrictions announced on April 15 with neighbourhood shops and others being allowed within the city and all establishments except those in malls allowed outside the municipal limits with 50 per cent strength of workers. No shops have been […]

Centre upset after Kerala eases lockdown restriction
Centre upset after Kerala eases lockdown restrictions

Thiruvananthapuram: The Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla expressed the ire of the Centre in a letter to State Chief Secretary Tom Jose after hearing about the relaxation in lockdown rules in Kerala, which was against the central guidelines. This letter came Sunday night after it was pointed out, starting Monday, that the 14 districts in […]