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.
New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has formed a four-member fact finding team to look into reasons for the post- poll violence in West Bengal and also assess the ground…
Bhubaneswar: A high level committee headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday approved an additional central flood assistance of Rs 320.94 crore to Odisha for the damage caused by the floods in 2020. According to sources, the high-level committee of Ministry of Home Affairs has approved Rs 1,751 crore to the five states- […]
Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued new unlock guidelines which will be effective from February 1, 2021 and remain in force upto February 28, 2021. As per the official notification, the main focus of the guidelines is to consolidate the substantial gains that have been achieved against the spread of COVID-19 […]
Bhubaneswar: In the backdrop of detection of new COVID-19 strain in United Kingdom (UK), the Ministry of Home Affairs issued a fresh guideines for surveillance to remain in force up to December 31, 2020. While there has been a continuous decline in the active and new COVID-19 cases, there is need to maintain surveillance, containment […]
New Delhi: Days after an attack on the convoy of BJP chief J P Nadda, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued unilateral summons to three IPS officers of West Bengal to serve in central deputation for alleged dereliction of duties, officials said. The three officers — Bholanath Pandey (SP, Diamond Harbour), Praveen Tripathi (DIG, […]
New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday said that it has adopted a multi-fold strategy to combat Covid situation in the national Capital as the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has started installation of 250 ventilators delivered by the Centre as part of its promise to help the Delhi government in […]
New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today issued an order with regard to the guidelines for re-opening issued on 30th September. The ministry in its latest order mentioned that the current reopening guidelines will remain in force up to 30th November, 2020. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an order today to extend […]
Bhubaneswar: Two days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) eased certain restrictions under Unlock-4 that will be enforced from September 1 (tomorrow), Odisha government is likely to issue a fresh set of guidelines for opening up more activities in areas outside the containment zones. The announcement of State government is likely to be done […]
New Delhi: With the Centre’s announcement of Unlock 3, the Ministry of Home Affairs has allowed Yoga institutes and gymnasiums to re-open from August 5. The Ministry has issued new guidelines on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID19 in Yoga institutes & gymnasiums. The generic preventive measures include simple public health measures that […]
New Delhi: Ending all speculation over the holding of university examinations, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said the UGC has changed its earlier guidelines for university examinations. These changes were made in consultation with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Health ministry keeping in mind the safety, future, progress, […]
Bhubaneswar: As the country looks forward to open up the economy while it battles the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday issued unlock 2.0 guidelines which will be in force till July 31. As per the latest notification, lockdown will only be restricted to containment zones while domestic flight and train […]
New Delhi: Following instances of violations of lockdown 4.0 norms at various places, the Centre on Thursday directed states and UTs to “scrupulously adhere” to all measures on restrictions mandated by the Ministry of Home Affairs or laid down by them. Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla in a letter to all Chief Secretaries emphasized that […]
New Delhi: As cyclone ‘Amphan’ is currently whirling at a speed of 70 kmph over Bangladesh a day after leaving a trail of devastation across a wide swath of West Bengal and Odisha, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is setting up special teams to visit these states and assess the damages. These teams […]
New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for transportation of stranded migrant workers between states, which will designate nodal authorities and make necessary arrangements for receiving and sending them, amid the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown. While issuing the revised SOP, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said for running ‘Shramik’ special trains, […]
New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has come up with a fresh order for the states and Union Territories (UTs) instructing them “not to dilute” its guidelines issued for the lockdown 4.0 that began from Monday for two more weeks till May 31. The guidelines were about the opening up of the […]
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 […]
New Delhi: Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan wrote to the Chief Secretaries of all states/Union Territories on Sunday informing the Centre’s decision to allow states/UTs to demarcate green, orange and red zones while giving a sense of things to keep in mind as they venture to take a serious responsibility to contain the pandemic. Sudan, […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks till May 31 to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country. The ministry has issued revised guidelines to be implemented from Monday and shall remain in force till May 31. Here are the activities that are […]
New Delhi: Sports complexes were on Sunday permitted to open by the Ministry of Home Affairs in the fourth phase of the coronavirus-forced lockdown, possibly clearing the path for a resumption of the training of athletes which came to a halt in mid-March. “Sports complexes and stadia will be permitted to open, however, spectators won’t […]