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Notice issued to Rahul on his British citizenship

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued a notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi to clarify his nationality within a fortnight after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy alleged that he is a British national. The MHA in a letter dated April 29, said that Gandhi has declared his nationality as […]

High IPS vacancies playing Havoc in Odisha; situation to worsen in 2020

Bhubaneswar: With filling of a mere 5 vacancies at the IPS level in 2018 and a mere 3 in 2017, Odisha is the only State in the country where the vacancy level of IPS officers, especially at the cutting-edge level of SPs or DIGs, has been among the worst in the country. The vacancy rate […]

3 Cr People Eligible For Inclusion In Final NRC List: MHA

New Delhi: Over three crore people were found eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list, whereas 19,06,657 people who did not submit claims were left out, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Saturday. A total of 3,11,21,004 people were found eligible. On Saturday morning, hard copies of the supplementary […]

Odisha Accounts For 9% of LWE Incidents & Deaths: MHA

New Delhi: While 3,700 people were killed in Naxal violence in 10 states, the highest in Chhattisgarh, in the last nine years, Odisha accounted for 9% of such violent incidents and deaths, the Ministry of Home Affairs said in its annual report. In its report for 2018-19, the ministry said the CPI (Maoist) continues to […]

MHA Sanctions Rs 100 Cr To Set Up Women Help Desks In Police Stations

New Delhi: The Home Ministry has sanctioned Rs 100 crore from the Nirbhaya fund to set up women help desks in police stations across the country. A home ministry statement said the women help desks would focus on making police stations more women-friendly and approachable, as they would be the first and single point of […]

  • Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
  • MHA
Govt Open To Accept Suggestions Of Protesters Of CAA

New Delhi: The government is open to accept suggestions, if any, from people who are staging protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), a top official said on Friday. The Home Ministry is preparing the Rules for the CAA in consultation with the Law Ministry that will indicate the process to apply for Indian citizenship […]

High Level Meeting In MHA To Review J&K Security

New Delhi: A high level meeting was held at the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday to review security in newly created Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Special Advisor K. Vijay Kumar, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, IB Chief Arvind Kumar, J&K Director General of Police Dilbag […]

MHA Sends Nirbhaya Rape Convict's Mercy Plea To President

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sent the mercy petition of 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case convict Mukesh Singh to President Ram Nath Kovind, recommending its rejection, the MHA said on Friday. The Ministry sent the mercy petition to the President on Thursday night, hours after it was received from Delhi […]

MHA Sanctions 2,000 Posts In CISF

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has approved the creation of 2,000 posts in the CISF to augment its strength to effectively guard vital installations, including airports, atomic installations, metro networks, officials said. The Central Industrial Security Force guards about 60 civil airports in the country and has an elite VVIP security wing under its […]

  • Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021
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29 Odisha Policemen To Get Police Medals On Republic Day 2020

Bhubaneswar: As many as 29 police personnel from Odisha will be awarded Police Medals on the occasion of Republic Day tomorrow. Surprisingly, no police personnel from the State has been selected for the President’s police medal for gallantry this year. The officers will be decorated with medals at a special function to be held in […]

Invoke stringent law against those hoarding, black marketing essentials: MHA to states
COVID-19: Invoke stringent law against those hoarding, black marketing essentials: MHA to states

New Delhi: The Centre has asked the states and the union territories to invoke a stringent law to punish those indulging in hoarding and black marketing of essential commodities, saying such acts can’t be ruled out due to the loss of production and labour crisis in the wake of the nationwide lockdown. In a communication […]

COVID19 Lockdown: Godowns/Cold Storages Can Store All Goods: MHA

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday allowed godowns (warehouses) and cold storages to store any goods as it exempted them from the COVID19 lockdown while directing states and Union Territories to follow the measures as well as ensuring the movement of employees of manufacturing units of essential goods. Union Home Secretary […]

MHA issues guidelines for COVID-19 Lockdown
MHA Issues COVID-19 Lockdown 2.0 Guidelines With Selective Exemptions From April 20

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the second phase country-wide lockdown in India in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak till May 3, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued revised guidelines on the measures to be taken by ministries, government departments, state and Union Territory governments for the containment and prevention […]

Zoom app not safe, avoid for official use: Centre warns

New Delhi: The well-known Zoom video conferencing app for meetings is not a safe platform, the Cyber Coordination Centre (CCC) of the Ministry of Home Affairs has warned in an advisory issued last week. In the advisory, issued on April 12, it is mentioned that “secure use of Zoom meeting platform is for private individuals […]

Stranded foreigners will get consular service till May 3: MHA

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Friday extended till May 3 the consular service to foreigners stranded in India due to the travel restrictions in place across the country in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The government has granted consular service on a gratis basis to foreign nationals. Consular assistance is the […]

COVID19 Lockdown: MHA Issues SOPs For Inter-State Movement Of Stranded Migrant Labourers

New Delhi: Stranded migrant labourers in different parts of the country due to the ongoing COVID19 lockdown will be allowed to go to their respective places of work within a state with certain conditions, the Union Home Ministry said. Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, however, made it clear that there will be no inter-state movement of […]

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Odisha Government Issues Order Regarding Opening Of Shops

Bhubaneswar: Soon after the Ministry of Home Affairs relaxed norms for opening of shops in rural and urban areas, Odisha government issued an order and asked Municipal Commissioners and district Collectors to notify details specifying the shops/types of shops to open within the limits of districts, municipal corporations, and urban local bodies. The State Revenue […]

  • Saturday, 17 Apr 2021
  • MHA
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Reopening of Liquor Shops: Vendors In Odisha Not In High Spirits

Bhubaneswar: A day after the MHA granted permission to State governments to reopen liquor shops in Green Zones from May 4, the liquor vendors’ association in Odisha on Saturday opined that liquor outlets in the State should remain shut for next 15 days, a viewpoint which now seems to have dashed the hopes of booze […]

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 […]

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 […]