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Home Ministry To Review Maoist Situation With Affected States Soon
Home Ministry To Review Maoist Situation With Affected States Soon

Home Minister Amit Shah is planning to discuss with Cheif Ministers of such states where the Left-Wing Extremism situation is worse.

Supreme Court
Finances Strained, Can't Pay Rs 4L Compensation To Covid Victims: Centre To SC

The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the finances of states and Centre are under severe strain, due to the reduction in tax revenues and increase in health expenses on account of the coronavirus pandemic. And Rs 4 lakh compensation can't be paid to all those who died due to Covid-19 as it would exhaust the disaster relief funds, and also impact the Centre and states' preparation to address future waves of COVID-19.

Odisha MP Aparajita Raises Home Guard Allowance Issue In Parliament

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: BJP MP from Bhubaneswar Aparajita Sarangi on Wednesday requested the Ministry of Home Affairs to discuss with Odisha Government for complying with the High Court order on the allowance of Home guards and address their long-standing demands. Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha, Sarangi said the Supreme Court in March, 2015 had […]

Govt Approves Rs 3,113 Cr Assistance To 5 Disaster-Hit States
Govt Approves Rs 3,113 Cr Assistance To 5 Disaster-Hit States

New Delhi: The Central government on Saturday approved Rs 3,113.05 crore additional assistance to five states and Union Territories (UTs) which were affected by natural disasters during 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Saturday. The assistance is being provided to Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Puducherry, which were affected […]

ALERT! Is Your Job Offer Real? Follow These Safeguards

Bhubaneswar: The internet is filled with scammers and aspirant job seekers are always ‘easy prey.’ Despite several awareness campaigns, many youths get duped and end up losing money to various tricks of the cybercriminals who are on the prowl round-the-clock. Recently, the State Bank of India (SBI) urged job seekers to beware of fake job […]

Republic Day 2021: Click For MHA Guidelines, Flag Code Of India

Bhubaneswar: In just few days, India will celebrate its 72nd Republic Day on January 26. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has recently issued an advisory to ensure strict compliance of the provisions of Flag Code of India, 2002 and the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971. In a letter, MHA has asked […]

Part Time Job Scam; Here Are Key Safety Tips

Bhubaneswar: Are you getting SMSes on your smartphone about enticing part time job offers? Think twice before clicking such unverified links as you might end up losing your hard earned money from your bank account. Cyber criminals are trying new tricks and are extensively relying on social media platforms to dupe people who often fall […]

Mutant Covid-19 Strain: Over 50 Samples Of UK Returnees Undergoing Genome Sequencing
New COVID Strain: MHA Issues Guidelines For States For Surveillance, Containment

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 […]

IB ACIO 2020 Exam Notification Released For 2000 Posts, Apply Here
IB ACIO 2020 Exam Notification Released For 2000 Posts, Apply Here

The Intelligence Bureau (IB), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has invited applications for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, Grade II/ Executive. IB ACIO Exam 2020 will be conducted to fill 2,000 vacancies under General Central Service, Group C (non-gazetted, non-ministerial). Online applications are invited from Indian citizens for direct recruitment […]

Over 95% Police Stations In India Use CCTNS Software
Over 95% Police Stations In India Use CCTNS Software

New Delhi: More than 95 per cent of the total 16,098 police stations across the country have been using the software facility Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), a mission mode modernisation project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Connectivity is available at 97 per cent […]

MHA Adopts Multi-Fold Strategy To Bolster COVID Fight

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 […]

Unlock 5.0: Cinemas, Theatres, Multiplexes Allowed To Open In Restricted Manner

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: With the Unlock 4.0 deadline ending today, the Ministry of Home Affairs released the Unlock 5.0 guidelines. In the new guidelines released today, relaxations have been granted to cinemas, theatres, multiplexes. As per the new norms, cinemas, theatres, multiplexes will be allowed to open with 50% seating capacity from October 15. MHA issues […]

SC Asks MHA To Produce Vijay Mallya Before Court On October 5
SC Asks MHA To Produce Vijay Mallya Before Court On October 5

New Delhi: Dismissing Vijay Mallya’s plea seeking review of a 2017 judgment which held him guilty for contempt of court, the Supreme Court on Monday sought the fugitive business tycoon be produced before it on October 5. The top court had held him guilty of contempt, as Mallya did not truthfully disclose the full account […]

Unlock-4 in Odisha
Unlock 4: Centre Issues Unlock Guidelines, Know What Is Permitted & What Not

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday issued guidelines for Unlock 4, for opening up of more activities in areas outside regions demarcated as containment zones of Covid19. The Unlock 4 guidelines will come into effect from September 1. Here are the lists of activities restricted during Unlock 4 Schools, colleges, educational and coaching […]

Govt Restores All Existing Visas With Immediate Effect Barring Electronic, Tourist, Medical Categories
MHA Permits Foreign Journalists Holding J-1 Or J-1X Visas To Visit India

New Delhi: Foreign nationals holding journalist (J-1) visa and their dependents holding J-1X visa were on Tuesday permitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to visit India. The ministry also directed the concerned authorities to restore with immediate effect J-1 or J-1X visas of foreign nationals which have been suspended. However, if the validity […]

Ministry of Home Affairs
MHA Invites Nominations For Disaster Management

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has invited nominations for the ‘Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar’ for excellence in the field of disaster management. The online process of applications for the award is open and nominations of individuals and institutions can be uploaded at “www.dmawards.ndma.gov.in” up to August 31. These awards are […]

Govt Nod For Contributions By Individuals, Institutions To NDRF

New Delhi: The Central government has laid out the modalities for contributions and grants from any person or institution to the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), for the first time after 15 years of its establishment. Announcing this on Saturday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said the contributions to the NDRF have been allowed […]

MHA Okays Exams In Universities, Institutions

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday permitted conduct of examinations by universities and institutions. The MHA wrote a letter in this regard to the Union Higher Education Secretary. “The final Term Examinations are to be compulsorily conducted as per the UGC Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the universities,” said a […]

MHA Issues SOPs For Indians Stranded Abroad Who Wish To Return

New Delhi: The government on Sunday issued a fresh Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for the return of Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus lockdown, saying it will be a paid service and preference will be given to people in distress including those who have lost their jobs and pregnant women. A similar SOP was […]

Ministry of Home Affairs
Scrupulously Adhere To Lockdown Measures: MHA To States

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 […]

Indian railways
Centre asks states to operate more Shramik Special trains, issues SOP for travel

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, […]

Centre upset after Kerala eases lockdown restriction
MHA's Fresh Order On Lockdown 4.0: States Cannot Dilute Restrictions

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 […]

India Lockdown 4.0: What's Allowed, What's Prohibited? Check Here Now

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 […]

Lockdown 4.0: MHA allows sports complexes, stadiums to open

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 […]

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 […]