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Tag: Ministry Of Home Affairs

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Govt Suspends Air Travel From China, Declares All Visas 'Invalid'

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday banned all India-bound airlines from boarding any passengers from China and cancelled all existing Indian visas, in view of the rapid spread of novel coronavirus outbreak which originated in Wuhan. As of Tuesday, 425 people have died due to the outbreak and more than 20,000 people were tested positive […]

Nirbhaya Case: MHA Moves HC Challenging Stay On Death Warrants

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) along with Tihar Jail authorities on Saturday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the trial court order putting a stay on the death warrants issued against the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. The MHA plea states that the said four […]

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CAA Has Nothing To Do With NRC: MHA

New Delhi: Citizenship (Amendment) Act has nothing to do with National Register of Citizens (NRC) and it does not apply to Indian citizens, including Muslims, Home Ministry sources said on Tuesday. The information was shared following incidents of violence across many states over the new Act. “CAA has nothing to do with NRC and it […]

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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 […]

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Pay more for paramilitary deployment: MHA to states

New Delhi: States and union territories will have to pay around 10 per cent more each year till 2024 to secure the services of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and Rapid Action Force (RAF) as the Ministry of Home Affairs has reviewed the policy on fixation of deployment charges for various duties. The Home Ministry, […]

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National Register of Citizens likely to be implemented in Odisha’s Kendrapara

Kendrapara: With the publication of the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, another list is likely to be prepared for Kendrapara district in Odisha for which the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has written a letter to the Registrar General of India. The letter has been written based on the report […]

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How assets will be divided between Ladakh and J&K UTs

Srinagar: The Central government on Tuesday announced the formatrion of a three-member advisory committee to supervise the division of assets between the two newly-formed Union Territories (UTs) of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, which will formally come into existence on October 31, 2019. A notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that […]

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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 […]

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No SPG Cover For Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: The government has withdrawn the Special Protection Group (SPG) security cover of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said on Monday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Manmohan Singh will have a Z + security cover after a routine assessment taking the inputs of all the agencies. “The current security cover […]

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Serving BSF Man, Wife Declared As Foreigners

Guwahati: After retired Indian Army Captain Md. Sona Ullah, a Foreigners’ Tribunal in Assam has recently declared a serving officer of the Border Security Force (BSF) and his wife as illegal foreigners. Muzibur Rahman, a Border Security Force Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) currently posted in Punjab, and his wife were declared as foreigners by the […]

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J&K Governor proposes opening Kargil War hotspots for trekking

Jammu: Twenty years after Tiger Hills in Kargil became a household name in the entire nation, the hill might soon be opened for the general public as a tourist destination. Apart from this, at least 16 other peaks in Kargil that saw action during the 1999 India-Pakistan war may soon be thrown open for domestic, […]

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Centre seeks report from West Bengal on political violence

New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the measures it took to contain political violence in the state and the steps it took to bring the culprits to book. Sources said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also issued an advisory to the West Bengal government, expressing […]

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MHA to hand over Pulwama terror attack case to NIA

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is all set to hand over the probe of the terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), sources said on Monday. “The MHA is likekly to issue a notification shortly,” an MHA source told IANS. The Jammu […]

SC issues notices on pleas challenging snooping order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre seeking its response on multiple petitions challenging the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) order authorising security and intelligence agencies to snoop on all computers. Hearing the petitions filed by advocate M.L. Sharma among others, a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices Ashok […]

MHA order on data in computers
Every Computer Is Now Under Government Watch; MHA Issues Notice

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has released an order authorising security and intelligence agencies for purposes of interception, monitoring and decryption of any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer resource under the Information Technology Act. “Not just calls or emails, but any data found on a computer can be intercepted. […]

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PNB fraud: CBI seeks extradition of Nirav's brother Neeshal

New Delhi :The CBI has sought the extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s brother and Belgian national Neeshal Modi. A request has been forwarded to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for necessary action, an official said on Monday. “The request for extradition of Neeshal Modi from Belgium was shared with the MHA on Friday. […]

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14,000 bunkers to be constructed along J&K border: Ministry of Home Affairs

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday said it has approved Rs 415 crore for construction of more than 14,000 bunkers along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) to protect the border residents in Jammu and Kashmir. “In view of 1,252 ceasefire violations by Pakistan during the current year, the […]

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MHA creates new division for women safety

New Delhi: Months after Kathua and Unnao rapes that triggered a countrywide public ire, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday created a new division to deal with all issues of women safety in coordination with relevant ministries, departments and state governments. The Ministry has appointed a 1993 batch AGMUT cadre officer, Punya Salila […]

Home ministry issues storm warning for several states including Odisha

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday issued a fresh thunderstorm, squall and dust storm warning for several parts of the country including Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. The home ministry spokesperson said a fresh warning has been issued about possible thunderstorms accompanied with squall which may hit four states- […]

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Operation Muskan gains appreciation of Home Ministry

Bhubaneswar: Operation Muskan of the Odisha government has been appreciated by the Ministry of Home Affairs, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the State Assembly on Friday during a debate on the voting of supplementary budget demand for home department. Patnaik informed that 3,748 children have been rescued this year in the Operation Muskan-III. Tackling […]

Special 26: Odisha police personnel make state proud, chosen for Police Medals

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odisha Police achieved a place of pride among States by bagging 17 Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG), one President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS) and eight Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS). The awards were announced on the eve of 71st Independence Day and will be given away during the next Republic […]

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NHRC instructs Centre to release funds for kin of victims of Maoist violence

New Delhi/Malkangiri: Acting on a petition of a human rights campaigner Subash Mohapatra from Odisha, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to release funds as per the central government’s scheme to provide compensation to family of victims killed in Maoist violence. The apex human rights body on June […]

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