Home Ministry

Indian Railways releases list of 30 special trains; check complete list

The Ministry of Railways will ensure that passengers shall be compulsorily screened and only those who are asymptomatic will be allowed to enter or board a train.

May 11, 2020, 17:41 PM IST

E-commerce companies geared up to start shipping non-essential items

On Friday, the home ministry had announced the third phase of lockdown in the country by another two-weeks that ends on May 17.

May 04, 2020, 13:54 PM IST

Home Ministry’s big announcement on Lockdown 2.0, approves transportation of migrants via rail

Ministry of Home Affairs approves transportation of migrants labourers via rail; asks Railway Ministry and state governments to coordinate and facilitate the return of labourers.

May 01, 2020, 17:14 PM IST

Home Ministry allows opening of shops; But that comes with much conditions

In a major decision, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday exempted all shops under the Shops and Establishment Act including shops in residential complexes and market complexes

Apr 25, 2020, 15:14 PM IST

MHA allows opening of shops during COVID-19 lockdown: Here's what will open and what will remain shut

After a late-night order on reopening of shops amid the coronavirus lockdown, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued a clarification saying that only standalone shops are allowed to open as per the directive and that the order does not apply to COVID-19 containment zones or liquor stores.

Apr 25, 2020, 13:20 PM IST

An explainer to Home Ministry's new guidelines over reopening of shops

The ministry's order comes just days after it gave the go-ahead for shops selling electric fans and books for students to reopen, marking a significant easing of restrictions to restore economic activity in the country.

Apr 25, 2020, 12:54 PM IST

Home Ministry gives clearance for neibhourhood shops to open

The ministry's order comes just days after it gave the go-ahead for shops selling electric fans and books for students to reopen, marking a significant easing of restrictions to restore economic activity in the country.

Apr 25, 2020, 09:44 AM IST

COVID-19 lockdown: List of economic activities that will be allowed after April 20

Here's a list of economic activities that will be allowed after April 20

Apr 15, 2020, 10:56 AM IST

COVID-19 lockdown: List of activities that will remain suspended till May 3

Here is a list of those things which will remain suspended till the lockdown is in place.

Apr 15, 2020, 10:29 AM IST

Ensure strict compliance of lockdown to fight coronavirus COVID-19, ban all social, religious events: MHA directs states

The Home Ministry on Friday (April 10, 2020) directed all state governments to ensure compliance of lockdown measures to fight coronavirus COVID-19 menace. The Home Ministry also directed the states to ban all social and religious events, gatherings and processions for some time.

Apr 10, 2020, 16:43 PM IST

Prevent hoarding and black marketing of goods amid coronavirus crisis: Home Minister Amit Shah directs authorities

The Home Minister has issued directions to the authorities to take quick and stern action against people indulging in hoarding and black marketing of goods.

Apr 07, 2020, 18:12 PM IST

400 people of Tablighi Jamaat tested coronavirus positive: Ministry of Health

The Indian Health Ministry held a press conference regarding coronavirus in which they said that 328 new cases of COVID19 have been reported in the last 24 hours, while 400 people of Tablighi Jamaat are tested coronavirus positive. To know more, watch the video

Apr 02, 2020, 17:14 PM IST

Coronavirus Outbreak: PM Modi to hold a video conference with all Chief Ministers

Amid coronavirus crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a video conference with all the Chief Minister of different states. To know more watch video.

Apr 01, 2020, 17:36 PM IST

Health Ministry says Coronavirus cases rose due to Tablighi Jamaat’s gathering

In a daily briefing, the Health Ministry of India says the Tablighi Jamaat’s gathering in Nizamuddin plays a major in new coronavirus cases in India. To know more watch the press conference here.

Apr 01, 2020, 17:08 PM IST

Centre to blacklist 800 Indonesian Tablighi Jamaat preachers for violating visa rules during coronavirus lockdown

The Union Home Ministry has decided to blacklist around 800 preachers from Indonesia for violating the visa rules. 

Mar 31, 2020, 11:20 AM IST

Coronavirus Outbreak: Migrants are forced to flout ‘social distancing’ norm, biggest threat to escalate into 'stage 3'

The Ministry of Homa Affairs (MHA) on Friday asked all states and union territories (UTs) to take immediate steps to provide adequate support, including food and shelter, to migrant agricultural labourers, industrial workers, and other unorganized sector workers during the 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus COVID-19.

Mar 27, 2020, 21:00 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: First phase of Census 2021, NPR updation deferred after PM Narendra Modi announces 21-day lockdown

The Centre on Wednesday (March 25, 2020) deferred until further orders the exercise to update the National Population Register (NPR) and the first phase of the Census-2021 due to the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to control the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 25, 2020, 16:24 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Ensure safety of doctors, health workers in wake of harassment complaints, MHA orders Delhi Police

Home Minister spoke to Delhi Police chief and directed him to ensure security for doctors and health workers.

Mar 25, 2020, 11:29 AM IST

Home Ministry identifies those who incite violence, provoke and spread rumors!

The Ministry of Home Affairs has identified those who are inciting violence, provoking and spreading rumours. 4689 Facebook accounts and 1846 Twitter accounts have also been identified.

Mar 02, 2020, 18:20 PM IST