Home Ministry

Home Ministry seeks the report on the law and order in the state from West Bengal Governor

The Union Home Ministry has formed a 4-member team which will investigate cases of violence in West Bengal after the results of the assembly elections. Also, this team will go to the bottom of such violent incidents in the state.

May 06, 2021, 14:08 PM IST

Centre extends guidelines for COVID-19 management till May 31, directs all states, UTs to follow health ministry advisory strictly

The Centre has directed the states and Union territories to go for intensive and local containment measures in districts with a high number of COVID-19 cases to check the spread of the viral disease.

Apr 30, 2021, 07:51 AM IST

Home Ministry orders 50% attendance in work, staggered timing at its offices due to COVID surge

In an office memorandum, the Home Ministry said all officers who attend the office can stagger timings with entry into the office spread between 9 AM to 10 AM with corresponding office exit timings and those living in containment zones be exempted from attending office.

Apr 16, 2021, 08:14 AM IST

MHA gives compulsory retirement to famous UP cadre IPS officer Amitabh Thakur

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given a compulsory retirement to IPS cadre officer Amitabh Thakur

Mar 23, 2021, 14:42 PM IST

Government rejects RTI activist Saket Gokhale's claim on 'bomb making factory'

The Ministry has said the activist has spread false information on social media with malicious intent.

Mar 12, 2021, 11:58 AM IST

OCI cardholders require special permit if they want to undertake 'Tabligh', media activities: Govt

The ministry, in a notification, said the OCI cardholders will be entitled to get multiple entry lifelong visa for visiting India for any purpose but "required to obtain a special permission or a special permit from the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer or the Indian Mission to undertake research and to undertake any missionary or Tabligh or mountaineering or journalistic activities".

Mar 05, 2021, 14:58 PM IST

Sushant Singh, Caravan among those 250 accounts withheld by Twitter

The IT ministry and law enforcement agencies had last week ordered Twitter to block these tweets and accounts under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act. According to the Delhi Police, both Caravan magazine and Sushant Singh were allegedly spreading false news on Twitter on farmers agitation. 


Feb 02, 2021, 14:01 PM IST

Centre to deploy more paramilitary forces in Delhi after violence during farmers' tractor rally

In the wake of violence in the national capital following the farmers' tractor rally, the Narendra Modi government at the Centre has decided to deploy additional paramilitary troops in Delhi to restore peace and maintain law and order. The decision to deploy additional paramilitary personnel was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah late on Tuesday and attended by Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava among others.

Jan 27, 2021, 06:52 AM IST

Mutant Covid: Six labs identified for genome sequencing of positive UK flyers, says MHA

The laboratories are: - the CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology in New Delhi, the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad, the DBT-Institute of Life Sciences in Bhubaneswar, DBT-InStem-NCBS in Bengaluru, the DBT-National Institute of Biomedical Genomics in West Bengal and the ICMR-National Institute of Virology in Pune.

Dec 24, 2020, 08:10 AM IST

West Bengal: Politics over transfers in Bengal

After the attack on JP Nadda's convoy in West Bengal, action has been taken against the officials who were negligent. But politics has started on this too.

Dec 18, 2020, 09:02 AM IST

Action against Khalistani organizations - sources

Action will be taken against NGOs associated with Khalistan organizations have been intensified. Investigation of foreign funding and terrorist activities will also be investigated.

Dec 17, 2020, 13:28 PM IST

Amit Shah gets in action as MHA plans massive crackdown on Khalistan network over foreign funding, terror links

Central government agencies like NIA, ED, CBI, FIU and Income Tax Department will be involved in the crackdown on the Khalistani outfits. The central agencies will probe foreign funding received by the pro-Khalistani outfits from the UK, Canada, USA, Australia, France and Germany in the recent past. 

Dec 17, 2020, 11:33 AM IST

Video: JP Nadda convoy attack case, Bengal DGP skipped MHA meeting despite summons

West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay and DGP Virendra skipped the meeting on Monday despite summons by Ministry of Home Affairs.

Dec 14, 2020, 14:34 PM IST

MHA calls three West Bengal IPS officers to serve in central deputation after attack on JP Nadda’s convoy

MHA had on Friday summoned Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay and DGP Virendra asking them to present themselves on December 14 for an explanation on the law and order situation in the state.

Dec 12, 2020, 15:51 PM IST

Cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes set to reopen in these cities, states from Thursday, check details

After a gap of nearly 7 months, cinema halls and multiplexes are set to reopen in several states amid strict adherence to the Centre’s COVID-19 safety protocols.

Oct 14, 2020, 16:21 PM IST

Home Ministry directs States, UTs to take strict action against those involved in crime against women, warns against lapses

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday issued a letter to all the State and Union Territories (UTs) asking them to take strict action against those perpetrating crimes against women.

Oct 10, 2020, 23:34 PM IST

No more ‘policegiri’ as SC wants all police stations to be under CCTV watch

In a major step aimed at making the policing system more transparent and sensitive, the Supreme Court has directed the chief secretaries of all states and Union Territories to provide data about the installation of CCTV cameras in each and every police station. 

Sep 16, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

Home Ministry releases statement on allegations of connection of bollywood with drugs

Home Ministry released statement on allegations of connection of bollywood with drugs. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 15, 2020, 21:02 PM IST

Ready to re-open schools and colleges; waiting for Centre’s nod: Haryana

Haryana Education Minister has said that the state government is fully prepared and ready to reopen schools and colleges across the state, several months after they were closed to curb the spread of coronavirus infection.

Sep 08, 2020, 17:43 PM IST

Home Ministry sounds alert on borders amid growing tension with China

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sounded an alert and asked the security forces to remain on high alert mode amid growing India-China tension over the Line of Actual Control (LAC). 

Sep 02, 2020, 14:09 PM IST