COVID-19: Delhi Police joins hands with NPCI to take on fraud medical, oxygen suppliers

NPCI will now freeze the bank accounts of cybercriminals based on the complaint received by the Delhi Police. 

May 05, 2021, 23:17 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

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

COVID-19 guidelines will continue till March 31, says MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs in a statement said while there has been a substantial decline in the active and new COVID-19 cases, there is need to maintain surveillance, containment and caution so as to fully overcome the pandemic.

Feb 26, 2021, 16:28 PM IST

No plans to bring central anti-conversion law to curb interfaith marriages, MHA tells Parliament

Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy told the Lok Sabha that the issues related to religious conversions are primarily the concerns of state governments. The law enforcement agencies will take action whenever such instances are reported.

Feb 03, 2021, 06:49 AM IST

Citizenship (Amendment) Act rules are under preparation: MHA tells Lok Sabha

The CAA, which facilitates granting of Indian citizenship to persecuted non-Muslim minorities -- Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Parsi and Christian -- of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, was passed by Parliament in December 2019, triggering protests in different parts of the country.

Feb 03, 2021, 00:08 AM IST

MHA hands over probe into blast near Israeli embassy to NIA

A minor IED blast took place near the Israeli Embassy in the heart of Lutyens' Delhi on Friday evening. No one was injured. Some cars were damaged in the explosion that occurred about 150 metres from the embassy on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road in the high-security Lutyens' bungalow zone.

Feb 02, 2021, 16:21 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

JP Nadda convoy attack case: West Bengal Chief Secretary, DGP to skip MHA meeting despite summons

West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay and DGP Virendra will not attend the meeting on Monday (December 14) despite summons by Ministry of Home Affairs.

Dec 14, 2020, 11:10 AM IST

Police station in this state chosen best in India - Check complete list here

The survey for best police stations was conducted by Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

Dec 03, 2020, 12:30 PM IST

COVID-19: New MHA guidelines come into effect from December 1- Here’s what’s allowed and what isn’t

A new set of rules for “surveillance, containment, and caution” was released by MHA recently to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Dec 01, 2020, 10:06 AM IST

MHA issues new COVID-19 guidelines from December 1: What is permitted and what is not?

The MHA on Wednesday issued new guidelines with regard to the surveillance, containment and caution in order to curb the spread of COVOD19.

Nov 26, 2020, 07:13 AM 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

Centre tightens noose around Islamist preacher Zakir Naik, mulls banning Peace TV’s mobile App, social handles

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government is going to further tighten its noose around controversial Islamic scholar Zakir Naik, who is absconding and believed to be living in Malaysia.

Sep 24, 2020, 14:01 PM IST

Unlock 4.0 guidelines come into force in COVID-19 non-containment zones from today

The Centre government’s Unlock 4.0 guidelines came into force on Tuesday (September) and will remain in force till September 30. 

Sep 01, 2020, 10:42 AM IST

Unlock 3.0: Ensure unrestricted inter-state and intra-state movement of persons and goods, MHA to states

As part of the Centre’s Unlock 3.0 guidelines, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has written a letter to the state governments stating that there shall be no restrictions on the inter-state and intra-state movement of persons and goods, sources said on Saturday (August 22, 2020).

Aug 22, 2020, 15:44 PM IST

Tamil Nadu allows standalone gyms to reopen from August 10 with conditions

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday (August 5, 2020) issued an order allowing standalone gyms to reopen from August 10. The state government, however, put certain conditions and said that only users who are aged 50 and below would be permitted to enter gyms.

Aug 05, 2020, 15:30 PM IST

Union Home Ministry seeks 3 more months to frame Citizenship Amendment Act rules

The Union Home Ministry has informed a department related to Parliamentary Standing Committee that it needs three more months to frame the rules of the newly passed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Aug 02, 2020, 21:08 PM IST

Delhi Police Crime Branch nabs man for posing as Home Minister Amit Shah's personal secretary

The Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly posing as a personal secretary of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The man arrested by the Crime Branch has been identified as Sandeep Choudhary, who is a resident of Teh Mundawar in Alwar district of Rajasthan.

Jul 23, 2020, 16:50 PM IST