Ministry of Home Affairs

Amit Shah reviews COVID situation, orders measures to enhance oxygen supply

The MHA has issued an order directing the State/ UTs to take various measures to ensure uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen across the country.

Apr 23, 2021, 21:35 PM IST

Centre orders free oxygen movement between states, restricts supply for industrial purposes

The order comes as the demand of medical oxygen has risen sharply in recent days due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic that is spreading like wildfire across the country.

Apr 22, 2021, 16:14 PM IST

IPS officer Amitabh Thakur found "not suitable" to continue, retired prematurely

The notice was issued to the IPS officer by the Uttar Pradesh Home Department which said that Thakur was "not suitable" to continue his services as a public servant. 

Mar 23, 2021, 20:17 PM IST

MHA releases IB ACIO admit card, take official mock test here

The Ministry of Home (MHA) has released a number of mock tests for the upcoming recruitment exam for the Intelligence Bureau’ Assistant Central Intelligence Officers (IB ACIO). This year IB ACIO exam will be held for filling 2,000 vacancies in the Intelligence Bureau. 

Feb 15, 2021, 16:43 PM IST

MHA releases IB ACIO exam date, here is link to download admit card

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has released the Intelligence Bureau's Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Tier-I 2021 exam date and admit card on its official website at The IB ACIO Tier-I 2021 Exam is scheduled to commence from February 18. The last date for the exam will be February 20. The exam will be conducted in 3 shifts each day at various centers across the nation. 

Feb 15, 2021, 16:25 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

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

Centre extends COVID-19 guidelines for surveillance, containment, caution till this date; check details

India's total COVID-19 active cases have come down to 2,77,301 on Monday morning.


Dec 28, 2020, 20:20 PM IST

Unlock 5.0: MHA allows gatherings of over 100 persons in election-bound areas but with strict conditions

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday (October 8) issued a notification saying that state governments may allow political gatherings outside the Containment Zones, beyond the existing limit of 100 persons on any date before October 15 in those assembly/ parliament, constituencies only, where elections are to be held but with certain conditions.

Oct 08, 2020, 12:26 PM IST

Ministry of Home Affairs sanctions three new NIA branches at these places

Presently, the NIA has nine branches across India.

Sep 28, 2020, 23:36 PM IST

Darknet misuse for drug crimes discussed in BRICS meet attended by India: MHA

The 4th session of the BRICS anti-drug working group, under the chairmanship of Russia, was held on August 12 and the Indian side was represented by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Director-General Rakesh Asthana.

Aug 16, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

Terror activities reduced significantly in Kashmir after abrogation of Article 370: Union Ministry of Home Affairs report

The positive impact of the Centre's deicison to abrogate Article 370, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, is showing in the region as security situation has improved in Kashmir valley since the historic decision on August 5, 2019.

Jul 29, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

MHA sets up inter-ministerial panel to probe violation of regulations by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and others

The probe against Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and others will be conducted by a special director in the ED, the MHA said.

Jul 08, 2020, 11:19 AM IST

MHA allows universities, institutions to conduct examinations during COVID-19 Unlock period

With the MHA permission, the UGC may release the fresh guidelines and academic calendar. 

Jul 06, 2020, 21:09 PM IST

Supreme Court verdict today on plea challenging MHA's order to pay full salary to staff during lockdown

Earlier on June 4, the Supreme Court, while hearing a batch of petitions challenging MHA had observed that some negotiations have to happen between employers and workers to iron out what has to be done for the salary for these 54 days.

Jun 12, 2020, 07:20 AM IST

MHA eases COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, allows registered shops selling non-essential goods to open

This order is applicable to shops in market complexes under the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities, according to an MHA statement. 

Apr 25, 2020, 01:08 AM IST

West Bengal obstructing works of central teams, restraining from visiting hotspots, says MHA

The MHA has claimed that the central teams that visited Bengal have been specifically restrained from making any visits to hotspot areas, interacting with health professionals, and assessing the ground-level situation in the state.

Apr 21, 2020, 18:39 PM IST

Ministry of Home Affairs allows labourers to work within state after screening

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday (April 18) said that there shall be no movement of labour outside the State or the Union Territory where they are currently located. However, stranded labourers will be allowed to go to places of work within the state with conditions during the lockdown.

Apr 19, 2020, 19:19 PM IST

MHA issues notice to Bangladeshi student, who allegedly took part in anti-CAA protest, to leave India

The protest took place on January 8 and Left-wing students of Vishva-Bharti University held a protest in front of the Vishva Bharti's central office. Anika is a first-year student of Silpa Sadan. On the basis of this, the MHA sent a letter to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) asking Anika to leave the country within 15 days.

Feb 27, 2020, 22:03 PM IST

MHA to sign agreement with NDFB, ABSU today, accord to give political and economic benefits to Bodos

The signing of the agreement with the Bodo organisations will take place in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the Assam government at 1.30 pm. 

Jan 27, 2020, 10:46 AM IST