Tag: home ministry

326 sedition cases filed in India between 2014-19; only 6 convictions

A total of 326 cases were registered in the country under the controversial colonial-era penal law on sedition between 2014 and 2019 in which just...

Home Ministry notice to Alapan Bandyopadhyay under Disaster Management Act

The Union Home Ministry has served a show-cause notice to former chief secretary of West Bengal Alapan Bandyopadhyay under a stringent provision of the Disaster...

IAF brings 352 empty oxygen cylinders, cryo-containers from abroad | India News

NEW DELHI: Mighty transporters IL-76 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) brought 352 empty cylinders and cryo-containers from Singapore and Bangkok respectively on Wednesday to...

Covaxin production to increase 10 times by September: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by September while manufacture...

MHA orders 50% attendance in work, staggered timing at its offices

In view of the “unprecedented rise” in number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi, the Union Home Ministry Thursday said its officers up to the level...

MHA orders 50% attendance in work, staggered timing at its offices | India News

NEW DELHI: In view of the “unprecedented rise” in number of Covid-19 cases in Delhi, the Union Home Ministry Thursday said its officers up to...

Home Ministry slams linking its letter on human trafficking to ‘unrelated’ issue of farmers’ stir

The Union Home Ministry on Saturday termed as “distorted” and “misleading” media reports linking its letter to the Punjab government on the plight of 58...

Regular int’l flights likely from summer; will depend on demand, response of other countries

NEW DELHI: India may restart regular international flights this summer, when a substantial number of people worldwide are expected to be vaccinated, senior officials told...

Farmers decline Amit Shah’s offer, want panel named

An immediate resolution to the farmers’ crisis is not likely in sight as farmers, who have been protesting over the new agriculture laws, have declined...

MHA’s directive to Assam Rifles to intensify operations a rude shock: NSCN-IM

GUWAHATI: NSCN-IM stated the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issuing directive to the Assam Rifles (AR) to intensify operations against NSCN has come as rude...

Home ministry wants exclusive internal security fund to beef up surveillance capability

The home ministry has asked the Fifteenth Finance Commission (FFC) to create a National Internal Security Fund (NISF) with an initial corpus of Rs 50,000...

Home Ministry seeks 3 additional months for framing rules of Citizenship Amendment Act

NEW DELHI: The Home Ministry has sought an additional three months’ time for framing rules of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), officials said on Sunday....

Lockdown 4.0 new guidelines: Lockdown 4.0 guidelines: Centre extends nationwide lockdown till May 31 with considerable relaxations

The centre today extended the ongoing nationwide lockdown till May 31. The fourth phase of the lockdown will commence from Monday. The government has allowed...

Home Ministry launches online portal for states to monitor movement of migrant workers

New Delhi: With large number of migrant workers walking on foot to reach their destinations, the union home ministry came up with online portal for...

‘Work from home’ to be new normal for govt offices post lockdown, draft guidelines issued

Asserting that central government employees may have to work with staggered attendance and variable working hours, the Personnel Ministry has come out with a draft...

MEA holds flurry of meetings on ‘Vande Bharat’ mission

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday held a flurry of meetings to fine tune arrangements for evacuation of thousands of stranded Indians...

Lockdown 3.0 begins today with ‘considerable relaxations’; some curbs to continue

The third phase of the countrywide lockdown begins today with “considerable relaxations”, but curbs will continue in containment areas so that the gains achieved so...

Red zone: Only small section of online sellers may start selling non-essentials, say industry executives

New Delhi: With many states yet to issue their guidelines for e-commerce companies and a large number of sellers being located in red zones, it...

Considerable lockdown relaxations in many districts from May 4, says home ministry

The Centre on Wednesday gave clear indications that the ongoing nationwide lockdown will be extended beyond May 3 but with “considerable relaxations” to people and...

coronavirus: Bodies of Indians who die abroad due to COVID can be brought back: MHA

NEW DELHI: The Home Ministry Saturday said the bodies of Indian nationals and OCI cardholders, who died abroad due to COVID-19, can be brought back,...

nasscom: Expand list of essentials to include laptops, routers to facilitate work from home: Nasscom to govt

NEW DELHI: Industry body Nasscom has urged the government to expand the list of essential items to include products like laptops and routers to facilitate...

Mobiles, TVs, Laptops to Be Available on E-Commerce Platforms From April 20

Mobile phones, televisions, refrigerators, laptops, and stationary items will be allowed to be sold through e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal from April 20...