Tag: MHA

Govt extends FCRA registration date for NGOs till September 30

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the validity of the registration certificates issued to NGOs under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), which...

Had asked states, UTs in March to ensure Covid-appropriate behaviour in all gatherings: Centre to HC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that it had in March this year asked all state governments and union territories (UTs)...

500-oxygen bed ITBP Covid centre to start in Delhi on Monday | India News

NEW DELHI: A 500-oxygen bed Covid care centre operated by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in south Delhi will open on Monday as coronavirus cases...

Prepare list of oxygen plants, revive closed units to augment supply, MHA tells states

The Centre on Friday directed all states to prepare a list of oxygen producers in their respective jurisdiction and asked them to take steps for...

EC makes record seizure worth over Rs 1,000 crore in ongoing assembly elections | India News

New Delhi: Total seizures of unaccounted cash, liquor, drugs, freebies etc in the current polls to five state/UT assemblies have crossed Rs 1,000 crore, surpassing...

Ask govt to stop treating us as 2nd-class citizens: OCIs to SC | India News

NEW DELHI: As many as 80 Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), most of them residing in India, requested the Supreme Court on Monday to direct...

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...

Ongoing vaccination drive slow, will take years to cover entire population: Par panel

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has expressed concern over the slow pace of ongoing vaccination drive in the country and observed that at...

Women’s Day: MHA says Rs 200 cr given to states to set up women help desks in police stations | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union home ministry on Monday said Rs 200 crore has been sanctioned to states and union territories (UTs) to set up women...

MHA issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines: Swimming pools for all, more can watch films in halls

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday allowed cinema halls and theatres to operate with more people while swimming pools have been...

Not accountable to Home Minister: TMC hits out on summons over Nadda’s convoy attack in Bengal

Kolkata: Senior Trinamool Congress lawmaker Kalyan Banerjee wrote to Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Saturday, saying that West Bengal’s chief secretary and director-general of...

Home Ministry relaxes account norms for NGOs under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act

NEW DELHI: The union home ministry relaxed the norms for NGOs mandated to maintain FCRA account with the State Bank of India (SBI) under Foreign...

Parole, furlough not absolute right; not to be given to terrorists, hardened criminals: MHA to States | India News

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Friday the release of prisoners on parole and furlough is not an absolute right and...

Deferred twice, further exam delay untenable; Let’s rise above politics: Ramesh Pokhriyal, education minister

Even as Opposition parties are preparing to move the Supreme Court seeking postponement of JEE and NEET exams, education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ says we...

Preparations underway for third phase of repatriation of Indians from across globe

NEW DELHI: India’s Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) executed by the Ministry of External Affairs to repatriate citizens is in full swing. Phase I has been...

JNU asks students residing in hostels to return home, union opposes

New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU) Monday “strongly advised” students “stranded and residing” in its hostels to return to their native places as...

Indiabulls Group: Indiabulls Group asks nearly 2,000 employees to resign, says part of annual attrition cycle

MUMBAI: Diversified financial services group Indiabulls Group has asked nearly 2,000 employees to resign from the company. The Group, however, said this was part of...

Layoffs: Tourism & hospitality industry begins layoffs

New Delhi: Failing to get any financial assistance from the government under the ₹20-lakh-crore package, many jobs in the travel services, tourism and hospitality space...

Fresh lockdown guidelines issued as per views of states, UTs: MHA

NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry on Sunday night said the fresh guidelines for the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown were issued after taking...

Karnataka stops special trains for migrants, Haryana CM too appeals to workers to stay amid lockdown triggered exodus

NEW DELHI: The exodus of migrant workers triggered by the coronavirus lockdown continued with over 1.35 lakh stranded people in the country ferried from May...

Delhi: Shops selling nonessentials remain shut as shopkeepers seek more clarity on MHA relaxation

Shops selling non-essential items remained shut in the national capital on Saturday as shopkeepers sought more clarity on a Central government order allowing them to...

covid impact on e-commerce firms: Ban on non-essential sales continues for e-commerce firms

BENGALURU: The government on Saturday said that e-commerce players such as Flipkart and Amazon would be allowed to sell only essential goods on their platforms...

Home ministry’s lockdown clause makes firms nervous about getting back to work

Chandigarh: Industry leaders want to urgently resume operations as the lockdown has been eased, but they are terrified by a clause in the home ministry’s...

covid-19: India to restart industry engine from April 20

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi administration on Wednesday took an important step towards resumption of normal economic activity by partially lifting restrictions on manufacturing and...

MHA asks states, UTs to ensure smooth cargo movements

NEW DELHI: Union home ministry on Sunday directed the states and UTs to ensure smooth movement of inter, intrastate cargo, workers and functioning of warehouse...