Tag: ministry of home affairs

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...

Centre, Twitter India get SC notice on plea seeking mechanism to regulate content spreading hate

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and Twitter India on a plea seeking a mechanism for regulating content and...

No decision on countrywide roll-out of NRC, MHA tells parliamentary panel

New Delhi: The Centre has not taken any decision on the roll-out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for the whole country, the Ministry...

Centre effects major secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle

Senior IAS officer Alok Tandon has been appointed mines secretary as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre. Tandon, a 1986-batch...

Railways providing coaches with 800 beds to Delhi for COVID-19 treatment: MHA

As many as 45 doctors and 160 paramedics of the paramilitary forces have arrived in Delhi for deployment on COVID-19 duties while the Railways will...

Hotel and restaurant bodies think new MHA guidelines will provide much needed fillip

Hotel and restaurant bodies said the latest Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines which include their suggestions on lifting curbs on bars, increasing capacity limits...

Padma awards nominations open till September 15: Ministry of Home Affairs

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Friday said the process of online nominations for the 2021 Padma awards, recognising distinguished and exceptional achievements and...

CAPF canteens put procurement on hold till MHA clarifies on ‘swadeshi’ goods

NEW DELHI: Procurement of fresh supplies for central paramilitary force canteens, that cater to about 50 lakh troops and their families, has been “put on...

Special trains: Bihar, Punjab, Telangana want special trains for movement of stranded migrant workers

PATNA/HYDERABAD: Bihar, Punjab and Telangana on Thursday wanted special trains for the transportation of migrant workers while Uttar Pradesh deployed buses to bring them back...

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...

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...