Tag: The Ministry of Home Affairs

Ministry issues SOP for conduct of sporting events in country

New Delhi: Eyeing resumption of sporting events in the coming months, the Sports Ministry has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) which allow 50 per cent...

Centre asks states to take steps to reopen medical colleges from or before December 1 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry Wednesday asked state governments to initiate steps for reopening of medical colleges from December 1 or before it, but...

Delhi COVID situation: Officials to ensure home isolation norms strictly followed

New Delhi: Amid a surge in coronavirus cases in the national capital, the Delhi government has directed district health teams to visit patients under home...

Flare up along Assam-Mizoram border: Union Home Secretary to hold a meeting with the Chief Secretaries of Mizoram and Assam

Guwahati: There is simmering tension along Assam-Mizoram inter-state border at Lailapur following a flare up on Saturday. Several people are injured. Mizoram government stated that...

Month before Harthas, Centre asked states to guard against inhuman treatment of SC/STs

NEW DELHI: A month and half before the Hathras incident, the Centre had asked states to set up a “response mechanism” to promptly deal with...

What happened to Clause 6 report on Assam Accord, asks students’ body

Guwahati: All Assam Students Union (AASU) has said that union minister of state in ministry of home affairs, G Kishan Reddy’s statement that clause 6...

Parole, furlough not absolute right; not to be given to terrorists, hardened criminals: MHA

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...

SC asks Mallya to appear before it on October 5 in contempt case, dismisses his review plea

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday directed fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya to appear before it on October 5 while dismissing his plea seeking review of...

With services set to resume, DMRC says will strive to give safer travel experience

New Delhi: The Delhi Metro is all geared up to meet the challenges of the new normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and will strive to...

Delhi Metro to resume services from September 7 in calibrated manner: DMRC

New Delhi: After being closed since March 22 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delhi Metro has received the nod from authorities to resume services...

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...

Delhi government allows hotels, restaurants to serve liquor, directs excise dept to issue necessary permissions

New Delhi: A day after allowing hotels to resume operations, the Delhi government has allowed hotels, restaurants and clubs in the national capital to serve...

Has Delhi’s corona curve plateaued? Experts say testing patterns could hold the key

At the core of Delhi’s transition from a corona capital to a model city where the number of COVID-19 cases has been consistently falling is...

Head of inter ministerial committee heading other high profile cases too

New Delhi: Vivek R Wadekar, a 1991 batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, will head the inter-ministerial committee constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs...

Lockdown 5.0 starts tomorrow, here’s what it will look like in each state

Just after the Centre released guidelines for reopening the country after almost 70 days of a stringent nation-wide lockdown, several states across the country have...

SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea for fixing time limit for disposal of mercy petitions

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday sought the Centre’s reply on a plea seeking direction to the government to frame specific procedure, rules and guidelines...