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Centre relaxes visa restrictions for foreigners, allows entry on select purposes

June 03, 2020 7:46 pm

In a statement, the MHA said the foreigners can travel to India for purposes of business, healthcare, engineering and technical works on non-scheduled chartered flights.

Centre allows movement of migrant labourers within state, issues guidelines

April 19, 2020 11:47 pm

To return to their workplaces, the migrant labourers, the MHA order stated, should be registered with the local authority concerned, and skill mapping should be used to find out their suitability for various kinds of works.

Fresh exemptions for lockdown period, construction allowed in rural areas

April 17, 2020 11:14 am

The lockdown was first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24 in a bid to combat the Coronavirus endemic.

Coronavirus India Updates April 15: Cases cross 11,000 mark; Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspots

May 16, 2020 12:12 am

Coronavirus India updates: The government on Wednesday released a set of revised guidelines allowing activities like agriculture, IT, e-commerce and inter state transport in order to "mitigate hardships to public".

Telling Numbers: Trends in expenditure of Home Ministry

February 19, 2020 8:07 am

The average annual growth rate in the Home Ministry’s expenditure over the last 10 years has been 15%, shows the analysis. Since 2015-16, the expenditure of the Ministry has been higher than the budgeted expenditure every year.

‘States not utilising disaster funds denied more aid’

January 24, 2020 4:31 am

Sources said release of funds to West Bengal has been delayed as the memorandum received from the state about damages due to natural calamity was “not proper”.

States have no power to reject citizenship law: MHA

December 14, 2019 9:16 am

Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have indicated that the new law will have no place in their respective states.

Over 5,000 people arrested since August 4 in Kashmir: Home Ministry

November 20, 2019 7:31 pm

These arrests were preventive in nature and a majority of those arrested have been released since. Currently, 609 people, 218 of whom are alleged stone pelters, continue to be under detention, Ministry of Home Affairs told Rajya Sabha during question hour.

Aatish Taseer after OCI revocation: 'India my country... had never before felt it necessary to articulate it'

November 08, 2019 10:55 am

The 38-year-old also said that the Indian government's move was "symptomatic of a much larger movement", and compared his "exile" to the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and the National Register of Citizens in Assam.

Govt accuses former IAS officer who quit over Kashmir issue of 'insubordination', he hits back

November 07, 2019 8:59 am

In a series of tweets, Gopinathan came down heavily on the home ministry and said that he wished he could influence union minister Amit Shah over the Kashmir issue.


Amit Shah takes charge as Home Minister

June 01, 2019 1:10 pm

BJP president Amit Shah took charge as Home Minister on Saturday. Replacing Rajnath Singh, this is the first ministerial responsibility that Shah will take on at the Centre.