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MHA begins tripartite talks with Gorkhas, West Bengal government to resolve statehood demand

October 12, 2021 10:32 pm

The talks were chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah with the Gorkha delegation being led by Darjeeling MP Raju Bishta. Officials said the meeting discussed various issues concerning the Gorkhas and the region.

Delhi: In a first, six women IPS officers are district DCPs

September 26, 2021 4:03 pm

Jaiker, a 2010 IPS batch officer, has been serving in the Delhi Police for more than 10 years now. She was posted as DCP at the 7th Battalion before this.

BJD panel meets Amit Shah, demands caste census

August 12, 2021 2:34 am

In July, after a question to the Home Ministry, the government had said that as a matter of policy, they have decided not to enumerate castes in the Census other than SC and ST.

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

April 03, 2021 6:25 pm

The Home Ministry said the letter clearly and only states that “human trafficking syndicates” hire such labourers and they are “exploited, paid poorly and meted out inhuman treatment” besides luring them with drugs to extract more labour, affecting their “physical and mental health”.

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”.


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.