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Coronavirus lockdown: Prevent exodus of migrants, labourers, MHA tells states, UTs in advisory

March 27, 2020 2:43 pm

The MHA advisory also asked the state governments and UTs to make arrangements for uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to hotels, working women hostels so that they continue to live in existing facilities.

Home Ministry orders withdrawal of 7,000 paramilitary troops from Jammu and Kashmir

December 24, 2019 10:47 pm

As per the order, 24 companies of the Central Reserve Police Force, 12 each of the Border Security Force, Central Industrial Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police and Sashastra Seema Bal are being sent back.

MHA asks states to use modern tools, training to ensure safety of women

December 07, 2019 8:00 am

The MHA advisory, signed by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and sent to all state Chief Secretaries on Thursday, reminds them of the various advisories the ministry has sent to them on women’s safety in the past and seeks personal intervention of the chief Secretary to ensure safety of women.

765 people arrested in J&K for stonepelting since Article 370 abrogation: MHA

November 19, 2019 6:49 pm

Union Minister of State for Home Kishan Reddy said security forces have identified a large number of "troublemakers, instigators and mob mobilisers" and various preventive measures taken against them, including detention under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) and preventive arrests.

Govt's timely intervention saved five Indians from Arakan Army in Myanmar: MHA

November 05, 2019 2:35 pm

The Ministry of Home Affairs said in a statement that the five Indian nationals, along with a Member of Myanmar Parliament, two local transporters and two speedboat operators, were abducted by the Arakan Army on Sunday.

312 Sikhs taken off MHA’s ‘adverse list’, only two remain

September 14, 2019 7:08 am

The government’s move will help them visit India and meet their family members, according to sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

MHA IB Security Assistant Tier-II exam date released, check now

September 12, 2019 5:16 pm

MHA IB Security Assistant Tier-II exams 2019: The Tier-II recruitment examination will be conducted on September 29, 2019. The admit card will be available at the website soon

Centre gives incentives to 10 states for success in police reforms

May 06, 2019 4:12 pm

Police reforms has been on the agenda of successive governments almost since Independence. However, progress in this area has been slow which led to giving incentives to the states which perform better.

MHA clarifies on 'snooping' order: Notice only listed agencies empowered since 2011

January 15, 2019 2:08 am

“There is no new law. There is no change even in a comma or a full stop in the existing rules and regulations," the MHA official said, clarifying that the 10 agencies mentioned in the notification were already empowered to intercept electronic communications since 2011.

Centre relaxes height norms for STs, Gorkhas of Northeast applying for paramilitary forces

November 29, 2018 8:57 pm

In a communication, the Home Ministry said the decision has been taken to maintain uniformity in height norms of male Gorkhas and male Scheduled Tribes candidates of the Northeastern region.