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Ministry of Home Affairs


Night curfew not to stop trucks, buses on highways, says MHA

June 13, 2020 7:35 am

MHA sources said this was disrupting supply lines and causing difficulty for smooth operation of trade.

Special train services from 4 pm today: Guidelines to follow while travelling

May 12, 2020 1:56 pm

The Home Ministry issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) for the movement of people by trains and made it clear that only asymptomatic and confirmed ticket holders will be allowed to travel.

In Maharashtra, workers continue long trek home along highways

May 03, 2020 4:54 am

Many of those walking are from industrial areas like the MIDC in Panvel and Taloja, as well as smaller manufacturing units in Bhiwandi, where due to the large number of migrant population, access to food has not been swift and information regarding ease of restrictions has not reached well.

Social media floods with memes after lockdown is extended again

May 02, 2020 2:09 pm

The announcement about the extension of the lockdown left social media users in a tizzy as many have been stuck at home for over a month.

India lockdown 3.0: What is allowed, and not allowed in red, orange and green zones

May 02, 2020 8:06 am

India coronavirus lockdown: The government has prohibited the movement of individuals, for all non-essential activities, between 7 pm to 7 am.

Ensure free inter-state movement of trucks, no separate passes required: MHA

April 30, 2020 8:10 pm

Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla directed states to allow movement of all trucks and other goods carrier vehicles with two drivers and one helper subject to the drivers carrying valid driving licences.

Mobiles, TVs, refrigerators to be available on e-commerce platforms from Apr 20

April 16, 2020 3:21 pm

The previous notifications of the home ministry had specifically said that e-commerce platforms are allowed to sell only essential goods like food, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Govt extends visa, e-visa of stranded foreigners due to COVID-19 till April 30

April 13, 2020 7:23 pm

The Centre had earlier extended the visas to foreigners till April 15 a day after the 21-day nationwide lockdown was implemented.

MHA to states: Can’t define all necessities

April 04, 2020 2:19 am

The MHA also clarified that laboratories, including those for testing COVID-19 samples, are exempt from lockdown restrictions.

Coronavirus lockdown: Centre postpones NPR, first phase of Census exercise

March 25, 2020 8:29 pm

Both the exercises--updation of the National Population Register and the first phase of the Census 2021-- were supposed to be carried out from April 1 to September 30.