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Union Home Ministry


India announces state mourning on Saturday following demise of UAE president

May 13, 2022 11:03 pm

According to a communication issued by the Union Home Ministry to all states and union territories on Friday, as a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, the Government of India has decided that there will be one day's state mourning on May 14 throughout the country.

MHA seeks more time to frame rules under CAA

January 10, 2022 10:18 pm

Since, the home ministry could not frame rules within six months of the enactment of the CAA, it sought time for the committees -- first in June 2020 and then four more times.

MHA tells states to stop usage of tricolour made of plastic

August 08, 2021 8:04 pm

Since, plastic flags are not biodegradable like paper flags, these do not get decomposed for a long time and ensuring appropriate disposal of national flags made of plastic commensurate with the dignity of the flag is a practical problem, said the Union Home Ministry.

Uttar Pradesh: Cleared of NSA, catering staff ‘can’t be hired back’

June 13, 2021 7:40 am

Naushad had been arrested by the Meerut police on February 20 after the local chief of the Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM), Sachin Sirohi, lodged an FIR on the basis of a viral video apparently showing him spitting on dough while making rotis at a wedding in Meerut on February 16.

Union Home Ministry notifies Act making L-G head of capital, AAP questions timing

April 29, 2021 12:51 am

The Act was passed by the Parliament last month. It came into force on April 27, the MHA order said.

Oxygen shortage row: MHA invokes DM act, orders free inter-state movement of oxygen carrying vehicles

April 22, 2021 9:19 pm

The development comes at a time when reports from across the country suggest that many states are not allowing oxygen trucks to leave their states in the fear that it may lead to a shortage for their own hospitals.

Reject mercy plea of Dec 2012 gangrape convict, MHA recommends to President

December 06, 2019 4:44 pm

The MHA's move comes days after the Delhi government had rejected the plea, saying there was no room for any review in light of the "extreme brutality" involved.

Take 5: ‘Visitors to our police station were made to feel as if they had walked into a corporate office’

June 30, 2019 4:23 am

Last week, a 2018 survey released by the Union Home Ministry ranked Kalu Police Station in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district as the best in the country. The parameters included, among other things, crime prevention, community policing and child-friendly rooms.

Sexual assault: Centre sends states list of dos, don’ts to firm up case

August 10, 2018 6:05 am

Prepared by the Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Chandigarh, the 18-page set of guidelines details the different kinds of evidence that has to be collected in sexual assault cases.

Government sets up multi-disciplinary group to choke Naxal funds

May 07, 2018 5:08 pm

The ED has registered cases against these four individuals under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, attached properties worth Rs 1.5 crore and 32 acres land, seized Rs 2.45 crore in cash, including Rs 1 crore during demonetisation.