Articles about Union Home Ministry
30 Nov 2021
No Omicron cases in India: Health Minister tells Parliament
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that no cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus have been detected in India.
23 Oct 2021
J&K: August 2019 marked end of terrorism, says Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that terrorism and stone-pelting have reduced since the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status on August 5, 2019.
25 Aug 2021
All Afghans must travel to India on e-Visa: Government
The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday announced that all Afghan nationals henceforth must travel to India only on e-Visa in view of the prevailing situation in Afghanistan.
14 Aug 2021
Home Ministry notifies August 14 as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day
The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued a notification declaring that August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day to salute those who sacrificed their lives during the country's partition, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement to this effect.
30 Jul 2021
Assam issues advisory against traveling to Mizoram citing safety threat
Issuing a first-of-its-kind travel advisory, the Assam government has asked the people of the state not to travel to the neighboring state, Mizoram, saying there is a "threat to personal safety."
14 Jul 2021
Coronavirus: Centre flags increase in 'R' factor in several states
The Indian government today raised concerns over an increase in the 'R' factor linked to the coronavirus' spread in several states and union territories.
06 May 2021
MHA forms four-member team to probe post-poll violence in WB
The Union Home Ministry has formed a four-member fact-finding team to look into the reasons for the post-poll violence in West Bengal and also assess the ground situation in the state, the officials said on Thursday.
23 Mar 2021
States allowed to impose local curbs: Centre's new COVID-19 guidelines
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday issued new guidelines for the containment of COVID-19.
02 Feb 2021
Left with no option: Centre defends police crackdown on farmers
The central government on Tuesday defended the police crackdown on farmers protesting against new agricultural laws.
02 Feb 2021
Home Ministry hands over Delhi blast probe to NIA
The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday reportedly handed over the probe into the blast near the Israel embassy in Delhi to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
17 Jan 2021
Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots
On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.
06 Jan 2021
Withdraw order allowing 100% theater occupancy: Centre to Tamil Nadu
The central government on Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to reverse an order allowing full occupancy in cinema halls.
08 Dec 2020
Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies
In a sensational claim which may start another political slugfest between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former alleged on Tuesday that Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest, a charge denied by Delhi Police, which is governed by the Centre.
07 Dec 2020
Ensure peace and tranquillity: Centre's advisory on 'Bharat bandh' tomorrow
The central government on Monday issued an advisory ahead of Tuesday's nationwide strike or "Bharat bandh" announced by farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws.
31 Oct 2020
Coronavirus: Delhi crosses 5,000-mark for third straight day, rings alarm
Delhi is once again being burdened by coronavirus caseload, as for the third consecutive day on Friday, the National Capital recorded more than 5,000 cases. On Friday, a record 5,891 fresh cases came to the fore; on Thursday, Delhi reported 5,739 cases, and on Wednesday, 5,673 cases.
19 Oct 2020
Violence at Assam-Mizoram border leaves several injured, Centre intervenes
The Centre has called a meeting between Assam and Mizoram after a violent clash at the states' border on Saturday evening left at least seven people injured.
02 Oct 2020
What to expect when movie halls reopen from October 15
Unlock 5.0 is particularly relieving for cinema buffs in India.
08 Sep 2020
Centre attaches properties of pro-Khalistan designated terrorists under UAPA
The central government has ordered the attachment of properties of designated terrorists Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and Hardeep Singh Nijjar under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA.
22 Aug 2020
Centre asks states not to stop inter-state movement of persons/goods
Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Saturday wrote to the governments of all states and union territories, reminding them that there shall be no restrictions on the inter-state and intra-state movement of goods and persons.
14 Aug 2020
In coronavirus era, how will India celebrate Independence Day?
Each Independence Day celebration trumps the last one with respect to grandeur, but this year India will have watered-down festivities, considering the coronavirus pandemic.
13 Aug 2020
Pakistan's spy agency ISI and JeM planned Pulwama attack: NIA
The Pulwama attack of February 14, 2019, wasn't merely the brainchild of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed but the country's spy agency ISI was also involved in it, the charge-sheet of National Investigation Agency (NIA) claims, as per a report in HT.
27 Jul 2020
India mulls ban on 275 more Chinese apps, including PUBG
Weeks after banning as many as 59 applications from China over safety concerns, India has put 275 more apps from the neighboring nation on its radar.
17 Jul 2020
CBI probe not needed in Sushant's case, says Maharashtra minister
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has said that there is no need for a CBI inquiry into late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death. He added that the Mumbai Police, which is currently investigating the matter, is competent enough to handle the case.
16 Jul 2020
Sushant's death: Rhea wants CBI investigation, writes to Amit Shah
Confirming for the first time that she was late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend, actor Rhea Chakraborty urged Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday to order a CBI investigation into his untimely demise.
01 Jun 2020
India enters Unlock 1.0: What has changed in the states?
Four legs of lockdown later, India entered the first phase of the three-phased unlock plan on Monday, ground rules of which were announced by the Union Home Ministry on Saturday.
09 May 2020
Bengal denying trains to migrants, it's injustice: Shah to Banerjee
Trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states sparked a battle between political adversaries Amit Shah and Trinamool's Mamata Banerjee with the former writing a letter today underlining that Banerjee's government was doing "injustice".
03 May 2020
Aarogya Setu is now mandatory for public, private employees
Aarogya Setu, the COVID-19 contact-tracing app launched by the Government of India, has been made mandatory for public and private sector employees across the country.
02 May 2020
Uttar Pradesh: Migrant workers scramble for bananas in Prayagraj
In a scene that should collectively shame all, desperate migrant workers were seen scrambling for bananas in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj from behind iron gates.
22 Apr 2020
Bengal assures cooperation to Centre's COVID-19 teams sent for assessment
Earlier, the coronavirus pandemic fueled tensions between Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and the Centre, ruled by BJP. But, the Bengal government assured on Tuesday that the visiting teams would be given full cooperation in the state.
21 Apr 2020
Watch out! Hackers are bombing Zoom classes with porn
As India faces the COVID-19 lockdown, educators are rushing to use digital resources to ensure students keep learning even while being at home.
16 Apr 2020
Indian government says Zoom is 'not safe' to use
Zoom, the video conferencing app that shot to fame before being embroiled in several privacy-related debacles, has been red-flagged by the Indian government.
15 Apr 2020
Bengal Governor says central forces must enforce lockdown, sparks controversy
At a time when political adversaries have kept aside their differences to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, a battle is taking shape in West Bengal, one involving Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the Trinamool government.
10 Apr 2020
Coronavirus Impact: Food prices surge as supply chain suffers
The coronavirus pandemic and 21-day lockdown announced in India to contain its spread have had a direct catastrophic impact on food supplies, with prices of staple items (barring cereals) increasing by at least three times as compared to last month, a report in HT said on Friday.
09 Apr 2020
'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister
A day after he targeted the Union Home Ministry over the Tablighi Jamaat event, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday blamed the Delhi Police.
02 Apr 2020
Tablighi Jamaat event put nearly 9,000 at coronavirus risk: Centre
The infamous event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, New Delhi, last month, has put nearly 9,000 at risk of the contagious coronavirus, the Union Home Ministry said on Wednesday.
04 Mar 2020
President Kovind rejects Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta's mercy plea
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday rejected the mercy petition of a convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.
27 Feb 2020
On Delhi riots, Congress' 'Rajdharma' message to President Kovind
In its meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday regarding riots in Delhi, a delegation of Congress asked him to use his power to protect Rajdharma.
17 Jan 2020
Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA
Another non-BJP governed state has come on-board to take constitutional action against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
02 Sep 2019
Since 2016, Delhi Metro passengers have left Rs. 2.8cr cash
Every year, several Delhi Metro passengers leave their belongings behind inside trains or station premises, which are collected by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deployed across the network.
21 Aug 2019
The big question: Where is P Chidambaram?
P Chidambaram, the former Union Finance Minister, has been absconding since the Delhi High Court rejected his plea for anticipatory bail on Tuesday.