Union Ministry of Home Affairs: News

CEC Rajiv Kumar gets 'Z'-category security cover 

The Union government has recently strengthened the security measures for Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar.

13 Feb 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Farmers' protest: Delhi government refuses to convert stadium into jail

The Delhi government, led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Tuesday rejected the Centre's proposal to turn the Bawana Stadium into a "temporary jail" for farmers.

01 Mar 2023

Central Government

MHA suspends think-tank CPR's FCRA license amid I-T probe 

The Central government on Wednesday suspended the license of the well-known think-tank Centre for Policy Research (CPR) after discovering that it allegedly violated the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), Hindustan Times reported, citing sources.

22 Feb 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Manish Sisodia accused of 'spying'; Home Ministry gives prosecution sanction 

More trouble seems to be brewing for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved prosecution sanction against the party leader and Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia under the Prevention of Corruption Act in the 2015 Feedback Unit (FBU) snooping case.

27 May 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: 'Dog-walking' IAS officer transferred to Ladakh, wife to Arunachal

Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Sanjeev Khirwar and his wife Rinku Dugga, also an IAS officer, who used to walk their dog at Delhi's Thyagraj Stadium, were transferred on Thursday.

Internet services suspended in Delhi's border areas for two days

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued a notification saying internet services will be temporarily suspended in Delhi's border areas—Ghazipur, Singhu, and Tikri—the epicenters of the farmers' protests against the newly-enacted farm laws.

27 Oct 2020


Coronavirus: Guidelines for 'reopening' from lockdown extended till November 30

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday extended the guidelines for reopening from the coronavirus lockdown until November 30.

06 Jul 2020


Universities, institutions allowed to conduct final-term exams: Home Ministry

The Union Home Affairs Ministry on Monday gave the go-ahead for conducting the long-pending final-term examinations at universities and other higher education institutions.

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

A multi-body terror monitoring agency is now set to widen its ambit for also monitoring the progress of all terror-related cases in Jammu & Kashmir.

Don't dismiss government employees on grounds of extramarital affair: HC

The Rajasthan HC has recently ruled out against the state government for taking action against two government employees for having an extra-marital affair.

28 Mar 2018

West Bengal

Centre seeks WB government's report on violence during Ram Navami

Union Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a report from West Bengal government on incidents of arson and violence during Ram Navami processions in the last two days.

20 Aug 2017


Government to strengthen existing laws to curb offensive online speech

In 2015, the Supreme Court quashed Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act, calling it "unconstitutional".