25 Nov 2020
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued fresh COVID-19 guidelines for surveillance, containment, and caution.
22 Oct 2020
Eight months after strict restrictions were imposed on inbound and outbound travel, the Indian government on Thursday eased visa curbs for Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), and foreign nationals, saying they can visit the country for any purpose, except tourism.
30 Sep 2020
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to postpone the UPSC Prelims Examinations 2020, scheduled for October 4, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, adding that aspirants appear for the test to become "civil servants and not students."
23 Aug 2020
The technical upgradation of the Border Security Force (BSF) has started with Director General (DG) Rakesh Asthana taking charge.
20 Aug 2020
More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Centre decided to withdraw 10,000 troops from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an order released on Wednesday evening said.
17 Aug 2020
In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.
14 Aug 2020
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
If you get a call from a number starting with +92, avoid it at all costs, the Ministry of Home Affairs' handle for Cyber-safety and cybersecurity has urged Indian citizens.
24 Jul 2020
With Independence Day approaching, the Centre has gotten busy planning intricate details of the event at the Red Fort, while keeping in mind the coronavirus pandemic.
08 Jul 2020
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
17 Jun 2020
German automaker Mercedes-Benz has officially launched its flagship SUV, the 2020 GLS in India, at an introductory price of Rs. 99.90 lakh.
04 Jun 2020
More than 2,200 foreign nationals, who attended an event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi, were banned from traveling to India for 10 years, ANI reported on Thursday, citing sources.
01 Jun 2020
Amid a push for Swadeshi (homegrown) goods, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday released a list of over 1,000 foreign goods that will not be sold by the Kendriya Police Kalyan Bhandar (KPKB) from June 1.
01 Jun 2020
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.
21 May 2020
On May 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs. 20 lakh crore package to help India's economy, battered due to coronavirus pandemic.
20 May 2020
Slammed by migrant workers for abandoning them to fend for themselves, the Bihar government on Tuesday said it will be bringing over 20 lakh migrants to the state over the next few days.
18 May 2020
After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.
16 May 2020
Twenty four migrant workers were killed in Uttar Pradesh in the wee hours of Saturday, when the truck they were traveling in collided with another in Auraiya, some 200 kilometer away from the state capital Lucknow.
15 May 2020
Giving a big relief to cash-strapped factory owners, the Supreme Court on Friday junked a circular from Ministry of Home Affairs, which pressurized them to pay full wages to workers, even during the lockdown.
12 May 2020
Starting today, 15 special trains will run across India, almost two months after all rail services were suspended to contain the spread of coronavirus.
09 May 2020
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".
05 May 2020
In what clearly looks like an attempt to generate more revenue, the Delhi government, run by Aam Aadmi Party, announced late last night it would be levying a special 70% "corona tax" on MRP of alcohol from Tuesday.
04 May 2020
Amid reports that migrant workers were asked to pay to be sent home across states, the Centre on Monday said that it had never talked about charging them for the transport.
02 May 2020
Last evening, Ministry of Home Affairs announced that the nationwide lockdown has been extended for two weeks from May 4, but it gave relaxations in various sectors.
02 May 2020
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.
30 Apr 2020
A day after the Ministry of Home Affairs allowed the movement of migrant workers, the Rajasthan government started sending them to their home states.
30 Apr 2020
With just three days left for the coronavirus-linked nationwide lockdown to come to an end, the Centre on Wednesday night hinted that the restrictions would continue but "considerable relaxations" would be given in some districts.
28 Apr 2020
The office of NITI Aayog, the government's think tank, was sealed on Tuesday for 48 hours after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. The results came out around 9 am today.
28 Apr 2020
Days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed veterinarians, plumbers, and electricians to work during the nationwide lockdown (imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus) the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government also lifted the ban from these services after conducting a thorough review.
27 Apr 2020
Today, the Supreme Court will take up a plea pertaining to the movement of migrant workers, who faced the maximum brunt due to the nationwide lockdown — imposed to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus.
23 Apr 2020
As gloomy times have taken over the entire world, any and every help is appreciated. Abiding by these words, First Lady Savita Kovind, the wife of President Ram Nath Kovind, stitched masks on Wednesday that will be distributed to shelter homes.
22 Apr 2020
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.
22 Apr 2020
On Tuesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) revised guidelines as to what's allowed and what's not during the ongoing 40-day lockdown period, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus.
20 Apr 2020
The nationwide lockdown, intended to slow coronavirus' spread, should not be diluted, the Centre told state governments and union territories on Monday.
19 Apr 2020
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday introduced changes in guidelines for the operations of e-commerce websites during the lockdown.
19 Apr 2020
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday chaired a review meeting on the Ministry's control room that has been set up to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
18 Apr 2020
When the Centre released a new set of guidelines for the second bout of lockdown, it clearly stated that the sale of alcohol would be banned till May 3. This decision was taken despite some state governments mulling the option of re-opening liquor shops to generate revenue.
17 Apr 2020
The Centre has revised the list of what will be allowed after April 20 in areas where the impact of coronavirus is the least. Non-banking finance corporations and micro-finance institutions will be allowed to resume.
17 Apr 2020
Social distancing rules apply to everyone but if you are a VIP, you can easily skirt them. This is what HD Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, did this morning when he hosted a lavish wedding ceremony for his son Nikhil.
15 Apr 2020
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.