MHA issues fresh guidelines exempting more services from lockdown

lockdown-1New Delhi, Mar 26: Fresh guidelines have been issued by the Home Ministry in the wake of the 21 day lockdown. The MHA said that the Reserve Bank of India and RBI regulated financial markets pay and accounts officers and field officers of the CAG have been exempted from the lockdown.

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Stop harassing and referring to people from North East as coronavirus: MHA

lockdownNew Delhi, Mar 24: The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an advisory to all states to take appropriate action against those persons found harassing people from North East an associating them with the coronavirus.

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Delhi: Prohibitory orders to be relaxed for 10 hours in violence hit areas today

delhi-violence-newNew Delhi, Feb 28: Following a review, the Ministry of Home Affairs says that 4.2 per cent of Delhi has been affected by communal riots. The MHA meet chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the security situation and said that normalcy has prevailed in several areas of Delhi.

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No radicalisation camp in India says MHA

isisNew Delhi, Feb 12: The government has said that there are no de-radicalisation camps in the country.

It may be recalled that Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat had said that children in Jammu and Kashmir were being radicalised and hence should be put in de-radicalisation camps operating in the country.

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Hard to digest what is happening in Nirbhaya case: Justice Santhosh Hegde

Left: Nirbhaya Killers, Right: Justice Santhosh Hegde

New Delhi, Jan 24: Every loophole in the system has been used by the killers in the Nirbhaya case to delay their execution. This prompted the Centre to move the Supreme Court for fixing a seven-day deadline for executing death penalty of condemned prisoners.

The plea of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) assumes significance in view of the the death row convicts in the sensational Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case of 2012 filing review, curative and mercy petitions, which has delayed their hanging.

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MHA gives final touches to domicile policy in J&K, announcement soon

srinagarNew Delhi, Jan 24: The final touches for the domicile policy in Jammu and Kashmir have been given by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

The policy is aimed at providing protection for the land and job rights for the people of the newly created Union Territory.

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MHA takes control over police postings in Jammu and Kashmir

police-j-kNew Delhi, Jan 23: The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to take charge of all transfers and posting of the Jammu and Kashmir police personnel.

An official with the Home Ministry told OneIndia that the MHA would also be involved in the operational effectiveness of the police.

The decision comes days after the J&K police arrested suspended cop, Davinder Singh for escorting terrorists to safety.

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Census Act specifies penalty for both public, officials for non-compliance: MHA

mha1New Delhi, Jan 21: The Union Home Ministry has said that the Census Act of 1948 specifies a penalty for both public and census officials for non compliance or violation of any provision of the Act. The spokesperson of the Ministry of Home Affairs said that the Indian Census is the largest administrative and statistical exercise in the world.

There are more than 30 lakh functionaries and the process is being conducted at the cost of Rs 8,700 crore.

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No MHA medal for top cop Davinder Singh arrested in J&K

Davinder Singh

New Delhi, Jan 14: The Jammu and Kashmir police have said that the Arrested DSP, Davinder Singh has not been awarded any gallantry or meritorious medal by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

It has been reported in some sections of the media that he was awarded a gallantry medal, but that is not true, J&K police sources tell OneIndia. The only gallantry medal awarded to Singh was during his service in the erstwhile state of J&K on Independence Day in 2018.

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No document needed for NPR: MHA sources

npr.jpgNew Delhi, Jan 02: The Union Home Ministry has said that no person needs to submit documents during the NPR process.

The information provided by the individuals would be accepted and no documents would need to be submitted, a Home Ministry official clarified to OneIndia.