Assam Floods

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MHA Team Visits Flood Affected Region Of Assam, Take Stock Of Damage

The MHA central team reached flood-affected Assam's Guwahati region to take the stock of the situation, on May 26. Two Inter-Ministerial-Central Team (IMCT) comprising Ravinesh Kumar, Anjali Maurya, Adelbert Sungi, P Vijay Bhaskar Reddy and others will be visiting Assam's flood-hit-areas in the next two-days. Furthermore, approximately 5.61 lakh people are said to be affected in 12 districts of Assam, and the death toll increased to 30, till… read-more

Fri, 27 May 2022 - 02:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Assam, MHA, Central Government, Flood Affected Region, Damage

Courtesy: ANI

President's Police Medal


MHA Writes To Recommend Names For President's Police Medal Award

Ministry of Home Affairs wrote a letter to all the Sates, UTs, CAPFs, Central agencies to recommend names for the President's Police Medal award for Distinguished service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service on the occasion of Independence Day. The letter mentioned all the recommendations needed to submit by May 15. Similar letter sent to DIB, CBI, SPG, NEPA. Secretary of R&AW and Cabinet Secretary asked to send selected names.

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 02:10 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: MHA, President's Police Medal award, Police Medal for Meritorious Service, R&AW, cabinet secretary

Courtesy: ANI

Hafeez Talha Saeed

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Mumbai Attack Mastermind's Son Hafeez Talha Declared Designated Terrorist: MHA

Under the Provision of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Ministry of Home Affairs declared Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafeez Saeed's son Hafeez Talha Saeed, a designated terrorist. The Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit's terrorist, Hafeez Talha Saeed is responsible for funds collection, planning, and executing attacks by the LeT. The notice of declaring him as a terrorist came on April 8, when his father was sentenced to a jail term of 31… read-more

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 09:36 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: terrorist, LeT, Mumbai terror attack, MHA, Indian government

Courtesy: ANI

Aadhar Card

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Aadhar Card Not Compulsory To File Online National Award Nominations: MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs announced that Aadhaar Card is not compulsory for online nominations through the National Awards Portal. "Online Nominations for various awards of different Ministries/ Departments. And Online Nomination from individual or organizations or Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in various fields/ activities," read the circular. Notably, the MHA should follow the guidelines with respect to the use of Aadhaar… read-more

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 08:00 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, Aadhar Card, national award, nominations, MHA

Courtesy: ANI News

Indo-China Border

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Indo-China Border Security Budget Increased By 6 Folds: MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs informed Lok Sabha that the budget allocated for the border security in the northeastern area, were increased by six folds in year 2021-22. The statement came after MP Dilip Saikia raised a question regarding the funds allocated for the said purpose. Reportedly, Rs 42.87 crore were allocated for the Indo-China border security in the year 2020-21. Whereas in 2021-22, Rs 249.12 crore were allocated.

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 06:37 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: MHA, Indo-China, Northeast, Budget, Border Security

Courtesy: ANI

Home Ministry

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Naxal Geographical Areas Reduced To 46 Districts: MHA

Geographical spread of Naxal areas reduced to 46 districts in 2021, said the Union Home Ministry in the Rajya Sabha proceedings, on March 23. Addressing the parliament session, Minister Nityanand Rai also said, the security related expenditure scheme reduced to 90 districts and civilians & security deaths to all time low from 1,005 to 147, which is 85%. Furthermore, the MHA said, under the Modi Government, the LWE regions are developing… read-more

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 07:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MHA, Indian government, Naxal region, rajya sabha, 2021

Courtesy: ANI

PM Modi's conclave stuck at flyover

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PM Modi's Ferozepur Visit Cancelled Due To Security Lapse: MHA

PM Narendra Modi cancelled his Punjab's Ferozepur visit due to a security lapse, on January 5. The decision came after his convoy was blocked by some protestors on a flyover on his way to the city. The MHA called the State Government responsible for ''major security lapses'' and sought a detailed report. Reportedly, PM Modi was scheduled to launch development projects worth Rs 42,750 crores in Ferozepur. 

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 05:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Modi, Security Lapses, MHA, Punjab Government, Ferozepur

Courtesy: ANI

Cyber Crime

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Govt Warns People Of Cybercriminals Offering Free Omicron Test

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) warned citizens of cybercriminals who are offering a free test for detecting COVID-19's Omicron variant. Reportedly, cybercriminals send emails regarding the test and attain the personal details and banking credentials of people. The Ministry also advised people not to use those links and scrutinize the domain name and URL of the websites before applying for the test.

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Covid-19, Cybercriminals, covid test, Fraud, MHA

Courtesy: ANI

 Indian Citizenship

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70% Pakistani Awaits Indian Citizenship, Says Union MHA Minister

At least 70% Pakistani awaits Indian citizenship, said the Ministry of Home Affairs, on December 22. MHA Minister Nityanand Rai said, a total of 7,306 people applied for citizenship from Pakistan, 1,152 applications are from Afghanistan, 428 states are stateless, 223 from Sri Lanka and the US, 189 from Nepal, 161 from Bangladesh and 10 from China. Notably, all the 10,635 applicants, applied for citizenship till December 14 2021.

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 07:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MHA, Nityanand rai, Union Minister, Citizenship, Pakistan

Courtesy: ANI

Ministry of Home Affairs

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MHA Provides Work From Home Option For Officers

With rising Covid-19 cases in Delhi, the Ministry of Home Affairs has put forth a work-from-home option for 50% of its undersecretary level officers on April 16. But deputy secretary and employees above that rank will have to report to the office anytime between 9 am to 10 am to avoid rush during the commute. Employees from containment zones have been exempted from coming to the office.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 04:02 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: MHA, Ministry of Home Affairs, Work From Home, Coronavirus

Courtesy: News18