YouTube Blocked

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Union Govt Blocks 8 YouTube Channels For Anti-National Content

In order to prevent anti-national content spread, the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) blocked eight YouTube channels. As per Press Information Bureau (PIB) the channels, including one Pakistani channel were spreading disinformation related to India's national security, foreign relations and public order. Notably, the channels had, in total, over 85 lakh subscribers and 114 crore views between, confirmed the Union Ministry… read-more

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 01:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: YouTube Channels, Anti-National Content, Indian government, Ministry of Home Affairs, Pakistani Channel

Nityanand Rai

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AITMC Proposes West Bengal Name Change To Bangla: Nityanand Rai

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said they have received a proposal to change the West Bengal State's name to Bangla. On July 19, during the second day of the Monsoon Parliament Session, the Ministry of State in MHA Nityanand Rai confirmed the received proposal and said, the MHA doesn't have any such revamped guidelines for heritage city name change. Notably, Saida Ahmad of the All India Trinamool Congress proposed.

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 08:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: West Bengal, Name Change, Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangla, Nityanand rai

Courtesy: ANI

Covid-19 vaccine

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India COVID-19 Cases Update: Reports 3,207 Cases With 29 Fatalities

India's Covid-19 cases are rising constantly with over 3,000 single-day cases. On May 10, the MoHFW registered 3,207  new cases with 29 deaths and 3,410 recoveries from the deadly virus. Furthermore, 3,36,776 Covid-19 tests were conducted, taking the active cases in the country to 20,403 and the positivity rate at 0.95%. In addition, India's vaccination statistics are at over 190.34 crore doses, with 2,36,58,273 doses given in the last 24-hrs… read-more

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: India, Covid-19, Vaccination Drive, Delhi, Ministry of Home Affairs

Courtesy: ANI

Director Vivek Agnihotri

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Vivek Agnihotri Gets Y Category Security Amid The Kashmir Files Controversy

Director Vivek Agnihotri has been granted Y category security by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The decision came after his recent release "The Kashmir Files" which became controversy, due to its brutal depiction of exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, hurting communities. There has been a threat to his life based on the inputs, said ministry. Notably, Agnihotri;s film has been praised by Indian politicians and PM Modi.

Fri, 18 Mar 2022 - 08:32 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: kashmir, Vivek Agnihotri, PM Modi, Ministry of Home Affairs, BJP

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Airport rush

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Govt Issues Revised Guidelines For International Travelers With Relaxations

Coming as a relief to international passengers traveling to India, the Government allowed 14 days self monitoring. Previously, travelers needed to undergo a seven-day mandatory quarantine which has now been changed. In addition, they also have a choice to upload full vaccination certificate, from selected 82 countries along with RT-PCR negative reports (taken 72 hours prior). The new revised guidelines for international travelers will come in… read-more

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 04:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: International Travelers, new guidelines, Covid-19, Travelers, Ministry of Home Affairs

COVID-19 sample collection

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India Reports Decline In COVID-19 Cases With 71,365 New Cases

India reported decline in COVID-19 cases for the second consecutive day with 71,365 fresh cases. In addition, the Union Health Ministry confirmed 1,217 deaths and 1,72,11 recoveries in the past 24 hours. The MoHFW updated figures according to which India has 8,92,828 active cases, 5,05,279 deceased and 4,10,12,869 recoveries till date with 2.11% positivity rate, 1.19 fatality rate and 96.70% recovery rate. Also, India administered 171 crore… read-more

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 11:10 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: India, Covid-19, Coronavirus Vaccines, omicron, Ministry of Home Affairs, Health Ministry

COVID-19 sample collection

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India COVID-19 Cases At 22 Lakhs With 2.85 Lakh New Cases: India

India COVID-19 cases increased again, after reporting below 2.50 lakh cases. On January 26, the Union Health Ministry confirmed 2,85,914 fresh cases  and 2,99,073 recoveries. There are 22,23,018 active cases with 16.6% positivity rate and 3,73,70,971 recovered cases with 93.17% recoveries. Death toll with 665 deaths stood at 4,91,127. Moreover, India administered  over 163.58 crore COVID-19 doses to people, across India. In India, Kerala… read-more

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covid-19, Indian Health Ministry, omicron, Ministry of Home Affairs, Kerala

Courtesy: The Quint


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President's Fire Service Medal Conferred Posthumously To Firefighter From Maharashtra

President's Fire Service Medal for Gallantry, has been posthumously awarded to firefighter Balu Damu Deshmukh from Maharashtra. On the occasion of Republic Day, 2022, 42 personnel have been awarded Fire Service Medals. Out of which, one personnel have been awarded the President's Fire Service Medal for Gallantry. In addition, 25 personnel/ volunteers have been awarded Home Guard and Civil Defence Medals, stated the Ministry of Home Affairs.… read-more

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, Fire Service Medal, Maharashtra , Fireman, Ministry of Home Affairs

e-Emergency X-Misc Visa

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India Announces 'E-Emergency X-Misc Visa' To Fast-Track Applications

As the Taliban takes over Afghanistan, many countries including the US, Canada, India, and others are making efforts to evacuate people from the war-torn nation. In the wake of this, to help the Afghan refugees, the Union Home Ministry on August 17 announced a new category of visa, 'e-Emergency X-Misc Visa' that will help fast-track the process for their entry into India. Moreover, the Hindu and Sikh communities will be prioritised.

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 01:34 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Ministry of Home Affairs, Afghan Nationals, Refugees, Taliban, Kabul

NRC Office Assam

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No Decision Yet On Nationwide NRC, Centre Tells Lok Sabha

The Ministry of Home Affairs said in parliament that the Centre is still uncertain to decide on a nationwide National Register of Indian Citizens (NRC). Home minister Amit Shah in 2019 committed that NRC will be implemented nationwide before the 2024 general elections but only in Assam. However, the Centre will consider the 2021 census to update the National Population Register (NPR).

Wed, 11 Aug 2021 - 04:15 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: NRC, Indian government, lok sabha, parliament, Ministry of Home Affairs