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J&K govt delivers good governance through administrative reforms: Home Ministry

New Delhi/UNI: Soon after the new arrangements made through the Constitution amendment on August 5 last year, the newly created Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir laid special impetus on good governance, brought through the various administrative reforms which were pending for long, the Union Home Ministry officials said here.

NIA to investigate Kerala gold smuggling case: Home Ministry

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will investigate the 30-kg gold smuggling case in Kerala, the Union Home Ministry said on Thursday.

Indian government blocks 40 websites linked to pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Sunday said it has blocked 40 websites linked to pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ).

No community transmission of coronavirus in Delhi, says Amit Shah : Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said Delhi has not reached community transmission stage of the novel coronavirus.

MHA directs compulsory contact tracing of all Covid-19 patients in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said contact tracing will be scaled up in the national capital and followed diligently for all Covid-19 positive patients using the Arogya Setu app amid massive spike in the coronavirus cases registered this month after lockdown norms were relaxed in the city.

India restarts economy by limiting anti-Covid lockdown to containment zones till Jun 30

New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid to set the economy of the country rolling, the central government on Saturday amid the massive surge in Covid-19 cases limited the lockdown to only containment zones (where positive cases are reported) till Jun 30.

Home Ministry issues revised SoPs on movement of stranded workers by trains

New Delhi/UNI: Amid reports of desperate migrant workers continuing to walk back home despite a ban, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday issued a revised Standard Operative Procedures (SoPs) for their smooth transportation.

Centre to send IMCTs to four new cities to assess COVID-19 situation

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Home Ministry on Friday constituted four more Inter-Ministerial Central Teams (IMCTs) to assess the COVID-19 situation in four more Indian cities.

No decision taken yet on nationwide NRC: Home Ministry tells Parliament

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the nationwide protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), the Union Home Minister on Tuesday clarified in Parliament that no decision by the government has been taken to make a nationwide NRC yet, media reports said.

'No information concerning tukde-tukde gang': Government's reply to activist's RTI

New Delhi/IBNS: In a reply to a Right to Information (RTI) query, the Union Home Ministry has said it has no information regarding the "tukde-tukde gang", a term which is often used by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to attack the Left and its supporters.

Mamata Banerjee to skip Home Ministry's meeting on Census and NPR

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Friday skip the Union Home Ministry's meeting on Census and National Population Register (NPR) maintaining her stance over the new steps taken by the Centre.

PAN excluded, mother tongue added in proposed NPR

New Delhi/UNI: The Registrar General of India (RGI) has excluded the Permanent Account Number (PAN) in the proposed data collection for National Population Register (NPR), slated to begin from April, following apprehensions raised in some quarters during the pre-test of NPR, which was concluded recently, a Home Ministry source said here on Wednesday.

Home Ministry to hold review meeting on Jammu and Kashmir situation today

Srinagar/New Delhi: For the first time after the Centre abrogated Article 370, the Union Home Ministry will on Tuesday hold a review meeting on Jammu and Kashmir's situation, media reports said.

MHA to amend Citizenship Rules, 2003 to enable excluded persons in NRC to appeal in Tribunals

New Delhi, Aug 20(UNI) In order to accommodate excluded persons in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, Union Home Ministry has decided to amend the rules to increase the time limit for filling appeals in the Foreign Tribunals from 60 days to 120 days.

Eid prayers offered peacefully in Kashmir, claims Home Ministry

New Delhi/Srinagar, Aug 12 (IBNS): The Union Home Ministry on Monday claimed Eid prayers were offered peacefully by people belonging to the Muslim community in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir which no longer enjoys the special status.