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The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) or Home Ministry is a ministry of the [Government of India]. As the interior ministry of India, it is mainly responsible for the maintenance of internal security and domestic policy. The Home Ministry is headed by Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah.

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Coronavirus: About 9,000 Tablighi Jamaat members, primary contacts quarantined in country, MHA says

Punya Salila Srivastava, a joint secretary in the Union Home Ministry, told reporters during a daily briefing that out of about 2,000 such Tablighi Jamaat members in Delhi, 1,804 have been shifted to..
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Indian Railways to run special parcel trains to transport essential commodities during COVID-19 lockdown

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has already removed the restrictions on the movement of goods and commodities in the country during the lockdown period.
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Home Ministry asks states to set up relief camps for migrant workers, use SDRF funds


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Coronavirus: Centre asks states to arrange food, shelter for migrant workers

The Centre on Thursday asked state governments to arrange food and shelter for migrant workers who are facing difficulties due to the 21-day lockdown announced to check the spread of coronavirus. Joint..
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Coronavirus outbreak: MHA issues guidlines on services exempted during lockdown

The Home Ministry on Wednesday issued guidelines that cover those people who would be exempted from the 21-day lockdown called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Home Ministry issues order on 21-day nationwide lockdown: Here is the list of permitted and prohibited activities

In an order issued shortly after Prime Minister Modi's announcement, the Ministry of Home Affairs listed out the list of services that are permitted during the lockdown period.
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21-day lockdown: MHA guidelines for essential service providers


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Covid-19: MHA suspends travel, registration for Kartarpur

The Ministry of home affairs has temporarily suspended the travel and registration for Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan from Monday. "The travel and registration for Sri Kartarpur Sahib is..
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Delhi govt moves court seeking fresh date for execution of 4 Nirbhaya case convicts

The Delhi government on Wednesday moved a city court seeking fresh date for the execution of four Nirbhaya case convicts. President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy petition of Pawan Kumar Gupta, one..
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Govt tells Bangladeshi student to leave India for taking part in anti-CAA protest

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has served 'Leave India Notice' on a Bangladesh national named Afsara A Meem, a student of Visva Bharati University, for "engaging in anti-government activities".
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Assam government receives Clause 6 report

The committee set up to recommend norms in Clause 6 of the Assam Accord submitted its report to state chief secretary Sanjay Krishna on Wednesday after failing to receive an appointment from the Union..
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Assam's NRC data 'missing': Home ministry says technical glitch

A day after reports emerged that the NRC data in Assam has gone "missing", the home ministry clarified that it was a technical issue of visibility on Cloud and the data is "safe". "There is a technical..
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No decision yet on all-India NRC, MHA tells Parliament

The home ministry informed the Lok Sabha that it was talking to states having concerns regarding the National Population Register (NPR) updation proposed between April and September this year. The..
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Election Commission approves Home Ministry's request, extends Amulya Patnaik's term as Delhi Police Commissioner

Earlier in the day, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had written a letter to the EC seeking an extension of Patnaik's tenure for a month.
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Govt to sign accord with dreaded Bodo militant group NDFB on Monday

The tripartite agreement will be signed in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal by top leadership of the four factions of the NDFB, Joint Secretary..
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Maharashtra govt hits out at Centre for transferring Bhima-Koregaon probe to NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday took over the investigation in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon violence case on the directions of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
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If Home Ministry can abrogate Art 370 then it can resolve this issue too: Sanjay Raut on Belgaum border dispute

Under the States Reorganisation Act, Belgaum district was incorporated in Karnataka (erstwhile Mysore) in 1956 which angered the Maratha natives.
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West Bengal skips meeting called by Home Ministry on Census-NPR; Kerala attends

The meeting will be conducted by the Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai, at the Ambedkar Bhawan in New Delhi
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Nirbhaya rape case: Delhi L-G rejects mercy plea of convict Mukesh

The Delhi L-G on Thursday rejected the mercy plea of Mukesh, one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case and sent it to the Ministry of Home Affairs for further action.
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Yogi government likely to extend UP DGP OP Singh's tenure by 3 months

The proposal to extend his tenure was sent to the Home Ministry after consultations with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
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Citizenship Amendment Act comes into force as Home Ministry issues gazette notification

The new law promises citizenship to members of the non-Muslim communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who entered India before December 31, 2014.
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Home ministry receives report from UP on PFI's activities in state: Sources

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has received a report from Uttar Pradesh on the activities of Popular Front of India (PFI) in the state, sources in the ministry said on Friday. Earlier in the day,..
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PFI denied permission by WB police to hold anti-CAA rally in Murshidabad on Jan 5

This comes after the Yogi Aditynath government in Uttar Pradesh wrote to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) seeking a ban on Popular Front of India (PFI).
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PFI's role in violence coming forward, Home Ministry to decide on action: RS Prasad

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the role of Popular Front of India (PFI) is coming forward in violence and the home ministry will decide on an action against the organisation..
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'From Citizenship Act to Article 370': 2019 a busy year for Ministry of Home Affairs

The year also saw BJP President Amit Shah assuming charge of the crucial ministry and taking a few tough decisions that rocked the country, the subcontinent as well as different parts of the world.
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Congress seeks to corner govt over NPR, claims MHA report calls it 'first step to NRC'


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Amid protests, Centre issues clarification on citizenship law

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued a clarification to clear confusions on the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019.
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Home Ministry suspends trainee IPS officer charged with harassing wife

A case was registered by the Hyderabad Police against him on the basis of a complaint filed by IPS officer's wife
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Maharashtra Govt: Minister portfolios distributed; Shiv Sena gets Home Ministry, NCP Rural Development, Congress Revenue

The Winter session of Maharashtra Assembly begins on December 16, 2019, and will continue till December 21, 2019.
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Nirbhaya case: Delhi govt recommends rejection of one convict's mercy plea

The plea will now be put before the Lieutenant-Governor of Delhi for consideration after which it will be sent to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
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Home Ministry to re-map India's borders to prevent smuggling, say sources

The government has also ordered tracking of smuggling routes near the border areas so that fencing can be strengthened in that particular area.
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'Part of politics': Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attacks Modi govt on withdrawal of SPG cover

This is the first time that someone from the Gandhi family has commented on the Ministry of Home Affairs' decision to change the security template of the members of the Gandhis.
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Priyanka Gandhi attacks Modi government on withdrawal of SPG cover, says it's part of politics

This is the first time that someone from the Gandhi family has commented on the Ministry of Home Affairs' decision to change the security template of the members of the Gandhis.
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CRPF convoy to include bullet-proof vehicles; can withstand IED and terrorist attacks

The Ministry of Home Affairs has approved the procurement of these vehicles, and soon, they will be included in the CRPF convoy.
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Ahead of Ayodhya verdict, Home Ministry asks all states to ramp up security

As more than 4,000 paramilitary personnel have been sent to Ayodhya, the temple town is looking to be turned into a virtual fortress to stop any untoward incident that might pose a threat towards law..
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Narasimha Rao rejected MHA report on Ayodhya in 1992: Ex-home secy


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MHA to announce Sardar Patel National Unity Award on Thursday

The Ministry of Home Affairs had last month notified the institution of the Sardar Patel National Unity Award, a new honour on the pattern of Padma awards for promoting national unity.
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Centre to release 5 Punjab Police personnel serving sentences for offences committed during militancy period

"The decision has been approved by the Central government on "humanitarian and compassionate considerations," said the Ministry of Home Affairs.
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States to pay more for Central Armed Paramilitary Forces deployment in future as MHA issues new five-year policy

The Home Ministry in a letter to state governments has conveyed them to clear dues for Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) deployment.
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Home Ministry set to sanction prosecution of Yasin Malik, Asiya Andrabi and Masarat Alam under UAPA

Central government approval is mandatory under Section 45 of the UAPA. The NIA’s proposal for sanction will be examined by a two-member authority.
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Duplicate IDs: Ministry of Home Affairs warns officials

According to a letter issued by the Home Ministry, the MHA has termed gaining access through duplicate or unauthorised identity cards "a threat to the security".
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Tribunal upholds ban imposed on JKLF-Malik

The ban on JKLF-Malik was upheld by the tribunal headed by Justice Chander Shekhar, a Judge of the Delhi High Court, a Home Ministry notification said on Wednesday night. JKLF-Malik was banned in March..
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Defence ministry, MHA fight it out over Assam Rifles’ proposed merger with ITBP

The defence ministry and MHA are once again at loggerheads over Assam Rifles. The Army is against either losing operational control over the paramilitary force or any move to merge it with the..
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Home Ministry holds key meet on security

Home Secy, Delhi top cop convene over terror threats
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Ministry of Home Affairs assures Kartarpur Corridor to be open for public by November 11

A team of the Home Ministry officials inspected the ongoing construction work on Monday
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North Block babu held for bribery

Dheeraj Kumar Singh, a section officer in the division that deals with empanelment of IPS officers in the Ministry of Home Affairs, had allegedly approached a senior CBI officer to settle a matter
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MHA's 100 days: Abrogation of Article 370, NRC & declaration of Azhar, Saeed, Dawood as terrorists

The abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370, publication of NRC in Assam and declaration of India's four most-wanted individuals as terrorists were cited as the Ministry of..
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Home Ministry simplifies visa norms for foreigners to avail healthcare facilities

"Liberalization of medical visa regime: Government permits foreigners to avail indoor treatment up to 180 days even in case of pre-existing conditions on their primary visa, except in cases of organ..
DNA - Published

Non-inclusion from NRC doesn't mean you are a foreigner: MHA urges people not to believe rumours

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday urged the people to not believe in rumours related to the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam on August 31.
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IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan asked to join duty immediately

Gopinathan, who was the secretary, power department of the Union Territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, submitted resignation to the Home Ministry on August 21. The Personnel..
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