Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicHome Ministry

Topic: Home Ministry

SC asks Centre to clarify visa status of 2,500 foreigners blacklisted due to Tablighi links

The top court asked to place on record whether individual notices were issued with regard to cancellation of visas of the foreign nationals.

Finance ministry paves way for individual contributions to NDRF, 15 years after Act was passed

Amid row over PM-CARES, the finance ministry has issued a memorandum outlining the procedure by which a person or institution can contribute to the NDRF.

Panel recommends fixing cost of Covid isolation beds, ICU in Delhi private hospitals: MHA

The committee, under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog member V K Paul, was set up by Home Minister Amit Shah to provide relief to the common man in the national capital.

Dilemma of the Indian middle class — dependent on ‘didis’ but can’t welcome them too soon

Indian middle class fears for their safety during the Covid crisis but that is in conflict with their dependence on domestic workers.

Home ministry allows special trains to take stranded workers, tourists, students home

A few hours after the first special train left Telangana’s Lingampalli for Jharkhand’s Hatia, MHA announces more such services to help stranded people.

Govt silent over report India tried to influence Canadian leaders through an ‘Indian editor, A.B.’

The report claimed that an editor-in-chief of an unnamed Indian newspaper, was being used for espionage and to sway Canadian politicians into supporting Indian government interests.

Home ministry adviser, CRPF DG in quarantine after indirect contact with Covid-19 patient

The CRPF’s chief medical officer tested positive for the coronavirus Thursday, and many officers who came in indirect contact with him have self-quarantined.

Centre gives Rs 11,092 crore to states for setting up facilities to contain coronavirus

The Home Ministry said the fund had been approved following assurance given by PM Modi to chief ministers during his video conference on Thursday.

Why ‘family elder’ Modi, and not aggressive Amit Shah, is govt’s face in Covid-19 fight

Covid-19 pandemic is a crisis in which the government must reach out and bring everyone together. Amit Shah's combative image might not work.

Home Ministry asks states to prevent mass exodus of migrant workers amid Covid-19 lockdown

The states have also been advised to make these groups aware of measures taken by the govt, like free food grains and other essential items through PDS.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.