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Apart from these, a special permit will also be required to visit any place that falls in the protected or restricted or prohibited areas.(HTPHOTO)

OCI card-holders need permit for 'Tabligh or journalistic activities': Centre

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Additionally, they will need permission if they want to undertake research, internship or employment in any foreign diplomatic missions, foreign government organisations in India.
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The police have created multiple layers of barriers near the three protest sites at Ghazipur, Tikri and Singhu to contain the protesters there and to prevent them from entering Delhi.(Reuters)
The police have created multiple layers of barriers near the three protest sites at Ghazipur, Tikri and Singhu to contain the protesters there and to prevent them from entering Delhi.(Reuters)

Blockade of borders causing inconvenience to locals, loss to exchequer: MHA

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 03:35 AM IST
Union minister of state (home affairs) G Kishan Reddy said, “In any agitation, there is financial loss incurred by people and governments.”
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Union ministers and members in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Union ministers and members in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.(PTI)

No intention to bring central anti-conversion law: MHA tells Parliament

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2021 09:16 PM IST
The confirmation came as a response to a question in Lok Sabha. The ministry of home affairs (MHA) stated that the government does not intend to propose a central anti-conversion law to curb interfaith marriages.
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A healthcare worker gets a Covid-19 vaccine at Sion Hospital, in Mumbai on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
A healthcare worker gets a Covid-19 vaccine at Sion Hospital, in Mumbai on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

MHA issues Covid-19 rules, to be followed from Feb 1: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 10:42 PM IST
In the fresh set of guidelines, which will remain in force till February 28, the MHA has allowed entry of all in swimming pools, which were previously opened for sportsperson only, and allowed cinema halls to increase the ceiling on people indoors.
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File photo: Covid-19 screening and swab testing of passengers at Dadar station in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)
File photo: Covid-19 screening and swab testing of passengers at Dadar station in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)

‘Exercise caution’: MHA tells states in wake of new Covid-19 strain, new year

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 12:00 AM IST
Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla wrote a letter to state chief secretaries saying, “strict vigil is to be maintained to prevent any fresh surge cases in the wake of new year celebrations”.
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Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), one of the prominent wildlife reserves in India and a favourite tourist destination, will reopen from Sunday.(HT Photo)
Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), one of the prominent wildlife reserves in India and a favourite tourist destination, will reopen from Sunday.(HT Photo)

From Dudhwa Tiger Reserve to Goa casinos: What all are opening from November 1 in Unlock 6.0

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 08:13 AM IST
From November 1, Delhi buses will ply with full capacity and Western Railways will run additional local trains in Mumbai. Interstate bus services to and from Delhi are also likely to open from today.
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On October 27, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) amended several Jammu and Kashmir land laws and introduced some new laws to allow any person from across India to buy land in the region(REUTERS)
On October 27, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) amended several Jammu and Kashmir land laws and introduced some new laws to allow any person from across India to buy land in the region(REUTERS)

Hurriyat Conference to protest against new land laws in J-K today; calls for complete shutdown

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 07:17 AM IST
On October 28, the Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Congress party joined the other mainstream parties in opposing the new land laws notified by the Centre for the Union territory.
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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a Covid-19 testing center in Hyderabad, India.(AP)
A health worker takes a nasal swab sample at a Covid-19 testing center in Hyderabad, India.(AP)

Covid-19: MHA extends guidelines for re-opening till November 30, most remain unchanged

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 09:36 PM IST
The latest guidelines also ask people to exercise extreme caution and follow Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Jan Aandolan and to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
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Union home minister Amit Shah (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)
Union home minister Amit Shah (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)

India designates 18 terrorists based in Pakistan under anti-terror law

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 02:00 PM IST
The 18 terrorists include those involved in various terrorist attacks in India, including the 1993 Mumbai serial balsts, the 26/11 attacks, Pulwama suicide attack, IC 814 hijacking, Pathankot airbase attack etc.
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The Centre has issued draft rules for the Rashtriya Raksha University Act 2020, which was enacted in Parliament’s monsoon session.(HT file)
The Centre has issued draft rules for the Rashtriya Raksha University Act 2020, which was enacted in Parliament’s monsoon session.(HT file)

Govt issues draft rules for Rashtriya Raksha University Act

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2020 05:40 PM IST
According to an order of the Ministry of Home Affairs, suggestions and opinions are sought from the general public on the draft rules, which will be finalised after a month.
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As part of its Mission Begin Again, the state government on Friday wrote to railway authorities to allow women commuters to travel by local trains during stipulated hours from Saturday.(PTI)
As part of its Mission Begin Again, the state government on Friday wrote to railway authorities to allow women commuters to travel by local trains during stipulated hours from Saturday.(PTI)

Mumbai local trains: Decision on SOPs, increasing services to allow more women to be taken this week

By Aroosa Ahmed | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 10:12 AM IST
In a telephonic conversation between senior railway authorities and the state government on Sunday, state officials told the former that they will be provided with modalities and SOPs for allowing an increased number of passengers
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Arvind Kejriwal said that the last seven months had been very tough, adding that the whole country and the whole world is suffering from the coronavirus pandemic.(HT Photo)
Arvind Kejriwal said that the last seven months had been very tough, adding that the whole country and the whole world is suffering from the coronavirus pandemic.(HT Photo)

Delhi CM Kejriwal hopes theatres will strictly follow Covid-19 guidelines

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 10:02 PM IST
At a meeting with the representatives of cinema hall associations, Kejriwal said the people and the associations would have to work together to revive the economy of Delhi.
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Outside the cinema halls, masks have also been arranged for visitors entering the food gallery keeping in mind social distancing measures.(ANI Photo)
Outside the cinema halls, masks have also been arranged for visitors entering the food gallery keeping in mind social distancing measures.(ANI Photo)

Movie theatres in Gurugram set to reopen from tomorrow: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2020 04:08 PM IST
According to the guidelines released by MHA, cinema halls can open for the viewers again from October 15.
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ADG Nina Singh.(Sourced)
ADG Nina Singh.(Sourced)

Rajasthan’s first woman cop to get top award

By Rakesh Goswami | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 01:33 PM IST
Nina Singh is the first ADG-level officer from Rajasthan to receive the Ati Utkrisht Seva Medal by the Ministry of Home Affairs for professional excellence
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The number of reported economic offences in 2019 was 165,000, a growth of 6.1% over the 2018 number. This is the highest annual growth in the number of economic offences since 2014. These crimes grew at double-digit rates in 2013 and 2014.(Representative image)
The number of reported economic offences in 2019 was 165,000, a growth of 6.1% over the 2018 number. This is the highest annual growth in the number of economic offences since 2014. These crimes grew at double-digit rates in 2013 and 2014.(Representative image)

The growing challenge of economic offences in India

By Vineet Sachdev | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 11:48 AM IST
While the number of economic offence cases has been rising, the police’s track record in dealing with them has been patchy. This is evident in a fall in the number of arrests and convictions, and a rise in pendency of cases.
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Close circuit cameras will also have to be put at multiple locations in the venue to monitor the compliance of physical distance norms.(HT Archive)
Close circuit cameras will also have to be put at multiple locations in the venue to monitor the compliance of physical distance norms.(HT Archive)

Health ministry issues SOPs for festive season to control Covid-19 transmission

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 09:07 AM IST
The advisory also stated that volunteers should be appropriately stationed to ensure thermal scanning, physical distancing and wearing of masks
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Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah became Kuwait’s Emir in January 2006 after the death of Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah.(REUTERS)
Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah became Kuwait’s Emir in January 2006 after the death of Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah.(REUTERS)

India to observe one day state mourning today on demise of Emir of Kuwait

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah passed away on September 29 in a hospital in the United States. He was 91. He became Kuwait’s Emir in January 2006 after the death of Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah.
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In a detailed guidelines for the new relaxations, which will be implemented from October 1, the government reopened several activities such as movie theatres, schools and colleges among other things.(File photo for representation)
In a detailed guidelines for the new relaxations, which will be implemented from October 1, the government reopened several activities such as movie theatres, schools and colleges among other things.(File photo for representation)

States, UT govts will not impose any local lockdown outside containment zones: Centre in new guidelines

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 09:42 AM IST
The Centre in its new guidelines of re-opening issued on Wednesday said that the states and union territory (UT) governments will not impose any local lockdown outside the containment zones without consulting first.
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A suspected Al-Qaeda terrorist in custody of National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials in Kochi, Kerala last week (PTI Photo)
A suspected Al-Qaeda terrorist in custody of National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials in Kochi, Kerala last week (PTI Photo)

MHA sanctions 3 additional branches of NIA at Imphal, Chennai and Ranchi

By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 09:16 AM IST
In a press release, the NIA noted the government’s decision will help the anti-terror agency in ensuring quick response to any emergent situation in the concerned states. It further said the move will strengthen its capability in the investigation of terrorism-related cases.
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According to the CAG release, the registration of heinous crimes such as murder, robbery, rape in Delhi increased sharply between 2013 and 2015 (from 4,159 to 11,187 in 2015).(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
According to the CAG release, the registration of heinous crimes such as murder, robbery, rape in Delhi increased sharply between 2013 and 2015 (from 4,159 to 11,187 in 2015).(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Crimes in Delhi up 275% from 2013: CAG report

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:19 AM IST
The report says that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had approved 12,518 posts in the city police with advice to operationalise 3,139 posts first and then the remaining 9379 posts after deployment of 3139 personnel on ground.
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The DMRC resumed its services on September 7 in a phase-wise manner.(PTI)
The DMRC resumed its services on September 7 in a phase-wise manner.(PTI)

Back on track: Delhi Metro starts trains on regular timings

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 08:28 AM IST
On Sundays, (starting from September 20) the services will commence at 8 am from all such sections which had this practice in vogue before the lockdown also.
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A medic collects a sample for Covid-19 testing during total lockdown at Gardiner Hospital in Patna, Bihar.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
A medic collects a sample for Covid-19 testing during total lockdown at Gardiner Hospital in Patna, Bihar.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Bihar likely to follow Centre’s Unlock-4 guidelines, formal call on Monday

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Officials said there will be likely no further extension of the statewide lockdown in the state.
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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a child to test for Covid-19 during a door to door test drive in Guwahati.(AP)
A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a child to test for Covid-19 during a door to door test drive in Guwahati.(AP)

Unlock 4: 50 people allowed in marriages, 20 in funerals amid Covid-19 outbreak

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 10:25 PM IST
However, a ceiling of 100 persons will apply after September 20, allowing a higher number of people to attend social events for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown was enforced in March this year.
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The ten-day celebrations for the festival will begin from today.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
The ten-day celebrations for the festival will begin from today.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Ganesh Chaturthi: Arti performed at Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2020 10:29 AM IST
According to new guidelines of the Ministry of Home Affairs on July 29, cultural and religious functions and other large congregations will continue to remain prohibited.
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All voters will be given gloves to sign voter register and press EVM button to cast vote(PTI)
All voters will be given gloves to sign voter register and press EVM button to cast vote(PTI)

EC issues guidelines for conduct of general elections during Covid-19: Full details

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2020 06:50 AM IST
Door-to-door campaigns with only five people and gloves for voters before they press the button at electronic voting machines are some of the guidelines for holding elections amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s move is aimed to provide ration to poor people without access to the public distribution system.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s move is aimed to provide ration to poor people without access to the public distribution system.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

MP CM announces Re 1 per kg wheat, rice and salt to 37 lakh poor, opposition calls it vote politics

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 11:42 PM IST
Polls for as many as 27 vacant seats in the Madhya Pradesh assembly are likely to be held later this year.
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Devotees carry Idol of lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival.(HT PHOTO)
Devotees carry Idol of lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival.(HT PHOTO)

Public celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi or Muharram barred in Delhi due to Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Immersion of idols are accompanied by long religious processions during Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Long processions are also taken out during Muharram celebrations.
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Jammu and Kashmir: Army soldier patrols near Line of Control (LOC) at Poonch.(ANI)
Jammu and Kashmir: Army soldier patrols near Line of Control (LOC) at Poonch.(ANI)

Independence Day 2020: Govt announces Police Medals, J&K tops gallantry list

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 01:22 PM IST
The majority of gallantry medals going to the J&K Police and the CRPF is because of the counter-insurgency operations, MHA officials said.
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Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

MHA allows opening of educational institutions for final year University exams

By Abraham Thomas | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 08:17 PM IST
The MHA filled an affidavit in Supreme Court, saying that on the basis of request from Union Education Ministry, it has decided to allow opening of educational institutions for final year exams.
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Police confirmed the incident and said the nursing student received injuries after jumping from the first floor of the hostel.(HT Photo/Representative)
Police confirmed the incident and said the nursing student received injuries after jumping from the first floor of the hostel.(HT Photo/Representative)

‘Forced to work in Covid-19 ward’, nursing student jumps off hostel building in Uttar Pradesh

By HT Correspondent | Posted by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 11:27 PM IST
Police has registered a complaint against the medical college’s principal.
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