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326 sedition cases filed in India from 2014 to 2019; only 6 convicted: Govt data (HT Photo)

326 sedition cases filed in India from 2014 to 2019; only 6 convicted: Govt data

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 05:33 PM IST
Assam topped the list with 54 cases, while Jharkhand and Haryana reported 40 and 31 cases respectively, according to data shared by the Union home ministry.
Large number of tourists were spotted at the Ridge in Shimla on Wednesday. (Deepak Sansta/HT)
Large number of tourists were spotted at the Ridge in Shimla on Wednesday. (Deepak Sansta/HT)

Guard against laxity: Centre to states on covid norms’ breach

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2021 02:30 AM IST
In an advisory to chief secretaries of all states, Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla made it clear that all officers concerned should be personally held responsible for any laxity in implementation of Covid-appropriate behavior.
Representational image.
Representational image.

Drop cases filed under scrapped IT law: MHA

By Neeraj Chauhan, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2021 02:55 AM IST
In 2015, the top court quashed the portion of the IT Act after holding it unconstitutional, stressing on the right to freedom of speech and expression of Indian citizens.
Karl Rock said that his wife Manisha Malik hails from Haryana and that by blacklisting him, the Indian government is separating him from his wife and family. (Photo via Change.org)
Karl Rock said that his wife Manisha Malik hails from Haryana and that by blacklisting him, the Indian government is separating him from his wife and family. (Photo via Change.org)

India blacklists New Zealand vlogger Karl Rock, cancels his visa. Here's why

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 10:22 AM IST
Karl Rock, a New Zealand origin YouTuber, claims that the government blacklisted him without giving him any reason. The Union ministry of home affairs, however, said that Rock was found conducting business with a tourist visa and has been banned for one year over such visa violations.
The government has issued an advisory against posting Covid-19 vaccination certificated on social media.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The government has issued an advisory against posting Covid-19 vaccination certificated on social media.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Here's why you shouldn't post your Covid vaccination certificate on social media

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2021 11:27 AM IST
The government has issued an advisory against posting vaccination certificates online as they carry crucial data which is private to the certificate holder, and should not be revealed to everyone.
India on Tuesday recorded 329,942 new cases of Covid-19, marking a slight decline in the daily number of cases
India on Tuesday recorded 329,942 new cases of Covid-19, marking a slight decline in the daily number of cases

Covid-19: MHA details steps taken to enhance oxygen supply

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 05:53 PM IST
  • The ministry also announced that 5,805 metric tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) will be imported into the country from countries like UAE, France, Kuwait, Singapore and Bahrain
BJP office vandalised by unidentified people, in Ghoshpara road of Bhatpara in West Bengal.(ANI)
BJP office vandalised by unidentified people, in Ghoshpara road of Bhatpara in West Bengal.(ANI)

MHA sends 4-member team to West Bengal to look into post-poll violence

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 11:43 AM IST
On Monday, the MHA had sought a detailed report on the violence from West Bengal government and asked it to take necessary measures to stop such incidents "without any loss of time".
Covid patients receive oxygen at a hospital in Sangli. (Uday Deolekar/HT Photo)
Covid patients receive oxygen at a hospital in Sangli. (Uday Deolekar/HT Photo)

Centre releases 8873 crore for SDRF, lets states use 50% for Covid-19 relief

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2021 11:03 AM IST
  • The decision to release the funds was made based on the recommendations made by the Union ministry of home affairs (MHA).
People carry oxygen cylinders after refilling them in a factory, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad. (Reuters)
People carry oxygen cylinders after refilling them in a factory, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad. (Reuters)

GPS tracking enabled for oxygen tankers to boost preparedness, says govt

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2021 05:51 PM IST
The official said that it will help hospitals in states adversely affected by Covid-19 to prepare effectively when oxygen tankers arrive at hospitals and reduce chances of accidents as well as wastage.
Meanwhile, prices of oxygen cylinders in many parts of the country have more than doubled.(PTI)
Meanwhile, prices of oxygen cylinders in many parts of the country have more than doubled.(PTI)

Ensure no restriction in supply of oxygen for Covid-19 patients: MHA to states

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2021 03:32 PM IST
Union home affairs ministry issued an order asking states and Union territories to make sure that there are no restrictions on the movement of vehicles carrying medical oxygen between states.
IB ACIO Tier I Result 2020 declared, here’s how to check(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
IB ACIO Tier I Result 2020 declared, here’s how to check(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

IB ACIO Tier I Result 2020 declared, here’s how to check

PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 09:41 AM IST
IB ACIO Tier I Result 2020 has been declared. Candidates can check the result through the official site of MHA on mha.gov.in. Direct link to check result below.
On March 5, the body of Mansukh Hiren, the Scorpio owner, was recovered from Kalwa Creek, hours after his family reported him missing. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
On March 5, the body of Mansukh Hiren, the Scorpio owner, was recovered from Kalwa Creek, hours after his family reported him missing. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

Home ministry hands over Mansukh Hiran murder probe to NIA

By Neeraj Chauhan | Written by Nilavro Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2021 02:56 PM IST
The probe has been handed over to the NIA under section 8 of the NIA Act which says that any connecting offence related to scheduled offence already under investigation can also be taken over by the central agency.
File photo(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
File photo(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Ministry of Home Affairs asks 4 northeast states to stop influx from Myanmar

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2021 11:32 PM IST
  • The state governments have been asked to take appropriate action as per law to check illegal influx from Myanmar into India.
The Union of India after independence decided as a matter of policy not to enumerate caste wise population other than SCs and STs," the Home Ministry said in Rajya Sabha.(HT File photo)
The Union of India after independence decided as a matter of policy not to enumerate caste wise population other than SCs and STs," the Home Ministry said in Rajya Sabha.(HT File photo)

Raw caste data given to MoSJE for classification, categorisation: Home ministry

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 05:43 PM IST
In a reply, the Union Home Ministry said that raw caste data has been provided to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for the classification and categorization of the data.
Experts say the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or Public Safety) Rules meant internet shutdowns could be carried out in a more organised manner, but they raised concerns over arbitrary censorship.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Experts say the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or Public Safety) Rules meant internet shutdowns could be carried out in a more organised manner, but they raised concerns over arbitrary censorship.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Centralised data of internet shutdown not maintained by ministry, says MHA

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 03:03 PM IST
  • According to the reply, Union Home Ministry has said they don't maintain centralised data of internet ban.
Union minister of state for the ministry of home affairs Nityanand Rai during a Budget Session of Parliament. (ANI Photo)
Union minister of state for the ministry of home affairs Nityanand Rai during a Budget Session of Parliament. (ANI Photo)

Central govt has the power to deport illegal foreign nationals: MHA

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 02:03 PM IST
  • "Central Government has been vested with powers under sections 3(2)(e) and 3(2)(c) of the Foreigners Act, 1946 to detain and deport foreign nationals staying illegally in the country," said Minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai, while responding to Shiv Sena MP Anil Desai's query.
he reply by the Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) came amid the controversial anti-conversion laws brought by the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. (ANI Photo/LSTV grab)
he reply by the Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) came amid the controversial anti-conversion laws brought by the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. (ANI Photo/LSTV grab)

News updates from HT: No intention to bring central anti-conversion law

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Heavy security personnel deployed at Red Fort in New Delhi on Wednesday. A group of protestors climbed to the ramparts of the fort and unfurled flags on the 26th of January. (ANI)
Heavy security personnel deployed at Red Fort in New Delhi on Wednesday. A group of protestors climbed to the ramparts of the fort and unfurled flags on the 26th of January. (ANI)

Red Fort breach: Minister Prahlad Patel says report to be sent to MHA

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 04:24 PM IST
A tractor parade on Tuesday descended into anarchy as tens of thousands of protesters broke through barriers, fought with police, overturned vehicles and hoisted a religious flag from the ramparts of the iconic Red Fort.
A health worker works with test slides for coronavirus testing at a government office, at Minto Road in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A health worker works with test slides for coronavirus testing at a government office, at Minto Road in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Covid-19 antibody response wanes over time, says UK study and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 08:59 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The police forces, the compendium states, extensively used state-of-the-art technology, including drones, to identify vulnerable access points across porous borders, containment zones and to enforce lockdowns.(Representational Photo/HT File)
The police forces, the compendium states, extensively used state-of-the-art technology, including drones, to identify vulnerable access points across porous borders, containment zones and to enforce lockdowns.(Representational Photo/HT File)

Centre analyses police response during lockdown, says they showcased humane side

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 02:59 PM IST
The ministry, however, has failed to mention anything about police excesses on the migrant labourers, who walked hundreds of kilometres from urban centres to their villages
DGP Suresh Arora
DGP Suresh Arora

Extend DGP Suresh Arora’s tenure by one year: Punjab government writes to Centre

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 10:17 AM IST
Case file prepared by state home secy’s office sent to Centre; 1982-batch officer retires on Sept 30
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