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MHA asks states to safeguard rights of transgender people in prisons
India

MHA asks states to safeguard rights of transgender people in prisons

Under the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019, a separate enclosure or wards for transgender inmates for transmen and transwomen may be ensured and also they should be separate from male and female wards or enclosure in prisons

MHA restores FCRA licence of Missionaries of Charity, can receive foreign fundings again
India

MHA restores FCRA licence of Missionaries of Charity, can receive foreign fundings again

The Missionaries of Charity is a Catholic religious congregation established in 1950 by Nobel laureate Mother Teresa to help the poor and destitute

Home Ministry extends validity of FCRA registration of NGOs by three months till 31 March
India

Home Ministry extends validity of FCRA registration of NGOs by three months till 31 March

Organisations such as the Missionaries of Charity, however, will not be eligible for the extension benefits as their applications for a renewal of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act registration have already been rejected

MHA issues fresh COVID advisory, asks states, UTs not to let their guard down
India

MHA issues fresh COVID advisory, asks states, UTs not to let their guard down

Asking them to focus on the five-fold strategy of Test-Track-Treat-Vaccination and follow COVID protocols, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said states may consider imposing need based, local restrictions

Ministry of Home Affairs says 7,306 Pakistanis awaiting Indian citizenship
India

Ministry of Home Affairs says 7,306 Pakistanis awaiting Indian citizenship

The power to grant Indian citizenship lies with the MHA which approves the application after detailed verification and scrutiny

TMC protests leader Saayoni's arrest outside MHA; Mamata to raise Tripura violence with Modi
Politics

TMC protests leader Saayoni's arrest outside MHA; Mamata to raise Tripura violence with Modi

The Tripura Police on Sunday arrested actor-turned TMC leader Saayoni Ghosh on charges of attempt to murder after she allegedly disrupted a meeting of state chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb

Government extends ban on Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation for five years
India

Government extends ban on Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation for five years

The IRF was first declared an unlawful organisation under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (37 of 1967) by the Central government on 17 November, 2016

India reports over 40,000 cases for second day; active cases surge to 4,03,840
India

India reports over 40,000 cases for second day; active cases surge to 4,03,840

With India ramping up the testing capacity, weekly and daily positivity rates have been restricted to below 5 percent as the number of recoveries cross 3 crore

Centre says no room for complacency in COVID fight; asks states to conduct their own serosurveys
India

Centre says no room for complacency in COVID fight; asks states to conduct their own serosurveys

The government has advised all states/UTs to conduct seroprevalence surveys in consultation with the ICMR to generate district-level data on seroprevalence

Centre asks states to order police not to register cases under scrapped section of IT Act
India

Centre asks states to order police not to register cases under scrapped section of IT Act

The direction came after the apex court said it was shocking that its 2015 judgment, which struck down a section making ‘offensive’ comments online punishable, has not been implemented

Jammu drone attack: NIA takes over probe of Satwari Air Force Station blast case, files FIR
India

Jammu drone attack: NIA takes over probe of Satwari Air Force Station blast case, files FIR

The NIA case relates to an explosion that occurred inside the premises of the Jammu Air Force Station on 27 June and a subsequent blast carried out by drones

COVID-19: Centre tells states to ensure unlock process is 'carefully calibrated', no crowding in markets
India

COVID-19: Centre tells states to ensure unlock process is 'carefully calibrated', no crowding in markets

In a letter, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla also said that vaccination against COVID-19, in the present scenario, is critical to break the chain of transmission

Cyclone Yaas: Central team's three-day visit to West Bengal from tomorrow, will assess impact of storm
India

Cyclone Yaas: Central team's three-day visit to West Bengal from tomorrow, will assess impact of storm

The inter-ministerial team headed by SK Shahi, joint secretary in MHA, will take stock of the situation in South 24 Parganas, Purba Medinipur districts

Post-poll violence in Bengal: MHA asks TMC govt for report after BJP claims Hooghly office was set ablaze
India

Post-poll violence in Bengal: MHA asks TMC govt for report after BJP claims Hooghly office was set ablaze

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urged TMC supporters to maintain peace and asked them not to fall prey to provocations

Prepare list of oxygen plants, revive closed units to augment supply, MHA tells states
India

Prepare list of oxygen plants, revive closed units to augment supply, MHA tells states

The MHA also said that instances of vehicles carrying oxygen being stopped still continued and directed them to ensure uninterrupted supply and transport of the essential public health commodity

Centre slaps three Uttar Pradesh IPS officers with premature retirement, deems them unfit for service
India

Centre slaps three Uttar Pradesh IPS officers with premature retirement, deems them unfit for service

The three officers included Amitabh Thakur, who had run-ins both with the current BJP and previous SP governments. In 2016, Thakur had written twice to the MHA, seeking a change in his cadre

Centre introduces bill seeking to define role, powers of Delhi LG in Lok Sabha
India

Centre introduces bill seeking to define role, powers of Delhi LG in Lok Sabha

G Kishen Reddy said the move is to give effect to the SC's interpretation, when it had ruled that the Delhi govt needn't obtain the LG's 'concurrence' on every issue of day-to-day governance

OCI cardholders require special permit to undertake missionary, 'Tabligh' activities, say new MHA rules
India

OCI cardholders require special permit to undertake missionary, 'Tabligh' activities, say new MHA rules

The notification issued on Thursday added that activities like mountaineering and media reportage will also need special permission from the ministry

MHA releases IB ACIO Tier 1 exam answer key; check at mha.gov.in
India

MHA releases IB ACIO Tier 1 exam answer key; check at mha.gov.in

Candidates who appeared in the exam can visit the official site of MHA to download the answer key to cross-check their answers

IB ACIO admit card: Mock test link activated at mha.gov.in; written test on 18, 19, 20 Feb
India

IB ACIO admit card: Mock test link activated at mha.gov.in; written test on 18, 19, 20 Feb

The IB ACIO Executive 2021 recruitment drive will have a written examination in Tier 1, followed by a descriptive exam (English) and finally an interview