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'Send work reports every day': Home Ministry issues new diktat to all agencies
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'Send work reports every day': Home Ministry issues new diktat to all agencies

The new process has been started to help the ministry monitor daily work of all forces and agencies

Opinion | Stop politicising BSF jurisdiction issue, it’s important for national security
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Opinion | Stop politicising BSF jurisdiction issue, it’s important for national security

The Centre’s move brings a partial uniformity in defining the area of BSF’s jurisdiction and avoids state to state differentials

Delhi HC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police Commissioner
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Delhi HC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police Commissioner

The petitioner, lawyer Sadre Alam, sought quashing of the 27 July order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs appointing Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner while granting him inter-cadre deputation and extension of service by one year

Why AHTUs role in investigating human trafficking cases is critical to reach their logical ends
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Why AHTUs role in investigating human trafficking cases is critical to reach their logical ends

It is the crime that needs to be questioned, rather than questioning the victim as solving human trafficking cases involves much more than just finding the accused

MHA extends COVID-19 guidelines till 30 Sept, aks states to ensure no large gathering during festival season
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MHA extends COVID-19 guidelines till 30 Sept, aks states to ensure no large gathering during festival season

Extending the ongoing COVID-19 guidelines for one more month, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said the overall pandemic situation now appears to be largely stable at the national level, except for the localised spread observed in a few states

Shashi Tharoor-headed Standing Committee on IT to discuss Pegasus snooping issue today
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Shashi Tharoor-headed Standing Committee on IT to discuss Pegasus snooping issue today

The 32-member Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, for which the listed agenda is "Citizens' data security and privacy"

Rakesh Asthana, Gujarat-cadre IPS officer and former CBI Special Director, appointed Delhi Police commissioner
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Rakesh Asthana, Gujarat-cadre IPS officer and former CBI Special Director, appointed Delhi Police commissioner

In 2018, Asthana was in the news when he was engaged in an unsavoury spat with the then CBI Director Alok Verma

COVID-19 deaths to be counted as such despite comorbidities, but there are exceptions: All you need to know
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COVID-19 deaths to be counted as such despite comorbidities, but there are exceptions: All you need to know

In its affidavit before SC on Sunday, the govt said, situations of an alternative cause of death where COVID-19 is an 'incidental finding' will not be issued a COVID-19 death certificate

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

Visa of foreigners stranded in India due to COVID-19 pandemic extended till 31 August, says MHA
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Visa of foreigners stranded in India due to COVID-19 pandemic extended till 31 August, says MHA

The government said that these foreign nationals will not be required to submit an application to the concerned foreigners regional registration officer for the extension of their visas

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

Lok Sabha passes NCT Amendment Bill expanding powers of Delhi L-G; Oppn calls it 'unconstitutional'
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Lok Sabha passes NCT Amendment Bill expanding powers of Delhi L-G; Oppn calls it 'unconstitutional'

MHA said that the bill was introduced to give effect to the SC's interpretation which had ruled that Delhi govt need not obtain 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
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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

Centre discusses fresh spurt in COVID-19 cases with states, advises strict surveillance and testing
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Centre discusses fresh spurt in COVID-19 cases with states, advises strict surveillance and testing

States were also advised to undertake vaccination on priority in districts reporting higher cases, and monitor mutant strain and clustering of cases for early hotspot identification and control

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

Govt seeks cyber crime volunteers to report on 'anti-national' posts; project launched in Jammu and Kashmir
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Govt seeks cyber crime volunteers to report on 'anti-national' posts; project launched in Jammu and Kashmir

The project known as Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) will also have cyber awareness promoters to help create awareness about cyber crime among citizens and cyber experts who will provide technical help in investigations

No decision yet on countrywide roll-out of NRC, Union home ministry tells parliamentary panel
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No decision yet on countrywide roll-out of NRC, Union home ministry tells parliamentary panel

The update of the NRC was carried out in Assam to identify bona fide Indian citizens living in the state but the initiative had created a nationwide uproar

Cinemas to function at full capacity from 1 February; MHA issues new COVID-19 safety guidelines
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Cinemas to function at full capacity from 1 February; MHA issues new COVID-19 safety guidelines

Post lockdown, the Centre had allowed reopening of theatres and multiplexes in several regions, including Delhi, parts of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat on 15 October, 2020 with 50 per cent occupancy, functioning with stringent dos and don'ts, keeping in view the new normal.

MHA issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines: Swimming pools open for all, more can watch films in cinema halls from 1 Feb
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MHA issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines: Swimming pools open for all, more can watch films in cinema halls from 1 Feb

The MHA also said that the National Directives for COVID-19 Management shall continue to be followed throughout the country, so as to enforce COVID-19 appropriate behaviour