121 policemen awarded Home Minister’s medal for excellence

New Delhi: The prestigious ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ for 2020 has been awarded to 121 police personnel across the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Wednesday. Those awarded include 15 officials from the Central Bureau of Investigation, 10 each from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra Police, eight from Uttar Pradesh Police, […]

No inter or intra district buses in ‘orange zones’: MHA

New Delhi:  A day after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines to regulate different activities in the extended lockdown period, based on the risk profiling of the districts of the country into red (hotspot), orange, and green zones, the ministry has now issued a clarification on the movement of persons and vehicles […]

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MHA asks states to get tough with those who attack health workers

New Delhi: The Home Ministry has written to state governments to take strict action in incidents of attacks on health professionals and frontline workers and ensure the security of the medical fraternity. Referring to security-related incidents of some health professionals and frontline workers, Joint Secretary (MHA) Punya Salila Srivastava said the Home Ministry has “written […]

Corona effect: Govt postpones Padma ceremony

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that the Padma awards ceremony, which was scheduled for April 3, has now been postponed. The decision has been taken in view of the coronavirus outbreak. The Ministry said the new date and time of the ceremony will be announced later. While the WHO has called […]