Home Ministry Current Affairs - 2020

Union Government to form new reserve battalion named after Maharana Pratap

Union Home Ministry has decided to form new reserve battalion will be raised and it will be named after Maharana Pratap. It will be called Maharana India Reserve Battalion. It was announced by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the occasion of 475th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap in Gogunda in Udaipur district. He also Read More…

Alok Kumar Verma takes charge as Delhi Police Commissioner

Senior IPS Officer Alok Kumar Verma has taken charge of new Police Commissioner of Delhi on February 29, 2016. He has replaced B. S. Bassi. His appointment was cleared by Union Home Ministry on February 17 and was sent to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung for issuing the appointment order. About Alok Kumar Verma Verma, 58, Read More…

Government inaugurate Indian Police Foundation and Indian Police Institute in New Delhi

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Indian Police Foundation (IPF) and Indian Police Institute (IPI) in New Delhi. Both agencies aim at embarking a culture of research and evidence-based policing in India. It also seeks to subjectivity avoid personal errors and biases in decision-making. They have been set up and registered under the Societies Read More…

Union Government decides to develop villages within 10 km of IB on priority

Union Government has decided to develop all villages located within 10 kilometres vicinity of the international border on a priority basis. It was decided by the Union Home Ministry in consultation with Ministries of Rural Development, Sports, Health and Human Resources Development. These villages will be developed under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) with Read More…

Union Government extends e-Tourist Visa scheme to 31 more countries

Union Government has extended e-Tourist Visa scheme to 31 more countries with an effect from 31 May 2015. In this regard, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued a notification. With this the total number of countries under the scheme has gone up to 76. The 31 countries are: Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Bahamas, Read More…