Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Current Affairs, GK & News

Popular Front of India

The Central Government has banned the Popular Front of India for 5 years. Key facts The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associations under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for their links with terrorist groups and subversive activities. The ban was imposed based on the recommendations ..

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Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022

The Home Affairs Ministry has notified the rules governing the implementation of the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022. Key facts The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022 repeals the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920, whose scope was limited to collecting finger impressions, footprint impressions and photographs of the convicted persons and certain categories of arrested and ..

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National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment

National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment was recently conducted by “Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG)”, in partnership with Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG) and National Association of Software & Service Companies (NASSCOM). Key Points In the assessment, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) was ranked first under the Central ministries’ portal. MHA is followed ..

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I&B Ministry Guidelines on data security

In its new guidelines on data security, Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry has prohibited the sharing of secret or top-secret documents by its officials over Internet. What are the guidelines? They have also been asked not to use digital assistant devices like Amazon’s Echo, Google Home in office, Apple’s HomePod and turn off digital assistants, ..

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MHA Advisory on Transgender Persons in Prisons

On January 10, 2022, Ministry of home affairs (MHA) has released advisory on transgender persons in prisons. What advisory has been issued? Ministry has asked prison authorities to make arrangements inside the jails in order to recognise the identity of transgender inmates and their rights are not discriminated. It has asked prisons chiefs and state ..

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Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA)- Recent Developments

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has asked to further extend the deadline of framing the rules of “Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019”. Highlights MHA sought extension from parliamentary committees in the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha. Third and the latest extension expired on January 9, but MHA failed to notify the rules. Why ..

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