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Possible use of weaponised drones for terrorism calls for serious attention: India at United Nations

The possibility of the use of weaponised drones for terrorist activities against strategic and commercial assets calls for serious attention by the global community, India...

Centre opposes in SC pleas for ex-gratia compensation to families of Covid victims, says using resources rationally

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that though there was no issue of “fiscal affordability” with it, but ex-gratia compensation of Rs 4 lakh...

Govt extends FCRA registration date for NGOs till September 30

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the validity of the registration certificates issued to NGOs under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), which...

SC stays HC’s contempt proceedings against Centre, seeks report on supply of 700 MT oxygen to Delhi

The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed contempt proceedings initiated by Delhi High Court against central government officials for non-compliance of direction to supply 700 MT of...

Had asked states, UTs in March to ensure Covid-appropriate behaviour in all gatherings: Centre to HC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that it had in March this year asked all state governments and union territories (UTs)...

500-oxygen bed ITBP Covid centre to start in Delhi on Monday | India News

NEW DELHI: A 500-oxygen bed Covid care centre operated by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in south Delhi will open on Monday as coronavirus cases...

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

The Centre on Friday directed all states to prepare a list of oxygen producers in their respective jurisdiction and asked them to take steps for...

No SOP yet, states do usual checks on kumbh returnees

Madhya Pradesh on Saturday became the first state to start quarantining people returning from the Kumbh while other Covid-sensitive states like Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh,...

Ongoing vaccination drive slow, will take years to cover entire population: Par panel

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has expressed concern over the slow pace of ongoing vaccination drive in the country and observed that at...

Centre, Twitter India get SC notice on plea seeking mechanism to regulate content spreading hate

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and Twitter India on a plea seeking a mechanism for regulating content and...

No decision on countrywide roll-out of NRC, MHA tells parliamentary panel

New Delhi: The Centre has not taken any decision on the roll-out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for the whole country, the Ministry...

Centre effects major secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle

Senior IAS officer Alok Tandon has been appointed mines secretary as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre. Tandon, a 1986-batch...

Railways providing coaches with 800 beds to Delhi for COVID-19 treatment: MHA

As many as 45 doctors and 160 paramedics of the paramilitary forces have arrived in Delhi for deployment on COVID-19 duties while the Railways will...

Hotel and restaurant bodies think new MHA guidelines will provide much needed fillip

Hotel and restaurant bodies said the latest Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines which include their suggestions on lifting curbs on bars, increasing capacity limits...

Padma awards nominations open till September 15: Ministry of Home Affairs

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Friday said the process of online nominations for the 2021 Padma awards, recognising distinguished and exceptional achievements and...

CAPF canteens put procurement on hold till MHA clarifies on ‘swadeshi’ goods

NEW DELHI: Procurement of fresh supplies for central paramilitary force canteens, that cater to about 50 lakh troops and their families, has been “put on...

Special trains: Bihar, Punjab, Telangana want special trains for movement of stranded migrant workers

PATNA/HYDERABAD: Bihar, Punjab and Telangana on Thursday wanted special trains for the transportation of migrant workers while Uttar Pradesh deployed buses to bring them back...

Delhi: Shops selling nonessentials remain shut as shopkeepers seek more clarity on MHA relaxation

Shops selling non-essential items remained shut in the national capital on Saturday as shopkeepers sought more clarity on a Central government order allowing them to...

nasscom: Expand list of essentials to include laptops, routers to facilitate work from home: Nasscom to govt

NEW DELHI: Industry body Nasscom has urged the government to expand the list of essential items to include products like laptops and routers to facilitate...