Centre on Monday retstricted the physical attendance of govt servants below level of under secretary to 50 per cent, remaining to work from home.
Lakhimpur Kheri case: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Narendra Modi government is ‘trying to save the accused’ in the case. He demanded sacking of MoS Home Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra has been named among the accused by SIT in the case.
Covid-19: Amid rising Covid-19 cases, the Centre has announced suspension of biometric attendance for government employees till January 31. The Covid-19 cases have spiked in the country in last few weeks.
Covid-19 Vaccination 2021: The government had told the Supreme Court in June that it expected the entire eligible population to be vaccinated against the virus by end of the year.
The NPF said it is “aghast and affronted” to learn about the extension of the Disturbed Area Act (DAA) in Nagaland for a further six months with effect from Thursday.
Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be again in effect in Nagaland from December 30. The move came days after the Union government constituted a high-level committee to examine the possibility of the withdrawal of AFSPA from Nagaland.
NEET PG Counselling 2021 stir intensified following a faceoff between protesting doctors and Delhi police. The doctors have alleged that many of their colleagues were injured in the police action.
Senior epidemiologist Dr. Sanjay K Rai's comments came in view of PM Narendra Modi's announcement on December 25 regarding implementation of Covid-19 vaccination drive for children.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday stated that the endeavors from the government's side are underway to get to the bottom of the Ludhiana district court blast, which killed two people and injured six on Wednesday.
AIMPLB (All India Muslim Personal Law Board) has urged Centre to refrain from ‘useless and harmful laws’, after the Cabinet had last week approved a proposal to raise the minimum legal age of marriage for girls from 18 to 21 years.
NHRC (National Human Rights Commission) in a letter to the Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, the states and the union territories, has asked for the implementation of its recommendations.
Two policemen were killed and 12 others injured as terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police personnel on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday, the 20th anniversary of the Parliament Attack, according to officials.
Nagaland firing incident resulted into the killing of 14 civilians and a soldier. The botched anti-insurgency operation and retaliatory violence on December 4 and the following day in Nagaland's Mon district created massive uproar on AFSPA.
Covid-19 positivity rate has increased in three states in India, with Centre asking states and union territories to maintain strict watch on the situation. .
During the Zero Hour in parliament, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also slammed the Modi government for failing to maintain data on the death of farmers. Congress members demanded a statement from the government on the issue.
Mandaviya expressed gratitude towards the states for collaborative efforts during the past few months to tide over the enhanced demand from farmers for DAP.
The farmers had started their agitation against the Modi government’s “agricultural reforms”, saying that the set of controversial laws would benefit private players at their expense.
"Swadeshi Jagran Manch welcomes the statement of prime minister repealing the three farm legislations, ending the controversies around them.... By this act of repealing the farm legislations the government has defeated the ill intentions of the anti-national and separatist forces,": Ashwani Mahajan
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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