Articles about Disaster Management Act

COVID-19 death compensation: SC fixes timelines for filing of claims

11 Apr 2022

India
COVID-19 death compensation: SC fixes timelines for filing of claims

The Centre announced on Monday the Supreme Court has set certain timelines for the submission of claims for the ex gratia compensation of COVID-19 deaths by affected families.

Two Delhi markets closed till Wednesday over COVID-19 norm violation

20 Jul 2021

Delhi
Two Delhi markets closed till Wednesday over COVID-19 norm violation

The Kolhapur Road market and the Inner Circle market, both in the Kamla Nagar area in Delhi, will remain closed till Wednesday for not adhering to COVID-19 appropriate behavior and violating guidelines issued by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), according to an official order.

Bhojpuri singer Golu Raja injured in celebratory firing, is stable

28 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Bhojpuri singer Golu Raja injured in celebratory firing, is stable

In a clear case of celebrations turning sour, a Bhojpuri singer and actor, Golu Raja, was injured during firing at the birthday party of a BJP leader's son on Monday.

Coronavirus killed 382 doctors, angry IMA slams Modi government's apathy

17 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus killed 382 doctors, angry IMA slams Modi government's apathy

Upset that Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan didn't mention the death of healthcare workers due to coronavirus in his parliamentary address, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) published a list of 382 doctors, who lost their lives to the highly-contagious disease.

Centre asks states not to stop inter-state movement of persons/goods

22 Aug 2020

India
Centre asks states not to stop inter-state movement of persons/goods

Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Saturday wrote to the governments of all states and union territories, reminding them that there shall be no restrictions on the inter-state and intra-state movement of goods and persons.

Coronavirus: SC orders Centre to ensure timely salaries for healthcare-workers

31 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: SC orders Centre to ensure timely salaries for healthcare-workers

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Centre to ensure healthcare workers, leading the battle against coronavirus, are paid salaries on time, something which it had ordered earlier as well.

Bihar: Father of groom, who died of coronavirus, booked

03 Jul 2020

India
Bihar: Father of groom, who died of coronavirus, booked

A few days ago, a wedding in Bihar turned into a funeral as the groom allegedly died of coronavirus, two days after he tied the knot. And now, in a recent development, the groom's father Ambika Chaudhary has been named in an FIR registered by Patna district administration.

Drop cases against migrant workers, send them home, orders SC

09 Jun 2020

India
Drop cases against migrant workers, send them home, orders SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that migrant workers, stranded in different parts of the country due to the lockdown, must be identified and sent home within 15 days.

Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31; here are the guidelines

17 May 2020

India
Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31; here are the guidelines

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday directed the central and state governments to extend the nationwide lockdown till May 31.

Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

12 May 2020

India
Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

28 Apr 2020

India
Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".

Bengal assures cooperation to Centre's COVID-19 teams sent for assessment

22 Apr 2020

Politics
Bengal assures cooperation to Centre's COVID-19 teams sent for assessment

Earlier, the coronavirus pandemic fueled tensions between Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and the Centre, ruled by BJP. But, the Bengal government assured on Tuesday that the visiting teams would be given full cooperation in the state.

How effectively India is managing the whole COVID-19 situation?

07 Apr 2020

India
How effectively India is managing the whole COVID-19 situation?

The growing number of COVID-19 cases in India has got people worried about their lives, their jobs, and everything in between.

Centre asks states to seal borders, prevent migration of workers

29 Mar 2020

India
Centre asks states to seal borders, prevent migration of workers

The Centre on Sunday issued fresh directives asking all states to prevent the migration of workers amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown.

Here's how you can prepare your pets for disasters

29 Aug 2019

Lifestyle
Here's how you can prepare your pets for disasters

Disaster could strike in more ways than one. And the first thing you want is to be prepared.

Mumbai: Beware of fake messages, rumors doing rounds on WhatsApp

21 Sep 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Beware of fake messages, rumors doing rounds on WhatsApp

Following the incessant rains in Mumbai, fake messages, traffic-alerts, and rumors of cyclone have been doing the rounds on WhatsApp, spreading panic among people.