27 Feb 2021
Cabinet Secretary reviews spike in COVID-19 cases in 8 states
Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba chaired a high-level meeting on Saturday to review the recent spike in COVID-19 positive cases in eight states and Union Territories.
23 Nov 2020
Cyclone Nivar to hit Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday: Details here
South coastal Andhra Pradesh is expected to be hit by Cyclone Nivar by Wednesday, November 25. On Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the depression is still 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry.
12 Jun 2020
Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat
As coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, the Centre has warned that five most-affected states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Gujarat — could soon fall short of ICU beds and ventilators, both necessary to defeat COVID-19.
30 May 2020
Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs
As India nears the end of the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the Centre is preparing guidelines for "Lockdown 5.0."
27 Apr 2020
Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.
15 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots
As India's nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 3, districts across the nation will be divided into three categories, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
30 Mar 2020
Dismissing reports, government says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown
Discrediting media reports that suggested the 21-day lockdown of the nation will be extended, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Monday said the government, led by BJP, has no such plans.
05 Nov 2019
Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures
The situation in Delhi/NCR has invited criticism for governments, and rightly so. As residents are gasping for fresh air, they want authorities to take swift action.
19 Aug 2019
NSA Ajit Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation
Arriving in Delhi after reviewing the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Monday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the North Block and briefed him about the prevailing conditions in the region.
05 Aug 2019
J&K: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti put under house arrest
Amid growing uncertainty in Jammu and Kashmir, the government in a late-night move put former Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti as well as Sajad Lone under house arrest.
04 Aug 2019
Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis
Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and several other top security officials at the Parliament to discuss the Kashmir security crisis.
26 Jun 2019
Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind
Home Minister Amit Shah will start his two-day trip to Kashmir on Wednesday, and is expected to discuss a slew of topics, including security and development.
22 Mar 2019
J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law
The Center has banned Jammu & Kashmir separatist leader Yasin Malik-led outfit, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), under the anti-terror law.
15 Feb 2019
Pulwama terror attack: PM Modi chairs CCS meeting
With anger and outrage flying high in the country after Thursday's horrendous Pulwama terror attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting at 9:15 AM on Friday.
22 Dec 2018
Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification
On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.
21 Dec 2018
Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer
In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.
18 Nov 2018
Of 40L excluded in NRC, 35.5L haven't applied for inclusion
Over 35.5 lakh people of the 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), haven't yet come forward for inclusion in the final list of the Supreme Court-monitored exercise.
28 Oct 2018
Ten years after 26/11, states haven't taken counter-terrorism forces seriously
On November 6, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba will speak to DGPs and home secretaries of states to discuss the NSG audit, which was done ten years after the deadly 26/11 attacks.
18 Jun 2018
Rajnath expresses concern over rising circulation of child-pornography, obscene material
Rising misuse of the internet for circulating child pornography and other obscene material is a matter of concern, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
23 May 2018
Government to set up 4,072 towers in Naxal-hit states
Around 4,072 mobile towers will be set up by the government in 10 Naxal-affected states to improve the telecom network in such places.
13 May 2018
Delhi: Police arrests 4 for assault on Kashmiri woman
Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a security guard and three other men for allegedly assaulting a Kashmiri woman in southeast Delhi's Sunlight Colony.
07 Mar 2018
PM Modi disapproves vandalism of statues, warns of stern action
PM Narendra Modi strongly condemned incidents of vandalism of statues in certain parts of the country and warned of stern action against those found guilty.
27 Sep 2017
Rajnath Singh appeals, so GJM concedes to call off shutdown
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, from an undisclosed location, announced GJM's decision to withdraw the indefinite strike for a separate Gorkhaland that began on June 15, lasting for about 104 days.
25 Aug 2017
Dera Chief Rape Case Verdict: Gurgaon on high alert
Ahead of Panchkula Special CBI court's verdict in the rape case involving Dera Sacha Sauda Chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, police security has been stepped up in Gurgaon.
15 Jul 2017
Opposition parties offer Centre unequivocal support on #SikkimStandoff
All opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC and CPM, have offered the Central government their unequivocal support in the ongoing standoff between India and Chinese troops at Doka La, near Sikkim.
22 Jun 2017
Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary
16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.
29 May 2017
Government documents to be issued within 24 hours
The Union Ministry of Urban Development has proposed a set of reforms under the AMRUT scheme for augmenting urban infrastructure and facilities.
29 Mar 2017
Delhi: Mumbai Angels to conduct Angel Investing Masterclass
Mumbai Angels (MA) is known for being one of India's largest angel networks which has provided assistance to several start-ups, entrepreneurs and professionals.