Rajiv Gauba

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Cabinet Secretary reviews spike in COVID-19 cases in 8 states

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.

Cyclone Nivar to hit Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday: Details here

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.

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

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.

Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs

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."

Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

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.

Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

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.

Dismissing reports, government says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown

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.

Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures

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.

NSA Ajit Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation

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.

J&K: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti put under house arrest

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.

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

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.

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir; security, development on his mind

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.

J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law

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.

Pulwama terror attack: PM Modi chairs CCS meeting

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.

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

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'.

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

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.

Of 40L excluded in NRC, 35.5L haven't applied for inclusion

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.

Ten years after 26/11, states haven't taken counter-terrorism forces seriously

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.

Rajnath expresses concern over rising circulation of child-pornography, obscene material

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.

Government to set up 4,072 towers in Naxal-hit states

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.

Delhi: Police arrests 4 for assault on Kashmiri woman

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.

PM Modi disapproves vandalism of statues, warns of stern action

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.

Rajnath Singh appeals, so GJM concedes to call off shutdown

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.

Dera Chief Rape Case Verdict: Gurgaon on high alert

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.

Opposition parties offer Centre unequivocal support on #SikkimStandoff

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.

Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary

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.

Government documents to be issued within 24 hours

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.

Delhi: Mumbai Angels to conduct Angel Investing Masterclass

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.