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Air, train travel restrictions to continue beyond May 3: Report

19 Apr 2020

Air, train travel restrictions to continue beyond May 3: Report

A day after Air India opened bookings for flights traveling May 4 onwards, a report said restrictions on air and train travel may continue beyond May 3.

Amit Shah reviews lockdown situation from MHA's COVID-19 control room

19 Apr 2020

Amit Shah reviews lockdown situation from MHA's COVID-19 control room

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday chaired a review meeting on the Ministry's control room that has been set up to fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

05 Feb 2020

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

Amid the deadly coronavirus scare, a suspected patient in Punjab refused to get admitted to the isolation ward, prompting hospital authorities to seek police's help.

Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity

04 Feb 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity

After a third person tested positive for the coronavirus, Kerala declared epidemic as a "state calamity" on Monday.

Government has banned e-cigarettes in India, announces Nirmala Sitharaman

18 Sep 2019

Government has banned e-cigarettes in India, announces Nirmala Sitharaman

The Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday banned e-cigarettes with immediate effect, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sithararam announced.

Amit Shah to head panel formed to tackle sexual harassment

24 Jul 2019

Amit Shah to head panel formed to tackle sexual harassment

At the peak of #MeToo movement in October last year, the Centre had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) panel to deal with sexual harassment at workplace. But a few days ago, an RTI inquiry revealed the panel was "dissolved".

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

21 Jul 2019

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.

Commercial surrogacy bill introduced in Lok Sabha

22 Nov 2016

Commercial surrogacy bill introduced in Lok Sabha

The government has introduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha; the bill seeks to tighten norms for commercial surrogacy in India.

Cabinet proposes ban on "commercial surrogacy"

25 Aug 2016

Cabinet proposes ban on "commercial surrogacy"

On Wednesday, a draft bill which aims to safeguard the rights of surrogate mothers and make parentage of such children legal was cleared by the Cabinet.