Delhi L-G okays proposal to cut presence of non-essential services staff in govt offices by 50% as COVID-19 cases rise
The proposal does not cover departments concerned with essential services, including health, police, home guards and civil defence, district administrations, fire, electricity and water, municipal services among others
Local curbs allowed, but no lockdown outside containment zones without consulting Centre: MHA guidelines
The home ministry set out the rules in the guidelines for "Surveillance, Containment and Caution", which will take effect from 1 December to 31 December
Vijay Mallya extradition: SC tells Centre to submit status report on confidential proceedings in UK within six weeks
The Centre had on 5 October told the apex court that the fugitive businessman cannot be extradited to India until a separate secret legal process in the UK is resolved
The Ministry of Home Affairs has allowed reopening of cinemas under Unlock 5.0 from 15 October, but has left for the states to take a final call.
SSB Recruitment 2020: Applications open for 1,522 constable vacancies; register by 27 September on applyssb.com
The selection process for SSB constable includes physical efficiency and standard test, written test, document and skill test, and a detailed medical exam and review medical exam
Unlock 4.0 guidelines announced: Metro services to resume from 7 Sep; schools, colleges to remain shut till 30 Sep
Social, academic, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, political functions and other congregations will be permitted from 21 September as part of Unlock 4.0, but with a ceiling of 100 persons
MHA secretary Ajay Bhalla made the remarks in a communication to the chief secretaries of all states and UTs, stating that local level restrictions on movement were being imposed by various districts and states
Mizoram govt violating MHA directions by restricting 'operational movement' of forces, claims Assam Rifles
The allegation comes days after 15 Assam Rifles personnel reportedly forced their way through a check gate on the Mizoram-Assam border. Govt claimed that they refused to comply with protocol
SSB Constable Recruitment 2020: MHA opens online application portal for 1,522 posts at ssbrectt.gov.in
SSB Constable Recruitment 2020: The application was released on 28 July and the last date to apply is within 30 days from the release date of the notification.
Swimmers in the country have not entered the pools since 25 March, when the first coronavirus-forced lockdown was announced.
'For Varavara Rao, hospital has proved as hellish as jail': Writers, politicians seek poet's release from custody
Writers, activists as well as politicians took to Twitter to express their dismay over the conditions in which jailed poet and activist Varavara Rao is kept at a government hospital in Mumbai
Cutting across party lines, the committee members questioned why expensive medicines were often being recommended for COVID-19 treatment.
Women bearing brunt of COVID-19 as household chores increase manifold, finances contract and health suffers
Women have unique and evolving nutritional requirements, while they may need fewer calories than men to fulfil their daily requirements, their needs for essential vitamins and minerals are much higher.
SC tells Centre, states not to take coercive action against private firms for non-payment of full wages during lockdown
The SC bench, which passed an order in the matter, told the state governments to facilitate such settlement process and file its report with the labour commissioners concerned.
After 70 days under lockdown, India is set to open up with the Centre making provisions for relaxing restrictions, with a three-phase plan.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 1,82,143 COVID-19 cases reported till date, India now seventh worst-affected country, says WHO
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: India has now become the world's seventh worst-hit country in terms of coronavirus cases with its tally of 1,82,143, according to the World Health Organization's coronavirus tracker.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Cases rise to 5,130 in West Bengal after 317 more test positive; toll touches 237 as six succumb to COVID-19
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: The number of COVID-19 cases in West Bengal climbed to 5,130 on Saturday after 317 more people tested positive for coronavirus, the state health department bulletin said.
MHA orders phased 'unlocking' of activities outside containment zones; shopping malls, hotels to open from 8 June, decision on schools, colleges in July
MHA on Saturday announced fresh guidelines for phased re-opening of all activities outside COVID-19 containment zones while giving states the freedom to decide what to allow and what to prohibit
Swimmer SP Likith wants swimming pools to reopen for training, says, 'we have to live with what's happening'
Several countries including parts of Australia and UK are opening swimming pools, allowing athletes to return to training.
With railways to run special trains for migrants without consent from destination states, concerns arise over containment efforts
With states like Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, and Assam, reporting a sudden spike in cases as migrants return home in thousands and 200 Shramik Special daily trains to run from 1 June without consent from states, there is concern that this may overwhelm healthcare of these states.