Government directs ministries to aggressively pursue foreign companies for investment after recent reforms
The Cabinet Secretariat letter reviewed by Firstpost reveals that concerned departments have been told to identify sectors where foreign companies could be invited for fresh investments
Air Quality Index Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba to monitor pollution situation in Delhi-NCR on daily basis
The Centre is keeping a close watch on polluting units and burning of wastes besides construction activities in Delhi, sources said.
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba will take charge as Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years from 30 August
MHA to conduct comprehensive review of coastal security after glaring gaps flagged by Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba
A lack of enthusiasm by the leadership in coastal states and a delay in utilising resources for securing India’s maritime interests has forced the home ministry to carry out a comprehensive review of the scheme
Amit Shah meets Ajit Doval, Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba amid J&K troop build-up; officials say 'prevailing situation' in state was discussed
Amit Shah held a meeting with top security officials and is believed to have discussed the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
MHA reviews security in six Naxal-affected states, says there is ‘consistent’ decline in incidents of LWE violence since 2014
The Centre on Tuesday reviewed the security situation in Naxal-affected states where the extremists continue to carry out subversive activities very often, officials said.
An alert has been sounded in 10 districts of Gujarat as Cyclone Vayu has turned "very severe" and its impact is expected to remain strong for 24 hours.
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba is likely to be appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary, replacing PK Sinha, whose four-year tenure comes to an end in June.
Centre bans Yasin Malik's JKLF under anti-terror law; home secretary says outfit's activities pose threat to India's security
The Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) was banned on Friday for a series of violent acts and being in the forefront of separatist activities in the militancy-hit state since 1988, Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba said.
Rajnath Singh leaves for J&K: Minister to asses situation in state, pay respect to jawans killed in Pulwama terror attack
During the visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Rajnath Singh will take part in a high-level meeting in Srinagar to be attended by Governor Satya Pal Malik and top civil, police and other security officials.
Centre approves relief fund of over Rs 3,700 crore for disaster-hit states of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra Pradesh
The High Level Committee approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
Assam NRC: Govt proposes high-level panel to decide on fates of those left undocumented after release of final list
The proposed committee will examine all available options which can be worked out with all undocumented people in Assam after the final NRC list comes out.
Rajnath Singh orders fast-tracking recruitment process to fill 55,000 vacancies in paramilitary forces
The vacancies in the paramilitary forces are filled through various modes, including direct recruitment, promotion and by deputation as per the extant provisions of recruitment rules.
India and Myanmar agreed on providing security cooperation and facilitate movement of people and trade across the International Border.
Centre approves additional aid to Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra over crop loss due to drought, cyclone in 2017
The decision came at a high-level committee (HLC) meeting, chaired by Union minister Rajnath Singh, to consider the additional central assistance to Uttar Pradesh (affected by Rabi crop drought during 2017-18) and Maharashtra (affected by pest attack and cyclone during 2017).
Rajnath Singh announced on Thursday that Bharat Ke Veer Trust, of which actor Akshay Kumar and former sports player Pullela Gopichand are trustees, has been formed to provide aid to the kin of martyred Central Armed Police Forces personnel.
Group of Ministers, headed by Rajnath Singh, discusses panel's recommendations to check lynching incidents
One of the panel's key recommendations to check lynching is to put to task country heads of the social media platforms sites. The panel is also believed to have recommended tightening of law by inserting clauses in the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure through parliamentary approval
Census to collect OBC data for the first time in 2021; maps, georeferencing to be used for house listing process
Rajnath Singh discussed the roadmap for undertaking the Census in 2021. It was envisaged to collect data on OBC for the first time. Use of maps and georeferencing at the time of house listing is also under consideration.
The report says that social media platforms need to act in a “time-bound” manner.
Mob lynching: Modi summoned various police officers before Alwar death, told them to 'keep India's social fabric intact'
Recent spate of lynchings prompted Narendra Modi to summon police officers from various states & direct them to 'ensure they keep the social fabric intact'.