Disaster Management
India  /  Published 31.07.20

Ask states to pay doctors, health workers, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to act against states that have violated its directive to ensure timely payment of salaries and perks to doctors and other health workers during the ongoin...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Bihar floods hit 3 lakh people

At least eight districts of Bihar and around 3 lakh people have been affected as flood fury hits the state on Sunday. The government swung into action and launched rescue and relief operations. The s...
By Dev Raj in Patna

States  /  Published 16.07.20

Sikkim case against BRO officer over Covid spread

Sikkim police on Wednesday registered an FIR against an officer of the Border Roads Organisation on the charges of endangering the lives of people in the wake of a number of Covid-19 cases reported fr...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

North East  /  Published 14.07.20

Assam fines bare Covid-19 flout depth

Indifference among a section of the masses towards lockdown rules as well as the administration’s “inability” to convince the public to adhere to norms appears to have spurred the sp...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.07.20

Cops transferred after ship party

A party aboard a ship sailing on the Brahmaputra here on Monday night, allegedly violating lockdown norms, has resulted in the transfer of 10 police personnel, including some senior officers. “...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.07.20

Finally, some action to fight disasters

Jharkhand hopes to raise its own force to respond to exigencies of all kinds with the state government notifying afresh a State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) only recently, although it is 15 ye...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Covid-19 warning to hospitals

The Karnataka government on Sunday warned private hospitals of legal action if they refused to treat Covid-19 patients, at a time there has been a spike in cases in the state, especially in capital Ba...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 09.06.20

SC sets deadline on returnees

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the government to facilitate the return of all migrants to their native places within 15 days and asked the states to consider withdrawing cases registered by pol...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Delhi fear: 5.5 lakh cases by July 31

The Delhi government on Tuesday nudged the Centre to declare community transmission of the coronavirus in the city and suggested the capital might by July 31 witness 5.5 lakh Covid-19 cases and need 8...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Send migrants home within 15 days: SC to Centre, states

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre and state governments to send all the migrant workers to their native places within 15 days and formulate employment schemes after conducting their ski...
By PTI in New Delhi


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