Disaster Management Act 2005
West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.21

Alapan notice under DM Act

The Union home ministry showcause notice to Alapan Bandyopadhyay for not attending a Prime Minister’s review meeting cites provisions of the Disaster Management Act-2005, a move that is likely t...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.04.21

Oxygen: Centre's advisory to states

The Centre directed states to ensure uninterrupted production and supply of medical oxygen and its transportation along inter-state borders on Thursday, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi also chair...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.21

Mask up, says EC

The Election Commission on Friday said it wouldn’t hesitate to ban public meetings and rallies if Covid-19 protocols were flouted. In a letter to all heads of national and state parties on Frid...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.21

Five kids drown to death in Hazaribagh

Five children, including four girls, drowned in a pond at Gadokhar village on Tuesday.  The village falls under Pelawal outpost in Katkamsandi block, 10km away from Hazaribagh district headquart...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.20

Doomsday is creeping

Most people alive today are unlikely to have experienced a single year resembling 2020, both for the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the response to it worldwide. On the last day of last year...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda


Calcutta  /  Published 14.11.20

Cops hit for trying to enforce cracker ban

Policemen who went to a highrise in Belur in response to a firecracker complaint on Thursday night were assaulted for trying to stop residents from bursting firecrackers, police said. Two of the cops...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bally

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

Bokaro officials push for safe Durga Puja

The district administration on Thursday met organisers of Durga Pujas in Bokaro to ensure a safe and peaceful festival amid the pandemic.  It was decided that the festival would be celebrated wh...
By Our Correpondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.20

Home-stay violations in Ranchi: 170 FIRs

The Ranchi district administration has lodged FIRs against at least 170 people in the past two months for violating home quarantine norms after returning to the Jharkhand capital from other states, of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 18.08.20

SC: no need to transfer PM-CARES funds

Holding that financial planning is in the domain of the Centre, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct transfer of contributions made to the PM CARES Fund to the National Disaster Response Fun...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.08.20

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


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