Disaster Management Act 2005
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 in

Calcutta  /  Published 14.11.20

Cops hit for trying to enforce cracker ban

Over 200kg of fireworks were seized from Rajarhat and Hatiara on Friday. One person has been arrested in Rajarhat. ...
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

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

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


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