Union Home Ministry
West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Residents, traders worry over BSF’s inroads

The decision by the Union home ministry to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) up to 50km from the existing 15km inside the Indian territory from the border, has resulted in anx...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

MLA not invited to talks, hill party irked

The fledgling Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha (BGPM) has demanded that its MLA from Kalimpong be invited to the October 12 talks convened by the Centre for “resolution of issues related to ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 01.10.21

More boots after China ‘incursion’

The Union home ministry has asked the top brass of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to increase deployment and intensify patrolling in sensitive zones along the Line of Actual Control following t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Suicide kin on Centre's Covid-19 cash list

The Centre on Thursday submitted in the Supreme Court a set of guidelines on eligibility for the ex gratia of Rs 50,000 pledged to the family of each Covid dead, including among the beneficiaries the ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 28.07.21

Centre calls Assam, Mizoram officials

By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


India  /  Published 27.07.21

Centre calls Mizo, Assam offcials

The Centre has summoned to New Delhi the chief secretaries and DGPs of Assam and Mizoram for a meeting on Wednesday while the restive inter-state border was calm, a day after armed clashes left six de...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Silchar, Aizawl, New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.21

Covid: Home ministry calls Northeast meet

The Union Home Ministry has called a meeting of the Northeastern states and a few Union Territories on Wednesday to discuss the Covid-19 situation there, sources said. This comes three days after the...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.21

Govt: Restrictions should be carefully relaxed

The Centre asked the states on Tuesday to focus on the five-fold strategy for effective COVID-19 management and said the process of relaxing restrictions should be carefully calibrated. In an advisor...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.06.21

CRPF, BSF to drop unfit jawans

The Central Reserve Police Force and Border Security Force are considering weeding out a few hundred of their unfit personnel who are placed under the “lowest medical category”. Sources s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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


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