Covid third wave may peak in October: MHA panel to PMO

A committee of experts constituted under the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) has warned of an imminent third wave of Covid that could peak around October and sought better medical preparedness for children who might be at similar risk as adults. Continue Reading

Relaxations announced for cinema halls in new guidelines

The Union government has announced relaxations for cinema halls and other places in its new Covid-19 regulations released this evening. Continue Reading

New rules: What’s allowed, what’s not till 30 November

The Union government has said the current guidelines allowing various activities like opening of cinemas, theatres and multiplexes with up to 50 percent of their seating capacity will continue to be applicable till 30 November in areas outside the containment zones. Continue Reading

2,550 foreign Tablighi members blacklisted

The Home Ministry has blacklisted 2,550 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members who were staying in India during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown in violation of visa rules, and they would not be allowed to enter the country for 10 years, officials said. Continue Reading

Rajini’s CAA remarks may rewrite political equations

At a time when Opposition parties dubbed actor Rajinikanth as ”B” team of the BJP, the actor-politician taking potshots at the Centre said the Home Ministry should be held responsible for the violence during CAA protests in New Delhi and that the Centre should resign if violence is not controlled. This has led to many raising their eye-brows. Continue Reading

BJP hits back at Rajini on CAA protest remarks

“Actor-politician Rajinikanth’s remarks that Home Ministry should be held responsible for the violence during CAA protests in New Delhi and that the Centre should resign if violence is not controlled is reckless. He has not understood the basics about CAA”, said senior BJP leader S R Sekar. Continue Reading

National Register of Citizens’ Data safe: Home Ministry

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today said that the data of the final list of the National Register of Citizens in Assam is completely safe after the crucial data went offline from its official website. The Home Ministry further said that there is some technical issue behind it, which is being fully resolved. Continue Reading