Modi security breach: Centre to use SPG Act against Punjab police?

The Union government is reportedly considering action under the Special Protection Group (SPG) Act against Punjab Police officers following the alleged breach in security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Punjab on Wednesday. Continue Reading

CIA comes out with 15-point agenda as budget requirements

With the Union government getting ready for Budget-2022, Consortium of Indian Associations (CIA) has released a 15-point agenda as requirements for MSME industry. Continue Reading

Omicron rules come into effect in India: Airports under scanner

The new rules by the Union government to control the spread of Omicron variant of coronavirus have come into effect at airports across the country from today. Continue Reading

Central team in TN to assess rain damages

The Union government has deputed a Central team to Tamilnadu to assess the damages caused by the last week’s heavy rains and floods and make recommendation on the quantum of assistance to the State. Continue Reading

TN gets Rs 800 cr from Centre to manage corona

The Union government has sanctioned Rs 800 crore to Tamilnadu as part of Covid-19 relief package for managing second wave of the infection and preventing third wave. Continue Reading

Can’t stay ‘Ondriya Arasu’ reference: HC

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today said it cannot issue a stay order on using the term ‘ondriya arasu’ (Union) instead of ‘mathiya arasu’ (Centre) to refer to the Union government. Continue Reading

Centre books 30 crore doses of Covid vaccine

The Union government has finalised arrangements with Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer, Biological-E, to reserve 300 million Covid-19 vaccine doses, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said today. Continue Reading

Editorial: Life support

In a timely observation, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said sufficient oxygen was not being supplied to Covid-19 patients in the national capital and asked the Union government if it can be diverted from industries which can wait for now. Continue Reading