Punjab CM Mann refuses Z-plus security cover offered by Centre 

This time, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has turned down Centre’s request to take Z plus security cover offered to him by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). 

published on : 2nd June 2023

Jaishankar meets BRICS counterparts in South Africa

Jaishankar said, “Among the key threats to international peace and security is that of terrorism. Nations must take resolute measures against it, including its financing and propaganda."

published on : 2nd June 2023

Navy veterans' fate hangs in balance as Qatar envoy post lies vacant since March-end

It was learnt that Joint Secretary (Gulf) of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Vipul was his likely replacement but no formal announcement came from the MEA yet.

published on : 28th May 2023

In bid to expedite mergers, Centre announces 60-day time limit for approval

As per the Ministry of Corporate Affairs' annual report of 2022-23, nearly 350 out of 538 fast-track merger schemes have been disposed of between November 2021 and October 2022

published on : 16th May 2023

CBI books Oxfam India over FCRA 'non-compliance', searches its office

The complaint, which is now part of the FIR, has alleged that though Oxfam India's FCRA registration ceased, it planned to circumvent the law by taking other routes to channelise funds.

published on : 20th April 2023

Trade imbalance with Russia needs to be addressed: Jaishankar

The bilateral trade between India and Russia is growing strong, but there is need to work on the trade imbalance, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday.

published on : 19th April 2023

Use of AI, tech-based surveillance to analyse crime, Amit Shah tells MHA

The Home Minister stressed on the enhanced use of AI to analyse the CCTNS database for critical probing of crimes, thus, making cities safer for women, children and vulnerable sections.

published on : 18th April 2023

Steady improvement in ties with US: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke over the phone with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday and discussed global and regional matters.

published on : 17th April 2023

Government rushes to take stock of pulses supply as prices shoot up

In Bihar, for example, tur prices have increased nearly 89% to Rs 14,500 a quintal as of April this year from Rs 7681.36/ quintal the same month last year.

published on : 17th April 2023

Centre allows CAPF constable exam to be conducted in 13 regional languages from 2024

Constable GD is one of the flagship examinations conducted by the Staff Selection Commission attracting lakhs of candidates from across the country.

published on : 15th April 2023

India says pro-Khalistani asylum seekers in UK misusing their rights

 India’s concern over the breach of security of the Indian High Commission in London was also emphasised at the 5th India-UK Home Affairs Dialogue held in Delhi on Wednesday.

published on : 13th April 2023

Oxfam India lands in 'FCRA trouble', set to face CBI probe

Though transfer of foreign funds to other entities in India like NGOs was prohibited since September 29, 2020, Oxfam India continued to do so, the home ministry alleged.

published on : 7th April 2023

Hope Chinese authorities would facilitate continued presence of Indian journalists in China: MEA 

China has sought reciprocal measures from India for the facilitation of its journalists even as it defended its recent move to freeze the visas of the two Indian correspondents.

published on : 6th April 2023

Tackle inflation: Central govt directs traders, and stockists to declare pulses stock 

The Department is also planning to interact with all stakeholders across the value chain to ensure availability and affordability of pulses for consumers. 

published on : 30th March 2023

'Indian diplomatic service most short-staffed compared to many other countries': Parliamentary panel  

The panel in its report observed that with the felt need of having Missions in all the UN member countries, there is an increased requirement of manpower in the diplomatic cadre.

published on : 21st March 2023

Ministry of Home Affairs sets up 17-member panel to protect land for locals in J&K

“The leaders of KDA and LAB will be meeting on January 7 to discuss the agenda following the formation of the Central committee,” said LAB executive member Chering Dorje.

published on : 4th January 2023

Effects of cross-border terrorism can't be contained within a region: EAM Jaishankar

Addressing a joint press conference with his Austrian counterpart Alexander Schallenberg here, Jaishankar said they had an open and productive discussion on a range of regional and global situations.

published on : 2nd January 2023

Odisha to extend sickle cell screening to all districts

A decade ago the state had launched a project in 12 western Odisha districts where around two lakh people were screened and provided treatment for SCD.

published on : 1st January 2023

Anti-Sikh riots: Witness report from Canada not received, CBI tells court

The Central probe agency, in its status report, stated that all possible efforts are being made by them to comply with the directions of the Court and complete the investigation as early as possible.

published on : 24th December 2022

Revised combination assessment timelines under competition law to provide biz certainty, says MCA

In May 2009, the antitrust provisions of the law came into force and two years later in May 2011, the CCI started screening mergers and acquisitions.

published on : 13th November 2022
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