Ajay Bhalla

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension in service of Ajay Kumar Bhalla, IAS(AM:84) as Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs beyond the date of his superannuation.

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Friday wrote to states and union territories advising them not to hinder the smooth passage of buses and trucks plying on highways between 9 pm and 5 am.

The letter pointed out that private clinics and nursing homes are also reported to have not been allowed to be open.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the central teams have kept the state government in 'complete dark'.

The caregivers are exempted under Social sector clause 8(i), the prepaid mobile connection facilities are exempted under clause 11(v), and the food processing units are exempted under clause 13(i), as per the guidelines.

One Delhi Police Head Constable on Monday lost his life and one DCP got injured during clashes between two groups that took place in Delhi's Gokulpuri.