Nov 23, 2021 02:47 PM IST
The recent notification issued by Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government specifies the criteria for exclusion of people in the “creamy layer” from reservations in Haryana. However, the Congress party has alleged that it is simply a copy of another notification quashed recently by the Supreme Court.
- Nov 16, 2021 12:10 PM IST
The survey by LocalCircles also found that at least 86 percent of families in Delhi and its neighbouring areas have at least one member experiencing one or more ailments like breathing difficulty, sore throat and burning eyes due to toxic air
- Nov 15, 2021 03:37 PM IST
The Centre on November 14 moved an ordinance, which extends the tenure of Enforcement Directorate director and Central Bureau of Investigation director to five years. Currently, the chiefs of ED and CBI were appointed for a period extending up to two years.
- Oct 28, 2021 11:43 AM IST
The theme of Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell’s ninth and last book published first in 1949, centres around the consequences of totalitarianism, mass surveillance and repressive regimentation of people.
- Oct 27, 2021 03:22 PM IST
The Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government has been under fire from the Opposition and public health experts for allegedly leaving out many COVID-19 deaths from its official numbers. But the government has rejected the charges, insisting that it followed ICMR guidelines.
- Aug 19, 2021 03:31 PM IST
The Supreme Court collegium has recommended nine names for appointment to the top court, including one who could become the first female Chief Justice of India, putting the spotlight on the process of selecting members of the higher judiciary
- Aug 16, 2021 02:37 PM IST
The Centre cited threat to national security saying the government cannot be compelled to declare whether Pegasus was procured or not.
- Aug 16, 2021 12:33 PM IST
In its two-page affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the government also informed the top court that it will soon set up a committee of experts to examine all issues raised in the Pegasus Project row to dispel any wrong narrative spread by certain vested interests.
- Aug 05, 2021 12:31 PM IST
The Court asked the petitioners in the Pegasus Project report case to serve copies of their petitions to the Centre.
- Aug 05, 2021 11:16 AM IST
The petitions will be heard by a Bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant.
- Jul 24, 2021 09:00 PM IST
Three lives, three acts and three genres combine in this narrative set in Auroville. Kapur weaves together memoir, history and ethnography to tell a story of the desire for utopia.
- Apr 07, 2021 12:01 PM IST
In the absence of a constitutional provision, the procedure relies on convention. The outgoing CJI recommends his successor – a practice, which is strictly based on seniority
- Mar 09, 2021 12:23 PM IST
A reappraisal of the judgment could mean altering the structure of reservations that has been in place in the country since 1992
- Mar 01, 2021 05:01 PM IST
The personal secretaries of judges have been informed that they can choose between Covaxin or Covishield vaccine and the family members of judges are also included.
- Jan 22, 2021 08:33 AM IST
The umbrella body of farm unions on January 21 rejected the government's proposal of putting the implementation of farm laws on hold for 18 months and reiterated that nothing less than repeal of the three farm laws is acceptable to the protesting farmers
- Jan 20, 2021 08:16 PM IST
In the tenth round of talks, while farmer union leaders remained firm on their demand of repealing the three laws, the government offered to stay the implementation of laws. The farmers will discuss the proposal and take a call.
- Jan 20, 2021 09:28 AM IST
The ninth round of talks between the two sides ended on January 15 without any breakthrough with the government refusing to repeal the three laws while insisting on a clause-by-clause discussion
- Jan 15, 2021 05:45 PM IST
Friday's meeting between the two sides was held three days after the Supreme Court order putting a stay on the implementation of the three farm laws until further orders and setting up a committee of agri-experts to speak with both sides. The next meeting will be held on January 19.
- Jan 15, 2021 09:26 AM IST
While the government said it is hopeful of ending the impasse in today’s meeting, farmers are adamant that nothing less than repeal of the three farm laws will end their protest.
- Jan 13, 2021 04:52 PM IST
The Centre argued that defence personnel should continue to be dismissed from service for committing adultery with a colleague’s wife to maintain stability within the Armed Forces.
- Jan 12, 2021 08:18 PM IST
The court said that it is passing the order with the hope and expectation that both parties will take this in the right spirit and attempt to arrive at a fair, equitable and just solution to the problems.
- Jan 12, 2021 09:00 AM IST
During the hearing on January 11, the bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde pulled up the Centre over the handling of the farmers' protest and asked the government, if it would suspend the implementation of the three farm laws or the Court should step in
- Dec 01, 2020 07:49 PM IST
Cartoonist Rachita Taneja had tweeted a stick cartoon with the caption 'Tu Janta Nahi Mera Baap Kaun Hai (you don’t know who my father is)', after the Supreme Court had granted interim bail to TV news anchor Arnab Goswami
- Sep 03, 2020 09:55 PM IST
The ministers of the six opposition ruled states had sought a review of the August 17 SC order allowing the NTA to conduct the JEE Main and NEET 2020 exams in September, stating it failed to ensure students’ “right to life” and turned a blind eye to “teething logistical difficulties” if the exams are held amid the coronavirus pandemic.
- Aug 27, 2020 05:23 PM IST
Chief Justice of India SA Bobde observed that preventing Patanjali Ayurved from using the brand name Coronil "will be terrible for the product" during the pandemic.