In a letter to PM Modi, Swadeshi Jagran Manch, the economic wing of the RSS, had alleged that advocacy groups of dubious antecedents and an official in the Health Ministry were “lobbying for the use of vaccines such as HPV vaccine.
CJI impeachment: "Did what was expected of me and in the manner, the chairman of Rajya Sabha was expected...some hon’ble MPs had a point of view and the right to express it while I had a responsibility cast on me. I have done my job and am satisfied," Naidu said.
Refusing to admit the notice of motion, Naidu, in a ten-page order, said: “In the absence of credible and verifiable information placed before me which gives an indication of ‘misbehaviour’ or ‘incapacity’, it would be an inappropriate and irresponsible act to accept statements which have little empirical basis.
“The Hon’ble MPs who have presented the petition are unsure of their own case”, using “facts and circumstances” at one instance and then phrases like “may have been”, “appears to have antedated” and “he too was likely” elsewhere in the notice.
On Friday, a delegation led by leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and comprising MPs from Congress, SP, BSP, IUML, NCP, CPI(M) and CPI met Naidu and submitted the notice for impeachment.
The clinic’s name has been kept deliberately ambiguous so as not to scare people away with the dreaded ‘C’ word. The clinic is a part of the government’s universal cancer screening scheme in 100 districts.
Sources aware about the scrutiny process in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat said they (the Opposition members) had violated the provisions of the ‘Handbook for Members of Rajya Sabha’, which says any notice submitted to the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha should not be given advance “publicity”.
CJI Dipak Misra impeachment: Sources in the Trinamool Congress said “political and practical compulsions” forced it to stay away. While the DMK did not sign, its leader Kanimozhi told The Indian Express that “we will support it when it comes to Parliament.”
The findings, reported in the BMJ, show that artificial pancreas treatment provides almost two-and-a-half extra hours of normal blood glucose levels (normoglycaemia) a day, while reducing time in both high (hyperglycaemia) and low (hypoglycaemia) blood glucose levels.
In his address, the President said that the greatest contribution of the Constitution of India, created under Ambedkar’s guidance, was to make all Indians equal citizens, irrespective of social or economic background.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the first health and wellness centre when he goes to Bijapur, Chhattisgarh, on Ambedkar Jayanti (April 14), officially inaugurating Ayushman Bharat.
Naqvi added that the government felt the restrictions were not in line with the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, that was passed by the NDA government and hence the Haj Committee has been asked to revise the rules.
Of the 552 seats that remained vacant in around 30 disciplines after admissions were completed to the 1,907 superspeciality medical seats last year, 104 were in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and 55 were in cardiology.
TDP walked out of NDA last month over demand for a special category status for Andhra Pradesh. It brought a no-confidence motion against the government. The motion is supported by 80-odd MPs, Opposition has claimed, but has not been taken up by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.