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Don't extend diesel vehicle ban to other cities: Centre to NGT

The Ministry has also requested the green panel not to apply any restrictions on "sale and registration" of new vehicles in any city, which are complying with the statutory emission norms irrespective of fuel used.

Diesel taxi ban: Cabs with All India Permits allege harassment by police

They alleged that on the first day of the implementation of the order, Delhi Traffic Police harassed drivers and passengers.


My right to enter the sanctum

We have little doubt that we will be able to break these wrong traditions and set in motion a new era where women in this country will enter places of worship with their heads held high, not as second-class citizens.

Rajasthan: Opium users gear up for life post its ban

The 68-year-old is entitled to legal purchase of 8 kilograms of the addictive in a month, and for the past four decades, he has rarely missed eating or drinking it, thrice daily, like lakhs of others in Rajasthan.

Simply Put: Why you can no longer buy some popular medicines

Health experts have pointed to their many side-effects — some of them fatal — and the lack of therapeutic justification for their sale.

AWBI urges authorities to enforce ban on animal races

The Board apprised the authorities of the ban on such races by the Supreme Court of India and asked them to enforce the ban.


No ban on 'Aligarh' film: District authorities

"We have no knowledge whatsoever on this matter and no cinema owner has contacted us for seeking any sort of security for exhibiting this movie," said SSP.

Supreme Court: How can order to ban Sardar jokes be enforced

The PIL filed by woman lawyer Harvinder Chowdhury had received the support of the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Managing Committee (DSGMC), which said “distasteful jokes have started hurting the community.”

The selective outrage over bans

Communities are deprived of livelihood by bans on their traditional arts. Has the elite ever protested?

Won't ask for ban on MSG 2 without watching it: Sikh bodies

The Akal Takht declared Ram Rahim an offender for allegedly copying the attire of the 10th Guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh.

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Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.

What Is Wrong With The Ban On Cattle Trade For Slaughter?

The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted a four-week stay on the Centre’s decision to ban the sale of cattle meant for slaughter. The Madurai bench of the high court sought responses from the state government and Government of India on the issue. In response to a PIL filed at the high court, a interim […]


Explained: Porn Sites Ban In India (Legally Speaking)

Citing morality and decency, government ordered blocking of 857 porn websites late Friday evening. While the ban has partially been lifted, one wonders if the ban in the first place is not an infringement of an individual’s right to freedom. Can one challenge government’s order which has been widely criticised as moral policing.