The NGT panel was formed in the wake of the 2015 global emission scandal or ‘Dieselgate’ when the company was found guilty of intentionally programming its diesel engines with cheat devices to meet US regulatory standards but actually emit up to 40 times more Nitrous Oxides (NOx) in real-world conditions.
Sawhney also noted that the decision to reserve 10 per cent for EWS among the general category is not backed by any data and said it is also in conflict with the 2006 Supreme Court judgment on reservation in promotions.
Debate on the 10% ‘forward quota’ Bill saw arguments on the amendment procedure, including whether the Bill should be ratified by state Assemblies, and questions related to aided and unaided institutions.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Justice Ahmadi also said that the apex court’s 50 per cent ceiling was to ensure that “reservations are not introduced, and the limit increased, only for election purposes”.
The council was set up on December 7, days after The Indian Express published the Implant Files, a series of investigative reports on the big, medical bazaar where devices are advertised, sold, and surgically implanted across the world under regulatory systems riddled with holes.
VHP, RSS have demanded legislation to allow building Ram temple in Ayodhya. If the govt attempts this, what steps can it take? Can the Supreme Court then intervene? What the law says, and some precedents
In his affidavit, Kamal Nath stated that on the afternoon of November 1, 1984 he received information about "some violence" around the gurudwara, and as a "senior and responsible leader" of the Congress he decided to go there.
This verdict may shape future cases on issues involving defence procurement. The bench cited previous judicial pronouncements of the Supreme Court on the issue of judicial review of administrative decisions regarding award of tenders and contracts.
What slipped under the radar is a story of how Johnson & Johnson used a loophole in US laws to push into the Indian market without any clinical trials in the country, an investigation by The Indian Express has found.
Stryker India has four offices in the country -- Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata -- and an annual turnover of Rs 300 crore in FY 2017-18, mainly from selling hip and knee implants, and medical devices for spine and neuro surgeries.
In 2010, Medtronic launched Healthy Heart for All, its goal was to do good and to do well: sell pacemakers and cardiac stents to people below the poverty line, offer them loans if they couldn't pay and make what regulators called 'a massive profit'.