During the hearing in HC, which went on for nearly seven hours, Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Anil Singh, appearing for the NCB, told the court that it will have to keep in mind the backdrop under which the NDPS Act was formulated.
Talking to The Indian Express, Rawat, who was in Chandigarh to meet the party leaders, said, “It is my job to help people bury the hatchet. Otherwise, what would I do here? It is my duty to help out if there is a communication gap and become a bridge.”
A 1990 batch IAS officer, Aggarwal replaces incumbent Home Secretary Satish Chandra, who retires on September 30. His new posting is likely to create heartburn among a few ruling party leaders, who were gunning for him.
The number of Covid positive patients in Haryana reached 1,26,974 out of whom 1,10,814 patients have recovered so far, taking the recovery rate to 87.27 per cent.
The BMC had made it mandatory for people to wear a mask in public places since April 8. The civic body can levy fines ranging between Rs 200 and Rs 1,000 from defaulters.
A High Court Bench of Justice Vivek Puri has issued a notice of motion to the state of Punjab for reply. The matter has been adjourned for hearing on November 5, 2020.
Ludhiana has reported maximum Covid deaths (735), followed by Jalandhar (385), Amritsar (359), Patiala (320), Mohali (186), Hoshiarpur (150), Sangrur (144), Gurdaspur (141), Kapurthala (138), Bathinda (109) and Ferozepur (97).
Earlier this month, BMC had set up 250 more intensive care unit (ICU) beds to cater to the rising load of critical patients. Mumbai has 1,917 ICUs and 1,128 ventilators for Covid-19 patients.
During the audit, it was also noticed that “there were no efforts on improvement of the economic condition of salt workers and they continue to live in a hand-to-mouth position.”
A few private schools agreed to a 25 percent reduction in the fees with certain conditions even as some parent associations alleged suspicion over the government’s “intent”.
According to police, an FIR was lodged at Palanpur West police station on Monday wherein a 22-year-old woman alleged that she was abducted on knife-point by a man who lives in her neighbourhood on Sunday night.
The police will now be using public addressal system outside famous joints and eateries at night time to spread the message of necessary compliance of masks in public places where congregations of people will be seen.
The union has been critical of the ongoing protests and claimed that they were fueled by traders and commission agents who felt threatened by the Bills.
The SMC health department officials had started a drive five days ago, deploying teams to test the textile traders and workers, and diamond polishers.
According to local residents, the building was originally at least three-decades-old and was undergoing a renovation. A team of 30 fire officers rushed to the spot after receiving a call at around 1 am.
The proposal to introduced ‘preferential location charges’, which will be between 1.5% and 3% of the total cost of the flat, was passed in a meeting of the DDA’s highest decision making authority Tuesday.
The North MCD owes Rs 2,466 crore, South MCD Rs 80 crore and East MCD Rs 49 crore.
Delhi Police has arrested the unit’s president Brinder Singh Dhillon, along with three more members of the Punjab Youth Congress.
Acting on the complaint, teams of Cyber Crime Cell reached Jamtara in Jharkhand and arrested the duo — Ajay Mandal and Kundan Kumar Mandal — both natives of Giridih in Jharkhand.
AMC deputy health officer Dr Tejas Shah said the patient was stable and “was already on psychiatric treatment”.
According to police, Dahiya was in a relationship with the woman he allegedly shot at on Sunday evening. Police said the two were in his car and got into an argument, following which he allegedly shot at her and dumped her on the highway near Alipur.
On Tuesday, Bilkis, listed among the 100 most influential people of 2020 by Time magazine, was felicitated for her recognition by women’s groups at the Press Club.
According to sources, in a meeting with the Delhi government on Monday, experts discussed certain areas which need to be in focus as part of the revised containment plan.
Based on the inputs provided by Salman in his interrogation, Surat Crime Branch sleuths on Monday nabbed Manoj Prasad Bhagat, a resident of Vapi and native of Jharkhand.
The woman, Sunita Gurjar (45), is the alleged mastermind of a gang involving four others, all men.