The committee, it is learnt, also discussed the Supreme Court order in January that mandated that Internet shutdown orders must be made public and observed that the fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression using the Internet was constitutionally protected.
Sachin Pilot interview: "I have not asked for any position in the party. I said our workers, our MLAs, our leaders need to be given equal treatment. There needs to be parity in what we do as a government. We need to get respect. Space, regard, and self-respect — that’s the thing I am fighting for."
Naidu said analysis has shown that Rajya Sabha’s productivity was declining over the last 25 years. However, the overall productivity of the last eight sessions presided by him in the last three years has been 65.50 per cent, despite the intervening election year, he said.
Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva issued notice to the Environment Ministry, which was directed by the court on June 30 to ensure that the draft EIA is published in all 22 Indian languages within 10 days, and sought its response to the contempt plea by August 17.
He also pointed out that while the new norms did not require public consultations for up to 50 per cent expansion of the existing projects, for expansion up to 25 per cent of the existing projects, the EIA process was not required at all.
As per the family members, she kept calling for 'Daddy ji' every few minutes, collapsed, fell unconscious and died of shock late on Monday.
In a statement, the defence ministry said the DAC also accorded approvals that are likely to speed up the procurement of AK-203 rifles and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) "upgrades".
The Covid-19 cases in Punjab are heading for a peak with massive fortnightly increase since July 20. Out of a total of 25,889 cases, 8,326 have been reported in the state in the fortnight ending August 2 itself, and 5,109 more cases have been reported from August 3 to August 11. This translates into more […]
The decision was taken four days after a narrow-body B737 aircraft of Air India Express with 190 people on board overshot the runway and crashed at the Kozhikode airport amid downpour.
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After protests from political parties and local residents, the Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation said it will investigate the matter and take action against the guilty.
Currently, phase 5 of the mission is underway. This phase is expected to repatriate more than 1,30,000 Indians stranded abroad.
Laden in a police colour of red and blue, the flag has been given a traditional design on the corners to make it culturally distinct.
The police have come to know that many consumers of heroin have themselves turned to drug peddling too so they can afford to keep buying more.
Temple managements are planning to give prasad in the form of toffees, mishri packets. They have not yet decided how to distribute ‘choorma prasad’, which is popularly made on Janmashtami.
Saibaba had earlier also sought parole to meet his ailing mother who had expressed a wish to see her son before death. That application was also rejected by the authorities.
During the virtual meeting, the TMC supremo also raised the issue of which COVID-19 vaccine or serum should be used to treat the patients and urged the Centre to issue guidelines on it.
All special trains — 12 pairs running on the Rajdhani routes since May 12 and 100 pairs operating since June 1 — will continue.
Sachin Pilot maintained that he did not demand any post from party, adding that there should not be any vendetta politics. He also said the sedition case against him was in no way "justifiable".
According to the police, the video of the incident was later circulated on phone messenger and social media platforms.
Personnel of NDRF, Fire, Forest and police departments have expanded their search operations to the downstream of a river in their efforts to trace 19 more people who were still missing in the August 7 tragedy near Rajamala.
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had said on Saturday that 149 people have been admitted to hospitals, 23 have been discharged, while three are critically injured in the B737 plane crash.
Senior advocate Shyam Divan, appearing for Chakraborty, told a bench headed by Justice Hrishikesh Roy that the FIR lodged by actor Rajput's father has absolutely no connection with any offence in Patna.
A three-judge bench headed Justice Arun Mishra said, "Daughters must be given equal rights as sons, Daughter remains a loving daughter throughout life. The daughter shall remain a coparcener throughout life, irrespective of whether her father is alive or not."
Sudeeksha Bhati had secured 98% in her CBSE board exams and had gone on to receive a scholarship of more than Rs 3.8 crore to pursue entrepreneurship in Massachusetts' Babson College.