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  • SC issues notice to Twitter ex-India MD on UP govt plea

    SC issues notice to Twitter ex-India MD on UP govt plea

    Twitter ex-India MD was summoned in connection with a probe into the video which went viral showing a Muslim elderly man being thrashed by some young men after he was forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram". The police said the video was an attempt to incite communal violence.

    October 22, 2021
  • You’re dragging your feet: SC to UP govt during Lakhimpur case hearing

    You’re dragging your feet: SC to UP govt during Lakhimpur case hearing

    The CJI observed, "This should not be an unending story, this is all we want". Salve sought time in the matter. After hearing arguments, the Bench posted the matter for further hearing on 26 October.

    October 20, 2021
  • TN govt begins paperwork to recover temple’s encroached land

    TN govt begins paperwork to recover temple’s encroached land

    The court order said, "The report should also indicate how and under what circumstances a part of the land belonging to the temple may have been given to a third party."

    October 19, 2021
  • PMK slams TN govt for buying power at Rs 20/unit

    PMK slams TN govt for buying power at Rs 20/unit

    Ramadoss said that TANGEDCO has a debt of Rs 1.59 lakh crore and that the organisation is not taking measures to reduce its debt burden. The PMK leader said that buying a unit of power at five times its price would crush the organisation.

    October 18, 2021
  • Govt undertakes targeted release of onions to keep prices in check

    Govt undertakes targeted release of onions to keep prices in check

    ill October 12, a total of 67,357 million tonnes (MT) have been released in major markets such as Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kochi, and Raipur.

    October 17, 2021
  • UP govt allows Rahul, Priyanka to visit Lakhimpur Kheri

    UP govt allows Rahul, Priyanka to visit Lakhimpur Kheri

    Earlier the UP government had pointed out that CrPC 144 was in place in Lucknow and therefore, denied Congress' request to visit the violence-hit area. 

    October 6, 2021
  • Govt proposes amendment to Forest Act for accelerated integration of ‘conservation and development’

    Govt proposes amendment to Forest Act for accelerated integration of ‘conservation and development’

    One of the proposed amendments also said that offences under Section 2 of the Forest Act, 1980 are now proposed to be made punishable with simple imprisonment for a period, which may extend to one year and the offence shall be cognizable and non-bailable.

    October 4, 2021
  • Delhi govt allows reopening of religious places from today

    Delhi govt allows reopening of religious places from today

    The DDMA further directed the district magistrates, deputy commissioners of police (DCPs) and all other authorities concerned to ensure Covid-19 appropriate behaviour is followed at all religious places.

    October 1, 2021
  • Abject failure by Kerala govt in tackling Covid: Congress

    Abject failure by Kerala govt in tackling Covid: Congress

    "All along the Pinarayi Vijayan government banked on the PR activities to claim that things are well under check in Kerala, but the truth was otherwise," said Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala.

    September 30, 2021
  • Cal HC fines Sourav Ganguly, govt over irregular allotment of land

    Cal HC fines Sourav Ganguly, govt over irregular allotment of land

    The order came following a PIL in 2016 challenging allotment of a two-acre plot in New Town by WBHIDCO alleging violation of rules, regulations. The allotment was made on 27 September 2013 and the plot was surrendered to WBHIDCO in August 2020.

    September 28, 2021
  • Taliban govt welcomes US allowing assistance

    Taliban govt welcomes US allowing assistance

    "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) welcomes recent decision by US Treasury Department allowing American government agencies along with international and non-governmental organisations and banks to facilitate flow of food and medicine to the IEA," Ministry spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi was quoted as saying in a statement

    September 26, 2021
  • Iran’s new govt to resume nuke talks: FM

    Iran’s new govt to resume nuke talks: FM

    "Iran neither wastes time, nor accepts unconstructive behaviour of the US, and it will not procrastinate the country with empty promises," he was quoted as saying

    September 23, 2021
  • Let govt take decision, SC on plea seeking reopening of schools

    Let govt take decision, SC on plea seeking reopening of schools

    Advocate representing the petitioner contended that malls and restaurants have been opened, and emphasized on the mental and psychological fallout of the closure of schools on the students.

    September 20, 2021
  • UP govt to raise retirement age of doctors to 70

    UP govt to raise retirement age of doctors to 70

    After retirement, doctors open their private clinics, but it will be better that they give their services to us. Keeping this in view, we have prepared the proposal, said UP medical education minister Suresh Khanna

    September 19, 2021
  • Govt approves Rs 30,600 cr sovereign guarantee to operationise bad bank

    Govt approves Rs 30,600 cr sovereign guarantee to operationise bad bank

    Giving details of the latest reform initiative taken by the government to clean up the banking sector, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that in the last six financial years, banks have already recovered Rs 5,01,479 crore. Of this, Rs 3.1 lakh crore has been recovered since March 2018.

    September 16, 2021
  • Telangana govt forms panel to help Hyderabad Metro

    Telangana govt forms panel to help Hyderabad Metro

    "It is regrettable that the pandemic situation forced the Metro Rail project into financial crisis and it was made to pay compound interests. The state government would come to the rescue of the prestigious Hyderabad Metro project," the CM said.

    September 15, 2021
  • Gadkari takes a dig at Rajasthan govt, says CM is unhappy

    Gadkari takes a dig at Rajasthan govt, says CM is unhappy

    The Union Road Transport Minister in a lighter mood said, "No one is happy as the problem is in front of everyone, in the party, outside the party, in the family and around us."

    September 14, 2021