Madhya Pradesh police using the sedition law to book 15 men for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory in the Champion’s Trophy final indicates that lessons have not been learnt from the apex court order.
Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar
The decision to support the former Lok Sabha Speaker was taken in a meeting of 17 opposition parties at the Parliament Library today.
Unwilling to support a candidate with an RSS background, the Left parties have shared their own list of candidates with the Congress, and the final decision will be taken at an opposition meet on June 22.
In a new report, the United Nations Population Fund has said the population of elderly people in India will triple by 2050.
The RTI response suggests ministers are happy to use the death of security personnel for propaganda purposes but that their human rights are of little real concern.
Opposition parties will meet to take a final decision on their strategy on June 22.
The pace of construction of houses under the Modi government is actually five times slower than during the Manmohan Singh regime.
The visit to Jain’s house, which AAP has termed a ‘raid’, took place in pursuance of a preliminary enquiry registered by the CBI in April.
No candidate’s names have been announced so far by the ruling party or the opposition.
While the BJP had said its three-member committee will meet the Congress on Friday to select a consensus presidential candidate, Congress insists it has not received any formal proposal yet.
IIMC, which the proposal wants merged with JNU, has opposed the idea, saying the institute performs several unique functions.
The activists have accused the village sarpanch, who had filled the case against them, of framing them after they sought to expose his corruption.
While the minister said “everything will be done in the true spirit of democracy,” he added that it was necessary for the other parties to “respect the mandate of the people which is with us”.
The families are opposing the mercy plea filed by the accused Gopal Ansal, which the home ministry has forwarded to the AAP government and the lieutenant governor for inputs.
As of 2011, there were 2.68 crore disabled people in India, but facilities for them in railway coaches remains neglected.
The students, members of the Samajwadi Party’s student wing, have been charged with serious crimes, including rioting, after they raised black flags at a campus event featuring Adityanath.
While the transformation is gradual, Delhi’s government schools have come a long way in improving their infrastructure and quality of education.
The election will be held through ballot papers instead of EVMs since the technology for proportional election and single transferable vote is yet to be developed.
According to activist Satendra Singh, the termination of a campus recruit by a Noida-based cooperative due to his colour blindness is a violation of the new disability Act.
With many posts vacant for months, case pendency is on the rise. The National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information has urged the prime minister to rectify the situation.
Construction of the sewage treatments plants falls under Maily Se Nirmal Yamuna project, initiated on the directions of the NGT.
A dozen officers who were approached refused to serve in the Delhi chief minister’s office, afraid that they will be targeted by the CBI.
The two political parties which had earlier registered as ‘challengers’ refused to take part, saying they only wanted to understand the process.
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority will look to improve governance, land acquisition and maintenance issues in the city.
The name of speaker Kanwar Pal’s college was removed altogether from the assembly website as it did not match what was mentioned in his election affidavits.
While the labour ministry thinks the government has a successful job creation record, a recent report has shed light on growing joblessness and the shift towards informal and low-paid employment avenues.
The Information Commission said that disclosing the contents of the framework accord would affect India’s sovereignty and the security and strategic interests of the state.
The NHRC is responding to a petition filed family members of the undertrials and civil society groups, alleging custodial torture and harassment.
AAP stays away but sends another letter, Congress abstains while the BJP, CPI and RJD prefer to be observers.
The court has also appointed advocate Zoheb Hossain to meet people who have been unable to avail ration benefits due to Aadhaar being made mandatory.
Issues raised at the ninth edition of the homeland security meet included the use of AFSPA in peaceful areas and the existing gaps in the military equipment procurement policy.
At a recent seminar, a number of stakeholders sought wide-ranging reforms to ensure that the RTI Act remains an effective tool for ordinary people to access information with.
Chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi invited all parties to the EVM challenge and said that there will be two phases in which the participants will attempt to tamper with the EVMs
The Central Information Commission has said that it will clear all appeals filed in 2015 and 2016 by the end of this year.
Only about 1.6% of the total waste generated by cities is being composted and fertiliser companies are reluctant to market it, saying it affects their fertiliser sales.
The union finance minister threatened to aggravate charges against Arvind Kejriwal and others named in the case if the word was used at their behest.
A large part of Ram Jethmalani’s cross examination of Jaitley focused on alleged misappropriation of funds during his time at the DDCA.
Several parties have raised concerns about the vulnerability and security of Electronic Voting Machines
Kapil Mishra has charged Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP ministers with receiving funds through hawala companies and money laundering activities.
However, the machines that will be offered for the hackathon will be limited to those used in past elections.