The AAP government was responding to a public interest litigation seeking directions for installation of CCTV cameras and deputing of security guards at all government hospitals under its jurisdiction.
Parliamentary privileges are increasingly being used as a sword by legislators to threaten those whom they feel have defamed or obstructed them.
The high court asked the Election Commission to inform it by January 22 whether any final communication has been sent to the president on the disqualification of the MLAs.
We have ended up countenancing a militarisation of our foreign policy and diplomacy. Are we comfortable with the idea of a general usurping the political leader’s prerogative?
Three people arrested by the Assam Border Police for allegedly being foreigners describe their experiences at the detention camps and how life changed for them.
Jagdamba Mall, a known face of the RSS in the Northeast, who has also been instrumental in BJP’s electoral inroads into the region, said the Accord is his “personal effort” coming from his “study of the Naga issue for over 45 years”.
Academics and lawyers have cautioned against harmful psychological effects on teachers.
It is evident that prime minister Modi’s ambitious strides in search of a ‘New India’, coupled with his government’s disdain for welfare, are leaving the basic lifelines of the poor far behind.
The number of cases against Aadhaar have bloated since 2012. As hearings begin again before the apex court, a look at what the cases are:
A minor change in the secretariat manual means that only ‘VIPs’ have access to communication within a stipulated timeline.
The firing and shelling on the border outposts and civilian areas in RS Pura sector started at 9 pm yesterday, a BSF official said.
The minister however claimed he was ‘not aware’ that the project would cost over Rs 1 crore or that the staff canteen had been demolished for his new office.
If the proposal to impose a 70% safeguard duty on solar cells and panels from China, Taiwan and Malaysia is implemented, it could impact the viability of under-construction solar projects and spoil the investment climate in the sector.
A replaced scheme is underway even as official data show 7,89,478 pending cases under Shubhlaxmi Yojana for monetary benefits for giving birth to a girl child.
The apex court said if an adult man and woman marry, no khap panchayat, individual or group can question them.
Senior RSS functionary J. Nandakumar has claimed the public attack against the Chief Justice of India came on the heels of the CJI’s order to reopen cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
The agitating students are demanding immediate revocation of the bill, which had been passed in the West Bengal assembly last year.
The amount was released by the Ministry of Culture to the producer Vinay Dhumale after he passed off footage from a television programme on Bal Gangadhar Tilak as a film.
We have an obligation to those whose valour and heroism deserves recognition even if they fought and died as part of a war that was not India’s.
UIDAI’s current move is likely to benefit those individuals who face difficulty in procuring aadhaar via other biometric authentication such as fingerprint and iris scan.
The CBI’s submissions came while a single bench of Justice Revati Mohite-Dere was hearing a revision application filed by Sohrabuddin’s brother Rubabuddin Shaikh, challenging the trial court orders of discharge of these officers.
The state government said the ban was necessary to maintain law and order.
Do Mehmood Akhtar and a Hindu god really get LPG cylinders delivered to them?
The Gujarat election results are a wake-up call for the key political parties, as they gear up to draw strategies for the ensuing elections to three states.
The incident, which involved through the sifting of call data records as well, raises questions as to the extent of illegality within India’s legal framework for surveillance.
Naorem Premkanta Singh, a member of the banned Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL), was arrested in an operation jointly conducted by the NIA and the Manipur police.
Even after a gap of ten years between two government health and family surveys, the burden of sterilisation – with all its risks – on women remains unchanged.
The number of vacancies in the Central Information Commission is set to reach the all-time high of four.
Passports of Indian citizens who haven’t passed 10th standard will have an orange jacket instead of dark blue.
Inadequate government response exacerbated Cyclone Ockhi’s impact in Tamil Nadu.
The inability of the economy to generate employment opportunities for millions of Indians is developing into a serious social, economic and political issue.
The new special investigation team will have a retired high court judge, a serving police officer and a retired DIG-level police officer, the Supreme Court directed yesterday.
SC Seeks Centre’s Response on PIL Alleging Mandatory Prayers in Kendriya Vidyalayas Promote Hinduism
The apex court found the petition raises a crucial issue of where a secular state is compelling students from diverse faiths and beliefs to recite prayers “based on Hindu religion” under the threat of punishment.
In a relief for 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims, the SC has decided to reopen 186 cases not investigated further by the Union government’s SIT.
While it is not known what transpired in the conversation between prime minister Modi and the then health minister Harsh Vardhan, the RTI replies reveal a level of inertia in governance.
Beef traders were on strike for the last four days as a result of which the coastal state faced a scarcity of beef.
The exemptions, granted earlier by the court to persons who cannot stand up because of their specified disabilities, would continue.
An interview with water activist Ranjan Panda about the inter-state water dispute and how coal-fired power plants are the real trigger of the conflict.
The CPI(M) general secretary underlines why lifting the maximum limit on companies for political donations could lead to rampant corruption.
Elections to the 60-member Meghalaya assembly are due in the first half of this year as the term of the present assembly expires on March 6.