Thursday, 14 November 2019

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  • Apex court dismisses all review petitions on Rafale fighter jets issue

    November 14, 2019 4:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Supreme Court today rejected a batch of review petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets, saying the pleas were without merit. A three-judge bench also rejected the contention that there was a need... View Article

  • Sabarimala case: SC refers review pleas to larger bench

    November 14, 2019 4:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Supreme Court today said that restrictions on women in religious places was not limited to Sabarimala alone and was prevalent in other religions as well. Supreme Court, by a majority of 3:2, has referred the review petitions to a larger... View Article

  • Chief Justice of India’s office is public authority under RTI Act: SC

    November 14, 2019 11:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court has held that the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a public authority under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. The court, however, said that judicial independence has to be... View Article

  • PM Modi asks business leaders from BRICS nations to invest in India

    November 14, 2019 10:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon business leaders from the BRICS nations to invest in India, particularly in infrastructure development. Mr Modi said, India is the world’s most open and investment-friendly economy due to political stability, predictable policy and... View Article

  • SC allows Karnataka’s disqualified MLAs to contest by-polls

    November 13, 2019 12:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Seventeen rebel Congress-JD(S) legislators had moved the apex court challenging their disqualification by the then assembly speaker in July. The legislators had resigned amid growing dissent, toppling the previous Congress-JD(S) rule in July. The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the... View Article

  • Air quality in Delhi-NCR continues to be in severe

    November 13, 2019 11:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The air quality in the national capital region continues to be in the severe category. According to Central Pollution Control Board, the air quality index, AQI was recorded 457 this morning. An AQI between Zero to 50 is considered ‘good’,... View Article

  • India calls for coordinated global action against cyber terrorism

    November 13, 2019 11:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    India has called for coordinated action by nations, bilaterally or multilaterally, to prevent the forces of terrorism and extremism from building presence in the digital domain. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, at the Paris Peace Forum, said that countries should... View Article

  • PM Modi to attend 11th BRICS Summit beginning today in Brasilia, Brazil

    November 13, 2019 11:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The 11th BRICS Summit will begin in Brazil’s capital Brasilia today. BRICS comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Brasilia this afternoon to attend the Summit. The theme of this year’s summit... View Article

  • Efforts should be made to promote knowledge available in Sanskrit: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

    November 11, 2019 11:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that passionate efforts should be made to conserve, spread awareness and promote the knowledge available in Sanskrit. Addressing the Sanskrit Vishwa Sammelan in New Delhi on Sunday, he said, Sanskrit is an ancient... View Article

  • Ayodhya verdict: Religious leaders meet NSA Ajit Doval

    November 11, 2019 10:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    National Security Advisor Ajit Doval held a meeting with eminent religious leaders in New Delhi yesterday, a day after the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya case. According to a joint statement issued after the meeting at Mr Doval’s residence,... View Article