Tag: , , , , , ,

India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access and quality

India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access and quality

New Delhi – India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study. The Global Burden of Disease study, however, mentioned that India has seen improvements in healthcare access and quality since 1990.In 2016, India’s healthcare access

A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims

A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims

WASHINGTON: The NDA government has taken steps and “will do its best” to render justice to each and every family that has suffered during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, a senior BJP leader has said. “I stand before you to assure the community that we will do our best to render justice to each and every

Centre will try to introduce bill for SC/ST reservation in promotions: Athawale

Centre will try to introduce bill for SC/ST reservation in promotions: Athawale

NAGPUR: Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said that the Centre would try to bring a bill in the monsoon session of Parliament to pave the way for reservation in job promotions for employees belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories. The Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment was addressing

Karnataka floor test: Section 144 clamped in Mangalore

Karnataka floor test: Section 144 clamped in Mangalore

Karnataka floor test: Section 144 clamped in Mangalore. Amid the political ruckus in Karnataka, section 144 has been imposed in Mangalore as a precautionary measure ahead of the Supreme Court’s order directing Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) B.S. Yeddyurappa to prove majority in the state assembly on Saturday.The Supreme Court directed Yeddyurappa to prove the majority

Delhi HC social media Kathua rape case

Delhi HC issues notice to Google, FB for revealing identity of rape victim

 Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Google, Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites after their Indian subsidiaries informed the court that they are not concerned entity to reply to court’s notice on disclosing the identity of Kathua victim. The Court will again hear the matter on May 29. Earlier the Delhi High Court had slapped a fine of Rs. 10 lakhs

BJP Supreme Court Karnataka Polls Rahul

BJP’s buff called off by SC in Karnataka Polls: Rahul on floor test decision

Welcoming the Supreme Court’s move on directing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to conduct a floor test tomorrow, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that it supports their stand against Governor Vajubhai R. Vala’s unconstitutional decision. Taking to Twitter, Rahul said that the BJP’s bluff to form the government without the majority numbers, has been

1988 road rage case: SC to give verdict in Sidhu's case today

1988 road rage case: SC to give verdict in Sidhu’s case today

1988 road rage case:  The Supreme Court will announce its verdict in cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s road rage case, on Tuesday. Last month Sidhu’s advocate argued in the court that it was not his client’s fault behind the death of the victim in a road rage case. After the Punjab government sought his conviction in

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

NEW DELHI: The Central government is planning to bring an ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court verdict putting safeguards on arrests under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and subsequently introduce a bill to insulate it from further judicial scrutiny. The government is likely to introduce the bill in monsoon session of Parliament to incorporate

Six-month jail term for those abandoning elderly parents

Six-month jail term for those abandoning elderly parents

NEW DELHI: The NDA government at the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi government is planning to increase the jail term for those who abandon or abuse their elderly parents, to six months from the existing three months, according to a senior official.The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, which is reviewing the Maintenance and

SC wants anti-sexual harassment panels in all courts

SC wants anti-sexual harassment panels in all courts

SC wants anti-sexual harassment panels in all courts. The Supreme Court on Friday directed state high courts to ensure that committees in all district courts must be set up to deal with sexual harassment complaints. This order comes in the wake of the recent incident of a lady advocate being assaulted by members of the

SC dismisses plea for independent probe into Sridevi’s death

SC dismisses plea for independent probe into Sridevi’s death. The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking an independent probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sridevi. The actor had died on February 24 due to accidental drowning in her hotel bathtub in Dubai.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar

Over 23,000 bank fraud cases involving 1 lakh crore in 5 yrs

Over 23,000 bank fraud cases involving 1 lakh crore in 5 yrs

New Delhi – Over 23,000 cases of fraud involving a whopping Rs 1 lakh crore have been reported in the past five years in various banks, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). A total of 5,152 cases of fraud, up from over 5,000 cases in 2016-17, were reported in banks from April, 2017, to

Vinod Rai Virat Kohli English County

Let him decide: Vinod Rai on Virat Kohli’s English County stint

Vinod Rai, member of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), on Wednesday said, it depends on Indian skipper Virat Kohli whether he wants to represent India in the one-off Test against Afghanistan or he wants to play county cricket to prepare for the marquee series against England. “CoA has taken a conscious decision to

Supreme Court to hear review pleas on SC/ST verdict on May 3

Supreme Court to hear review pleas on SC/ST verdict on May 3

Supreme Court to hear review pleas on SC/ST verdict on May 3 . The Supreme Court will hear the Centre’s plea seeking review of its judgment on the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (SC/ST Act) on May 3. Attorney General K K Venugopal mentioned the matter for early hearing before

Senior advocate Indu Malhotra sworn in as SC judge

Senior advocate Indu Malhotra was sworn in as a Supreme Court judge on Friday, becoming the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as top court’s judge from the bar. She was administered an oath of office by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra.The swearing-in ceremony of the newly-appointed judge took place at the

A huge relief for Salman Khan, as SC stays proceeding against him

A huge relief for Salman Khan, as SC stays proceeding against him

A huge relief for Salman Khan, as SC stays proceeding against him. The Supreme Court has stayed the proceedings in six cases against Salman Khan, filed in different courts across the country. The court will not hear if the FIR will be quashed or not. The cases were filed against Salman Khan for allegedly demeaning

SC stays proceedings against Salman over caste remarks

SC stays proceedings against Salman over caste remarks. The Supreme Court on Monday put on hold the proceedings pending against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan before several courts across the country in cases registered under the SC/ST Act for alleged derogatory remarks against a community.A bench of Chief Justice Deepak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice

Prez gives nod to death penalty for rape of girls below 12

Prez gives nod to death penalty for rape of girls below 12

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday promulgated an ordinance to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet on Saturday had approved the ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping girls

Toll tax collection resumes as NHAI gets relief from HC

Toll tax collection resumes as NHAI gets relief from HC

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Three days after the toll tax barrier at Ladowal was declared free for commuters following the orders of Permanent Lok Adalat, the toll collection was resumed on Saturday evening as High court gives relief to National High Authority of India (NHAI). The Highway authority has filed petition in Punjab and Haryana High court challenging the order

Demonetisation led to highest fake currency, suspicious transactions

Demonetisation led to highest fake currency, suspicious transactions

NEW DELHI: The country’s banks received an all-time high amount of fake currency and also detected an over 480 per cent jump in suspicious transactions post demonetisation, a first-ever report on dubious deposits made in the wake of the 2016 notes ban has revealed. The banks, including those in the private, public and cooperative sectors, and

Social Media

Related Gallery

You may also like