CJI Ramana says judiciary cannot be controlled or else ‘rule of law’ will become illusory – The Indian Express

Judiciary cannot be controlled, directly or indirectly, by the legislature or the executive, or else the ‘rule of law’ would become illusory, Chief Justice of India N V Ramana asserted on Wednesday and at the same time cautioned judges against being swayed by social media. “The new media tools that have an enormous amplifying ability […]

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Cabinet decisions will provide additional financial support to various sectors: PM Modi – Moneycontrol.com

In a tweet Modi said, ‘An important Cabinet decision that will provide additional financial support to key projects relating to various sectors particularly healthcare and medical infrastructure.’ PTI June 30, 2021 / 10:06 PM IST PM Narendra Modi With the Union Cabinet approving a loan guarantee scheme for Covid-affected sectors and raising the corpus of […]

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Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi amid turbulence in Punjab Congress – Hindustan Times

Miffed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu met party leader Rahul Gandhi at his Delhi residence on Wednesday evening amid reports of turbulence in the party’s Punjab unit ahead of the state Assembly elections next year. The meet comes on the day Sidhu met Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in what has been termed as […]

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Accept Covishield, Covaxin Or Face Mandatory Quarantine, India Tells EU – NDTV

<!– –> Unless EU accepts Indian vaccine certificates, theirs will not be accepted in the country either (File) New Delhi: The European Union’s reluctance in accepting Indian-made vaccines for its ‘vaccination passport’ has triggered a face-off with New Delhi. Sources in the foreign ministry said India will begin a reciprocal policy when it comes to […]

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Finally, Navjot Singh Sidhu gets an audience with Rahul Gandhi – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sulking Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is at loggerheads with Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday finally got an audience with former party president Rahul Gandhi. Earlier in the day, Sidhu had held a meeting with Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi. The two leaders are learnt to have discussed the […]

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Stamp duty collections in Mumbai back to pre-COVID-19 levels; Rs 420 crore collected in June 2021 – Moneycontrol.com

Despite the Maharashtra government deciding not to extend the stamp duty waiver on property registrations in March this year, the collections in the month of June 2021 stood at Rs 420 crore which was at 93 percent levels of June 2019 when Rs 450 crore was collected by the exchequer, an analysis by Propstack has indicated. […]

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‘Matter of time’: SII’s Poonawalla confident of getting EU green pass for Covishield – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Wednesday said that the European approval for its locally manufactured Covishield vaccine is “just a matter of time” and is expected in about a month. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is yet to clear the inclusion of Covishield in the European Union (EU) Covid […]

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Ex gratia for Covid deaths: Supreme Court orders Centre to frame guidelines within 6 weeks – The Indian Express

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to frame guidelines for payment of ex gratia compensation to family members of persons who succumbed to Covid-19, news agency ANI reported. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, in its judgement, also directed the NDMA to ascertain within 6 weeks ex-gratia […]

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“Drones Not Made On Roads”: Top Army Officer Slams Pak On Jammu Attack – NDTV

<!– –> Lt Gen DP Pandey is the Corps Commander for the 15 Corps stationed in Srinagar New Delhi: The technology used in Sunday’s drone strikes on an Air Force base at Jammu airport indicate “state-support” and involvement of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lt General DP Pandey, Corps Commander of the 15 Corps in Srinagar, […]

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