Bill in Lok Sabha sets reporting rules, standards for fertility industry
The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill or ART Bill m...
Gujarat High Court asks leaders to adhere to Covid protocols
“The political leaders of the state are expected to lead their masses and not by...
Bengaluru: ‘B’ Kharab land in private hands around city to be regularised
In the process, the Cabinet also reversed its decision last month to regularise such ‘B’ kharab plots that are in private hands in rural areas of the state, bowing to demands from a section of ministers who had sought a detailed reassessment of its pros and cons.
Attack on ex-Navy officer: From now, with BJP-RSS, says Madan Sharma after meeting Maha Guv
Madan Sharma, retired Navy officer who alleged that he was beaten up by Shiv Sena workers, met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in...
Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020: Consumer rights rules to be notified soon
The Centre is set to bring out the Electricity Rules, 2020, which will specify standards of performance to introduce corporate culture in distribution utilities, according to people in the government. Currently, the Consumer Charter under the Electricity Act, 2003 provides a synopsis of rights of consumers but most states have not implemented these.
Profit versus profit for all: Heroism is not linked to following or breaking the rules
India is governed by many Ravanas and Duryodhanas. India’s rich do not see Ram and Krishna as their models, even though they organise huge parties on Ram Navami and Krishna Janmashtami. Our elite openly defy the law and manipulate it as well.
NGT directs CPCB to recover fine from Amazon, Flipkart for excessive plastic packaging
CPCB has earlier told the NGT that e-commerce giants need to fulfil their extended producer responsibility under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, and need to establish a system for collecting back the plastic waste generated due to the packaging of their products
40+ NGOs write open letter to Zuckerberg to take 'decisive action' on Facebook India's bias
In the letter, dated September 9, the NGOs stated the link between content on Facebook and offline violence in India is 'no secret' but articles from WSJ revealed disturbing details about the problem. The letter stated mass riots in India spurred on by content posted on Facebook have been occurring for at least seven years.
Draft EIA in line with green rules, court rulings: Prakash Javadekar, Environment Minister
We are not giving any postfacto sanction. This is not our invention. UPA governments brought this concept in through memos in 2010, 2012 and 2013. NGT later quashed these...We have 1.8 m views from public and only 10,000 have new points. Our final notification will come after considering these views, says Javadekar.
GST Council meeting: opposition-ruled state governments start informal discussions
Given the urgent need for funds, some of these states are, as of now, wary of a legal course as it may be a time-consuming affair.
Sebi's new NAV framework to bring uniformity; may impact SIP, cheque-based transactions: Experts
Currently, NAV for allocation of mutual fund units is based on investment amount. For investment below Rs 2 lakh, allotment of units is based on time of receipt of application within the cut-off time.
Rules amended, Vasundhara Raje can stay in her government bungalow: Gehlot govt to HC
The Ashok Gehlot government has told the Rajasthan High Court that it amended rules to allow former BJP Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to continue in a government bungalow.
Lok Sabha Speaker writes to Parliament panel heads on rules for summoning persons
Sources have informed ET that Birla cited Rule 270 of Rules of the Lok Sabha that deals with powers of a committee to send for persons, papers and records. The Speaker is understood to have directed the chairpersons that they should give due consideration to this and other relevant rules and directions while selecting subjects for examination.
Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh seeks seven additional CRPF battalions and 1,028 mobile towers
Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has written to home minister Amit Shah, demanding implementation of measures which were promised to the state in 2018 to tackle Naxals.Baghel said the union home ministry had allocated seven additional CRPF battalions for Chhattisgarh in 2018 to deploy in the South Bastar districts of Sukma and Bijapur.