Changes to Passport, Foreigners Acts still pending in top court
The government on September 8, 2015, changed passport and foreigners acts to allow non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh and Pakistan to stay in India even if they had or hadn’t entered the country with valid papers.
Parliament passes bill to merge Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli UTs
Merging will also help in cutting down administrative cost, he said...
Amit Shah holds meet with North East CMs, political leaders, civil society on CAB
Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday held discussions with l...
Not possible for any formation to oust BJP from power in Assam without Congress: Debabrata Saikia
Referring to the formation of a new political party named `Raijor Dol’ by the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS), Saikia said that while some regional political parties of Assam had become virtually defunct, new regional parties have come up.
Appoint judges within 6 months, Supreme Court tells Centre
SC said that the government must clear all appointments to the superior courts within six months of any recommendation being sent to it even as the law ministry issued a formal notification appointing Justice Akil Kureshi as the Tripura High Court Chief Justice after much delay.
Congress faces an uphill task in MP bypolls to return to power after political crisis
Former Chief Minister Kamal Nath told ET earlier this week that these seven MLAs “had never gone away” and he was sure they were still with him. However, the BJP says the seven MLAs in question are firmly with them and that Congress would not be able to win a single seat in the upcoming by-polls.
COVID tally crosses 60 lakh; 1,039 more deaths
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 60,74,702, while 50,16,520 people have recuperated from the virus, taking the recovery rate to 82.58 per cent.
1.75 million forest rights claims rejected by state governments
The latest statistics of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, accessed by ET, reveal that 20 states have rejected 17,52,553 claims under the Scheduled Tribe and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006, or the Forest Rights Act, till March 2020.
14 states, UTs have higher tests per million, lower positivity than national average: Centre
A total of 83,347 new infections have been reported in 24 hours, the ministry said, underscoring that 74 per cent of the new cases are concentrated in 10 states and Union Territories.
Solar policies, subsidies and other incentives for the installation of rooftop solar systems in Tripura
Some of TREDA's schemes include the creation of solar cities, providing solar energy to 52,000 tribal families, electrification of rural areas of Tripura under Remote Village Electrification Programme (RVEP) and development of solar plants.
Amit Shah wants Assam govt to engage legal experts to examine the clause 6 panel’s recommendations
The comments came after Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal met the Union home minister in Delhi on Sunday and discussed the status of clause 6 panel on Assam accord, National Register of Citizens (NRC) and granting of scheduled tribe status to six communities of the state. Sarma was also present in the meeting.
14 states against Centre's plan to sub-categorise Scheduled Castes
The overwhelming opposition from states gains significance as a seven-member Supreme Court bench is set to re-examine the politically contentious issue.
86,961 new COVID-19 cases in India, tally reaches 54,87,580; death toll mounts to 87,882
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 54,87,580, while the death toll climbed to 87,882 with the infection claiming 1,130 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan not implemented in Bengal as state did not provide any info: FM
The minister replied after the issue related to migrant labourers in West Bengal was raised by Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury during the Zero Hour.
Gujarat gaushalas now out of land ceiling Act
Gujarat Land Ceiling (Amendment) Bill, 2019, excludes lands being utilised for maintenance of gaushalas from the provisions of the Gujarat Agriculture Land Ceiling Act, 1961.