New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday raised concern over the alleged misuse of the sedition law, questioning the relevance of the colonial-era law which was being used to suppress the freedom struggle.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that cases cannot be registered under the defunct Section 66A of the Information Technology Act.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Thursday announced a new emergency package called 'India COVID-19 Emergency Response & Health System Preparedness Package: Phase-II' worth Rs. 23,123 crore to tackle the pandemic situation in the country.
New Delhi/UNI: The Centre has approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of all petitions pending in different high courts across the country challenging the constitutionality of new Information Technology (IT) Rules to the apex court.
New Delhi/IBNS: Dismissing a review petition, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the power that rests exclusively with the President to add a community to the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) list cannot be given to states.
Aizawl/IBNS: The Government of India, Government of Mizoram and the World Bank have signed a $32 million Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project to improve management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram, particularly for the benefit of under-served areas and vulnerable groups.
New Delhi/IBNS: All coronavirus deaths, regardless of where the patients die, will have to be certified as 'Covid deaths', the Centre has stated in an affidavit in the Supreme Court.
New Delhi/IBNS: Families of Covid victims cannot be paid compensation as it is applicable to natural disasters, the Centre told Supreme Court.
New Delhi/IBNS: Twitter India on Friday faced some tough questions from the Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee on IT including why the social media giant had not appointed a Chief Compliance Officer in the south Asian country, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Centre's policy of giving free vaccination to those above 45 years and charging a hefty amount from those below that age.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Tuesday evening cancelled the Class 12 board exams of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a statement.
New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after the Delhi High Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking suspension of the ongoing construction of the Central Vista Project in the national capital amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Union Minister Hardeep Puri said a false narrative was being propagated over the plan.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday directed some tough questions to the central government over its COVID-19 vaccination strategy which is key in the middle of the pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: In a suo-moto move, the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and Press Information Bureau under the guidance of Prakash Javadekar, had compiled and collated the details of journalists who lost their lives due to the pandemic in the years 2020 & 2021 and started a special drive to provide assistance to their families under the Journalist Welfare Scheme.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Thursday trashed a New York Times report as "baseless" that said India's Covid deaths were severely undercounted and underreported.