Union Territories
India  /  Published 16.08.22

Govt plans to transfer Gujarat land

The Union Home Ministry has held discussions with representatives of Gujarat and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu on the transfer of a piece of land and four villages to the Union Territory fr...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Recommended by RCI, accepted norms and criteria for student-teacher ratio: Centre to SC

The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it has accepted the norms and standards of pupil-teacher ratio suggested by RCI...

India  /  Published 12.07.22

SC sets 2-week bail deadline

The Supreme Court on Monday laid down that courts must decide bail applications within two weeks of filing and asked the government to consider enacting a separate legislation to deal with bail. Now,...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.22

Ramp up Covid testing, Centre asks states, UTs

The Centre on Thursday asked all states and Union territories to ensure high level of testing in areas reporting new or cluster of Covid-19 cases while emphasising the need to follow the five-fold str...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.22

Lens on plight of tribals in jails

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has decided to form a working group to study the plight of tribal inmates on death row and life convicts who are languishing in jails after 14 years...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 02.02.22

Centre nudge on 2nd jab of teens

Noting that timely completion of the Covid vaccination schedule is important to confer full protection of vaccines to the recipients, the Centre has asked the states and Union Territories to review th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.01.22

12 lakh teens get jabs on first day

The health minister had on Sunday advised states and Union Territories to ensure separate vaccination centres, session sites, queues (if at same session where adult vaccination is ongoing) or separate...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.10.21

Apex court clears Covid aid, lays down norms

The Supreme Court on Monday approved Rs 50,000 as ex gratia for relatives of the Covid dead over and above other compensation that they are entitled to or have already been given by respective state g...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.09.21

CJI plea to reintegrate women prisoners

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana has said the Centre, states and Union Territories are under an obligation to formulate programmes and services to reintegrate women prisoners into the mainstream soc...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.07.21

J&K: 11 sacked for terror link

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has sacked 11 more employees, including sons of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin who has been designated a global terrorist by the US, for allegedly working...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Srinagar


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