The Supreme Court Collegium led by Justice NV Ramana and comprising four senior-most judges has reportedly selected nine names to fill for appointment to the top court of India. The five-member collegium which comprises Justices UU Lalit, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud, and L Nageswara Rao seemed to ignore the north-eastern states, which had only three judges – H K Sema, ...

NEW DELHI: As the situation continues to worsen in Afghanistan, millions of citizens are continuously attempting to get out of the Taliban control. Taliban terrorists who have already taken control of the Afghan capital of Kabul and its presidential palace said that they will not prevent people, both foreigners and Afghan nationals who want to leave. In note of the ...

According to new data released on Friday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the month of July this year was the hottest month since records began 142 years ago. While the global land and ocean temperatures were 1.67F (0.93C), it eked past the 20th century average of 60.4F (15.8 C). Prior to this, the old record for the hottest ...

On the occasion of India’s 75th Independence Day, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal once again reiterated his dream of hosting the Olympics in the national capital. According to a news agency, PTI, the CM said that his government will prepare to present the case [to host the Olympics] after 2047 and make sure to take Delhi to such a level. ...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday launched the “Faceless Transport Services” program that will provide Delhi residents with the benefit of 33 transport documents online without visiting a regional transport office (RTO). With this move, the government has pushed online 95% of all travel-related paperwork and has allowed the state to shut four of its busiest transport offices in ...

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today launched a scheme under which his government transferred ₹1,000 each to 23 lakh laborers in the state as sustenance allowance amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This scheme is being run by the Pradesh Bhawan Evam Anya Sannirman Karmkar Kalyan Board and involves financial assistance through direct bank transfers to daily wage workers. CM Adityanath ...

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Wednesday expressed pride that several Indian higher education institutes got featured in the coveted Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. He said that India is emerging as a ‘Vishvaguru’. London-based Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts released the 18th edition of the world’s International University rankings on Wednesday. According to it, The Indian ...

New Delhi: A study by the Indian Council of Medical Research- National Institute of Virology (ICMR-NIV) has found that the indigenously developed Covaxin by Bharat Biotech is effective against Delta (B.1.617.2) and Beta (B.1.351) variants of SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. The research paper, titled – ‘Neutralisation against B.1.351 and B.1.617.2 with sera of Covid-19 recovered cases and vaccinees of BBV152’ ...

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Tuesday took a swipe at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal about the actions his government has taken to bring about transparency in the ration distribution process. Ms. Lekhi criticized Kejriwal saying that he should stop keeping the people in the dark by continuously writing letters to the Centre…. Your name ...

New Delhi: In a breakthrough judgement, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered Punjab Police to grant protection to the live-in couple whose plea was earlier dismissed by the Punjab and Haryana high court. The bench consisting of Justice Navin Sinha and Justice Ajay Rastogi ordered that since the case concerns life and liberty, the SP is required to act quickly ...

New Delhi: While addressing the nation on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that up to 80 crores poor Indians will receive free rations till Diwali as a part of the extended Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. PM Modi said that this scheme aims to ensure that no one should sleep hungry during this pandemic. The government has made sure ...

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman hit out at the opposition over the higher wattage of Covid-19 vaccines and the overall slow pace of vaccination. According to reports, she said that the Centre may now look at the centralised procurement of COVID-19 vaccines. This statement comes at a time when most opposition-ruled States have asked the Centre to secure vaccines, retreating ...