Over 50 lakh people provided free legal advice under government’s Tele-Law programme: Centre

Over 50.33 lakh beneficiaries have received advice and legal aid services expanded to 2.50 lakh Common Service Centres (CSCs), the Law and Justice Ministry said on Friday. Last week, during the launch of Tele Law 2.0, Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal appreciated the functionaries providing legal advice services under Tele-Law with legal representation services […]

AAP to file complaint against Delhi LG over ‘Shivling’ shaped fountains installed in Delhi ahead of G20

The Aam Aadmi Party is to file a police complaint against Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena alleging that the latter has disrespected the sentiments of the Hindus by getting ‘Shivling’ (a representation of Lord Shiva) shaped fountains installed in the national capital ahead of the G20 summit, said the AAP sources on Friday. AAP MLA Durgesh Pathak […]

HC dismisses Congress leader plea for fresh first-level checking of EVMs, VVPAT for upcoming General Elections

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea moved by Anil Kumar, Delhi Congress leader regarding the approach and procedure adopted by the Chief Electoral Officer, during the preparations and conduct of First-Level Checking (FLC) of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) intended for use in the upcoming General Elections […]

‘INDIA’ bloc passes resolution on moon mission, praises ISRO family

Opposition ‘INDIA’ alliance parties, who are currently camping in Mumbai for a strategy meeting on Friday passed a resolution on India’s successful Chandrayaan-3 moon mission. “We, the INDIA parties congratulate the entire ISRO family – present and past – for its outstanding achievements which have made our country proud,” the INDIA alliance’s, or (Indian National […]

JP Nadda meets Kovind , former President to head committee to study ‘One Nation, One Election’

BJP national president JP Nadda on Friday met former President Ram Nath Kovind at the latter’s residence in New Delhi on Friday. The meeting assumes significance as the Centre constituted a committee headed by the former President to explore the possibility of ‘One Nation, One Election’. If the proposal comes […]

“Democracy about evolution” Parliamentary affairs minister on ‘One Nation, One Election’ proposal

Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi said on Friday that there will be a discussion on ‘One Nation, One Election’ in Parliament. He termed the proposal an evolution of Indian democracy and asked why the Opposition was scared of it. “There will be a discussion (on ‘One Nation, One Election’) in […]

SC extends interim bail to Satyendra Jain on medical grounds till September 12 in a money laundering case

The Supreme Court on Friday extended interim bail to former Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain on medical grounds till September 12 in a money laundering case. Meanwhile, Supreme Court judge Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra recused from hearing the matter. The matter was listed before a bench of Justice AS Bopanna and Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra. But Justice […]