Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a meeting of the various empowered groups set up to respond to the coronavirus threat and directed officials to ensure sufficient availability of all essential medical equipment such as personal protective equipment, masks, gloves and ventilators. Continue Reading
New Delhi, Sept: The Supreme Court today said the CBI custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram would continue till September 5 in the INX Media corruption case.
The apex court asked Chidambaram’s counsel not to press for the interim bail plea, which they had filed before the trial court on Monday and is scheduled to be heard during the day, till 5 September.
A bench of justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna said it would on 5 September hear Chidambaram’s plea in which he has challenged the non-bailable warrant issued against him as well as the subsequent trial court’s orders remanding him in the CBI custody.
While posting the matter for hearing on Thursday, the bench said: “We are conscious that we should not usurp the jurisdiction of the concerned trial court”.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has created waves in Tamilnadu, at least among the leaders and members of the State’s Congress unit, after she was appointed the party’s general secretary by her brother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Continue Reading
The Tamilnadu government today strongly opposed the Union Ministry’s clearance to Karnataka to prepare a detailed project report to build a dam across the Cauvery at Mekedatu at the Cauvery Water Management Authority meeting in New Delhi. Continue Reading
The air quality continued to deteriorate in the national capital today. A thick smog engulfed the city, with AQI dipping to hazardous in several places. Continue Reading
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted about the Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme and even shared an advertisement about it. Continue Reading
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the CBI’s appeal challenging the acquittal of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the 2008 twin murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. Continue Reading
The Delhi High Court today decriminalised begging in the national capital, saying provisions penalising the act were unconstitutional and deserved to be struck down. Continue Reading