False Allegation of Impotency Valid Ground for Divorce, Supreme Court Upholds Delhi HC’s Decision

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The Supreme Court upheld a Delhi high court order that making baseless and false allegations against one’s spouse regarding impotency of life partner amounts to cruelty and divorce can be granted on that ground,. According to a report by Times of India, a bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Aniruddha Bose declined to interfere … Read more

Decision on TRIPS Waiver Proposal Absolutely Crucial in These Trying Times: India

Decision on TRIPS Waiver Proposal Absolutely Crucial in These Trying Times: India

A decision on the “critical” proposal in the WTO about temporary waiver of certain provisions of intellectual property rights’ agreement for tackling COVID-19, is “absolutely crucial” to relevance of this multilateral organisation in these trying times, India has said. In October 2020, India  and South Africa had submitted the first proposal suggesting a waiver for … Read more

‘Not Saying No But…’ Maha Health Minister Says Decision on Local Trains on Hold Amid Uptick in Covid-19 Cases

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Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday said the decision on relaxation in local trains had been put on hold and the final call would be taken by chief minister Uddhav Thackeray as the state eased some Covid-19 curbs. “We are not saying no, but the decision for relaxation in local trains has been put … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Playing at Gachibowli was the best decision we have taken, says Sindhu | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Playing at Gachibowli was the best decision we have taken, says Sindhu | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

A day after creating history at Tokyo, PV Sindhu said that she is enjoying the moment and is determined to go to Paris in 2024. Excerpts of an interview with the champion…How do you describe your journey in the last five years. Right from Rio a lot of things happened and there were some controversies … Read more

J&K: Shia Community Split Over Admin’s Decision to Allow Muharram Procession After 30 Years

J&K: Shia Community Split Over Admin's Decision to Allow Muharram Procession After 30 Years

Divisions have appeared in the Shia community in Kashmir over the administration’s purported decision to allow symbolic Muharram procession in the Lal Chowk area here after a gap of three decades. All Jammu and Kashmir Shia Association has claimed the administration has decided to allow the procession after 30 years and has welcomed the move, … Read more

News18 Afternoon Digest: Sherlyn Chopra Accuses Raj Kundra of Sexual Assault, Decision on Mumbai Local Trains Soon & Other Top Stories

News18 Afternoon Digest: Sherlyn Chopra Accuses Raj Kundra of Sexual Assault, Decision on Mumbai Local Trains Soon & Other Top Stories

Sherlyn Chopra Accuses Raj Kundra of Sexual Assault: ‘He Kissed Me Even Though I Resisted’ Mumbai Crime Branch’s Property Cell had summoned Sherlyn Chopra to appear before them on July 27 to record her statement in connection to the pornography case involving Raj Kundra, who is currently in 14-day judicial custody. The actress had applied … Read more

Mumbai Local Trains May Soon be Opened for Fully Vaccinated, Minister Says Decision in 2-3 Days

Mumbai Local Trains May Soon be Opened for Fully Vaccinated, Minister Says Decision in 2-3 Days

People fully vaccinated against Covid-19 may soon be allowed to travel on Mumbai local trains unrestricted. Maharashtra state cabinet minister Aslam Shaikh said that a decision in this regard may be taken in two or three days. “As a minister, I am also of the view that person whose two doses are completed should be … Read more

Maharashtra Dy CM Tours Flood-hit Villages in Sangli; Says Decision on Relief in 2 Days

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A decision on providing relief to the people affected by floods in Maharashtra will be taken in the next couple of days, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said on Monday after he toured various rain-hit villages in Sangli district and used a rescue boat to reach out to flood victims in some areas. He interacted … Read more

LG Overturns Delhi Govt Decision to Appoint Police Lawyers for Farmers’ Stir Cases: Sisodia

LG Overturns Delhi Govt Decision to Appoint Police Lawyers for Farmers' Stir Cases: Sisodia

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has overturned the Delhi Cabinet’s decision to appoint a panel of lawyers of its choice to argue cases related to the farmers’ agitation, the AAP government said on Saturday and wondered what was the need of an elected dispensation if everything has to be done through the “Centre via L-G”. Delhi … Read more

Finance ministry issues order to implement Cabinet decision on DA, DR hike from July 1 – Times of India

Finance ministry issues order to implement Cabinet decision on DA, DR hike from July 1 - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The finance ministry on Tuesday issued an order to implement the Cabinet decision to hike dearness allowance (DA) for central government employees to 28 per cent from July 1. Last week, the Union Cabinet had approved an 11 percentage point hike in DA and dearness relief (DR) for central government employees and pensioners … Read more

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