NITI unlikely to issue fresh list for selloff – Times of India

NITI unlikely to issue fresh list for selloff - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Government think tank NITI Aayog is unlikely to recommend a fresh set of state-run companies for privatisation for the time being and is expected to wait to see progress of the companies already identified for privatisation, sources said. NITI Aayog, which has been entrusted with the job of identifying public sector units for … Read more

Opposition leadership issue must be put off till 2024, says Abhishek Singhvi | India News – Times of India

Opposition leadership issue must be put off till 2024, says Abhishek Singhvi | India News - Times of India

The vexed issue of leadership of the opposition ranks should not be an immediate concern, says Congress MP and national spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi, who has good equations with Trinamool Congress and is also a key member of his party’s brains trust. Excerpts from a conversation with Subodh Ghildiyal:Given the post-West Bengal polls push for opposition … Read more

Congress ‘James Bond of spying’ when in govt; Pegasus a ‘fabricated issue’: Naqvi | India News – Times of India

Congress 'James Bond of spying' when in govt; Pegasus a 'fabricated issue': Naqvi | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Attacking the Congress which has been protesting in Parliament demanding a discussion on the Pegasus snooping allegations, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said the party was “James Bond of spying” when in power and it now wants to waste Parliament’s time over “fake and fabricated” issues. Naqvi, who is the Rajya … Read more

Pegasus Issue: SC to Hear on Aug 5 Pleas Seeking Probe into Snooping Allegations

As Pegasus Controversy Gains Momentum, Here is a Look at Surveillance Practices In Place Over Three Decades

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on August 5 the pleas, including the one filed by senior journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar, who have sought an independent probe by a sitting or a retired judge into the alleged Pegasus snooping matter. According to the cause list uploaded on the apex court website, a … Read more

Issue of Extension of Interim Bail, Parole Pending in SC; Not Inclined to Hear: Delhi HC

HC Asks Centre, Delhi Govt to Respond to Plea Not to Use Derogatory Word on Caste Certificates

The Delhi High Court Thursday said it was not inclined to entertain a plea seeking extension of emergency parole of prisoners who are above the age of 65 and prone to COVID-19 infection due to some ailments and medical conditions, as the issue is pending before the Supreme Court. A bench of Chief Justice D … Read more

CCTV Clip Reveals Reality of Jharkhand Judge’s ‘Accident’, Issue Reaches SC as Bar Body Slams ‘Premeditated’ Attack

CCTV Clip Reveals Reality of Jharkhand Judge's 'Accident', Issue Reaches SC as Bar Body Slams 'Premeditated' Attack

A Special Investigation Team has been formed to probe the death of a judge in Jharkhand after chilling security footage pointed to murder instead of what was initially believed to be a hit-and-run case. Additional sessions and district judge Uttam Anand was out for his daily morning jog when a three-wheeler hit him. The SIT … Read more

Pegasus Issue: Opposition Leaders Discuss Strategy to Corner Govt in Parliament

Pegasus Issue: Opposition Leaders Discuss Strategy to Corner Govt in Parliament

Amid a stalemate in Parliament over the Pegasus snooping issue, leaders of various opposition parties on Wednesday met and decided to submit similar adjournment notices on the matter. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attended the meeting at the chamber of the Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge. The meeting chaired by Kharge was … Read more

Pegasus Snooping Issue ‘most Important’ for IT Panel; Will Question Govt Officials on This: Tharoor

Pegasus Snooping Issue 'most Important' for IT Panel; Will Question Govt Officials on This: Tharoor

Parliamentary panel on Information Technology will question government officials on allegations relating to suspected phone tapping of politicians, journalists and others using Pegasus spyware, the committee chairman and senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said on Tuesday asserting that it is the “most important issue” for many members. The 32-member Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT is … Read more

Issue of OBC Reservation in Medical Education Should be Resolved Out of Court: PM Modi

Issue of OBC Reservation in Medical Education Should be Resolved Out of Court: PM Modi

PM Modi asked officials on July 26 to review the position of implementation of EWS reservation by various states for medical education At the same time, PM Modi has also directed that the ministry of health and family welfare to implement reservation of the economic weaker section (EWS). Last Updated:July 27, 2021, 14:00 IST FOLLOW … Read more

Connectivity Issue: SLP Filed in SC Against Calcutta High Court Judge’s Order

UAPA, Sedition Law Misused to Stifle Dissent, Needed to Be Repealed: Former SC Judges

The Calcutta High Court administration has filed a special leave petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court challenging an order of one of its judges over connectivity issues during virtual hearing of cases, in which he had also expressed reservations over assignment of matters to judges by the Acting Chief Justice. Calcutta High Court Bar Library … Read more

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