DHCBA Writes to CJI Opposing SCBA’s Proposal for Elevating SC Lawyers as HC Judges

'Just Because You're the Govt...' SC Pulls Up Centre on Differential Pricing of Covid Vaccine

The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) Friday wrote to Chief Justice of India N V Ramana against the Supreme Court Bar Association’s proposal to consider apex court lawyers for elevation as high court judges, saying the practice would be unfair, arbitrary and discriminatory and create resentment among lawyers practicing in high courts. The DHCBA’s … Read more

School Principal, Daughter Molested for Opposing Wrong Parking in Gurugram

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A principal of a prominent private school, her daughter and two other women were allegedly molested by an unidentified miscreant for allegedly opposing wrong parking at the Vyapar Kendra market in Gurugram’s Sushant Lok, the police said on Monday. The victim in her police complaint said that she along with her daughter and two other … Read more

AIMPLB Moves SC Opposing Plea Seeking ‘Uniform Grounds of Divorce’ for All Citizens

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The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has moved the Supreme Court against a plea seeking “uniform grounds of divorce” for all citizens of the country, keeping with the spirit of the Constitution and international conventions. The AIMPLB has opposed the plea filed by advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking uniform grounds … Read more

Despite Warning, Kannada Outfits to Stage Bandh Opposing Yediyurappa Govt’s Maratha Board Move

File photo of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.

File photo of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa had on November 13 announced setting up the MDA, earmarking Rs 50 crore for the overall development of the Maratha population in the state. PTI Bengaluru Last Updated: November 20, 2020, 15:16 IST FOLLOW US ON: Despite government warning, pro-Kannada organisations on Friday … Read more

Police Books Three for Issuing Threats on Social Media to MP Speaker for Opposing French Protest in Bhopal

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File photo of Rameshwar Sharma The Protem speaker Rameshwar Sharma was among the Madhya Pradesh leaders who had posted on social media to oppose the protest in Bhopal against French President on Thursday where thousands of Muslims had gathered. News18 Bhopal Last Updated: November 2, 2020, 11:58 IST FOLLOW US ON: Vivek Trivedi Bhopal police … Read more

Piyush Goyal Cites Numbers to Claim Centre’s Support for Farmers, Targets Punjab Govt for Opposing Laws

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Addressing a press conference, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday stated that the Narendra Modi government at the Centre stands firmly in the interest of farmers. Goyal reeled out statistics to underline that the procurement of farmers’ produce at MSP has increased over the past year. He said that more procurement … Read more

More Than Half The Farmers Supporting Or Opposing Farm Laws Have No Information About Them: Survey

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New Delhi: More than half the farmers supporting or opposing the three recent farm laws have no information about them, a survey conducted by Gaon Connection has found. The survey, “The Indian Farmer’s Perception of the New Agri Laws”, found that out of the52 per cent who opposed them 36 per cent did not know … Read more

Goa CM Meets Villagers Opposing IIT Project In Sattari

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Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday met villagers of Sattari taluka who are protesting against an Indian Institute of Technology coming up in the region. They told the CM, who was accompanied by local MLA and state health minister Vishwajit Rane, that cultivable land was being acquired for the project and this … Read more

Why farmers are opposing ‘pro-farmer’ reforms – india news

Agricultural input markets , such as seeds, pesticides etc. have seen a large-scale corporatisation in the past decade, but this has been accompanied by a sharp rise in prices of intermediate inputs in agriculture

In May this year, the government announced important reforms in agricultural markets. These included deregulation of farm foods from the Essential Commodities Act (ECA). Farmers were also allowed to sell their produce outside government-regulated markets, or Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs). Another set of changes allowed farmers to enter contract farming. While the government claims … Read more

India, China Reach 5-point Consensus on Ladakh Situation, Take Opposing Views on Bilateral Ties

xternal Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi met for over two hours in Moscow on Thursday.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi met for over two hours in Moscow on Thursday. India confronted China over allegations that it was wronged and said the provocative behaviour of Chinese frontline troops at numerous incidents of friction along the LAC showed disregard for bilateral agreements and protocols. CNN-News18 … Read more

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