Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently directed Union Territory of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli to pay Rs. 4 lakh as compensation to an editor of a daily for illegally handcuffing him in public and parading him on the streets. A Division Bench of ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
After cooking gas LPG, the government on Thursday made Aadhaar mandatory for availing subsidised foodgrains from the ration shops with a view to better target Rs 1.4 lakh crore subsidy under the food security law. The government has given time to those not ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago
[India], Feb. 9 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the Department of Posts (DOP) last month announced their decision to utilize the Head Post Offices (HPO) in the various States as Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) for delivering ...Sify, 1 week ago
The study found that 50% of the people were receiving either nothing or less cash than they were entitled in lieu of the subsidised grains that were stopped under the pilots starting from September 2015 till May 2016. Image: File photograph of a queque outside a ration shop to collect kerosene in Chandigarh. Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters. After more than a year of their launch, the government’s pilot programmes to replace subsidised food grains with cash in three Union territories ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Prohibition has always been a highly debatable and controversial issue in Gujarat. Ever since its implementation, the state has witnessed a series of hooch tragedies and blatant violations of the law. The recent to make prohibition laws more stringent in ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
More Indian men are likely to be admitted to hospital during the last moments of life than women–62.5% to 37.5%–a statistic revealed in new government data on deaths certified by a medical professional. Of 1.06 million certified deaths in 2014, 667,000 ...Sify, 2 months ago
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