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March 17, 2018

Archives for October 16, 2015

On Judicial Reforms: Ethics or Independence?

Thinking Beyond Anoop Swarup In a surprise move, the Supreme Court in a decision of four to one on a five Judge Constitution Bench headed by Justice J S Khehar has now struck down Modi government’s move to take away the power of appointing judges from judiciary and vesting it on a more transparent body.

Housing for All by 2022: MP Government’s bonanza for urban poor

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet, presided by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, today took the decision to give a grant of Rs. 2 lakh each to the urban poor who live in slums. This would be in addition to the grant of Rs. 1.5 lakh available to them under the Prime Minister’s Housing scheme.

Australia approves Adani’s Carmichael coal project

Newsroom24x7 Desk Melbourne, Australia : Australian government on Monday approved Indian businessman Gautam Adani’s firm – Adani Mining (P) Ltd and gave a go ahead for its A$16.5 billion ($15.5 billion) Carmichael coal and rail project in Queensland, subject to strict conditions to protect groundwater.The Carmichael mine, which is poised to become Australia’s largest coal

Bihar polls – 2nd phase voting begins amidst tight security

Newsroom24x7 Desk Patna : Bihar electorate began its vote-cast from early morning hours of Friday today, as the assembly elections execute their second phase of polling, bring Bihar residents to the voting booths, giving them the power of exercising their voting rights and helping in sealing the fate of upcoming government in Bihar state. The

SC stays ban, Maharashtra Dance Bars can reopen

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai : Supreme Court suspended the ban on dance bars in the state of Maharashtra on thursday and paved way for reopening of such dance bars, thereby bringing back the bar dancers into mainstream of earning for a living. However, the stay on ban has come with a caveat – stating performances will

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