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Smart cities may be detrimental to India’s environment unless emphasis placed on supporting utilities: Study

Smart cities may be detrimental to India’s environment unless emphasis placed on supporting utilities: Study

NEW DELH(PTI):India’s plans to create 100 new ‘smart cities’ to support the country’s rapidly growing urban population may have a significant detrimental impact on the environment, unless greater emphasis is placed on supporting infrastructure and utilities, a major study has found. Researchers from the University of Lincoln in the UK conducted a detailed analysis of […]

Pentagon urges India, China to engage in direct dialogue free of ‘coercive aspects’

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Pentagon urges India, China to engage in direct dialogue free of ‘coercive aspects’

Washington DC: The Pentagon has encouraged India and China to engage in a direct dialogue free of any “coercive aspects”. “We encourage India and China to engage in direct dialogue aimed at reducing tensions and free of any coercive aspects,” said Gary Ross, a Defence Department spokesman. Over the past week, the US State Department too […]

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Supreme Court decides to list Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid matter as soon as possible

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Supreme Court decides to list Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid matter as soon as possible

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court on Friday said it will take a decision to list for early hearing a batch of petitions challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Ram Temple-Babri Masjid land dispute case. “We will take a decision on it,” a bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y […]

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Supreme Court asks Centre, states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

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Supreme Court asks Centre, states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre and the states not to protect any kind of vigilantism and sought their response on violent incidents of cow vigilantism. File Photo A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the Centre that law and order is a state subject but it does not […]

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Presidential election:Ram Nath Kovind will take oath on 25th July

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Presidential election:Ram Nath Kovind will take oath on 25th July

NEW DELHI: The final voting count has arrived. NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind has won with votes valuing 702644. Meira Kumar received votes valuing 367314. Ram Nath Kovind will be the 14th President of India. The official announcement has been made now by returning officer Anoop Mishra. The voting took place on Monday. Counting began […]

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Presidential election | Counting ends, Ram Nath Kovind is the next President of India

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Presidential election | Counting ends, Ram Nath Kovind is the next President of India

NEW DELHI: The final voting count has arrived. NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind has won with votes valuing 702644. Meira Kumar received votes valuing 367314. Ram Nath Kovind will be the 14h President of India. The official announcement has been made now. The voting took place on Monday. Counting began at 11 am with the […]

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Presidential election | NDA’s Ram Nath Kovind leads, Meira Kumar says she’s not upset

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Presidential election | NDA’s Ram Nath Kovind leads, Meira Kumar says she’s not upset

The counting of votes for the presidential election held on Monday began at 11:00 am on Thursday and the name of the next occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhawan would be known by 5.00 PM. First, the ballot box of Parliament House will be opened, and then, the ballot boxes received from states would be counted […]

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Presidential election | Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: Counting of votes begins

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Presidential election | Ram Nath Kovind vs Meira Kumar: Counting of votes begins

The counting of votes for the presidential election held on Monday began at 11:00 am on Thursday and the name of the next occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhawan would be known by 5.00 PM. First, the ballot box of Parliament House will be opened, and then, the ballot boxes received from states would be counted […]

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Right to privacy is not absolute, says Supreme Court of India

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Right to privacy is not absolute, says Supreme Court of India

NEW DELHI(PTI): Right to privacy cannot be an absolute right and the State may have some power to put reasonable restriction, the Supreme Court said today while examining the issue whether it can be declared as a fundamental right under the Constitution. A nine-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, also asked […]

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Lynching issue in RS: Oppn puts blame on BJP and RSS, Govt urges all to unite against ‘destructive forces’

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Lynching issue in RS: Oppn puts blame on BJP and RSS, Govt urges all to unite against ‘destructive forces’

NEW DELHI(PTI): The issue of lynchings resonated in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday where the Opposition alleged involvement of “some members” of BJP and Sangh Parivar in these incidents even as the government said communal colour should not be given to such violence. As the House took up a discussion on the issue, Minority Affairs […]

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