1st Feb, 2021
Assam is celebrating the first anniversary of the historic Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) agreement.
Late singer and music composer S.P. Balasubramaniam, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan have been conferred India’s second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan.
Manipur has become the 4th state in the country to successfully undertake Urban Local Bodies, ULB reforms stipulated by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
11th Jan, 2021
The Supreme Court’s recent judgement by a three-judge Bench in Saurav Yadav v State of Uttar Pradesh is a significant addition to the discourse on reservations. The interlocking of the two types of reservation throws up a host of questions on how certain groups are to be identified.
Expressing its disappointment with the Centre’s affidavit on action taken against the circulation of fake news, the Supreme Court directed the government to create a mechanism for addressing grievances against such news that is circulated by television channels and other media.
Leaders of the Mizoram Bru refugees have demanded commencement of their permanent rehabilitation in Tripura in the light of the quadripartite agreement signed in New Delhi in January.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the physical distribution of property cards under the ‘SVAMITVA’ (ownership) scheme, and asserted that it is a “historic move” set to transform rural India.