The apex court on Monday rejected a PIL filed by a BJP leader and a lawyer, stating that a similar matter is pending in the Madras High Court
The apex court earlier in August had issued a notice to the central government and all the state governments. However, no reply has been filed by any of the respondents till date.
Maintaining that India falls under the category of a ‘flawed democracy’, the report averred that more criminals are joining politics now as money and muscle power continue to dominate electoral scene
Speaking at the 14th annual convention of the Central Information Commission (CIC), Union Home Minister claimed that his government is reducing the need for filing RTI applications by putting relevant information in the public domain.
The Bengali poet, educator and activist also has the distinction of being the first woman to graduate with honours in British India. Known for her work in advocating for women's rights, she helped advance feminism in the Indian subcontinent.
The governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have been asked to set up special cells to monitor air pollution caused by paddy straw burning.
The top court on Friday asked Maharashtra government to show evidence against Gautam Navlakha and fixed the next date of hearing on October 15.
Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader was produced before Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar upon the expiry of his custody on Thursday.
On September 30, CJI Ranjan Gogoi had recused himself from hearing the plea filed by Navlakha, without stating any reasons. Later, on October 1, Justices N V Ramana, R Subhash Reddy and B R Gavai had recused themselves from hearing the matter