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Odisha mulls exclusive varsity for the disabled

The Odisha government is contemplating setting up an exclusive university for people with disabilities.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Jan 2018

India acts to stub out tobacco industry rights

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry’s legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Jan 2018

Skill development seeking special support

The skill development with its poor employment generation being a major concern is keen to have adequate allocation from the Budget.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Jan 2018

Rajasthan gives 1% quota to Most Backward Classes

The government in Rajasthan has issued orders for granting 1% reservation to the Most Backward Classes, comprising Gujjars and four other nomadic communities, within the 50% ceiling mandated by the Supreme Court.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Jan 2018

CJI recommends impeachment of Allahabad High Court judge Shri Narayan Shukla

Chief Justice of India (CJI) recommended the impeachment of Justice Shri Narayan Shukla, the eighth senior-most judge of the Allahabad High Court, following an adverse report about him by an in-house panel set up by the CJI.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Jan 2018