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Ganga won't be clean before March 2019, says Minister

As per the original plan, cleaning the Ganga was inextricably linked to ensuring that ecological flows —or a minimum quantity of water at various stretches— were maintained.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 12th Oct 2017

‘Living Will’ can take effect only if a medical board certifies a person condition is irreversible: Supreme Court

Bench says it would lay down guidelines for drafting living wills and how it can be authenticated. It has reserved the case for judgment.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 12th Oct 2017

IMF lowers forecasts for India

India’s economic growth for 2017 and 2018 will be slower than earlier projected, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest World Economic Outlook.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 11th Oct 2017

Sex with minor wife is rape, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that a man will be punished for rape if he is found to be guilty of having sexual intercourse with his minor wife.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 11th Oct 2017

Passive euthanasia already a law, says govt.

Passive euthanasia, the act of withdrawing life support to a terminally-ill patient, is already the law of the land, the government told a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 11th Oct 2017