Judicial process beyond reach of poor: President
"Today, can any poor or deprived person come here with his complaint? This question is the most important because in the Preamble to the Constitution, we all have accepted the responsibility of providing justice to all," said President Kovind.
Judges' presser last year 'nothing more than' self-correcting measure: CJI
"I believe the institution (judiciary) must correct itself and ind...
Law minister urges CJI to ensure mechanism to monitor quick disposal of rape cases
The minister said there are 704 fast-track courts for hein...
Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy
Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are states with the highest renewable energy potential in the country. Their installed renewable energy capacities are either higher than coal power or are on a path to overtake it.
New solar power scheme to light up lives of rural farmers in Rajasthan
A solar power scheme to generate income for farmers from their unfertile land was launched last week. The proposal floated on Saturday requesting applications for setting up plants with capacity ranging from 0.5 to 2 megawatt would also benefit the discoms, and fulfil a long-standing demand of small solar power developers.
States’ views sought on need for mob lynching law
The matter came up in the Upper House with Tiruchi Siva asking the govt why the President of India has not yet given assent to the Bills on mob lynching that have been passed by Manipur & Rajasthan and if there is a time frame within which this nod to the legislation will be given. Minister of State said at present mob lynching cases are tried under various Sections.
Our own orbiter had located Vikram Lander: ISRO Chief
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan on American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) rece...
21 Pakistani migrants granted Indian citizenship by Rajasthan government
The Rajasthan government on Wednesday granted Indian citizenship to 21 Pakistani migrants who have been living here for about 19 years, officials said.
Tata Motors bags orders for over 2,300 buses from various STUs
The orders are from STUs of Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, Tata Motors said in a statement.
Haryana Congress alleges Rs 5,000 cr 'mining scam' under Khattar-led govt; demands probe
Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala highlighted a Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report that was tabled recently in the state assembly and claimed that this report "exposed" the Khattar government's attitude of turning a "blind eye" towards illegal mining and not recovering the dues from the mining contractors.
Mustard cultivation shrinks as rains make farmers turn to wheat, pulses
The sown area of mustard in Rajasthan—the largest producer of the oilseed—has shrunk to around 2.1 million hectares this winter from 2.5 million hectares a year ago. Mustard seed prices generally follow an uptrend during winters when mustard oil is widely used for body massage.
21-year-old Jaipur boy set to become India's youngest judge
"I was always drawn towards the judicial services going by the importance and respect reserved for the judges in the society. I took admission in 2014 in the five-year LLB course from the Rajasthan University, which ended this year," said Mayank Singh.
22% of India’s groundwater dried up or in critical state: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
The ‘Dynamic Ground Water Resources of India’ report of the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) showed that 1,499 out of 6,881 assessed units in 2017 came under ‘over-exploited’ (1,186 units) and ‘critical’ (313 units) categories. The highest number of water stressed blocks were in Tamil Nadu.
Maharashtra Congress MLAs return from Rajasthan
The Congress is in talks with ally NCP about whether the two parties should support the Shiv Sena for government formation, and on what terms. A legislator who was among those who returned said the state Congress leadership had told them that they would be informed about further decisions of the party next week.
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