No proposal to link social media accounts of individuals to Aadhaar: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"There is no such proposal with the government for linking Aadhaar with social media accounts of individuals," Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha. He was replying to a specific query on whether the government proposes to enact a law for linking Aadhaar with social media accounts of individuals.
UK health policy body says e-cigarettes less harmful: Trade representatives' letter to Harsh Vardhan
The Union Health Ministry has put the dr...
E-cigarettes still being sold month after ordinance, experts call for awareness programmes
"The government has to understand that its vigil n...
FCRA case: CBI moves SC against Bombay HC order giving interim protection to Grover, Jaising
The probe agency said the HC has not rendered any finding as to how the FIR registered against the accused parties is "unsustainable and bad in law". The CBI had registered a case against Grover and the NGO over alleged violation of the FCRA.
Imports of e-cigarettes, components banned: Commerce ministry
In 2018-19, India has imported these products worth USD 91.2 million. During April-July this fiscal, the imports stood at USD 58 million.
Govt issues ordinance to ban e-cigarettes
First time violators will face a jail term of up to one year and a fine of Rs 1 lakh. For subsequent offences, a jail term of up to three years or a fine of Rs 5 lakh, or both according to the ordinance.
Why pleas for quashing money laundering FIR against Bhandari, Vadra not be heard together: HC
The court was hearing an application by the ED that Bhandari's plea seeking quashing of the money laundering case be transferred to the bench which is hearing Vadra's petition in the same matter.
No "cognisable offence" against Rahul Gandhi for remarks against PM Modi: Police tells court
The court had on April 26 directed the police to file an ATR on a plea seeking registration of FIR against the Congress President.
Dec 20 order limits, not widens, scope of snooping: Government to SC
Snooping will be done only as a last resort if other options aren’t available, the government claimed.
FIR against Rakesh Asthana shows cognisable offences: CBI to Delhi High Court
The CBI on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the FIR on bribery allegations against Special Director Rakesh Asthana and others shows cognisable offences.
High Court reserves order on DMK plea against TN CM over graft charges
State Advocate General (AG) Vijay Narayan made the submission on behalf of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) before Justice A D Jagadish Chandira, who later reserved his order on a petition by the DMK over the issue.
Final vetting of proposal to make bribing voters a cognisable offence
The proposal of the Election Commission to make electoral bribery a cognizable offence under section 171B of the Indian Penal Code has been under consideration of the government since 2011.
Most states support making poll bribery cognisable offence
At present, bribery of voters is a non-cognisable offence under CrPC and is punishable by imprisonment for a term of up to one year, or with fine, or both, under sections 171B and 171E of IPC.
Mega reforms in medical education sector, e-cigarettes ban highlights of health ministry in 2019
In a huge step towards boosting the availability of human resources for the health sector, the ministry in 2019 initiated the process of converting 75 district hospitals into medical colleges by 2021-22 in under-served districts of the country that do not have any medical colleges.
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