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Centre extends date to submit suggestions on amendments to Forest Act

New Delhi, Oct 11 | Ten days after it put out a Consultation Paper on the proposed amendments in the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980,...

CPI-M slams Forest Act amendments proposed by Env ministry

New Delhi, Oct 6 | Criticizing the proposed changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday said...

‘Everyday we have to hear Delhi govt matters only?’: SC on...

New Delhi, Oct 6 | The Supreme Court reacted sharply as as the AAP government on Wednesday sought again an urgent hearing on...

Message killings by terrorists in Kashmir or ‘just another act of...

Srinagar, Oct 6 | Three civilian killings in less than three hours of each other in Kashmir on Tuesday cannot be dismissed as yet...

Govt proposes amendment to Forest Act for accelerated integration of ‘conservation...

New Delhi, Oct 4 | Land held by any agency, originally acquired for non-forest purposes before October 1980, will be exempted from seeking any...

Yogi to withdraw cases registered under Epidemic Act in lockdown

Lucknow, Oct 4 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to withdraw cases registered under the Epidemic Act for violation of...

SC seeks Centre’s reply plea against Maternity Benefit Act proviso

New Delhi, Oct 1 | The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of...

After SC warns of stay on tribunals act, Centre reinstates acting...

New Delhi, Sep 16 | The Supreme Court on Thursday threatened a suo moto stay on the Tribunals Reforms Act, as it asked...

Delhi govt vs LG: SC to list plea challenging GNCTD (Amendment)...

New Delhi, Sep 13 | The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to list for hearing Delhi government's plea against the new law, which allegedly...

Amitabh doesn’t act like a superstar on set, says director Rumy...

Mumbai, Aug 24 | Director Rumy Jafry is all set for the release of his upcoming film 'Chehre' starring Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi...

Guj HC stays several sections of ‘Love Jihad’ Act

Gandhinagar, Aug 19 | The Gujarat High Court on Thursday stayed several sections of the Gujarat government's Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act, 2021 popularly...

BJP does ‘balancing’ act in K’taka cabinet portfolio allocation

Bengaluru, Aug 7 | The BJP after successfully ensuring the smooth exit of former chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa, has managed to expand the cabinet...

The Times calls Rohit’s hook ‘criminal act’

By Ashis RayTrent Bridge (Nottingham), Aug 6 | The Times, Britains oldest major daily newspaper, published the following headline in its Friday morning edition:...

RS adjourned after passing bill to amend Factoring Regulation Act

New Delhi, July 29 | After repeated adjournments amid sloganeering by opposition MPs, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday, but...

Remembering Surekha Sikri’s act in OTT anthology ‘Ghost Stories’

Mumbai, July 16 | The late National Award-winning actress Surekha Sikri has worked in several memorable films since she made her debut in the...

Biden urges Russia to act against ransomware attacks

Washington, July 10 | US President Joe Biden on Friday urged Russia to take action to disrupt ransomware groups in a call with Russian...

Ex-UP Minister booked under POCSO Act

Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 | Former Minister Ambika Chaudhary and his son, Anand Chaudhary, have been booked under the POCSO Act for allegedly...

Withdraw proposed amendment to Cinematograph Act: Stalin

Chennai, July 6 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Tuesday urged the Centre to withdraw the proposed amendment to the Cinematograph Act...

US adds Pakistan, Turkey to Child Soldiers Prevention Act list

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, July 2 | In a move that could attract serious sanctions on Pakistan and Turkey and would certainly impact bilateral relations,...

Gauri Lankesh murder: SC notice on dropping of organized crime Act...

New Delhi, June 29 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Karnataka government on an appeal filed by filmmaker Kavitha...

Israel reserves right to act against Iran’s n-program: FM

Tel Aviv, June 29 | Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said that his country reserves the right to act against Iran's nuclear program "anywhere...

‘Sabotage act against nuclear organisation building thwarted in Iran’

Tehran, June 23 | A sabotage operation against a building of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran failed early on Wednesday morning.According to semi-official...

Hearing continues in Guj HC on petitions challenging Prohibition Act

Gandhinagar June 22 | The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday continued hearing, for the second day, six petitions, including a PIL, challenging the state...

Officials asked to act on contaminated water flowing into R’than

Jaipur, June 17 | Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Thursday directed officials to collect detailed information and take action on the...

Validity of documents related to MV Act extended till Sept 30

New Delhi, June 17 | The Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways on Thursday extended the validity of the documents related to Motor...

Right to protest can’t be termed terrorist act under UAPA: HC

New Delhi, June 15 | The Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the fundamental right to protest is not outlawed and cannot be...

Canadian politician arrested for violating public health act

Ottawa, June 12 | Maxime Bernier, leader of People's Party of Canada, was arrested for violating a public health act in Manitoba province.Bernier was...

GMDA uses DM Act to resolve Badshahpur drain bottleneck

Gurugram, June 4 | The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has used the Disaster Management Act, 2005 to solve a human-borne disaster and resolve...

SP leader booked under Pandemic act

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 4 | An FIR has been lodged under the Pandemic Act by the Gorakhpur police against Samajwadi Party leader Shailendra...

Bihar cop booked under POCSO Act for raping domestic help

Patna, June 3 | A DSP rank officer of the Bihar Police has been booked for allegedly raping a minor in Gaya district, an...

Puducherry lawyers not covered under Advocates welfare act

Chennai, June 2 | The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has said it has not recognized the advocates associations in the Union...

TN to invoke POCSO Act for misbehaviour during online classes

Chennai, May 27 | The Tamil Nadu government will soon invoke the POCSO Act (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) against those who...

SC: CBI can act against Mamata, Bengal minister for ‘subverting rule...

New Delhi, May 25 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the CBI is free to take action against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee,...

Two detained under Goonda Act in Chennai for selling Remdesivir drug

Chennai, May 23 | Two men who were arrested by the Mylapore special police team for selling drug Remdesivir at a high price were...

Kashika Kapoor: No one can teach you to act

Mumbai, May 20 | Actress Kashika Kapoor feels no one can teach an artiste how to act, adding that acting workshops and classes can...

Hyderabad cop’s act of kindness wins hearts

Hyderabad, May 18 | An act of kindness displayed by a police constable in Hyderabad during the lockdown is winning hearts on social...

Business

AAI writes to PMO for resumption of coal supplies

New Delhi, Oct 27 | The Aluminium Association of India (AAI) has written to the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister with an appeal...