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SC seeks Centre’s response on plea regarding NEET-SS in 2024
short by System User / on Saturday, 20 July, 2024
The Supreme Court on Friday, sought responses from the Union government and others on a plea challenging the decision of the NMC to not conduct the NEET-SS 2024. A bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra was told by a lawyer that the NMC has decided to not hold the exam this year.
read more at The South First
ED arrests Haryana Congress MLA Surender in illegal mining case
short by Dharini Mudgal / on Saturday, 20 July, 2024
The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Surender Panwar, a Congress MLA from Haryana's Sonepat, in connection with a money-laundering case linked to illegal mining in Yamunanagar and some other areas of the state. His son was also taken in for questioning by the ED. Notably, earlier in January, the ED had searched premises linked to Panwar and his aides in Sonepat.
read more at News24
ED attaches ₹300-cr land of M3M in case involving Congress' Hooda
short by Ashley Paul / on Saturday, 20 July, 2024
ED has attached land worth ₹300 crore belonging to realty group M3M as part of a money laundering probe linked to an alleged land fraud case involving Congress leader and ex-Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda. The 88.29-acre land is located in Basharia village of Gurugram. The accused, which include 15 coloniser companies, allegedly bought land at prices lower than market prices.
read more at Moneycontrol
Need only 1 nameplate -'Humanity': Sonu on UP's order for eateries
short by Dharini Mudgal / on Saturday, 20 July, 2024
Sonu Sood has reacted after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered that all eateries on Kanwar Yatra routes must carry nameplates displaying the names of owners. Taking to X, Sood said, "There should be only one nameplate on every shop: 'HUMANITY'." Notably, the UP CM's Office said the decision was taken to maintain the purity of the faith of Kanwar pilgrims.
read more at Free Press Journal
I'll end the Russia-Ukraine war: Trump after speaking to Zelenskyy
short by Swati Dubey / on Saturday, 20 July, 2024
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he had a "very good call" with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and pledged to end Russia-Ukraine war. "I, as your next President...will bring peace to the world and end the war that has cost so many lives," he stated. "Both sides will be able to come together and negotiate a deal," he added.
read more at News18
Mungerilal ke haseen sapne: UP Dy CM on Akhilesh's 'monsoon offer'
short by Dharini Mudgal / on Saturday, 20 July, 2024
UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya has reacted to Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's "Monsoon offer: Bring 100 (MLAs), form government!". Taking to X, Maurya said, "In 2027, people and BJP workers will again bring 'monsoon offer' to 47." Calling "Samajwadi Party" a "sinking ship", Maurya said, "[Akhilesh] may see ‘Mungerilal ke haseen sapne’ but his dreams cannot be fulfilled."
read more at Moneycontrol
Withdraw it: Priyanka on UP's order for eateries on Kanwar routes
short by Dharini Mudgal / on Saturday, 20 July, 2024
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra criticised the order to display the names of eatery owners along the Kanwar Yatra route in Uttar Pradesh. Priyanka said, "Creating division in society on the basis of caste and religion is a crime against the Constitution." She added, "This order should be withdrawn immediately and strict action should be taken against...officials who issued it."
read more at News24
Pai earned crores in K'taka, now threatening Kannadigas: KRV chief
short by Medhaa Gupta / on Friday, 19 July, 2024
Pro-Kannada outfit Karnataka Rakshana Vedike's chief Narayana Gowda has criticised former Infosys CFO and Padma Shri awardee Mohandas Pai over his remarks against the Karnataka bill mandating quota for locals. "Who is Mohandas Pai? He had earned crores of rupees in Karnataka, and now he is threatening Kannadigas," Gowda said. Pai had called the bill "discriminatory and regressive".
read more at Hindustan Times
Not a wise decision: Shashi Tharoor on K'taka job quota bill
short by Ashley Paul / on Friday, 19 July, 2024
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday criticised his party's government in Karnataka over its job quota bill, which aims to reserve private jobs for locals. "That was not a wise decision. If every state brings such a law, it would be unconstitutional," Tharoor said. "I don't know why Karnataka thought of it, on what basis," he added.
read more at Hindustan Times
Harish Rawat condemns Kanwar Yatra guidelines as untouchability
short by System User / on Friday, 19 July, 2024
After controversy broke out over eateries on the Kanwar Yatra route in Muzaffarnagar being ordered to display owner's names, former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat condemned the decision, stating it revives untouchability. He talked about Sanatan Dharma's inclusiveness and criticized the UP and Uttarakhand governments.
read more at The Hawk
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