Protest over naming of airport: police announce traffic diversion

The Navi Mumbai Traffic Police have announced a diversion in vehicular movement on Thursday, anticipating a law and order situation caused by the protest planned by project affected people and BJP workers against the naming of the Navi Mumbai international airport. Even though the police are yet to give permission for the agitation, organisers claim …

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Sushil Ansal hid facts to renew his passport, police tell court

3 criminal cases, including the Uphaar fire, were pending against him at the time The Delhi Police told a court here that Sushil Ansal — convicted in the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire incident that killed 59 people — played a fraud on authorities by concealing information about criminal cases pending against him while getting his …

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HC dubs Karnataka police chief’s statement on noise meters ‘ridiculous’

The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday described as “ridiculous” the claim of the Director-General and Inspector General of Police that 143 noise meters were enough for the entire State as there were only 143 Deputy Superintendents of Police/Assistant Commissioners of Police authorised to take action under the provisions of the Noise Pollution (Regulation and …

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Chief Minister likely to head advisory panel for big temples

The proposed State-level advisory committee for all major Hindu temples is likely to be headed by Chief Minister M.K. Stalin. Indicating this, a government official told The Hindu that the formation of the committee would be in tune with Section 7 of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Act. The committee would have HR&CE …

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‘Stalin should seek support of other CMs opposed to NEET’

Anbumani writes to Justice A.K. Rajan PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Tuesday said that Chief Minister M.K. Stalin should seek the support of Chief Ministers of other States to ensure exemption from NEET for Tamil Nadu. In a letter to Justice A.K. Rajan, who is heading the panel that is studying the impact …

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Jet Airways’ revival plan gets NCLT nod

Jet Airways, grounded since 2019, took a step closer to revival on Tuesday after a bankruptcy court approved the insolvency resolution plan submitted by Kalrock Capital and Dubai-based entrepreneur Murari Lal Jalan. The Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)directed the Jalan-Kalrock consortium to get the required approval and licences to restart the …

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‘Tying reforms, incentives helped widen adoption’

India has moved from a model of ‘reforms by stealth and compulsion’ to a new model of ‘reforms by conviction and incentives’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, referring to States being granted additional borrowing limits last year under a reform-linked window. Raising enough resources for public welfare while ensuring sustainability is proving to …

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