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BJP: Why pick Aug 16, Muslim League’s Direct Action Day? | India News

NEW DELHI: Reacting to TMC chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s announcement on Wednesday that August 16 will be celebrated as “Khela Diwas”, BJP questioned the selection of the day, equating it with the Muslim League’s Direct Action Day, which began on that day in 1946, and the ‘Great Calcutta Killings’. “Interesting Mamata Banerjee …

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Maharashtra, Bengal told to take strict action to prevent fraudulent vaccination camps: Centre | India News

NEW DELHI: Fraudulent vaccination camps in Maharashtra and West Bengal have come to the notice of the Centre and both the state governments have been directed to probe these and take stringent actions to prevent such incidents in future, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar was …

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Constitution is North Star against which every State action, inaction has to be judged: SC Judge | India News

NEW DELHI: Supreme Court judge DY Chandrachud said on Saturday that irrespective of the electoral legitimacy of the government, the Constitution is the North Star against the which conformity of every State action or inaction would have to be judged. He also asserted that majoritarian tendencies must be questioned against the background of “our constitutive …

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After RBI action on Mastercard, RBL Bank switches to Visa

The RBL Bank said on Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with Visa Worldwide to issue credit cards enabled on its network. The decision was taken after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) barred Mastercard Asia Pacific from onboarding new credit, debit and prepaid card customers, the bank said. The RBI’s decision will …

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Kerala HC shields newscasters from coercive action under IT rules | India News

KOCHI: In a setback for the Centre, the Kerala High Court on Friday restrained the Union government from taking any coercive action against members of the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) under its new IT rules. Justice PB Suresh Kumar issued the stay, along with a notice to the Centre on the NBA’s plea challenging the …

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Kerala HC restrains Centre from taking action against NBA under IT Rules | India News

NEW DELHI: Kerala high court restrained the Central government from taking any coercive action against the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) under new IT Rules. The court passed this interim order on NBA’s plea challenging the new IT rules on the ground that they give government authorities excessive powers to unreasonably and impermissibly restrict the freedom …

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Kerala HC restrains Centre from taking any coercive action against NBA under IT rules | India News

NEW DELHI: The Kerala high court in an interim order has restrained the Union government from taking any coercive action against News Broadcasters Association (NBA) under the IT rules. While hearing NBA’s plea challenging the new IT rules “on the ground that they give govt authorities excessive powers,” Justice P B Suresh Kumar also issued …

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Centre calls for stricter action to control Covid spread | India News

NEW DELHI: Raising concern over certain districts reporting high Covid positivity rate, the Centre has called for stricter action to control the spread. Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to eight States with high positivity rates urging them to take urgent action to bring down cases and also share the details of the actions taken …

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Let unruly legislators in House face action: Supreme Court | India News

NEW DELHI: In a test case to hold unruly legislators accountable, the Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine the liability of people’s representatives under the Prevention of Destruction of Public Properties Act while detesting rising incidents of indiscipline by protesting MLAs and MPs who break mikes and furnitures on the floor of the House. …

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Focus on judicious action, avoid publicity: Amit Shah to probationary IPS officers | India News

NEW DELHI: Home minister Amit Shah on Thursday asked probationary IPS officers to focus on “judicious action” rather than “no action” or “extreme action” while dealing with crime and to avoid the urge to seek publicity, including on social media. Addressing the young officers belonging to 72nd batch of IPS at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel …

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