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"Castelessness Only An Upper Caste Privilege": Justice D.Y. Chandrachud

"Castelessness Only An Upper Caste Privilege": Justice D.Y. Chandrachud

Written by Sukirti Dwivedi , Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

Justice Chandrachud made these remarks while delivering the 13th B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture on "Conceptualising Marginalisation: Agency, Assertion, and Personhood".

India's Plastic Waste Generation More Than Doubled In 5 Years: Centre

India's Plastic Waste Generation More Than Doubled In 5 Years: Centre

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

India's plastic waste generation has more than doubled in the last five years with an average annual increase of 21.8 per cent, the Centre said on Monday.

Omicron Alert At Chennai Airport Sees Special Screening Corridor

Omicron Alert At Chennai Airport Sees Special Screening Corridor

Asian News International | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

In compliance with the revised travel guidelines issued by the Centre and Tamil Nadu government over Omicron, Chennai Airport has created an exclusive corridor at the T4 terminal to screen arriving passengers from at-risk countries.

"Leave India If You Feel Suffocated": RSS Leader Slams Farooq Abdullah

"Leave India If You Feel Suffocated": RSS Leader Slams Farooq Abdullah

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar today hit out at National Conference president Farooq Abdullah over his remarks that people of Jammu and Kashmir may have to make "sacrifices" like agitating farmers to get back their rights

"Your Officers Don't Deserve...": Court Slams Delhi Police In Mosque Case

"Your Officers Don't Deserve...": Court Slams Delhi Police In Mosque Case

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court Monday sought to know from the Delhi Police that was there any prohibition on Indians from housing attendees of Tablighi Jamaat congregation who entered the country on a valid visa when there were no COVID-19 related restrictions

Amid Omicron Fear, What Maharashtra Minister Said On Imposing Curbs

Amid Omicron Fear, What Maharashtra Minister Said On Imposing Curbs

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, Jalna

Maharashtra government is monitoring the coronavirus situation and any decision on reimposing restrictions will be taken only after seeking the centre's guidance and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's views, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said today

AFSPA Counter-Productive, Led To More Unrest: Meghalaya's Conrad Sangma

AFSPA Counter-Productive, Led To More Unrest: Meghalaya's Conrad Sangma

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Sumana Nandy | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is counter-productive and has caused "more unrest", Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad - whose party National People's Party is a member of the National Democratic Alliance - said today.

Rights Body Notice To Centre, Nagaland On Civilians Killings During Botched Op

Rights Body Notice To Centre, Nagaland On Civilians Killings During Botched Op

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

The National Human Rights Commission on Monday issued notices to the Centre and the Nagaland government over reports of killing of civilians during an alleged "botched up operation" by the Army Para Commandos to target terrorists, officials said.

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey Seeks Ban On Cryptocurrencies

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey Seeks Ban On Cryptocurrencies

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey on Monday sought a ban on cryptocurrencies, asserting that they are based on dark net technology and would be used for drugs, prostitution and terrorism.

Supreme Court Raps Railways For No Action Against Encroachers On Its Land

Supreme Court Raps Railways For No Action Against Encroachers On Its Land

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court Monday pulled up the Railways for not acting against encroachers on its land in Gujarat, where a railway line is scheduled to come up, and said they are not protecting their property.

At Meeting With PM Modi, Putin Says Concerned Over Afghanistan Situation

At Meeting With PM Modi, Putin Says Concerned Over Afghanistan Situation

Asian News International | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Moscow is concerned over everything related to terrorism and drug trafficking, including in the context of the situation in Afghanistan.

Army Botched Ambush, Could Amount To Murder: Retired Supreme Court Judge

Army Botched Ambush, Could Amount To Murder: Retired Supreme Court Judge

Reported by Vishnu Som | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

AFSPA - Armed Forces (Special Powers) Protection Act - does not mean security forces "can go around killing anybody", retired Supreme Court judge Justice Madan Lokur told NDTV Monday, amid outrage over the deaths of 14 civilians in Nagaland.

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez Summoned On Wednesday In Money Laundering Case

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez Summoned On Wednesday In Money Laundering Case

Asian News International | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

The ED has summoned Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez to appear before the investigators on December 8 in connection with its ongoing probe in Rs 200 crore money laundering case linked to conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, said sources.

Rs 15,000 Crore Lost As 144 Central Projects Reported Delays This Year

Rs 15,000 Crore Lost As 144 Central Projects Reported Delays This Year

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, New Delhi

As many as 144 central infrastructure projects have reported delays in its completion in the current financial year and the total cost overrun of these is Rs 14,960.02 crore, Parliament was informed on Monday.

"On High Command Advice": Karnataka Chief Minister On Cabinet Expansion

"On High Command Advice": Karnataka Chief Minister On Cabinet Expansion

Press Trust of India | Monday December 06, 2021, Hubballi (Karnataka)

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai today said a decision on expanding his cabinet will be taken on the advice of the BJP high command after the winter session of the state legislature, beginning next week.