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Centre approaches SC over Uttarakhand HC order on Ganga

NEWS SCAN The Centre has moved the Supreme Court over the Uttarakhand High Court judgement to accord the status of a “living human entity” to the Ganga river, citing administrative issues relating to the implementation of the order. Uttarakhand minister and state government spokesperson Madan

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Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

NEWS SCAN A transgender “bathroom bill” reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools.A broader proposal mandating that virtually all transgender people

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Jaitley slaps fresh Rs 10cr defamation suit on Kejri

NEWS SCAN NEW DELHI: Union minister Arun Jaitley filed on Monday a second second civil defamation suit of Rs 10 crore against CM Arvind Kejriwal over objectionable language used by his lawyer Ram Jethmalani last week. Citing cross-examination records on an ongoing defamation suit filed by Jaitley after the

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As GST Rates Are Fixed, The Winners And Losers

NEWS SCAN The wait is over: India has cleared the way for the biggest tax reform since independence in 1947. The main beneficiaries of the new goods and services tax, due to be rolled out on July 1, include steelmakers and some consumer goods, though