Sunday, November 28, 2021

Centre

Editorial: Timely judicial intervention

The court’s role in the constitution of the task force must be viewed as a well-meaning attempt to help the government

Editorial: Heed SC’s advice on vaccination strategy

Compelling States to negotiate with vaccine manufacturers amounts to undermining the right to public health

New law leaves Delhi’s elected govt toothless, all powers with LG

Delhi govt will have to take permission from the LG before taking any action on subjects including health, anti-corruption, education, social welfare, tourism, central jail, excise, some colleges as well as hospitals and transport

Covid-19: Centre asks States to go for stringent containment measures

The areas requiring intensive action and local containment connotes to specific and well defined geographical units such as cities/town/part of the towns/district headquarters/semi-urban localities

Women can take Covid jabs during menstruation: Centre

A social media post, being circulated widely, said that women should not take Covid-19 vaccines five days before and after their period cycle as their immunity is very less during the time

Centre gears up for distribution of free foodgrains to 80 cr poor

Additional grains will be given for two months under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) via ration shops or Public Distribution System

Beg, borrow or steal, explore all avenues to ensure oxygen: Delhi HC to Centre

"You are not exploring all avenues to augment oxygen supply. Beg, borrow or steal," the court told the Centre, and asked why it was not waking up to the gravity of the emergency situation

Centre clears new zonal system proposed by Telangana

A gazette notification was released enabling the State government to provide 95 per cent reservations in all the State-level recruitment to the people of Telangana State under the new zonal system.

Amid depleting vaccine stocks, Punjab urges Centre for immediate supplies

On the availability of vaccines, Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan told CM Amarinder Singh at a review meeting that the situation is critical, with only three days of stocks left

India to manufacture containers in Gujarat

The initiative aimed at attaining self-reliance in container production eyes Rs 1,000 crore investment from private players and looks to create one lakh jobs

Centre sanctions bridge at Reddipally in Dubakka, claims Raghunandan Rao

Thanking the Central government for sanctioning the new highway, Rao said a majority of villages would benefit from the new highway.

Ethanol sale for compatible automobiles to boost demand: Report

"Of the total contracted quantity of 3 billion litres for ethanol supply season 2020-21, 0.8 billion litres of ethanol had been supplied till the first week of March, indicating a blending rate of around 7 per cent

TS Labour Minister slams Centre over GST on beedi industry

Minister Ch Malla Reddy wondered why the Centre was collecting GST on beedi when most workers make it at their dwellings

KTR questions Centre over delay in setting up Kazipet rail coach factory

Rama Rao took a dig at the Centre over a tweet by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal who announced development of Marathwada Rail Coach Factory at Latur in Maharashtra

Honouring women’s choice

Move to amend a 50-year-old Act to allow abortion beyond 20 weeks in special cases is progressive

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