Employee can’t insist on transfer to particular place: SC

NEW DELHI: An employee cannot insist on a transfer to a particular place and it is for the employer to shift the staff considering the requirement, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court observed this while dismissing a petition by a lecturer challenging a October 2017 order of the Allahabad High Court. The high […]

SC to hear on Monday pleas seeking independent probe into Pegasus snooping row

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged snooping on certain people in India involving Israeli spyware Pegasus. A three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana had on September 7 granted more time to the Centre to decide on filing […]

Experts highlight benefits of natural antioxidant gamma oryzanol launched in India as capsule

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic making people aware about the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and developing a strong immune system, experts have suggested that natural antioxidants, such as gamma oryzanol, helps in improving overall health. Found in rice bran, gamma oryzanol is a natural anti-oxidant useful in controlling elevated cholesterol and […]

Allahabad HC’s 1975 verdict disqualifying then PM Indira Gandhi was judgement of great courage: CJI

Allahabad HC’s 1975 verdict disqualifying then PM Indira Gandhi was judgement of great courage: CJI

ALLAHABAD: The 1975 verdict of Justice Jagmohanlal Sinha of the Allahabad High Court disqualifying then prime minister Indira Gandhi on charges of electoral malpractices was a judgment of “great courage” that “shook” the nation, leading to imposition of Emergency, CJI N V Ramana said on Saturday. The Chief Justice of India (CJI), who along with […]

India records 33,376 new coronavirus cases, 308 deaths take total toll to 4,42,317

India records 33,376 new coronavirus cases, 308 deaths take total toll to 4,42,317

NEW DELHI: India saw a single-day rise of 33,376 coronavirus infections, taking the overall tally of cases to 3,32,08,330, while the number of active cases increased marginally since Friday to stand at 3,91,516, according to the Union Health Ministry. The death toll climbed to 4,42,317 with 308 daily fatalities, according to the data updated at […]

India, Australia hold inaugural ‘2+2’ talks to strengthen defence, strategic cooperation

NEW DELHI: India and Australia on Saturday held the inaugural foreign and defence ministerial dialogue to boost overall strategic ties in the backdrop of an unsettling phase of geopolitical flux in the region. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajath Singh held the ‘two-plus-two’ talks here with their Australian counterparts Marise Payne and […]

Active Covid cases in India decline to 3,90,646

Active Covid cases in India decline to 3,90,646

New Delhi: India logged 34,973 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid cases to 3,31,74,954, while the active cases declined to 3,90,646, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The death toll climbed to 4,42,009 with 260 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am. The active cases […]

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting on COVID situation, vaccination

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting on COVID situation, vaccination

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the COVID-19 related situation and the vaccination drive in the country, government sources said. The meeting comes a day after Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said India is still going through the second wave of COVID-19 and it is not over […]

Active Covid cases in country decline to 3,90,646: Union Health Ministry

NEW DELHI: India logged 34,973 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,31,74,954, while the active cases declined to 3,90,646, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The death toll climbed to 4,42,009 with 260 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am. The active cases […]

Rise in cases of anxiety, depression in Covid time

A study by a leading private hospital in Delhi has found that there has been a rise in cases of anxiety and depression among people during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in the lockdown period following its first wave. The web-based cross-sectional study was conducted by the department of mental health and behavioural sciences, Max Hospital, […]