The important decision of the Supreme Court: No one can be forced to vaccinate
The Supreme Court in an important judgment today said that no person can be compelled to vaccinate. It has been told in media reports that Justice L. Nageswara Rao and Justice B.R. Gavai said the restrictions imposed by various organisations, institutions and governments on unvaccinated people are not proportionate. The bench suggested that state governments should lift such restrictions until the numbers are reduced.
The bench said that since physical autonomy/physical integrity is a constitutional right, no person can be compelled to vaccinate. However, the apex court also said that the current COVID-19 policy of the government is not arbitrary.
Education plays a key role in nation-building and creating a prosperous global future: Naidu
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for taking higher education into the rural areas and making it more inclusive and equitable.
This dimension of inclusiveness and equitable access to education for rural youth is critical because education plays a key role in human development, nation-building, and creating a prosperous and sustainable global future, the Vice President stressed.
Speaking at the Centenary celebrations of the Delhi University, Shri Naidu emphasised that Universities must come out with innovative and out of box ideas to address the pressing problems of society. He also said that the ultimate aim of the research should be to make people’s lives more comfortable and happier.
India’s Edible Oil Position is Comfortable despite Ban by Indonesia; claims GOI
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution said, “India has an optimum stock of all Edible Oils. As per the industry sources, the present stock of all edible oils in the country is 21 LMT approx. and 12 LMT approx. is in transit arriving in May 2022. Therefore, the country has sufficient to cover the lean period due to ban on export by Indonesia.”
Cop26 chairman was severely criticized for supporting investment in oil and gas companies
Some developed countries are trying to humiliate India by continuing to import oil from Russia. In such a situation, there is a strong criticism of COP26 President Alok Sharma’s move in which he endorsed the letter of Quasi Quarteng (UK Secretary, Trade, Energy and Industrial Strategy) in which he is encouraging fossil fuels.
CBI lodged a new case against Mehul Choksi
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said that they have lodged a new case against fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi and his company Gitanjali Gems for allegedly defrauding the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) to the tune Rs 22 crore between 2014-18.
Dearness allowance of Chhattisgarh employees increased by five per cent
After restoring the old pension system for the employees of Chhattisgarh, now the state government has increased the dearness allowance of the employees by five per cent.
Case study on how Modi’s 8 years of ‘misgovernance’ as PM can ruin economy: Rahul
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying PM Modi’s 8-years of misgovernance is a case study on how to ruin what was once one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
The central government wrote a letter to the states and union territories regarding the scheme for heat-related diseases.
With the rising heat and the temperature touching 46 degrees Celsius in many places, the Union Health Ministry has written a letter to all the States and Union Territories regarding the National Action Plan on Heat-Related Illnesses.