Newly appointed chairman of Tamil Nadu Textbook and Educational Services Corporation ‘Dindigul’ I Leoni on Thursday revived the debate over the term “Union government” by proposing to replace the term “central govt” with “Union government” in the textbooks printed by the corporation. Speaking to media persons after meeting Chief Minister M K Stalin at Fort St George, Leoni said that… Continue reading "TN textbooks to replace ‘Central government’ with ‘Union government’: Leoni"
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The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking to impose restrictions on state government’s usage of the term ‘Ondriya Arasu’ (Union government) instead of ‘Madhiya Arasu (Central government). A Division Bench of Justice TS Sivagnanam and S Ananthi said in their considered view, the prayer was thoroughly misconceived and no direction could be issued directing… Continue reading "Cannot ask Chief Minister and other Ministers to speak in a particular fashion: High Court"
WhatsApp has filed a lawsuit in the Delhi High Court against the government’s new digital rules that take effect today, saying these would compel it to break privacy protections to users. The Facebook-owned messaging service filed its petition on Tuesday against the rules that will require it to “trace” the origin of messages sent on the service. “Requiring messaging apps… Continue reading "WhatsApp moves Delhi High Court against government’s new digital rules"
The Centre on Monday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the alleged post-poll violence targeting opposition workers in the state. Political workers, including from BJP, were allegedly targeted by opponents since the announcement of results for the 292-member West Bengal assembly where the ruling Trinamool Congress emerged victorious. “MHA has asked the West Bengal Government for a… Continue reading "Centre asks report on post-poll violence in West Bengal"
Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Sunday asked Chief Secretaries of states and administrators of Union Territories to issue necessary instructions to all authorities concerned to prohibit supply of oxygen for industrial purpose, except nine industries identified by the Union Health & Family Welfare Secretary. “This is keeping in view the rapid rise in Covid-19 cases in various parts of… Continue reading "Central government restricts oxygen supply to industries"