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SC raps States on massive police vacancies: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the personal appearance of home secretaries or authorised joint secretaries of six States together with a definite roadmap to fill up the long-pending vacancies in the States’ police forces.
700 medicines made affordable for poor: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Central government had fixed prices for 700 medicines for the benefit of the people as part of a comprehensive healthcare policy.
Plastic bullets to replace pellets in J&K: The Union Home Ministry said on Monday it would introduce less lethal “plastic bullets” to be used against protesters in Jammu and Kashmir.
SC refers anti-defection law issue to larger Bench: Plea urges second look on status of expelled legislator with regard to Tenth Schedule.
Why the Jayalalithaa case matters: By dismissing Karnataka’s review petition, the Supreme Court might have struck a blow against public interest.
Legally enabling: The HIV/AIDS Bill provides a solid base for further empowerment and treatment access.
The great climate churn: Regional and global planning is essential to combat extreme events.
Redefining citizenship: The absence of a constitutional right to vote has consequences.
Cyber response unit to be set up, says Reserve Bank: The Sub-Committee of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC), which met on Monday, discussed the setting up of a Computer Emergency Response Team for the Financial Sector (CERT-Fin), the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said.
‘No need for borrowing freeze’: Government may borrow if it follows fiscal deficit path, says FRBM panel chief.
Bhim: India’s ticket to a cashless economy: Converting the promise of the online payments app into digital dividends for India will require a concerted effort.