Tag: EMERGENCY

Emergency was a mistake: Rahul Gandhi

Terming the Emergency that was imposed by former prime minister Indira Gandhi a “mistake”, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said what happened during that...

City car drivers best in adhering to road safety norms: Survey | India News

NEW DELHI: Nearly 95% of car drivers with valid licence don’t have even 50% knowledge about traffic safety norms, according to a recent survey conducted...

94-yr-old asks SC to declare Emergency proclamation illegal, seeks Rs 25 crore damages | India News

NEW DELHI: More than four-and-half decades after the Emergency was imposed and rights of citizens curbed, a 94-year-old woman has approached the Supreme Court to...

Mnuchin pulls plug on some coronavirus emergency lending programs over Fed’s objections

Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, left, and Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell. AFP/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday that he won’t...

Parliamentary amendments to provisions of emergency are product of experiences: SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The amendments to the constitutional provisions on emergency that sought to prevent their abuse were the product of experiences gained from the excesses...

FDA Expands Use of Remdesivir for COVID-19 Treatment

August 31, 2020 — The Federal Drug Administration has broadened its emergency use authorization for the anti-viral drug remdesivir to include all hospitalized coronavirus patients,...

Did Japan just beat the virus without lockdowns or mass testing?

By Lisa Du and Grace Huang Japan’s state of emergency is nearing its end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens. It...

Russia considering coronavirus emergency, say sources, but Kremlin denies it

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is considering declaring a state of national emergency over the coronavirus to allow the government to bring in tougher measures, three...