Tag: State governments

Judge: Newsom can’t be listed as Democrat on recall ballot

A judge has ruled California Gov. Gavin Newsom can’t put his Democratic Party affiliation on the ballot voters see when they decide whether to remove...

Missouri governor: Pardon of 4-decade inmate not a priority

Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says addressing the clemency petition for Kevin Strickland isn’t a “priority,” even though prosecutors say Strickland didn’t commit the triple...

Dems walk, stop Texas GOP’s sweeping voting restrictions

A restrictive voting bill in Texas that was on the verge of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk has failed to pass Sunday night after Democrats...

California readies to prevent blackouts, but threats remain

California’s top energy regulators say the state is better prepared to avoid last summer’s rotating blackouts By ADAM BEAM Associated Press May 19, 2021, 2:06...

Officers given commendation certificates, cash rewards on CBI’s 59th Foundation Day

Praveen Sinha, In-charge Director, today greeted the officers and all the members of CBI family across the country on the 59th Foundation Day of Central...

Congress in deep financial crisis, sends out SOS | India News

NEW DELHI: The post-2014 political marginalisation of Congress seems to have come to a head with the party hitting a serious financial crunch and sending...

Covid-19: States look for ways to immunise the reluctant ones

NEW DELHI: Battling with low immunisation figures in several states, the health ministry has advised states to run awareness programmes to ensure healthcare workers come...

What policy framework decides public holiday, asks SC | India News

NEW DELHI: What is the policy framework under which the Union government declares a public holiday, the Supreme Court asked on Monday when a PIL...

Covid cases top 75 lakh as slowdown continues | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 case count went past the 75-lakh mark on Sunday, 33 days after the tally had crossed 50 lakh. India is the...

Sharpest 15-day decline of 18% in India’s Covid cases | India News

In the sharpest fortnightly dip in Covid-19 cases and deaths in the country, the first half of October saw an 18% fall in new infections...

1.75 lakh Forest Rights claims rejected by state governments

NEW DELHI: More than 1.75 million land rights claims filed by tribals and other traditional forest dwellers have been rejected by state governments. The latest...

Unlock 4: Metro trains, political meets allowed; States to consult with Centre on local lockdowns

The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued the Unlock 4 guidelines under which metro trains will be allowed to resume services from September 7 in...

Did not refer to journalists as vultures in SC: Solicitor general Tushar Mehta | India News

NEW DELHI: Stung by the controversy over his “vulture” argument in the Supreme Court, solicitor general Tushar Mehta on Sunday said it never even remotely...

Two days after Centre approves flights, states come in with riders

New Delhi/Mumbai: Two days after the Centre announced resumption of domestic flights in the country, prospects of air travel were thrown in massive confusion with...

State borrowings unlikely to cover revenue losses

KOLKATA: State governments can now borrow more but that won’t be enough to cover their revenue losses because most of the additional limit are contingent...

View: Mass-testing has become imperative for India at this juncture

By Parth J Shah We are entering a stage where mass-testing will become critical in the fight against Covid-19. Given the varied size and density...