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  • A bill to establish a National Forensic Sciences University by upgrading the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University was passed by LoK Sabha on Sunday without a debate.
    LS passes bill to set up National Forensic Sciences University
    The National Forensic Sciences University Bill was introduced in the House in March during the last session. When it came up for passage, it was passed without a debate.Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy moved the bill for consideration and passage. The proposed university would facilitate and promote studies and research and help achieve excellence in the field of forensic science in conjunction with applied behavioural science studies, law, criminology and other allied areas.The university will grant degrees and other academic distinctions and will be open to all persons irrespective of gender, race, caste, creed, disability, domicile, ethnicity, social or economic background.
  • Tharoor slams Centre's Covid management strategy Tharoor slams Centre's Covid management strategy

    Hitting out at the central government for its mismanagement in handling the Covid-19 pandemic, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor urged the Centre to become more transparent in its functioning and recognise...

  • Record 26,000 Covid patients cured as Maha tally crosses 12 lakh Record 26,000 Covid patients cured as Maha tally crosses 12 lakh

    Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed 12 lakh even as a record 26,408 patients were fully cured and returned home, including a 106-year-old great-grandmother, state Health Minister Rajesh...

  • Goa CM hails passage of farm bills, says 'will do away with middlemen' Goa CM hails passage of farm bills, says 'will do away with middlemen'

    Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday hailed the passage of the farm bills in the Rajya Sabha, saying these bills will benefit farmers of the country in the real sense by doing away with the...

  • Telangana on alert after heavy rainfall warning Telangana on alert after heavy rainfall warning

    Telangana on Sunday sounded an alert following a warning by the India Meteorological Department that there might be heavy to very heavy rainfall in some parts of the state.

  • UN report on presence of ISIS terrorists in Kerala, Karnataka incorrect: Govt in LS UN report on presence of ISIS terrorists in Kerala, Karnataka incorrect: Govt in LS

    The government on Sunday dismissed as factually not correct a United Nations report which suggested presence of significant numbers of ISIS terrorists in Kerala and Karnataka.

  • Opposition members' conduct in Rajya Sabha 'shameful': Rajnath Singh Opposition members' conduct in Rajya Sabha 'shameful': Rajnath Singh

    The top brass of the central government on Sunday flayed the opposition over its members' unruly conduct in Rajay Sabha during the passage of the two farm bills, condemning their behaviour as ...

  • Farm Bills: Today will be remembered as a black day for democracy, says Congress Farm Bills: Today will be remembered as a black day for democracy, says Congress

    The two farm bills, which were passed in Rajya Sabha amid a din, are against the interest of farmers and today will be remembered as a black day for democracy, the Congress said on Sunday.

  • Will take BJP, its allies to court over 'unconstitutional' farm laws: Amarinder Will take BJP, its allies to court over 'unconstitutional' farm laws: Amarinder

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said his government would take the BJP and its allies, including the Akalis, to court over the new “unconstitutional, undemocratic and anti-farmer” laws...

  • Rahul Gandhi slams farm bills as 'death warrants' Rahul Gandhi slams farm bills as 'death warrants'

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said democracy has been shamed by the manner in which the government issued death warrants against farmers by passing two bills related to the agriculture...