Bandi Sanjay demands detailed inquiry into ‘irregularities’ in utilisation of Smart City Mission funds

Bandi Sanjay demands detailed inquiry into ‘irregularities’ in utilisation of Smart City Mission funds

Welcoming the Centre’s decision to extend Smart City Mission up to March 31, 2025, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Bandi Sanjay Kumar said the move will pave the way for comprehensive development of Karimnagar and Warangal cities in Telangana. In a statement, Mr. Sanjay alleged that the previous BRS government diverted the funds … Read more

Covid inquiry: Top civil servant Simon Case giving evidence after delayed appearance – BBC News

Covid inquiry: Top civil servant Simon Case giving evidence after delayed appearance – BBC News

Simon Case is the head of the civil service, which makes him probably the most important unelected person in politics. The cabinet secretary’s role is to advise the prime minister, lead implementation of the government’s policies and manage other high-level civil servants. Born in Bristol in 1978, he first joined the civil service as a … Read more

Covid inquiry investigating impact on children and young people

Covid inquiry investigating impact on children and young people

The UK Covid Inquiry has opened its investigation into the impact of the pandemic on children and young people., external Areas it will focus on include how children’s education, development, mental health and use of social media were affected. The inquiry said it would listen to children with special educational needs, disabilities and from a … Read more

Infected blood scandal inquiry live: Final report to be published – BBC News

Infected blood scandal inquiry live: Final report to be published – BBC News

ReutersCopyright: Reuters Then-Prime Minister Theresa May ordered the inquiry in the summer of 2017Image caption: Then-Prime Minister Theresa May ordered the inquiry in the summer of 2017 It has taken decades to get to this point – and that has been a big frustration for campaigners. In other countries – from France to Japan – … Read more

Infected blood scandal: Inquiry into NHS disaster to publish findings

Infected blood scandal: Inquiry into NHS disaster to publish findings

The Tainted Blood campaign group chairman, Andy Evans, who was infected with HIV and hepatitis C as a child through his haemophilia treatment, said publication of the report would be a “defining” moment after decades of campaigning. “This is where we pin our hopes, really – we don’t have anywhere else to go after this,” … Read more

Covid inquiry: Media leaks during pandemic were frustrating – Swann

Covid inquiry: Media leaks during pandemic were frustrating – Swann

The health minister said it was a “lonely and challenging position” as the sole Ulster Unionist minister in the executive during the pandemic. Mr Swann was appointed health minister in January 2020 when power sharing at Stormont returned. But he added that on recollection it was also a “strength” as he did not have to … Read more

Northern Ireland part of Covid inquiry to open in Belfast

Northern Ireland part of Covid inquiry to open in Belfast

Image source, PacemakerImage caption, Why decisions were taken about what happened in Northern Ireland hospitals during the pandemic will be one of the things examined by the inquiry By Marie-Louise Connolly BBC News NI health correspondent “Watching Covid patients say goodbye to their families via a Zoom call was difficult and extremely emotional.” Dr George … Read more

Actor assault case | Kerala HC directs sessions judge to give survivor statements of those examined during inquiry into memory card access

Actor assault case | Kerala HC directs sessions judge to give survivor statements of those examined during inquiry into memory card access

The Kerala High Court building in Ernakulam. | Photo Credit: H. VIBHU The Kerala High Court on April 12 (Friday) directed the Ernakulam District and Sessions Judge to give the survivor forthwith certified copies of the statements of those examined during the inquiry into the allegation of unauthorised access made to the memory card containing videos … Read more