Apple, Google face scrutiny over collecting abortion data – ET HealthWorld

San Francisco, A group of US senators have urged the tech giants Apple and Google to prohibit the apps in their app stores from collecting data that could be used to identify women seeking abortions, media reports say. The letter, signed by five Democratic and independent senators, comes in the wake of a leaked draft … Read more

Will submit to the majesty of law: Navjot Singh Sidhu after SC sentences him to one-year jail

Chandigarh, Soon after the Supreme Court imposed a one-year jail term on him in a 1988 road rage case, former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Thursday he “will submit to the majesty of law.” Sidhu was in Patiala to take part in a protest against inflation. “Will submit to the majesty of … Read more

Maharashtra government ‘killed’ political reservation for OBCs: Devendra Fadnavis

Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday claimed that the incompetence of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra deprived the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) of reservation in the local body elections even as Madhya Pradesh secured the same. The ministers in the MVA government “who failed to get the OBC quota” should resign, … Read more

Allahabad High Court grants interim bail to Azam Khan

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday granted interim bail to Samajwadi Party MLA Azam Khan in a case related to alleged grabbing of enemy property for his Jauhar University project. The bail order was passed by Justice Rahul Chaturvedi. The interim bail has been granted on the condition that Khan has to return the entire … Read more

Travesty of justice: SC on delay in bail to SP leader Azam Khan

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed displeasure over the delay in hearing the bail application of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in a land grabbing case, saying “this is a travesty of justice“. A bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and B R Gavai noted that Khan has got bail in 86 out of 87 … Read more

After denying OROP, govt adopting ‘All Rank, No Pension’ policy: Congress

Over reports that ex-servicemen did not get their pension for April, the Congress on Wednesday urged the government to immediately release it, with party leader Rahul Gandhi saying insulting soldiers is an insult to the country. Citing the ‘One Rank, One Pension’ (OROP) issue, Congress said this is not the first time that there has … Read more

Supreme Court Appears Ready to Overturn Roe

May 3, 2022 – The U.S. Supreme Court may be on the cusp of overturning 50-years of American abortion law, according to a draft opinion in a Mississippi case that was leaked to the news outlet Politico. The draft opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito, outlines ways a presumed majority of the nine justices believes … Read more

There is a case for placing all relevant data in public domain without undue delay: SC

Rejecting the allegations of non-disclosure of segregated clinical data and haste in granting approval to Covaxin and Covishield, the two main Covid vaccines approved by the government, the SC said the results of Phase III clinical trials of these vaccines have been published, in line with the requirement under the statutory regime in place, the … Read more

Decision on new morcha with Azam Khan later: Shivpal Yadav

Amid a widening rift with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, senior socialist leader Shivpal Singh Yadav on Friday did not rule out forming a front with jailed SP leader Azam Khan. When asked by a reporter about the chances of him and Khan forming a new morcha, Yadav said, “A decision on this will be … Read more

Set loudspeaker rules, there’re no state laws: Maharashtra to Centre

The Maharashtra government on Monday put the onus on the Centre ‘for framing rules and bringing clarity’ on the use on loudspeakers. Addressing a press conference after an all-party meeting, state Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil and Environment and Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray said the ‘state has no role in bringing down loudspeakers. “The state … Read more