SC to hear anti-conversion laws: The Supreme Court is likely to take up on January 6 two petitions challenging the Constitutional validity of the anti-conversion laws passed in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Budget session from Jan. 29: The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) has recommended that the Budget session commence from January 29 and conclude on April 8. While part 1 of the Budget session would be held from January 29 to February 15, part 2 would be from March 8 to April 8.
Compulsory test on arrival for all UK returnees: Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday announced that the people coming from the United Kingdom will have to undergo compulsory tests on arrival.
Be ready to ‘act at any second’: Xi to PLA: Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered his country’s army to be ready to ‘act at any second’, stressing on ‘full-time combat readiness’.
US hits Iran with fresh sanctions: The United States imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting the steel sector on Tuesday, according to the treasury department’s website.
Sabarmati Ashram reopens: The historic Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad has reopened its doors for visitors, after remaining closed for over nine months due to the coronavirus outbreak, an ashram official said on Tuesday.
NIA files chargesheet against 20: The NIA on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against 20 people before a special court for their alleged involvement in smuggling 30 kg of gold worth Rs 14.82 crore in Kerala, an official said.
K’taka HC strikes down Parliamentary Secretaries Act: The Karnataka High Court has struck down Karnataka Parliamentary Secretaries Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1963 (as amended in the year 1999).
K’taka to vaccinate 6.3 lakh healthcare workers: The Karnataka government will vaccinate over 6.3 lakh healthcare workers in the first phase of distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. State medical education minister Dr K Sudhakar said that this would include over 2.73 government sector health workers and over 3.57 private-sector employees.
After schools reopen in K’taka, teachers test positive for Covid-19: Days after schools and colleges reopened in Karnataka, a number of teachers have tested positive for Covid-19 creating a sense of fear among parents and students.