The Supreme Court has been informed by the Lakshadweep administration that it has decided to omit meat from the mid-day meal menu of the schools, while adding fruits and dry fruits in its place because inhabitants of the island eat meat regularly at their home, but consume fruits and dry fruits occassionally.
The Supreme Court had asked for a reply from the Centre on an appeal against a judgement of the Kerala High Court, challenging the decision of the Lakshadweep administration.
The Supreme Court directed Supertech builders to immediately release Rs 70 lakh to the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), which was roped in as a consultant for the structural audit of the company’s 32-storeyed twin towers.
It is imperative to mention that according to the National Broadband Mission, the aim of the government is to provide broadband access to all the villages by 2022 (report of the NITI Aayog Expert Committee on ODR). This will strengthen the digital infrastructure.
The recent remarks by advocate Prashant Bhushan on the Supreme Court and its judges. have made the Bar Council of India (BCI) come down heavily on him.
Advocate Prashant Bhushan had raised issue on the post-retirement appointment of the judges. The BCI mentioned that the criticism was wrong as under various statutes, there are certain posts which can be assigned only to the retired judges.
The Press Release stated that the "Bar Councils have always been raising the issue, but, in respectf...