The friction between the CPI(M)-led government in Kerala and Governor Arif Mohammad Khan—who is the chancellor of all the universities—over appointment of vice-chancellors (VCs) in various universities has become a major political issue.
The Supreme court has today heard the case of Perarivalan, who is currently out on bail in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case but has also filed an appeal in the Supreme Court requesting for his early release
The Supreme Court on Tuesday proposed that the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu have been engaged in a prolonged legal battle so the best way is a supervisory committee on the Mullaperiyar dam which could be authorised with all the duties falling under the purview of the newly introduced Dam Safety Act until a new authority comes into force
In a major victory for Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court refused to stay its decision allocating 50% super-specialty seats in government medical colleges to NEET-qualified in-service candidates in the state. In-service candidates are those doctors who are employed with government and semi-government bodies.