mv act: SC: Dependent mother-in-law can get payout for man’s death | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Holding that Motor Vehicles (MV) Act should be given a wider interpretation and all dependents of a deceased be allowed to claim compensation, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a dependent mother-in-law is also entitled to claim in case of death of her son-in-law. “In our view, the term ‘legal representative’ should …

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congress: Due to BJP ‘threat’, CPM may continue with Cong alignment | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: With the view that the “threat” due to BJP has intensified since 2019, a broad consensus appears to have emerged at the end of the three-day meeting of the CPM central committee that it will be politically expedient to continue with the existing political line with regard to Congress, as agreed in the …

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Pinarayi Vijayan against Congress ties? CPM refutes reports | India News – Times of India

KOCHI: CPM brass refuted reports that said Kerala chief minister and party politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan had spoken against an alliance with Congress during the central committee meeting. A section of the media reported that Vijayan raised objections to a political alliance of his party with Congress, while speaking at the central committee meeting. CPM …

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kerala: Kerala contests HC scholarship order in Supreme Court | India News – Times of India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government has approached the Supreme Court against the high court order quashing the government scheme to provide minority scholarships to Muslims and Christians in the ratio of 80:20. The state government has filed a special leave petition in the apex court in this regard. On May 28, a division bench of the …

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uttarakhand: Uttarakhand and Kerala may have failed to act on rainfall warnings | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Uttarakhand disaster this week and what Kerala had seen over the last weekend may put a question mark over the states’ adaptation measures at a time when extreme weather events linked to climate change have almost become a routine. Records of both IMD and private weather forecast agency Skymet clearly show that …

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Active Covid cases dip below 2 lakh after 218 days | India News – Times of India

Active Covid cases in India dropped below 2 lakh on Saturday for the first time in 218 days since the early days of the second wave. A day after Dussehra and Vijayadashami celebrations, India reported 14,060 fresh cases as against 19,286 recoveries (with Jharkhand numbers not available till midnight). The count of active cases in …

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Over 58.98 crore samples tested for Covid-19 in India so far | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: With Covid-19 testing capacity ramped up extensively India has so far conducted 58,98,35,258 tests, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Saturday. Of the total testing done so far 9,23,003 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, India had on Friday reported 16,862 new Covid-19 cases and 379 fatalities …

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India logs 19,000 fresh Covid cases, sees slight increase in last 2 days | India News – Times of India

On Wednesday India saw 19,156 fresh covid cases and 245 deaths. For the past two days, there has been a slight increase in cases. It might be the usual weekday effect (cases tend to increase after Monday) or because of the ongoing Durga puja. Only a handful of districts are now reporting over a hundread …

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Weekly Covid cases dip to lowest in over 7 months | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the festive season, weekly cases of Covid-19 in India dropped to their lowest count in more than seven months, with a 12% fall from the previous week. This was also the first week since March 1-7 when the country recorded an average of less than 20,000 cases per day. India logged …

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covid: Need to be watchful in the month of October, November & December, warns govt | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry on Thursday warned people of the threat of Covid resurgence during festivals and wedding season and said that we need to be watchful in the month of October, November and December. Addressing a press conference, the health ministry said 71 per cent of India’s adult population have received at …

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