Section 7

Timelines
Shaktikanta Das  becomes the new RBI governor

11 Dec 2018

Shaktikanta Das becomes the new RBI governor

On Tuesday, Shaktikanta Das was made the Governor of Reserve Bank of India after Urjit Patel resigned on Monday. He will join office immediately.

Urjit Patel first RBI Governor to officially resign since 1957

11 Dec 2018

Urjit Patel first RBI Governor to officially resign since 1957

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel's resignation from his post has made him the third RBI Governor to officially resign.

Urjit Patel resigns as Governor of Reserve Bank of India

10 Dec 2018

Urjit Patel resigns as Governor of Reserve Bank of India

Reserve Bank of India Governor, Urjit Patel, has stepped down from the position with immediate effect amid rift with the government on various issues.

RBI vs Modi government: All about the spat, Section 7

31 Oct 2018

RBI vs Modi government: All about the spat, Section 7

The ongoing spat between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Modi government is public knowledge by now.

Kashmiri student beaten up in Sharda University, over 350 booked

05 Oct 2018

Kashmiri student beaten up in Sharda University, over 350 booked

A Kashmiri student was beaten up after a fight broke out between groups of Indian and Afghanistan students at Greater Noida-based Sharda University yesterday, prompting police to book over 350 students for rioting and related offenses.

#AadhaarVerdict: Justice Chandrachud, sole dissenting judge, highlights the program's flaws

26 Sep 2018

#AadhaarVerdict: Justice Chandrachud, sole dissenting judge, highlights the program's flaws

The sole dissenting judge in Aadhaar verdict, Justice DY Chandrachud called the Aadhaar Act unconstitutional and said passing it as a Money Bill was a fraud.

Saying Taj Mahal's gate obstructs temple's entrance, VHP-activists create ruckus

11 Jun 2018

Saying Taj Mahal's gate obstructs temple's entrance, VHP-activists create ruckus

Alleging a gate at the West entrance of Taj Mahal obstructed the entrance to a '400-year-old' Siddheshwar Mahadev temple, activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) created ruckus at the monument, and scared some foreign tourists too, on Sunday.

Despite SC-order, Aadhaar still mandatory for certain services: UIDAI CEO

16 Mar 2018

Despite SC-order, Aadhaar still mandatory for certain services: UIDAI CEO

The SC's interim order on the Aadhaar deadline might not mean relief for everyone. In an interview with HT, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey clarified several issues.

How safe and secure is Aadhaar? All myths busted

20 Feb 2018

How safe and secure is Aadhaar? All myths busted

Aadhaar is gradually becoming an essential document for Indians, but awareness of related issues remains low.

Government mulls using Aadhaar for 'Modicare'

05 Feb 2018

Government mulls using Aadhaar for 'Modicare'

One of the biggest announcements in Budget 2018 was the National Health Protection Scheme, or 'Modicare,' the "world's largest government-funded program."

Gorakhpur: Khan cleared of corruption, charged with attempt to murder

25 Nov 2017

Gorakhpur: Khan cleared of corruption, charged with attempt to murder

Police have dropped charges of corruption and private practice against Dr Kafeel Khan in the Gorakhpur tragedy due to lack of evidence.

No saffronization in NCERT textbooks: NewsBytes RTI

12 May 2017

No saffronization in NCERT textbooks: NewsBytes RTI

There have been longstanding fears within certain segments of society of the possible saffronization of education by those in the RSS and other Hindu right wing groups since the Modi government came into power.

Govt: Citizens don't have absolute rights over their bodies

03 May 2017

Govt: Citizens don't have absolute rights over their bodies

In an alarming statement, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the Supreme Court that citizens do not have an "absolute" right on their bodies or body parts.