Thursday, 30 June, 2022
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Topic: Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed new lieutenant governor of Delhi

A statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan informed that President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Anil Baijal, who had quit citing personal reasons.

‘Let’s respect democracy’, says Arvind Kejriwal after L-G holds Covid review meet

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal tweets on holding Covid review meeting with chief secretary and other officials. CM Kejriwal says move in violation of Constitution and SC judgment.

In fresh Kejriwal-Baijal row, Delhi govt & L-G in tussle over lawyers in farmers’ protest cases

The tussle comes a year after a similar conflict erupted over choice of lawyers who would fight cases pertaining to February 2020 communal violence in Delhi.

Act giving Lt Governor primacy over Delhi govt comes into force

According to the law, the 'government' in Delhi means the 'Lieutenant Governor' and Delhi govt will now have to seek the opinion of the L-G before taking any executive action.

GNCTD Act will paralyse governance in Delhi, say 76 former civil servants

In a joint statement Friday, a group of 76 former civil servants also said that the recently enacted Bill has grave repercussions on how federal governance is carried out in India.

‘Insult to people of Delhi’ — Arvind Kejriwal on passage of bill to extend power of L-G

The bill was passed by Lok Sabha Monday amidst strong opposition from the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party which said that the legislation is 'unconstitutional'.

Ahead of festivals, Delhi L-G calls for random Covid testing at airport, railway stations

Anil Baijal chaired a meeting Monday with the State Disaster Management Authority over the rise in Covid cases Arvind Kejriwal and other senior officials attended the meeting.

It’s Centre vs AAP govt in Delhi again and this new bill is at the crux of it

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021 seeks to give more powers to the lieutenant governor, who is a representative of the Centre.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal appeals to Centre to take back bill on Lt Governor’s powers

Speaking at a protest organised by the Aam Aadmi Party against the bill in Delhi Wednesday, Kejriwal alleged that the Centre wants to weaken his government with this bill.

Delhi Congress stages sit-in at Jantar Mantar against bill on Lt Governor’s role, powers

Delhi Congress chief Anil Kumar said his party is protesting against the Central government's 'autocracy' and 'murder of democracy', and demanded that the Centre withdraw the bill.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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