In one case, the State Transport Department found that the same 'fancy' seven-digit number plate was being shared by three vehicles: a Mercedes Benz, an Audi and an e-rickshaw.
The arrest and harassment of young Punjabi men in connection with the controversial Referendum 2020 has the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal accusing each other of misusing the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.
31/07/2020 9:16 AM IST
Defying all rules of the Motor vehicle Act, 1988, the craze for old-school seven-digit license plates continues to spawn a thriving and illegal black market involving politicians, touts and officers in the Registration Transport Authority.
21/07/2020 7:33 AM IST
T. Jacob John, formerly with CMC, Vellore, says the government is placing too much faith in laboratories and PCR tests.
15/07/2020 7:48 AM IST
A police investigation into an alleged conspiracy in which a privately-owned diagnostic lab and a COVID-19 hospital in Amritsar stand accused of colluding to declare healthy people coronavirus-positive has cast an uncomfortable light on the vagaries of India’s testing infrastructure for the novel coronavirus.
01/07/2020 7:47 AM IST
Officials have been accounting for a part of fines or “challans” under an accounting-head called “private books".
27/06/2020 9:42 AM IST
The lockdown’s impact on the lucrative tuition centre industry has flown under the radar.
23/06/2020 8:50 AM IST
Hundreds of workers have been registered for a financial aid scheme against a single mobile number, sometimes without the phone owner’s knowledge.
20/06/2020 8:32 AM IST
As industries restart operations, workers say that they are being forced to do more tasks for no extra pay to make up for the shortage of labour.
10/06/2020 7:38 AM IST
Farzana Afridi of the Indian Statistical Institute on how the government should provide jobs to the migrants who have returned home.
27/05/2020 8:01 AM IST
Workers walking from Himachal Pradesh are often forced to put themselves in danger by entering unknown terrains to circumvent sealed borders and escape policemen.
23/05/2020 7:27 AM IST
Lakhs of workers are thronging railway stations without booking confirmations as they struggle with long waiting lists and messages written in Punjabi.
15/05/2020 5:54 PM IST
Sameer Raje, India head of Zoom Video Communication, addresses the controversies the company is facing.
24/04/2020 7:11 PM IST
Ola’s failed attempt to help Punjab with socially distanced crop procurement reveals the limits of the “over-promise, under-deliver” dictum of many tech companies.
23/04/2020 10:45 AM IST
In the absence of clear guidelines from the government, many schools are asking untrained teachers to use unsafe free apps for online classes.
21/04/2020 7:52 AM IST
Many doctors said that they currently have no choice but to give priority to rheumatoid arthritis and lupus patients who need the medicine the most.
10/04/2020 7:41 AM IST
An Indian engineer from Vishakhpatnam had to watch his three-month-old son's funeral online as all flights have been cancelled as India battles the coronavirus outbreak.
27/03/2020 11:11 AM IST
Gautam Wankhede, Director of Medical Affairs at Mylab, said in an interview that the firm will try and keep the price at one-third of the Rs 4,500 cap.
24/03/2020 5:54 PM IST
Coronavirus: Outrage As Personal Details Of Those Under Quarantine Uploaded By Punjab District Administration
The Mohali district administration has uploaded the names, addresses and telephone numbers of 200 people under quarantine for traveling through countries with a high incidence of COVID-19.
21/03/2020 9:29 AM IST
Dr. Sushila Kataria is in charge of treating the 14 Italian tourists who were diagnosed with coronavirus two weeks ago and are now in Medanta Hospital, Gurugram.
20/03/2020 7:31 AM IST
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