Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday ordered a judicial inquiry into the alleged gang rape of a minor tribal girl in Koraput district last month. The judicial probe was ordered a day after Odisha Police “ruled out” possibility of any.
The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a batch of appeals filed by Karnataka government and others against the High Court order acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and others in a disproportionate assets case.
After Rajya Sabha's unanimous approval for the Goods and Services Tax, the government is stepping on the gas to meet a target of April 2017 to roll out the single national tax that replaces multiple indirect taxes.
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said today the new education policy would focus on accountability and research and innovation in addition to quantity, quality and equity, and stated there would not be any tinkering with constitutional provisions.