Government Unveils Rs 750 Crore AgriSURE Fund to Empower Agri Start-Ups

The Government of India is poised to launch the ‘Agri Fund for Start-Ups & Rural Enterprises’ (AgriSURE), a Rs 750 crore initiative aimed at providing substantial support to start-ups and agripreneurs. The announcement was made during a pre-launch stakeholder meet at NABARD Headquarters in Mumbai, attended by key figures from the agricultural and financial sectors….

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ED’s arrest policy: Supreme Court Calls for Uniform Arrest Policy Under PMLA

On Friday, the Supreme Court raised significant concerns about the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) arrest policy under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The court highlighted a notable discrepancy: out of 1,142 prosecution complaints filed, only 513 arrests have been made. This gap prompted the court to question whether the ED has a consistent policy…

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Supreme Court Affirms Homemaker’s Rights: Emphasizes Duties of Married Men

Supreme Court says Indian married men must financially empower wives ·       Court dismisses man’s plea against paying interim maintenance ·       Court says financial empowerment secures homemaker’s position in family Financial Empowerment for Homemakers On Tuesday, the Supreme Court made a significant observation regarding the financial responsibilities of married men towards their homemaker wives. The court emphasized that…

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President Droupadi Murmu Stresses the Ethical Pursuit of Science at NISER Graduation

At the 13th Graduation Ceremony of the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) in Bhubaneswar, President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu, underscored the importance of ethical considerations in scientific endeavors. Praising NISER for its swift ascent in the educational domain, she commended its blend of scientific rationality and traditional values. The President is…

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India Approves Signing of High Seas Biodiversity Agreement

In a landmark decision, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved India’s signing of the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) Agreement. This significant step aims to enhance the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction, often referred to as the ‘High Seas’. The Ministry of…

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Bhole Baba Reappears After Hathras Stampede Tragedy: Promises Justice and Accountability

A Calamitous Event Four days after a catastrophic stampede resulted in the deaths of 121 people in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, Surajpal Singh, popularly known as Bhole Baba, has resurfaced. The disaster struck when an overwhelming crowd gathered for a ‘satsang’ (spiritual discourse) organized by Bhole Baba. The police have since arrested six individuals linked to…

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