PTI | February 25, 2010
The Justice Srikrishna Committee on Telangana will start consultations with political parties and other stakeholders on the contentious statehood demand from the first week of March, the panel said on Thursday, and hoped it would be able to find a solution agreeable to everyone.
The five-member committee, which held its second meeting in New Delhi, refused to comment on demands from pro-Telangana groups that the Terms of Reference should be changed, saying there is a case pending regarding this in the Supreme Court.
"The meeting was good. We discussed a number of issues and we will make a quick trip to Hyderabad in the first week of March. We will hold preliminary discussions with important people and organisations concerned," Justice Srikrishna, a former Supreme Court Judge, told reporters after the meeting.
He said representations have been "pouring in" from various organisations and individuals and the committee has started analysing the contents.
Justice Srikrishna said the committee will hold wide-ranging consultations for the next two months and is hopeful that it can arrive at some kind of a solution agreeable to all.
Asked about the legal sanctity of the committee and why the government had not notified it yet, Srikrishna said, "I do not know about that. We are interested in working and the status can come later.
Basking in the success of the new web series, ‘Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story ’,on SonyLIV, the OTT platform from Sony stable where the lead actors are new faces, NP Singh, MD and CEO of Sony Pictures Networks, has said that the script is the new hero. He credited the s
India’s trend of steadily decreasing active cases continues unabated. The number of Active Cases has remained below 10% of the total cases for the last three days, suggesting only one in 10 cases is active Covid-19 patient. The active cases comprise merely 9.29% of the total positive c
The union cabinet chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to pay productivity linked bonus (PLB) for 2019-20 to 16.97 lakh non-gazetted employees of commercial establishments like Railways, Posts, Defence, EPFO, and ESIC, with a financial implication of Rs.2,791 crore.
India has leaped across several significant milestones in its fight against Covid-19. The new confirmed cases in the 24 hours to Tuesday morning have fallen below 50,000 (46,790, to be precise) for the first time in nearly three months. The last time the number of new cases was close to this level was on J
Legendary film star and politician Shatrughan Sinha has said that friendship in Bollywood is limited to onscreen, and there is no unity and some news channels are taking advantage of this situation. “Groups within the industry or their supporters may sometimes come together for some c
In India, only 2.40 million out of an estimated 2.64 million cases of tuberculosis were reported to the government, that is, 2,40,000 TB patients went unreported, in 2019, according to the WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2020. The reporting of TB cases, however, has significantly increased ov