The NJAC Act, which sought to overturn the collegium system of appointing Supreme Court and high court judges, was struck down by the top court which described it as unconstitutional.
Of the 30 Shilp Gurus from across the country who were selected for the honour for three years, two master craftspersons are from Odisha.
The 57-yr-old bagged the award for creating Ashta Dikpalakas & Navagrahas, Sri Chakram & Padmavyuham using Kalamkari
These eight naval officers were working for a firm called Dahra Global Technologies and Consultancy and were reportedly engaged in conducting naval exercises, for the last five years.
Since the Ukraine conflict began in February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy a number of times.
Any expansion, particularly of geographical boundaries, involves human rights violation: VP Dhankhar
In his address at the foundation day event of the National Human Rights Commission here, he said Indian ethos is such that the country's concern is not limited to itself but cares for the world.
Dhankhar, former West Bengal Governor, was elected as the Vice President in August. He defeated the opposition's Margaret Alva to emerge as the winner.
BJP president J P Nadda described Dhankhar as a first-generation lawyer fully equipped in administrative capacity.
Dhankar's oath ceremony will take place at 12.30 pm in Rashtrapati Bhavan.
On paper, the abrasive Jagdeep Dhankhar may seem like an odd choice for running the Rajya Sabha, which he is mandated to do following his victory in the vice-presidential elections.
Dhankhar and his wife Sudesh were welcomed at the Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas by Naidu and his spouse Usha Naidu.
All is not well in Opposition front? Congress-Trinamool tussle intensifies as jibes flow thick and fast
While Congress and the TMC were seen vying for credit in forging a consensus on a joint presidential candidate, their differences came out in the open during the vice presidential election.
Defeats Margaret Alva by 346 votes; two TMC MPs defy party decision to abstain, cast vote
The Former West Bengal Governor secured 528 votes while Opposition pick Margaret Alva who got 182 votes has lost.
Margaret Alva vs Jagdeep Dhankhar: Around 93 per cent of MPs vote in vice presidential poll; over 50 MPs skip
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in a wheelchair and needed support to stand up and cast his vote. CPM MP John Brittas was among those who helped the veteran leader.
Vice presidential polls on Saturday; AAP, TRS to support Alva as numbers stacked in favour of NDA's Dhankhar
The 80-year-old Alva is a Congress veteran and has served as governor of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, while the 71-year-old Dhankhar is a Jat leader from Rajasthan with socialist background.
In view of the 'larger public interest' and BSP’s own movement, the party has decided to extend its support to Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, the BSP chief said.
He ran the Rajya Sabha reasonably well. He appeared independent but not menacingly so, yet, he did not find favour with the government run by his erstwhile party.
The Dhankhar-Banerjee spats were so frequent, often evoking laughter and derision, at least in the TMC, that the fiery Bengal chief minister blocked him from following her on social media.
The veteran Congress leader, who has spent nearly 50 years in politics, said the differences in the Opposition bloc were "like a family quarrel" which would be resolved.