Madras HC seeks response from the central government on new IT rules.
The Madras High Court(HC) on Wednesday issued a notice to the central govt and sought its response on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the new Information Technology (IT) rules.
A bench of Chief Justice Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthil Kumar Ramamurthy issued the notice to the Center on a plea by the Digital News Publishers Association comprising 13 establishments.
Madras HC seeks response from the central government: Allowing the petition, the bench tagged it along with the earlier petition filed by noted Carnatic music composer TM Krishna on the issue.
The court also allowed the petitioners to approach the court if any action is taken against them under the new rules.
Petition in Kerala high court for a ban on Whatsapp
A petition has been filed in Kerala HC seeking a direction to the Central Government to ban the operation and use of WhatsApp if WhatsApp does not agree to co-operate with the Indian authorities.
The court will consider this petition of Idukki resident software engineer KG Omanakuttam on Monday.
Karnataka SSLC Exam 2021: SOPs and guidelines for Karnataka 10th board exam released, exams will start from the third week of July.
The Karnataka government has finally released the guidelines and SoPs for the 10th exam or SSLC exam 2021 in the midst of all the speculations.
In view of the situation of Covid-19 infection in the state, the government has given instructions to strictly follow the guidelines issued to avoid corona.
While issuing the SOP, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar has also asked the in-charge of the examination centers to compulsorily follow the SOP.
These examinations will be conducted in the third week of July.
Karnataka SSLC Exam 2021 SOP & Guideline.
As per the SOPS released for the exam, only 12 children will be allowed in the exam hall. To maintain social distancing, only one student will be seated at each desk.
The examination hall and the furniture in it as well as toilets should be cleaned daily by spraying disinfectant before and after the examination.
It has been said in the guideline that in order to avoid crowding inside and outside the center on the day of examination.
It is necessary that the authorities make a detailed plan for the entry and exit of students in the examination hall so that there is no crowd inside or outside the examination center.
Under the examination guidelines, the state govt in collaboration with the district administration has also made it mandatory to vaccinate the teachers, staff, and officers involved in conducting the exams.
As per the Karnataka SSLC Exam 2021 SOP, two rooms should be reserved for the candidates suffering from cough, common cold, and flu.
Such candidates should be seated separately and allowed to write their examinations in private.
All students entering the examination hall will have to undergo mandatory thermal scanning to check for symptoms of fever.
In addition, a pulse oximeter, primary medical box, and hand sanitizer should also be provided at the entrance of the examination hall.
Masks will be given to the students at the entrance of the health counters in the examination hall.