Plea to fill up 50% vacancies in HC through direct recruitment opposed

Plea to fill up 50% vacancies in HC through direct recruitment opposed

Registrar General says there is no constitutional mandate for such a procedure The Registrar General (RG) of Madras High Court has contended that there is no constitutional mandate to fill up at least 50% of vacancies in the posts of Assistant and Reader/Examiner in the court through direct recruitment. He has made the submission in a counter affidavit to a public interest litigation petition that opposed the practice of filling up a majority of such vacancies through promotions from among existing staff. The counter affidavit filed by R. Sakthivel stated…

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Education loans: moves to recover dues opposed

Education loans: moves to recover dues opposed

The district unit of the Indian Nurses Parents Association has called for the withdrawal of all procedures by banks to attach the properties in connection with education loans availed. At a press conference here on Tuesday, leaders of the association warned that if the bank authorities try attaching the houses of those who had availed loans, it would be resisted by forming anti-attachment councils. They said that following threats from bank authorities, many families are being driven to the verge of suicide. While there are specific RBI norms that there…

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