Think tank established with mandate of cooperative federalism: NITI Aayog

The NITI Aayog on Saturday said that the public policy think tank was set up as an institution with the mandate of cooperative federalism with a premise that strong states make a strong nation. NITI Aayog was responding to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s allegations of the Centre not treating states … Read more

Bank of England governor defends mandate and vows to tame inflation

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has rejected claims from Conservative MPs that the UK’s central bank acted too slowly to tackle surging inflation and defended its operational independence and mandate. Asked on Friday about whether he would remain in post no matter what changes were implemented by the successor to outgoing prime minister Boris … Read more

Texas School Mask Mandate Ban Upheld by Federal Appeals Court

Texas Governor Greg Abbott can maintain his ban on school mask mandates, a federal appeals court ruled. A three-judge panel of the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday said that a group of disabled students failed to show that their allegedly increased risk of contracting Covid-19 due the mask mandate ban was an … Read more

Appeals court vacates federal vaccine mandate pending hearing

(Reuters) — A federal appeals court panel said Monday it would convene a full panel to reconsider President Joe Biden’s executive order requiring civilian federal employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and set aside the order pending that hearing. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans had reinstated the vaccine order in April by … Read more

Detroit Three automakers reinstate mask mandate at some Michigan facilities

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Article content General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Chrysler parent Stellantis NV said on Sunday they are reinstating a requirement that employees wear masks in southeastern Michigan where there are high levels of COVID-19. The Detroit Three automakers said in early March they would allow … Read more

EU to Remove Mask Mandate Advice for Air Travel

The EU is removing the recommendation that face masks should be mandatory at airports and onboard aircraft as the Covid-19 crisis continues to ease. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control issued a joint statement on Wednesday announcing the relaxation of the Aviation Health Safety Protocol on mask-wearing … Read more

RBI should raise rates more to fulfil inflation mandate, regain credibility

In trying to squeeze one last drop of output from an empty barrel of monetary elixir, India’s central bank made the serious mistake of not only ignoring the country’s inflation buildup, but pretending that it didn’t exist. Now that the Reserve Bank of India has surprised the market with an unscheduled, 40 … Read more