Public given 10 more days to give views on Draft Personal Data Protection Bill

29 September 2018 at 10:57

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill has been uploaded on the MeitY website on 16th August 2018. Feedback was sought from the public on the draft bill and initially the last date for submission of feedback was fixed as 10th September 2018. Thereaf

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Online filing of registration and licensing applications by employers now mandatory

27 September 2018 at 10:21

Fee and Security deposit now to be made by E-PaymentTaking cognizance of the Government’s focus on making India “Digital India” by ensuring that various Government Services are made available to the citizens electronically and to pr

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Uzbekistan on Cooperation in the Sphere of Law & Justice

27 September 2018 at 10:20

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Uzbekistan on Cooperation in the Sphere of Law & Justice.Benefits:The MoU takes care of concerns and requirements

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed as next Chief Justice of India

14 September 2018 at 10:59

The President of India has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. He will assume the office of Chief Justice on 3rd October, 2018 after the retirement of the current Chief Justice, Justice Dipak Misra.Born on 18th November

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Cabinet approves amendment to National Institute of Design (NID) Act, 2014

13 September 2018 at 10:20

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for introduction of Bill in Parliament for amendment of NID Act, 2014 to include the four new National Institutes of Design (NID) viz. National Institute of Design

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WAN Connectivity to district and subordinate courts

10 September 2018 at 11:00

One of the important components of eCourts Mission Mode Project Phase-II (2015-19) is establishment of Wide Area Network (WAN) connecting all District and Subordinate court complexes, spread across the country. The eCourts project has made significan

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Law Commission floats Consultation Paper on Family Law Reform

01 September 2018 at 10:43

This consultation on family law reforms in India, discusses a range of provisions within all family laws, secular or personal, and suggests a number of changes to in the form of potential amendments and fresh enactments. As general suggestions to ref

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Law commission submits report on Wrongful Prosecution (Miscarriage of Justice): Legal Remedies

31 August 2018 at 10:37

The Law Commission of India submitted its Report No. 277 titled ‘Wrongful Prosecution (Miscarriage of Justice): Legal Remedies’ to the Government of India on 30th August, 2018.The High Court of Delhi in its Order dated 30th May, 2017 in t

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CJI Launches Applications to Facilitate Litigants and Lawyers

24 August 2018 at 10:42

The Chief Justice of India Hon’ble Justice Dipak Misra launched various applications for the benefit of the litigants and lawyers during the third week of August, 2018 at an event in the Supreme Court of India. Honorable Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Disclosure of sexual harassment cases made mandatory in annual reports of private companies

14 August 2018 at 10:41

Disclosure of compliance under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act in the Annual Reports of Private companies now made Mandatory: Ministry of Corporate Affairs amends the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014.-A major step towards making

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A total of 619 cases registered and 88 persons convicted under Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 during 2015 and 2016

11 August 2018 at 10:32

The Government of India is concerned about the prevalence of child marriages in the country and has enacted the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (PCMA), 2006. The Act authorises the States Governments to frame Rules for carrying out the provisions

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PENCIL online portal for effective enforcement of the Child Labour Act and NCLP Scheme

11 August 2018 at 10:32

As per 2011 census, there are 43.53 lakh main workers in the age group of 5-14 years in various occupation and process including domestic work in the country.As per Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government is following a multi-pronged trategy

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More than 7 lakh out of school adolescent girls (11-14 years) benefited under the scheme for Adolescent Girls in 2017-18

11 August 2018 at 10:32

The Government is implementing Scheme for Adolescent Girls, a Centrally-sponsored scheme, to provide nutrition support for out of school adolescent girls (11-14 years). In addition, the scheme aims at motivating out of school girls in the age group o

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The scope of the Indecent Representation of the Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986 to be broadened: Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

11 August 2018 at 10:32

After taking into account of the recent technological advancement in the field of communications such as social media platforms, etc, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has decided to move fresh Bill to broaden the scope of the Indecent Repr

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Single large facility in each State for women and children will help to ensure proper care and protection: Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

11 August 2018 at 10:32

The Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi today chaired a meeting of the Consultative Committee of Parliament attached to WCD Ministry and briefed the members about the status of Child Care Institutions (CCIs) and Shelte

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More than one lakhs cases registered under Sexual Abuse, POCSO Act 2012 from 2014-2016

10 August 2018 at 11:28

As per National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 34,449, 34,505 and 36,022 cases registered under Sexual Abuse/Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively for crime against children accounting 0.2% in 201

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Parliament Passes Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018

10 August 2018 at 11:28

The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill,2018 which was passed by the Lok Sabha on 6th August 2018, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha today. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawa

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Proposed Amendments in Tariff Policy

10 August 2018 at 11:28

The Central Government in the proposed draft amendments to the National tariff policy, 2016 has included the provision for imposition of penalties on the Distribution companies for power cuts other than force majeure conditions or technical faults by

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Supreme Court judgement on SC/ST Act

10 August 2018 at 11:28

Reactions from various forums have been received in regard to effects of the judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on the deterrence of The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities){PoA} Act, 1989.Since the Judgment d

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Financial Assistance Given by M/o Social Justice & Empowerment to Non-Governmental Organisations

08 August 2018 at 10:20

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment released Grant-in-aid to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under the following schemes:I. Scheme of Assistance to NGOs working for the welfare of Scheduled Castes.II. Scheme of Assistance for Skill Devel

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