The IBC (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and the Homebuyer

09 June 2018 at 18:37

Please find below the Text of the Article written by the Union Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley on “The IBC (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and the Homebuyer” :“Post 1991 economic liberalisation, there has been a phenomenal growth in the cre

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WCD proposes amendments to widen the scope of (IRWA) (Prohibition) Act, 1986

05 June 2018 at 10:29

Reformulated bill proposes new Centralised Authority under the aegis of National Commission of Women (NCW)Based on the observations made by Parliamentary Standing Committee and recommendation made by the National Commission for Women on the basis of

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Foundation laid for India's First Advanced Forensic Lab in Chandigarh dedicated to women related cases

02 June 2018 at 10:44

5 more such labs in next 3 months to address the gap in forensic DNA analysis of pending sexual assault cases:Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Hon´┐Żble Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi laid foundation of Sakhi Suraksha

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University Grants Commission has approved UGC (Online Courses) Regulations, 2018 as landmark reform in the field of Higher Education

25 May 2018 at 11:26

University Grants Commission has approved UGC (Online Courses) Regulations, 2018 as landmark reform in the field of Higher Education.Higher Educational Institutions can now offer Certificate, Diploma and Degree Programmes in full-fledged online mode

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Stricter laws not enough, time-bound disposal of justice essential to prevent Crimes Against Women

22 May 2018 at 11:55

Stricter laws not enough, time-bound disposal of justice essential to prevent Crimes Against Women: MoS (Home) Shri Hansraj Gangaram AhirUnion Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir has said the Government, responding to publi

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EPFO Introduces 'View Pension Passbook' Service for the pensioners through Umang App

04 May 2018 at 10:34

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which is providing a host of e-services for its stakeholders, has now introduced a new service through ‘UMANG app’. On clicking ‘View Passbook’ option, it requires PPO Numbe

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ECR Validation tool for Employers

28 April 2018 at 10:17

Electronic-Challan-cum-Return (ECR) is a monthly return filed by the employer every month through employer e-sewa portal. The return has member wise details of the wages and contributions including basic details for the new and existing members (memb

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NCPCR holds consultation on Preventive Strategy on Child Sexual Abuse

27 April 2018 at 10:53

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) held a Consultation on development of Preventive Strategy on Child Sexual Abuse today. It was chaired by Smt. Stuti Kacker, Chairperson, NCPCR. She expressed her concern about growing inc

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Online Dispute Resolution Mechanism will save time and cost

23 April 2018 at 10:53

Online Dispute Resolution Mechanism is a laudable initiative and saves time and cost: Vice President Shall go a long way attracting more FDI and strengthen economy; Addresses the National Conference on ‘Online Dispute Resolution Mechanism&rsquo

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New Law lays down the measures to empower Indian authorities

23 April 2018 at 10:09

With the assent of the President of India, the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 gets promulgated; New Law lays down the measures to empower Indian authorities to attach and confiscate the proceeds of crime associated with economic offender

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Law Commission gives 30 more days for response on Uniform Civil Code

13 April 2018 at 10:36

The Law Commission of India is examining the subject matter of Uniform Civil Code. The Commission requested the individuals / organisations (governmental and non-governmental) to send their submissions in the form of consultation / discussion / worki

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Current Pension rate of Contributory Provident Fund (CPF) pensioners

07 April 2018 at 11:27

The Central Government employees who are covered by CPF Rules (India) 1962 and who retired on or after 01.01.1986 are not entitled to any monthly pension/ex-gratia amount. However, the Government employees under CPF who retired between 18.11.1960

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Cabinet approves rightsizing the Competition Commission of India

05 April 2018 at 10:59

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for rightsizing the Competition Commission of India (CCI) from One Chairperson and Six Members (totalling seven) to One Chairperson and Three Members (totalling fo

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Cabinet approves the Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018

05 April 2018 at 10:59

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018 for better protection and promotion of human rights in the country.Salient Features: It proposes to inclu

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Request for Extension of Section 108 of Andhra Pradesh Reorgnisation Act

05 April 2018 at 10:43

In May, 2017, the Government of Andhra Pradesh requested to extend the operation of provisions of Section 108 of Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 for two more years i.e. up to 01.06.2019.In a meeting convened by the Ministry of Home Affairs wi

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Enhancement of Gratuity Limit

05 April 2018 at 10:43

The Government has issued Notification the same day wherein gratuity limit has been increased from Rs.10 lakhs to Rs.20 lakhs under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.The Government has also issued another Notification on the same day wherein it has

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Payment of Minimum Wages to Contract/Casual Employees

05 April 2018 at 10:43

The basic rate of minimum wages for the scheduled employments in the Central sphere was last revised and notified on 19.01.2017. A component of minimum rates of wage, Variable Dearness Allowance (V.D.A.), was last revised on 01.10.2017.Rates fixed fo

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CBI Investigation Ordered by Apex Court

05 April 2018 at 10:43

A total number of 299 cases have been ordered by the Supreme Court for investigation by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) during the last three years i.e. 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 (upto 28.2.2018). The details of same is as under: Year

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Complaints against Bureaucrats

05 April 2018 at 10:43

Cadre-wise data of complaints received and action taken against bureaucrats is not maintained centrally in the DoPT. However, as per information received from the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), the complaints received in CVC are examined and the

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 brought in force on 29th March, 2018

31 March 2018 at 10:22

Decision: The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by Lok Sabha on 15th March, 2018 and by the Rajya Sabha on 22nd March, 2018, has been brought in force on 29th March, 2018.Background: The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 applies

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