A total of 436 cases registered under the category of insult to the modesty of women during 2014 and 2015

29 July 2017 at 10:51

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, a total number of 121 cases in 2014 and 315 cases in 2015 were registered under the category of insult to the modesty of women (section 509 of IPC) occurring in public transport system which inclu

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Comments sought on the concept note on the issue of International Child Removal

29 July 2017 at 10:51

There is no specific legislation to safeguard the interest of children in the event of inter-country parental abduction (removal and retention). The Ministry of Women and Child Development has held a multi-stakeholder National Consultation on 3rd Feb

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NITSER Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

28 July 2017 at 10:36

NITSER (National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research) Amendment Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha yesterday (26th July, 2017). The Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on 28th March, 2017. Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of State (H

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Rajya Sabha passes the Indian Institute of Information Technology Public Private Partnership Bill 2017

28 July 2017 at 10:36

Rajya Sabha today passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology Public Private Partnership (IIIT-PPP) Bill 2017. The bill has already been passed in Lok Sabha. Today in Rajya Sabha Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of State (HRD) told that t

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Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval for amendment of the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Order, 1954

28 July 2017 at 10:36

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for amendment of the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Order, 1954 by way of the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir

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Amendment of the Amasr Act, 2010

27 July 2017 at 11:52

The proposal for amendment of the Amasr Act, 2010 has been approved by the Cabinet and the pertaining Bill has been moved to Lok Sabha. The proposal is to allow public works or projects essential for public in prohibited area within 100 meter from pr

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Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval for amendment of the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Order, 1954

27 July 2017 at 11:52

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for amendment of the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Order, 1954 by way of the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir

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Investment of EPFO Funds in ETFs

27 July 2017 at 11:52

The investment limit in ETFs has been recommended to be raised from 10 per cent to 15 per cent by the Central Board of Trustees, Employees Provident Fund in its 218th meeting held on 27.05.2017. Accordingly the estimated investment in ETF for the cur

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Labour Code on Social Security, 2017

27 July 2017 at 11:52

The Second National Commission on Labour has recommended that the existing Labour Laws should be broadly grouped into four or five Labour Codes on functional basis. Accordingly, the Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes on Wages; In

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Amendment in service rules

26 July 2017 at 10:45

The Government of India is considering to amend the relevant rules to incorporate the provision relating to completion of stipulated number of years in service after completion of probation and criteria of physical fitness as a mandatory measure for

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Web application for free legal services to prisoners

26 July 2017 at 10:45

As per information provided by the Ministry of Law and Justice, Department of Justice, the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) has developed and launched a web application in New Delhi on 29.6.2017 for legal services to under trial prisoners/co

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Amendments to Legal Metrology

26 July 2017 at 10:45

The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 have been amended vide GSR 629 (E) dated 23rd June 2017. The said amendment will come into force w.e.f. 1st January 2018 to enhance consumer protection and for requirement of ease of doing busine

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SEBI inks MoU with European counterpart

25 July 2017 at 12:47

The globalisation work of the corporate and financial sector of India just received a boost in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed between the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the Securities and Exchange Board

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The Admiralty Bill, 2017 Passed Unanimously by Rajya Sabha

25 July 2017 at 11:16

Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017, introduced during the Winter Session of Parliament came up for discussion in the Rajya Sabha today and was passed unanimously by the house. The Bill aims to establish a legal fram

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Inoperative EPF Accounts

25 July 2017 at 11:16

The Government vide notification no. G.S.R. 1065 (E) dated 11.11.2016 has amended paragraph 72(6) of the Employees’ Provident Funds (EPF) Scheme, 1952 wherein changes have been made in the conditions leading to a Provident Fund (PF) account bec

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Global Conventions on Child Labour

25 July 2017 at 11:16

After the enactment of the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016, Government has recently ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions No. 138 concerning minimum age for employment and No. 182 concerning

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India ratified six out of the eight core/fundamental ILO Conventions

25 July 2017 at 11:16

India has ratified six out of the eight core/fundamental International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions. These are the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105), Equal Remuneration Convention,

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Cap on consecutive terms for Trustees

25 July 2017 at 11:16

The Government vide notification dated 24.01.2017 has amended paragraph 5(4) of the Employees’ Provident Funds (EPF) Scheme, 1952 providing that an outgoing non-official Trustee or Member shall be eligible for re-appointment as a member of the

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Rationalisation of Labour Laws

25 July 2017 at 11:16

The Second National Commission on Labour has recommended that the existing Labour Laws should be broadly grouped into four or five Labour Codes on functional basis. Accordingly, the Ministry has taken steps for drafting four Labour Codes on Wages; I

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Book Launch of 'On The Rise' by Tariq Khan at ILI, New Delhi

24 July 2017 at 12:13

HON�BLE MR. JUSTICE A.K. SIKRI RELEASED A BOOK TITLED �ON THE RISE� AT INDIAN LAW IN INSTITUTE; R. FALI S. NARIMAN AND MR. P. CHIDAMBRAM WERE THE GUESTS OF HONOURHon�ble Mr. Justice A.K. Sikri Book on Wednesday released a book

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