Cabinet approves the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 for regulation and standardisation of education and services by allied and healthcare professionals

23 November 2018 at 11:36

Cabinet approves the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 for regulation and standardisation of education and services by allied and healthcare professionalsThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Allie

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Clarification regarding Maternity Leave Incentive Scheme

19 November 2018 at 11:13

In a section of media, there have been some reports about Maternity Leave Incentive Scheme. In this regard, the Ministry of Labour & Employment has clarified the following -Background- (i) The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 applies to establishments

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Cabinet approves Amendment to the Central Universities Act, 2009 for setting up of Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh

09 November 2018 at 10:22

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved setting up of a Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh. The "Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh" will be set up in Relli village of Vizianagaram

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No Advocate to be penalized for doing his job - Madras High Court

05 November 2018 at 17:39

An advocate cannot be penalised simply because he does his professional duty to defend a client accused of having Maoist links, the Madras High Court recently . As noted in its order,�Appearing for a Maoist is not a crime. On the other hand, if

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Working strength of Supreme Court rises to 28 as 4 new judges are sworn in

02 November 2018 at 12:13

The working strength of the Supreme Court has now gone upto 28 judges after today�s swearing in of 4 new judges. The number is just 3 short of the sanctioned strength of 31 SC judges.The central government had notified the appointments of Justi

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Ram Mandir matter adjourned to January 2019

30 October 2018 at 10:03

The Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute in the Supreme Court has been adjourned for January 2019.The order was passed by a bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi & Justices KM Joseph and Sanjay Kishan Kaul.The matter was listed before the aforementioned Bench aft

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Bhima Koregaon: SC to hear petition challenging the Bombay HC order setting aside extension of time for investigation

25 October 2018 at 15:56

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition challenging the Bombay High Court�s order which set aside the extension of time

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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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