Cabinet approves moving official amendments in the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016

22 March 2018 at 09:59

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for moving official amendments in the "Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016". The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 proposes to regulate surrogacy in India b

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Implementation of Prevention of Atrocities Act

21 March 2018 at 10:33

An Act of Parliament namely the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) {PoA} Act, 1989, was enacted to prevent atrocities against members of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). With an objective to deliver

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Investigation of Cases Related to Coal Block Allocations

15 March 2018 at 10:00

In 20 cases, CBI has obtained files from PMO pertaining to approval of allocation of Coal Block by the then Prime Minister who acted in the capacity of Minister of Coal. CBI has examined officers of PMO in this regard who has dealt the files of alloc

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Pending Accidents Claim Cases

13 March 2018 at 11:10

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) from across states to deliberate upon and propose strategies for reducing road fatalities and to suggest actionable measures for implementation. On the basis of recomm

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Steps to Curb Road Accidents

13 March 2018 at 11:09

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has taken a number of steps to prevent road accidents and road accident fatalities as per details mentioned under: - The Government has approved a National Road Safety Policy. This Policy outlines various

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Adoption Policy simplified through the Adoption Regulations, 2017

10 March 2018 at 11:02

3210 children placed in In-country Adoption during the year 2016-2017 As reported by the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), a total number of 3210 children were placed in In

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Draft National Policy for Women 2017 envisions women attaining full potential and participating as equal partners

10 March 2018 at 11:02

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has prepared the draft National Policy for Women, 2017 after considering suggestions/comments received from stakeholders. The draft has been examined and approved by the Group of Ministers and has been subm

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Ministry of Women and Child Development is undertaking several measures to combat trafficking

10 March 2018 at 11:02

New proposed legislation being brought for comprehensive approach towards anti-traffickingThe Government of India is undertaking several measures to combat trafficking. The new proposed legislation on trafficking of persons aims to prevent traffickin

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Cases Filed by CBI and Dismissed by Courts

09 March 2018 at 12:02

CBI has filed Charge-sheets in 2276 cases in the courts during the last three years viz. 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 upto 31st January, 2018. Cases which are discharged/quashed by the courts are examined and analysed at various levels to decide upon th

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Cabinet approves the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018

08 March 2018 at 10:43

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for introduction in the Parliament.The Bill seeks to achiev

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Cabinet approves the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018

08 March 2018 at 10:35

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for introduction in the Parliament. It is a part of the efforts of the Government to encourage institutional arbitrati

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Steps taken by Ministry to monitor and encourage for speedy implementation of FRA

07 March 2018 at 10:42

Several steps are being taken by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs for speedy implementation of Forest Rights Act-2006 and settlement of community claims.Under the Forest Rights Act, 2006 (FRA), until 30th, January, 2018 as much as 1 lakh 39,266 Communi

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Social Justice Scenario

07 March 2018 at 10:42

Two Acts of Parliament namely, the Protection of Civil Rights (PCR) Act, 1955, which prescribes punishment for enforcement of any disability arising from practice of ‘untouchability’, and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Pre

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Registered NGOs For Grants in Aid from Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

07 March 2018 at 10:41

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched a portal viz. www.ngograntssje@gov.in for mandatory online submission and processing of grants in aid applications of NGOs, w.e.f. 01-04-2014. As on date 15583 NGOs are registered on the portal

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Decline in Child Labour

06 March 2018 at 10:15

As per 2011 Census, the number of main workers in the age group of 5-14 years in the country is 43.53 lakh which shows a decline from 57.79 lakh as per 2001 Census.As per the data received from States/UTs the number of prosecution launched under Chil

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Registration of Workers

06 March 2018 at 10:15

Statistics of workers in the unorganised sector is not maintained centrally. Section 10 of the Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008 provides that every unorganised worker shall be eligible for registration subject to the fulfilment of the co

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National Policy for Domestic Workers

06 March 2018 at 10:15

In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment, Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar told that discussion is underway regarding a Policy for Domestic Workers, the salient features of which are as fo

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Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018

03 March 2018 at 10:18

Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018Offences worth Rs.100 crore or more under the BillProperty of Fugitive Economic Offenders to be attachedPosted On: 01 MAR 2018 6:55PM by PIB Delhi The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister

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Cabinet approves the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018

01 March 2018 at 10:24

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 for introduction in the Parliament.The Bill broadly has the following features:- Addresses

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Electoral Bearer Bond Scheme 2018

23 February 2018 at 11:35

Electoral Bearer Bond Scheme 2018 Sale at Authorised Branches of State Bank of India (SBI)The Government of India has notified the Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 vide Gazette Notification S.O. No.29 (E) dated 02nd January 2018. As per provisions of the

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