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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Pensioner's Portal at EPFO website

29 March 2018 at 10:36

EPFO has launched the pensioner's portal https://mis.epfindia.gov.in/PensionPaymentEnquiry. The pensioner�s portal is recently launched service, available at EPFO website by which all EPFO pensioners may get the details of pension-relate

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Cabinet approves certain official amendments to the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill

29 March 2018 at 10:36

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved certain official amendments to the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill.The Amendment to the NMC Bill comes in the backdrop of its consideration in the Lok Sabha on 02.01.2

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Amendment to the Mineral Conservation and Development Rules, 2017

29 March 2018 at 10:36

The lease period of merchant miners extended under the section 8A(6) of the MMDR Act, would expire on 31st March 2020. There are about 288 mining leases which would expire in 2020, of which 59 are working leases, which give substantial production of

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Zambia in the field of Judicial Cooperation

29 March 2018 at 10:35

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Zambia in the field of Judicial Cooperation. During recent years, social, cultural and commercial relat

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First Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 Word Launched

24 March 2018 at 10:30

'First Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 words' was launched by Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment at a function here today. The dictionary has been developed by Indian Sign Language Research

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed by Parliament

23 March 2018 at 10:43

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by parliament today.The bill ensures harmony amongst employees in the private sector and Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Organizations under Government who are not covered under CCS

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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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