SBI denies to disclose the list of wilful defaulters under RTI Act

01 July 2019 at 16:30

The State Bank of India has denied to disclose the list of wilful defaulters. This action of SBI comes up when the Supreme Court stated that the Reserve Bank of India is duty-bound to disclose the list of wilful defaulters under the Right to Informat

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PIL filed in Delhi HC, seeking effective implementation of Mental Healthcare Act, 2017

01 July 2019 at 16:30

A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court for implementation of Mental Healthcare Act, 2017. The Act superseded the existing Mental Health Act, 1987.Advocate Amit Sahni stated that the Act came into effect on 29 May, 2018. However, he objected tha

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New Policy for Women Empowerment

01 July 2019 at 10:28

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has prepared the draft National Policy for Women after considering suggestions/comments received from stakeholders. The Draft envisions a society in which, women attain their full potential and are able to

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National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)

01 July 2019 at 10:28

As per Section 41(1) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 (JJ Act), Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, all institutions, whether run by a State Government or by voluntary or

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Implementation of Child Rights

01 July 2019 at 10:28

India, as a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), has committed itself to ensure that all children enjoy their right to survival, development, protection and participation. In pursuance of this, the Ministry o

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Implementation of Law preventing Domestic Violence

01 July 2019 at 10:28

State Governments and UT Administrations are responsible for implementation of The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005. The Central Government issues advisories and provides financial assistance and other support of spreading

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Abolition of Application Fees for Government Examinations

01 July 2019 at 10:28

There is no proposal under consideration of the Government to abolish application fee for all candidates appearing for Government recruitment examinations.However, candidates belonging to Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe, persons with disabilities, ex-s

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Deadline to submit suggestions on draft of New Education Policy is extended till 31st, July 2019 - Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

01 July 2019 at 10:28

Union HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, while replying to the starred question in Rajya Sabha said that the deadline to submit suggestions on draft of New Education Policy is extended for a month i.etill 31st, July 2019. The dra

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Right to Education of children of migrant workers

01 July 2019 at 10:27

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 provides for free and compulsory elementary education of equitable quality to all children, including the children of migrant workers, of 6-14 years age. The RTE Act provides fo

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Lok Sabha passes the Special Economic Zone (Amendment) Bill 2019 so as to replace the SEZ (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

28 June 2019 at 17:34

Special Economic Zone (Amendment) Bill 2019 is the first bill which is passed by the 17th Lok Sabha which came into session from 17th June 2019 and this first achievement of the Union Legislature just came within 15 days of its initiation i.e. on 26t

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EVM Tampering : Politician Mansoor Ali Khan seeks Supreme Court's Directions to prove

28 June 2019 at 17:34

Mansoor Ali Khan has approached the Apex Court to seek it�s direction to the Election Commission to permit him to prove that the Electronic Voting Machines can be tampered. The actor-politician Mansoor Ali Khan was a Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) p

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Madras HC in Petition to vendata held that Closure of Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi was a colourable exercise of power

28 June 2019 at 17:34

The Madras High Court bench of Justices TS Sivaganaman and the Bhavani Subbaroyan commenced hearing in the plea filed by Vendata to reopen it's Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. Appearing for Vendata Senior Advocate Aryama Sundara

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Madhya Pradesh Government approved an amendment in the law to punish Cow Vigilantes in the State

27 June 2019 at 16:36

On Wednesday, the Madhya Pradesh Cabinet approved an amendment to the law which made cow vigilantism a punishable offence.In lieu of the same, Manoj Shrivastava, Principal secretary (animal husbandry), said that the amendment to the Agricultural Catt

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Delhi High Court restrains Hoteliers Association from calling for ban on Oyo rooms

27 June 2019 at 16:36

The Delhi High Court has restrained the Hotelier Welfare Association from issuing any notices to Hoteliers adn service providers calling for a ban on or seeking to boycott the hotel services provided by Oyo rooms. The ex parte interim junction was pa

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SC stays Delhi HC order allowing Rajeev Saxena to go abroad for medical treatment

27 June 2019 at 15:58

The Supreme Court stayed the order given by the Delhi High Court that allowed Rajeev Saxena, approver in the AgustaWestland chopper case, to go abroad for medical treatment. The apex court was hearing a petition filed by the Enforcement Directorate (

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Darvesh Yadav Murder Case : Supreme Court refuses to entertain Plea

27 June 2019 at 10:08

The petition seeking safety of women lawyers in the court was filed by the Advocate Indu Kaul in the Apex Court. This petition was in the wake of the recent murder of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav. The petition also sought f

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Supreme Court dismisses the Gujarat Congress plea to hold joint polls to fill vacancies arose in the Rajya Sabha

26 June 2019 at 18:22

The Vacation Bench of Hon�ble Supreme Court of India headed by Justice Shri Sanjiv Khana on Tuesday DISMISSED the Writ Petition filed by Pareshbhai Dhanani, Congress MLA from Amreli and current Leader of the Opposition in Gujarat Assembly base

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Ashok Parija appointed as Advocate General for Odisha

25 June 2019 at 16:48

The Odisha government has appointed Senior Advocate Ashok Parija as the new Advocate General for the state. Parija will replace Advocate General Surya Prasad Mishra. Following his enrollment in 1984, Parija practised under former Advocate General for

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Joint Polls not necessary to fill casual vacancies in Rajya Sabha, says EC on the plea of Congress presented for Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats

25 June 2019 at 16:47

Recently a writ petition has been filed by Pareshbhai Dhanani, Congress MLA from Amreli and current Leader of the Opposition in Gujarat Assembly before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India contending the factum that, the scheme of proportional re

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Educational Development Schemes for economically backward classes

25 June 2019 at 13:14

Ministry of Human Resource Development is implementing following schemes for the Economically Backward Class students.1. Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students (CSSS) Under this scheme, scholarship is provi

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