Alleged Cases of Slavery

03 January 2018 at 16:49

Article 23 of the Constitution of India prohibits “begar” and other similar forms of forced labour and further provide that any contravention of the said prohibition shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law. The Central Gover

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National Policy on Domestic Workers

03 January 2018 at 16:49

The Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering to formulate a National Policy on Domestic Workers. However, there is no time frame.No such committee is required as a number of stakeholders workshops/meetings have been conducted.The Ministry o

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Govt notifies electoral bonds to clean the system of political funding

03 January 2018 at 11:14

The Government of India notifies the Scheme of Electoral Bonds to cleanse the system of political funding in the country; Electoral Bond would be a bearer instrument in the nature of a Promissory Note and an interest free banking instrument; Bond(s)

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Expansion and universalization of scheme for Adolescent girls approved by the Government

29 December 2017 at 10:26

Scheme for Adolescent Girls was sanctioned in the year 2010 and is implemented in 205 districts across the country. Government has approved expansion and universalisation of the Scheme for Adolescent Girls in a phased manner i.e. in additional 303 di

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Maternity Benefits Under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

29 December 2017 at 10:26

The maternity benefits under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) are available to all Pregnant Women & Lactating Mothers (PW&LM) except those in regular employment with the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector Unde

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A total of 133784 new cases of juveniles apprehended have been reported from 2014-2016

29 December 2017 at 10:26

As reported by National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), the new cases of juveniles apprehended during the year 2014, 2015 and 2016 are 48228, 41385, 44171 respectively, showing a mixed trend with a decline of 14% in 2015 over 2014 and an increase of 6.73

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Draft National Policy for Women 2017 envisions participation of women as equal partners in all spheres of life

29 December 2017 at 10:25

As a commitment towards fulfilling the larger mandate of women’s empowerment, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has prepared the draft National Policy for Women, 2017 in consultation with various stakeholders to deal with significant

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All Child Care Institutions to be mandatorily registered under the JJ Act, 2015

29 December 2017 at 10:25

Sub-section (1) of Section (41) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 requires that all Child Care Institutions (CCIs) whether run by State Government or by voluntary or non-governmental organizations shall be registered

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Covering of Indians Working Abroad Under EPFO

22 December 2017 at 10:44

This facility is available to Indian workers who are deputed by their employer to the countries with whom India has entered into a Social Security Agreement (SSA) and they take Certificate of Coverage (COC) from Employees’ Provident Fund Organi

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Amendment in Maternity Benefit Act

22 December 2017 at 10:44

The working women already on maternity leave are entitled to enhanced maternity leave subject to fulfillment of other conditions. As per the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, it has been made mandatory for the establishments employing 50 or mo

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Foreign Citizens Illegally Residing in the Country

22 December 2017 at 10:44

As per available information, approximately 330 Pakistani and approximately 1770 Bangladeshi nationals have been deported during the last three years. No Rohingya immigrant has been deported during the last three years.Illegal migrants enter into the

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Prevention of Torture Bill

22 December 2017 at 10:44

The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs had intimated on 21.05.2014 that the revised Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010, as recommended by a Select Committee of Rajya Sabha, had lapsed on the dissolution of the 15th Lok Sabha on 18th May, 2014. Presentl

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A total of 1,04,976 cases registered under the PoCSO Act, 2012 in last three years

22 December 2017 at 10:44

As per National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 34,449, 34,505 and 36,022 cases were registered under Sexual Abuse/Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively .The Protection of Children from Sexual Offe

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Judge Advocate General's Department celebrates Thirty Fourth Corps Day

22 December 2017 at 10:44

The Judge Advocate General�s (JAG) Department celebrated its 34th Corps Day on 21 December 2017. To mark the occasion, a Wreath Laying ceremony was held at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. Wreaths were laid by Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar, Adjutant

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New Consumer Protection Bill likely to be introduced in the present session of parliament

22 December 2017 at 10:43

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan inaugurates National Consumer Day 2017 celebrations Sri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution said that the new Consumer Protection Bill has been approved by the cabinet and is lik

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Lok Sabha passes the Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017

20 December 2017 at 12:55

The Lok Sabha passed the Central Road Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2017 today. The Bill seeks to amend the Central Road Fund Act, 2000, through which the cess levied and collected on high speed petrol and diesel is distributed for development of rural road

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Labour Law Reforms

19 December 2017 at 10:56

Reforms in labour laws are an ongoing process to update the legislative system to address the need of the hour so as to make them more effective, flexible and in sync with emerging economic and industrial scenario. The Second National Commission on L

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Karnataka Assembly Passes Anti-Superstition Bill

14 December 2017 at 10:31

To begin with, it must be appreciated that the ruling Congress Government in poll bound Karnataka has finally on November 16, 2017 got the controversial 'Anti-Superstition Bill' passed unanimously in the ongoing winter session of the Karnatak

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Justice has and must continue to remain first principle of social and political Institutions: Vice President addresses Human Rights Day

11 December 2017 at 12:32

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Justice has and must continue to remain the first principle of social and political institutions. He was addressing the Human Rights Day, here today. The Chairperson of National Human

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National Conference on E-Courts Project; E-Filing facility launched

09 December 2017 at 10:41

The eCommittee, of the Supreme Court of India in association with the Department of Justice (DoJ) of the Government of India held a two day National Conference in New Delhi on December 2 and 3 in which all the Central Project Coordinators of various

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