14913 cases registered under POCSO Act during 2015

07 April 2017 at 10:24

As reported by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the details of incidences of child sexual abuse in the country are as under: Cases 2014 2015 Cases registered under child rape (section 376 IPC) 13766 10854

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Online Facility for Settlement of Claims in EPFO

07 April 2017 at 10:24

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has taken various steps to provide various online services like for claims of provident fund, final settlement, withdrawals and pension fund withdrawal, etc. to its members in a quick and transparen

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National Child Labour Project for Rehabilitation of Child Labour

07 April 2017 at 10:24

Government is implementing the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme for rehabilitation of child labour since 1988. At present, the Scheme is sanctioned in 280 Districts in the country. As per reports received from the District Project Societie

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Maintenance of Registered Under Various Labour Laws and Rules Made Easy

07 April 2017 at 10:24

The Ministry of Labour & Employment has notified “Ease of Compliance to maintain Registers under various Labour Laws Rules, 2017” on 21st February 2017 which has in effect replaced the 56 Registers/Forms prescribed under 9 Central Law

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Section 33 of the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 mandates employment to differently abled

06 April 2017 at 10:27

Section 33 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 mandates every appropriate Government to appoint in every establishment such percentage of vacancies not less than three per cent

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Factual position on proposed Amendments to RTI Rules

06 April 2017 at 10:27

Factual position on proposed Amendments to RTI Rules No change in fee structure or word limit in RTI queries Government committed to full and easy implementation of RTI A factually incorrect and misleading news report appeared in a section of the me

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Cases of complaints against officers

06 April 2017 at 10:27

As informed by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the confidential list of 'Officers of Doubtful Integrity' and 'Agreed List' are prepared by the Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs) of Ministry/Department/

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Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Bangladesh in the field of judicial sector cooperation

06 April 2017 at 10:27

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved signing of MoU between India and Bangladesh in the field of judicial sector cooperation. It is aimed at developing, promoting and strengthening mutual cooperation between

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Cabinet Approves changes to Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016

01 April 2017 at 11:07

Cabinet Approves changes to Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016: The biggest reform in road transport sector To be Tabled in Parliament The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the changes to the Motor Vehicles

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Cabinet approves ratification of Minimum Age Convention (No 138) & Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention (No 182)

01 April 2017 at 11:07

Cabinet approves ratification of the Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) and Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182) of the International Labour Organization (ILO)The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ha

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PF Account Portability

30 March 2017 at 10:43

The Universal Account Number (UAN) provides portability for the employees covered under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions (EPF & MP) Act, 1952. It enables portability of Provident Fund (PF) accumulation when the de

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Ministry of Labour & Employment provides housing subsidy of Rs. 1,50,000/- per worker for construction of house

28 March 2017 at 10:58

Ministry of Labour & Employment has formulated Revised Integrated Housing Scheme (RIHS), 2016, which is applicable to the workers engaged in Beedi/Iron Ore Mines, Manganese Ore & Chrome Ore Mines (IOMC)/Limestone Ore Mines, Dolomite Ore Mines

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Field offices of EPFO directed to settle claims in cases of deaths within seven days of receipt of such claims

28 March 2017 at 10:57

The field offices of Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) have been directed to settle claims in cases of deaths within seven days of receipt of such claims. As per paragraph 72(7) of the Employees’ Provident Funds (EPF) Scheme, 19

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Enforcement of Various Labour Laws in Central Sphere

28 March 2017 at 10:57

A well-established Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM) is in place to enforce various labour laws in Central Sphere. The country-wide network of Dy. Chief Labour Commissioners and Regional Labour Commissioners under the control of Chief Lab

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Hon'ble SC Directs Law Commission to Examine Hate Speeches

25 March 2017 at 10:29

Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Pravasi Bhalai Sangathan v. Union of India (AIR 2014 SC 1591) had asked the Law Commission of India to examine if it ‘deems proper to define hate speech and make recommendations to the Parliament to stren

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Training module prepared for ICCs constituted under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013

25 March 2017 at 10:29

Training module prepared for ICCs constituted under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 Institutes/Organizations empanelled by WCD Ministry for training programmes/workshops for ICCs Ministry of

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SC Directs Law Commission of India to Revisit the Provisions Relating to Regulation of Disciplinary Control Over Lawyers Under the Advocates Act

25 March 2017 at 10:29

The recent judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of Mahipal Singh Rana v. State of UP, AIR 2016 SC 3302, directed the Law Commission of India to revisit the provisions relating to regulation of disciplinary control over lawyers under the Advocate

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Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016

25 March 2017 at 10:29

Though the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 has been on the statute book since more than 28 years, the same could not be made operational because of certain inherent defects. With a view to providing effective regime for prohibition of ben

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Draft Law on Ponzi Schemes

25 March 2017 at 10:29

In view of the number of complaints with regard to the unauthorized deposit taking activities and duping of gullible people by unscrupulous elements, the Government had constituted an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) in the Department of Economic Affair

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Gender Budgeting for Transgenders

24 March 2017 at 10:55

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has introduced a Bill titled "The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016" in the Lok Sabha on 2.8.2016. The Bill has been referred to the Standing Committee on Social Justice

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