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Magistrate has power to direct accused to give voice samples for purpose of investigation: Supreme Court

  On 02 August 2019 at 15:23

The Supreme Court in a landmark judgement today held that a Magistrate would have the power to direct accused to furnish voice samples for investigation.This judgment was rendered by a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. While confer ...

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Juvenile Justice System in Jammu & Kashmir

  On 27 July 2019 at 14:28

As per information provided by the State Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir, to strengthen Juvenile Justice System in the State, Juvenile Justice Boards, Child Welfare Committees and District Child Protection Units have been set up in all the 22 Districts of ...

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Notice issued by Supreme Court in PIL filed against mob lynching

  On 26 July 2019 at 13:02

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Central government and all states in a petition seeking implementation of its 2018 judgment in Tehseen S Poonawalla v. Union of India, wherein it laid down directions to tackle mob lynching in the country ...

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Extension of Coverage of ESI

  On 26 July 2019 at 10:40

As on 01.01.2017, Government had increased wage limit for coverage of employees under the Employees’ State Insurance(ESI) Act, 1948 from Rs.15,000 to Rs.21,000 Per Month. Consequently, the number of Insured Persons has increased as following: ...

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Special POSCO courts to be set up in every district with over 100 pending cases: Supreme Court

  On 26 July 2019 at 10:33

The Supreme Court has directed the Central government to set up special POCSO courts in every district that has over 100 pending cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.A Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi w ...

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Petition by MLAs in Supreme Court for Floor Test in Kerala adjourned to tomorrow

  On 23 July 2019 at 17:31

The petition filed in the Supreme Court by two Karnataka MLAs seeking directions to hold a trust vote has been adjourned for tomorrow.A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi recorded the submissions made by the Speaker that the Assembly ...

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JNU Sedition case: No information from Delhi Govt on sanction to pursue

  On 23 July 2019 at 17:31

The Investigating Officer in the JNU Sedition case informed the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) that the Delhi Police has not received any information from the Home Department, Delhi Government regarding sanction to prosecute former Jawaharlal Ne ...

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Lok Sabha passes the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019

  On 23 July 2019 at 11:03

Government is fully committed to transparency and accountability; No question of decreasing autonomy of Information Commissions: Dr. Jitendra SinghLok Sabha passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 today. In this amendment, it is propos ...

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Regulation Under Food Safety and Standards Act

  On 19 July 2019 at 18:15

Government has notified all major regulations and guidelines required in implementation of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which are given below:The Food Business Operators, while applying for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) ...

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The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced in Lok Sabha

  On 19 July 2019 at 18:15

This Bill in no way compromises the independence of RTI Act, says Dr Jitendra SinghThe Government introduced the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha today. The Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Dr J ...

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