Despite mounting pressure from the Left allies, Government has made it clear that it has no plans to amend the Special Economic Zone Act saying it is "working well".Replying to supplementaries to a host of questions on SEZs in Rajya Sabha, Commerce a ..
New Delhi, Mar 10 (PTI) In statistics that do not show the country's politicians in good light, around 1,300 cases are pending against sitting MPs and MLAs in various courts.Law and Justice Minister H R Bhardwaj provided the information in a written ..
New Delhi, Mar 10 (PTI) The Supreme Court of India has 24 cases pending for over two decades, Minister of Law and Justice H R Bhardwaj informed the Lok Sabha today.The minister said till November one last year, there were 15 cases in the apex court w ..
A Bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday to make it obligatory for five central universities, including Delhi University and JNU, to lay their annual reports before Parliament.The Central Universities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2008, introduced ..
A bill seeking to exempt five states from the exercise to redraw constituencies was approved by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday night amid acknowledgment by government that there were "some mistakes".Law Minister H R Bhardwaj said the government has gone by ..
The Government is not proposing to amend the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 to prohibit all forms of child labour. Considering the socio-economic conditions of the country and the nature and magnitude of the problem, Government i ..
NCP leader P A Sangma moved the Supreme Court challenging the Meghalaya Governor's decision to invite Congress to form the government in the state.Mentioning Sangma's petition before a bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan, senior advocate S ..
Estimates of employment and unemployment are obtained through quinquennial labour force surveys conducted by National Sample Survey Organisation. Last such survey was conducted during 2004-05. As per last two quinquennial rounds of National Sample Su ..
A probationer who does not possess the requisite qualification, like command over the regional language of the place where he is posted, cannot claim a right over the job, the Supreme Court has said.The apex court's observation came while upholding t ..
Preventive detention of a person in public interest is justified and courts cannot interfere with it unless there are "exceptional" circumstances.Such detention is intended to strike a delicate balance between an individual's personal liberty (Fundam ..