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No plans to amend SEZ Act: Govt

   12 March 2008 at 23:27

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 ..

Posted in Corporate Law |   579 Views


1,300 cases pending against lawmakers in courts

   12 March 2008 at 15:28

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 ..

Posted in Criminal Law |   394 Views


24 cases in SC are over two decades old: Govt

   12 March 2008 at 15:28

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 ..

Posted in Others |   406 Views


Bill to amend Central Universities Act introduced in RS

   12 March 2008 at 12:37

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 ..

Posted in Students |   582 Views


Lok Sabha passes the Delimitation Bills

   12 March 2008 at 12:37

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 ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   348 Views


NO PROPOSAL TO AMEND CHILD LABOUR (PROHIBITION & REGULATION) ACT, 1986

   11 March 2008 at 17:09

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 ..

Posted in Labour & Service Law |   494 Views


Sangma moves SC challenging Meghalaya Governor's action

   11 March 2008 at 16:14

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 ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   402 Views


DECLINE IN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES DUE TO APPRECIATION OF RUPEE

   11 March 2008 at 13:57

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 ..

Posted in Labour & Service Law |   464 Views


Probationer without qualification has no right to job: SC

   10 March 2008 at 23:45

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 ..

Posted in Labour & Service Law |   619 Views


Preventive detention in public interest is justified: SC

   10 March 2008 at 23:45

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 ..

Posted in Criminal Law |   613 Views



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