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 ..
More than 6,000 dowry-related cases are registered on an average annually according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the Lok Sabha has been informed.As per data compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), in the year 2004 the nu ..
The Supreme Court has expressed annoyance over the delay in providing relief to Narmada dam oustees saying the issue had not moved an inch forward in the last one year."Today the position is that we have not moved an inch forward," a Bench headed by ..
A Bill seeking to increase allocation of parliamentary and assembly seats for scheduled castes and tribes in the country in the wake of the delimitation exercise was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday.The Representation of the People (Amendment) B ..