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Panel wants 60% babus out of lokpal ambit

  On 02 December 2011 at 13:42

The parliamentary panel examining the lokpal bill took a sudden turn on Thursday, reversing its one-day-old recommendation to bring 70% central government bureaucrats under the anti-graft watchdog. The panel, headed by Abhishek Singhvi of the Cong ...

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SC dismisses plea to stop investigations against Chandrababu Naidu

  On 24 November 2011 at 10:57

The petitioners wanted the apex court to restrain the Andhra Pradesh high court’s order to the Central Bureau of Investigation, Enforcement Directorate and state police to probe allegations that Naidu possessed assets disproportionate to his ...

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HC decides two decades old case on merit

  On 27 August 2011 at 20:45

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has gone on to decide on merits a two decades old case where the petitioners could not be traced; and their counsel was no more alive to argue their case. Even the respondents were not there to assist the court. ...

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Ombudsman to regulate the law practices in the Country

  On 09 August 2011 at 12:49

Government is working on a Bill that envisages an Ombudsman to look into the complaints against lawyers and a Legal Services Board that would regulate law practices in the country. Giving this information in written reply to a question in Rajya Sa ...

Standing Committee on Commerce Invites Suggestions of Public

  On 04 August 2011 at 19:00

Standing Committee on Commerce Invites Suggestions of Public on “Performance of Plantation Sector – Tea and Coffee Industry The Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce, headed by Shri Shanta Kumar, M.P. has take ...

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Vacancies of Judges and Pending Cases in High Courts

  On 04 August 2011 at 14:24

Pursuant to the Supreme Court Judgment of October 6, 1993 read with their Advisory Opinion of October 28, 1998, the entire process of initiation of proposal for appointment of a Judge of a High Court rests with the Chief Justice of the concerned ...

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Cases Pending in High Courts and Supreme Court

  On 02 August 2011 at 14:46

As per latest available information, 57,179 cases were pending in the Supreme Court of India as on 30.6.11. The number of cases pending in the High Courts were 42,17,903 as on 30.9.2010. Giving his information in written reply to a ...

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Cabinet approves the Lokpal Bill, 2011

  On 28 July 2011 at 16:27

The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for the enactment of a new legislation in the form of the Lokpal Bill, 2011. The Bill provides for the establishment of the institution of Lokpal to inquire into allegations of corruption against certa ...

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PM pitches for implementation of laws to protect SCs

  On 18 June 2011 at 21:35

PM pitches for implementation of laws to protect SCs Government on Friday expressed "serious concern" over atrocities against Scheduled Castes with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stressing the need for implementing in letter and spirit ex ...

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Uniform Civil Code

  On 11 March 2011 at 20:12

Uniform Civil Code Bringing in a Uniform Civil Code involves changes in the Personal Laws including those of the minority communities. Therefore, it has been the consistent policy of the Central Government not to interfere in the Personal Laws o ...

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