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MPs, MLAs cannot be restricted from practicing law: Supreme Court

18 hrs ago
In December 2017, petitioner Upadhyay had addressed a letter to Manan Kumar Mishra, Chairman of Bar Council of India, seeking banning of MPs and MLAs from practicing law. The letter reiterated the decision rendered by the Supreme Court in the case of Dr. Haniraj L. Chulani v. Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, 1996, wherein it was held that a person qualified to be an Advocate, would not be admitted if he is in full-time or part-time service.

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Political candidates cannot be disqualified on basis of criminal charges: Supreme Court

18 hrs ago
The Supreme Court has ruled that candidates cannot be disqualified from contesting elections merely because charges have been framed against them in a criminal case. The court also directed the legislature to consider framing a law to ensure decriminalisation of politics.

India has only 19 judges per 10 lakh people: Law Ministry

21 hrs ago
The Union Law Ministry had prepared a document in March 2018, as per which India has 19 judges per 10 lakh people on an average. The document reveals that while the subordinate courts have a shortage of 5748 judicial officers, the 24 high courts face 406 vacancies.

High-Level Committee recommends completion of stalled housing projects in Noida, Greater Noida

1 day ago
A high-level committee of the Uttar Pradesh Government has come out with recommendations that are aimed at providing a solution to the completion of homes in the stalled projects of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway.

Government inaugurates National Orientation workshop on National e-Vidhan Application

1 day ago
NeVA is a member-centric, decentralised digital application that makes information available on digital platform about day to day functioning of Legislative Houses covering. NeVA, a Rs 739 Crore project, aims to bring legislatures on digital platform, covering all Houses.

PM Modi inaugurates Jharsuguda Airport; flags off UDAN flight between Jharsuguda-Raipur sector

1 day ago
Jharsuguda Airport has been developed by the Airports Authority of India in collaboration with Odisha Government at an estimated cost of Rs 210 Crores with a contribution of Rs 75 Crores from the State.

PM Modi launches Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana: All you need to know

1 day ago
Launched with an aim to help the poor and the economically deprived, the scheme will be available for 10.74 crore beneficiary families and about 50 crore Indian citizens. This scheme will strengthen the healthcare services in India. Around 13000 hospitals in the country have been coordinated for the implementation of the scheme.

Health Ministry ties-up with Dell, Tata Trusts to provide technology solution for NSD programme

Sep 21, 2018
To bring healthcare technology transformation in Comprehensive Primary Health Care NCD programme under the Ayushman Bharat, the Health Ministry is working with Dell as technology partner and the Tata Trusts as deployment partner. Dell developed the technology platform, while the Tata Trusts provided the implementation support of the NCD programme.

Ministry of Home Affairs, ISRO sign MoU to modernise Emergency Response

Sep 21, 2018
The Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response will address strategic level monitoring, situation awareness, command and control, preparedness and response in the diverse internal security situation and disaster related emergencies.

Union Government launches India’s first National Registry of Sexual Offenders

Sep 20, 2018
India has launched a National Registry of Sexual Offenders, which will have the profiles of first time offenders as well as repeat offenders. The database would include names, photographs, residential address, DNA samples, fingerprints, Aadhaar and PAN numbers of convicted sexual offenders.

President Ram Nath Kovind signs Ordinance banning Instant Triple Talaq practice

Sep 20, 2018
Now, the ordinance will be placed before the Parliament and the bill would still need to be passed by the Rajya Sabha as the Supreme Court had held that "re-promulgation of ordinances is a fraud on the constitution" and hence not allowed. It cannot become a "parallel source of legislation”.

Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna launched for unemployed insured persons

Sep 20, 2018
The Employee's State Insurance has approved a scheme named ‘Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna’ for Insured Persons covered under the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948. The decision was taken by the ESI Corporation during its 175th meeting, which was held in New Delhi.

Assam NRC: Supreme Court orders resumption of filing of claims from September 25

Sep 19, 2018
A bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi amd R F Nariman said the process of filing claims and objections by the people who have been left out will commence on September 25, 2018 and will remain open for the next 60 days. The apex court granted this second opportunity to the citizens keeping in mind the "magnitude" of the issue.

Union Cabinet approves benefit package for ASHAs, ASHA facilitators

Sep 19, 2018
The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved ASHA Benefit Package with effect from October 2018. Under the package, the amount of routine and recurring incentives for ASHAs will be increased from Rs1000 per month to Rs 2000 per month.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 19 September 2018

Sep 19, 2018
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved enhancement of honorarium to Anganwadi Workers/Anganwadi Helpers (AWWs/AWHs) and performance linked incentive to AWHs under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme with a total cost of Rs 10649.41 crore for the period from October 2018 to March 2020.

Government modifies operational guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Sep 19, 2018
The State Governments will now have to pay 12 percent interest for the delay in release of State share of subsidy beyond three months of prescribed cut-off date submission by insurance companies.

Home Ministry launches ‘e-Sahaj’ portal for grant of security clearance to private firms

Sep 19, 2018
The introduction of ‘e-Sahaj’ portal is expected to make the process of security clearance much faster, transparent and easy to monitor. The various functionaries would be able to access the application and documents online and take timely decisions.

President launches logo, web portal for commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Sep 19, 2018
The 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is observed in the form of two year long celebrations from October 2, 2018 to October 2, 2020 across the country and all over the globe.

Government organises All India Pension Adalat for pensioners’ welfare

Sep 18, 2018
The All India Pension Adalat is one of the largest exercises for pensioners’ welfare ever undertaken by the Government as part of good governance dedicated to central government pensioners. On the occasion, all the central government ministries would be conducting their respective pension adalats.

Supreme Court lifts ban on Saridon, 3 other FDCs

Sep 18, 2018
The Supreme Court of India has allowed the sale of popular painkiller Saridon and three other banned fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) in medical stores across the country. The Fixed Dose Combination drugs are two or more drugs combined in a fixed ratio into a single dosage form.

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