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Checking Discrimination of Workers in Incorporated Unorganised Enterprises 23.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Mines, Steel and Labour and Employment, Shri Vishnu Deo Sai has said that according to the survey conducted during 2009-10, the total employment in both organized and unorganized sector in the country was of the order of 46.5 crore,
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Coal scam: ED attaches assets worth Rs 186cr of Hyderabad firm 23.7.2014 TOI: India
ED launched its biggest money laundering action in the coal blocks allocation scam as it attached assets worth a whopping Rs 186 crore of an accused firm based in ...
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1.29 lakh cases of crime against children; 88836 of rape in 3 years 23.7.2014 DNA: Mumbai
Altogether 1,29,448 cases of crime against children and 88,836 cases of rape have been registered across the country in the last three years with the highest being in 2013.  "As per data available, the total number of cases registered on account of crime against children for the year 2011, 2012 and 2013 are 33,052 cases, 38,172 cases and 58,224 cases respectively," Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today. The Minister said a total of 88,836 cases of rape were reported across the country in last three years. "As per data regarding the reporting of the offence of rape, as provided by the National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 24,206 cases, 24,923 cases and 33,707 cases were registered in the country during 2011, 2012 and 2013 respectively," he said. The Minister said the Criminal Law (amendment) Act 2013 has come into force since February 3, 2013 and in this Act there are provisions which provides for comprehensive measures to counter the menace of human ...
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Himachal HC issues notice to government and Shimla Municipal Corporation on parking issue 23.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued notice to State Government and the Shimla Municipal Corporation on the mismanagement of traffic and unauthorized parking of vehicles in Shimla and directed them to come out with long term vision plan on how they are going to regulate and manage traffic in Shimla, other district head quarters and tourist ...
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Lokpal selection process set to start next month 23.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
After initiating the procedure for selection of the new Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and vigilance commissioner, the government is set to start the process for appointment of Lokpal chairperson and members in ...
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Katju revelation: Row could hasten end of collegium system 23.7.2014 TOI: India
Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju's revelations on the controversial appointment of a high court judge by the Supreme Court collegium during UPA-I could help the government fast track the Judicial Appointments Commission ...
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Govt will consider reducing age of juvenile: Rajnath Singh 23.7.2014 TOI: India
There has been widespread debate whether to reduce the age of juvenile from 18 years considering several crimes against women were committed by ...
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Room with a due 23.7.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
India has a fair number of archaic laws that have long lost their relevance. One such is the Delhi Hotels (Control of Accommodation) Act of 1949, which mandates that up to 25 per cent of hotel rooms in the capital should be reserved for government officials. Few follow that rule today, which is why there's a new bill in the works called the Delhi Hotels (Control of Accommodation) Repeal Bill, 2014, that seeks to expunge the old one completely.
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Easier adoption rules on cards 23.7.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, July 22: The Centre is simplifying adoption guidelines with a stress on reducing delays for prospective parents and treating NRI couples on a par with others, minister Maneka Gandhi told Parliament today.
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SC bar on rookie lawyers 23.7.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, July 22: The Supreme Court, unhappy with rookie lawyers appearing in cases without doing their homework, has barred advocates with less than a year's experience from arguing before it.
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Punjab clears Rayat Bahra university despite notice 23.7.2014 TOI: India
In its report, a copy of which is with TOI, the UGC said the trust lacks academic ...
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Work begins on raising cap on FDI in insurance 23.7.2014 ET: Insurance
The finance ministry has floated a Cabinet note for inter-ministerial discussions, acting swiftly in line with the announcement in the recent Union Budget.
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Farmers to have ‘Kisan Mandi’ in Delhi by September 23.7.2014 ET: Agriculture
The mandi is expected to give both dry and cold storage space to each allottee, apart form logistics handling facilities.
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Gujarat is number one in implementing Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act : Jayanti Kavadiya 22.7.2014 ET: Policy
Kavadiya gave details about several schemes and projects to be implemented in the current year, including the 'Smart E-Gram Centre'.
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Farmers' outfit protest against Punjab state assembly bill 22.7.2014 DNA: Top News
Farmers organisations and farm labourer unions on Tuesday staged protest against the passage of Prevention of Damage to Public and Private Property Bill 2014, passed recently by the Punjab state assembly. The bill criminalises damaging public, private property in Punjab by protesters during strike, road and rail blockades and will now attract imprisonment and fine. Describing the Bill as "black bill", the protesters held demonstrations and also burnt effigies of the Punjab government at different places on Tuesday. Sukhdev Singh Khokri, General Secretary, Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU-Ekta) said the activists of different organisations marched in 80 villages with black flags and burnt effigies of the state government. Sukhdev also appealed to the Punjab Governor not to give legal sanction to this bill. Terming the bill as "reminder of imperialistic rule", the protesters demanded its immediate withdrawal. Meanwhile, the two actions of BKU-BKU (Ekta) and (Ugrahan) decided to hold a joint meeting on July 26 at ...
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Inter-Caste Marriages 22.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Under this Ministry’s centrally Sponsored Scheme for implementation of the Protection of Civil Rights Act
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Abuse of Elderly Persons 22.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
As per information provided by the Ministry of Home Affairs, data on crime committed against senior citizens are not maintained centrally.
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No plan to amend food security law at present: Government 22.7.2014 ET: Policy
Under the law, eligible persons will be entitled to get 5 kg of foodgrains per person per month at Rs 3,2,1 per kg for rice, wheat and coarse grains, respectively.
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Minority Status to Seng Khasi Tribes 22.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The grant of minority status to Seng Khasi Tribes in Meghalaya is a state subject. The Government of Meghalaya had forwarded a representation to the Ministry of Minority Affairs
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Equal Opportunity Commission 22.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
In pursuance of one of the recommendations made by the High-Level Committee set up under the chairmanship of Justice (Retd.)
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