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Suggestions invited on the Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2013 29.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2013 has been re-referred by the Speaker, Lok Sabha to the Departmentally Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development for examination and report. The Bill introduced in the Rajya Sabha on 8 August, 2013 has been re-referred last month for examination under the Chairperson Dr. P. Vanugopal, Member, Lok Sabha.
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Bombay HC fines State for illegally detaining man under MPDA Act 29.10.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
Holding as "illegal" the detention of a 30-year-old man under the stringent MPDA, the Bombay High Court has imposed costs on the state government. A bench of Justices A S Oka and A S Chandurkar directed the State to pay Rs 10,000 as costs to Yuvraj Pawar, a resident of Satara, for his illegal detention under Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Slumlords, Bootleggers, Drug Offenders and Dangerous Persons Act (MPDA). Pawar was detained under section 3 of MPDA on December 2, 2013 by an order passed by Satara Magistrate. However, on January 18, 2014, the state revoked the detention order and ordered Pawar's release from jail. Being aggrieved, Pawar filed a petition for quashing his detention and seeking compensation for wrongful detention. "It is true that the impugned order of detention is illegal. This is a case where there is a non-application of mind by the detaining authority. A person cannot be deprived of his liberty in such casual manner, more so in the case of preventive detention ...
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Non-plan spending to show savings on back of lower subsidy outgo 29.10.2014 ET: Economy/Finance
Food Security Act will be implemented only from next year after the new government deferred it for the second time by another six months.
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Centre set to roll out power reforms to enhance transmission, distribution network 29.10.2014 ET: Power
The government has sought stakeholders’ feedback for the proposed amendments in Electricity Act by mid-November, ahead of the winter session of Parliament.
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Push for child law review 29.10.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, Oct. 28: The country's apex child rights body has acknowledged that the laws on children are contradictory and initiated the process of a review.
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Kid who protested Emergency 29.10.2014 Telegraph: Nation
Nagpur, Oct. 28: Corporator at 21, mayor at 26, now chief minister-elect at 44 ' Devendra Fadnavis has always been an early starter.
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Out with the old! 28.10.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
One of the promises made by the Narendra Modi government after it assumed power was that archaic laws that had lost their relevance would be repealed. To this end, the law ministry recently put forward the Repealing and Amending Bill, 2014, which aims to do away with as many as 36 laws that have become redundant in one way or another.
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Power and control 28.10.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
After demonstrating his political appeal, Narendra Modi has begun to act on issues that have been awaiting his government’s actions
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Himachal govt to set up of 5th State finance commission 28.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Himachal cabinet on Tuesday gave nod to setting up of fifth state finance commission to give its recommendations for next five years from April 1, 2017 ...
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Coalscam:CBI for summoning of 2 govt officers on graft charges 28.10.2014 DNA: India
The CBI on Tuesday approached a special court seeking summoning of two serving senior public servants on alleged corruption charges in a coal blocks allocation case in which the judge had earlier summoned them as accused along with former coal secretary H C Gupta and others. The agency moved a plea before Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar, who had on October 13 summoned six accused including Gupta and Madhya Pradesh-based Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Ltd (KSSPL) after refusing to accept the CBI's closure report. Senior public prosecutor V K Sharma moved a plea before the court saying that Coal Ministry's then Joint Secretary, K S Kropha, and then Director (Coal Allocation-I section), K C Samaria, were already summoned as accused for offences under sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant) and 420 (cheating) under the IPC. Sharma said that these two accused should also be summoned for the offences punishable under the Prevention of Corruption Act and the court ...
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Text of the Speech Of the Speech of Secretary (Expenditure) Delivered at the Inauguration of Cross Regional International Conference on “Increasing Financial Outreach of the Youth Population, 2014-Postal Savings Bank Forum and 90th Anniversary of World Thrift (Savings) Day 28.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Following is the Text of the Speech delivered by Shri R.P. Watal, Secretary (Expenditure) here today at the Inauguration of Cross Regional International Conference organized by Ministry of Finance and World Savings Bank Institute from 28th to 30th October, 2014
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`Multi-model Transport System of International Standard is the Need of the Hour: Shri Nitin Gadkari 28.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
“A multi-model transport system on parity with international standards and sensitive to the safety of users is the need of the hour”, said Minister of Road Transport & Highways , Shri Nitin Gadkari, while addressing the 15th Meeting of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) and 36th Meeting of the Transport Development Council, here today.
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Jual Oram Launches Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana 28.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Centre has launched Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY) for welfare of Tribals. Launching the scheme on the occasion of the meeting of the Tribal Welfare Ministers of States/UTs here
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Agriculture Ministry proposes amendment to NCDC Act to include farmer producer organisations 28.10.2014 ET: Agriculture
The govt is encouraging setting up of FPOs in a big way and trying to provide credit facilities through various schemes so that FPOs become viable.
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Khattar govt to review Hooda regime's appointments 28.10.2014 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
A day after taking over the reins in Haryana, the BJP government led by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said it would review all announcements and decisions pertaining to appointments or recruitments made after May 16 by the previous Congress ...
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Winter session of Parliament to start from November 24 28.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The decision to hold the month-long session was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) on ...
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Now, hefty fine for violating tag lane on tolled highways 28.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Entering the exclusive "tag lane" meant for non-stop travel through toll plazas on national highways (NHs) without a "smart tag" will cost you ...
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Donations to Swach Bharat Kosh, Clean Ganga now part of CSR 28.10.2014 TOI: India Business
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has included donations to the Swach Bharat Kosh and the Clean Ganga Fund — set up by the Central government — as part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) spends by India Inc. This notification was issued last Friday, October 24.
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IRDA wants to enable insurers to fix agency commission 27.10.2014 ET: Insurance
The house panel is likely to submit its report before the winter session which begins on November 24 and the finance ministry is hopeful tabling the Bill during the session.
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Competition Commission of India Imposes Penalty of Rs. 10,62,062/- on CDAG 27.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Competition Commission of India Imposes Penalty of Rs. 10,62,062/- on CDAG
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