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Anil Joshi stand on advance tax charge deepens SAD-BJP strife 31.7.2014 TOI: India
Infighting in SAD-BJP alliance seems to have escalated after BJP's Punjab local bodies minister Anil Joshi tried to take mileage out of traders' opposition to the move to charge advance tax last ...
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Now, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee may lose its role in Takht Hazur Sahib Board 31.7.2014 TOI: India
Sources in Takht Hazur Sahib informed TOI on Wednesday that the recommendations had been sent to Maharashtra government for making suitable changes in Takht Sri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Board Nanded Act, ...
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Cabinet nod for labour law reforms 31.7.2014 TOI: Home
The amendments to the Factories Act 1948 is expected allow women for night duty with adequate safety and provision for transport after work.
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Narendra Modi's vision for labour reforms move a step forward as Cabinet approves amendments to three laws 31.7.2014 ET: Policy
These amendments are continuation of a series of measures taken by the Narendra Modi government to improve ease of doing business.
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Protest against mining ban 31.7.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Shillong, July 30: Protesters took out a rally here today to point out the demerits of the National Green Tribunal order, saying the issue of starvation comes first as far as banning of coal mining is concerned.
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Centre nixes change in act 31.7.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Guwahati, July 30: The Centre today said it had no immediate plans to amend the Plantations Labour Act, 1951 since no state, including Assam, had submitted such a proposal.
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SC bins early hearing on LoP 31.7.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, July 30: The Supreme Court today refused to take up for "early hearing" the row over the leader of Opposition status the Congress has been demanding in the Lok Sabha, saying the matter would come up in the normal course.
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MNS says BMC hawkers' survey violating norms in Vendors' Act 30.7.2014 DNA: Top News
The BMC hawker survey is drawing flak with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) claiming the civic body had not been following the norms in the Act. The Supreme Court had, on Sept 9, 2013 ruled that the national hawkers' policy 2009 and Street Vendors' (protection of livelihood and regulation of street vending) Act 2014 be implemented. Subsequently, on July 18 BMC began a survey to register vendors. The survey of daily vendors was over by July 24 and that of weekly market hawkers got over on Monday (July 28). The MNS on Wednesday alleged that the civic body had made several goof ups in implementing the Street Vendors' Act as it had not taken into consideration the provision of reservation in the law. According to section 7 of the Act, governing agencies have to give preference to people of schedule castes, scheduled tribes, other backward classes, women, people with disabilities, minorities or such other categories as mentioned in the scheme. "There is serious lapse on part of the BMC in carrying out the ...
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Education inspectors to submit report on school bus panels next month 30.7.2014 DNA: Top News
The education dept seems to be taking safety of children commuting between schools and homes seriously. It has asked education inspectors in all zones to find out how many schools had formed the mandatory school bus transport committee as per the revised school bus policy. The inspectors have to submit the report by next month. There was a lot of furor last year after the department promulgated guidelines for schools under the bus policy on Nov 18. One of the suggestions in the policy was to form the school bus transport committee. Now it's mandatory for every school to form the committee that will look into matters of safe transportation of children, fees and identification of bus stops. It will be headed by the school principal and will have as members a PTA representative, a traffic/police inspector, an MV inspector/asst inspector, education inspector, representative of bus contractor and representative of local authority. It's also mandatory for the committee to meet at least once in three months and ...
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No amnesty for tax evaders; government vows re-look at GAAR 30.7.2014 ET: Policy
Nirmala Sitharaman made it clear that government has no intention to give amnesty to tax evaders to unearth black money.
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Finance Ministry sets up panel to give more teeth to debt recovery laws 30.7.2014 ET: Policy
A panel has been constituted by Department of Financial Services for suggesting changes in the existing laws to make debt recovery more effective.
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Changes in Education System 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Changes in the education system at various levels take place as and when the need is felt. For example, the National Policy on Education 1986, as amended in 1992, has been the guiding document for the policies of the Central Government in the education sector.
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Uniform Regulatory Framework for Universities 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The National Policy on Education 1986, as amended in 1992, has been the guiding document for the policies of the Central Government in the education sector.
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ILLICIT Drug Cultivation 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has informed that the efforts for destruction of illicit drug cultivation have yielded results.
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India says US Special 301 process on IPR is a unilateral measure 30.7.2014 ET: Policy
On April 30, the US has brought out the Special 301 report, an annual review of the global state of IPR protection and enforcement.
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Inter-ministerial group formed to draft National Employment Policy 30.7.2014 ET: Policy
Vishnu Deo Sai also told the RS in a written reply that the web portal for labour law compliance will be launched this year.
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Centre to press for annulment of Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Act 30.7.2014 DNA: Money
Hard-pressed by its alliance partner Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) – Badal to intervene, the BJP-led Ccentral government is expected to press for annulment of the Haryana Sikh Gurudwara (Management) Act that challenges the supremacy of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) on maintaining it over Gurudwaras. The controversial Act passed recently by the Haryana government has led to a lot of furore especially among the ruling SAD (Badal) in Punjab that controls Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), and is wary of its powers getting diminished over hundreds of cash-rich Gurdwaras because of the HSGM Act. Highly placed sources said that the Centre had almost made up its mind to intervene in the matter by raising it through the governor but later decided against it when the matter went to the Punjab and Haryana High Court and the division bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and Arun Palli issued a notice of motion to eight respondents - Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Union of India, ...
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US Opposition to Section 3(D) of the Indian Patent Act 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The United States of America has on 30th April, 2014 brought out the Special 301 Report for the year 2014 which classified India as a “Priority watch list country”.
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Review of Safety and Security of Steel Plants 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Mines, Steel and Labour and Employment, Shri Vishnu Deo Sai has said that steel is a deregulated sector and there are large number of steel plants that have come up/are being set up in the private sector.
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Welfare of Industrial Workers 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Mines, Steel and Labour and Employment, Shri Vishnu Deo Sai has said that the safety and welfare concerns of the labourers/workers engaged in various industrial units in the country are taken care by the Government through enactment of various statutes in the form of Factories Act, 1948 and the Rules framed thereunder.
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