In a novel measure, the Supreme Court will translate its judgments into all vernacular languages for the benefit of the public and litigants across the length and breadth of the country.
Defending India’s gender-specific rape law under which the perpetrator of the offence can only be a ‘man’, the Centre has told the Delhi High Court that “the existing definition of rape under Section 375 (rape) should be left untouched”.
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told the Rajya Sabha that the government would not allow the abuse of Indian data by foreign powers or foreign companies and it would bring a data protection law soon. The remark came while responding to a debate on electoral reforms in the Rajya Sabha.
According to a report by UNESCO, more than one in four children with disabilities between ages 5 and 19 in India have never attended any educational institution
The Union government has no plans to repeal sedition law as it is needed to effectively combat anti-national, secessionist and terrorist elements,
The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan), a cash transfer programme that draws on major initiatives by two State governments, has a long way to go in terms of both its implementation and scope of coverage.
The Centre has hiked the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy by less than 4% to ₹1,815 per quintal for the 2019-20 season.
An audit report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on setting up small hydro projects on public-private partnership (PPP) basis said due to improper planning and inadequate monitoring, the objective of harnessing the green power with the help of private sector was largely defeated
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a working group to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for core investment companies (CIC).
The National Centre for Coastal Research’s (NCCR) proposal of dropping ‘melted plastic rocks or slabs’ on the seabed for growing coral reefs and address the problem of disposal of plastic waste drew flak from the Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park
The Union Cabinet approved the Code on Wages Bill, which subsumes existing laws regarding minimum wages and other salary issues
The central government accorded the Organised Group A Service status to senior officers of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). The cabinet also approved extension of benefit of Non-Functional Financial Upgradation (NFFU) and Non-Functional Selection Grade (NFSG)
NASA carried out a successful test of a launch-abort system for the Orion capsule designed to take U.S. astronauts to the Moon.
The economy needs a stimulus and the Budget has to push for growth while ensuring fiscal responsibility