Must Read News Articles-October 22nd 2019

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‘Giving judgment on policy framework not under RTI’

The Delhi High Court has remarked that giving judgment on the policy framework of an organization and directing change of policies are not envisaged under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Uttar Pradesh tops in crimes against women, says NCRB report

The Crime in India report 2017 was published by NCRB. As per the report, 3,59,849 cases of crime against women were reported in the country.

A road map for criminal justice reforms

Home Minister Amit Shah recently said that the Bureau of Police Research and Development should work on a proposal to amend various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). Therefore, before introducing changes, the Home Ministry must first identify the provisions to be revised and provide a justification for doing so. 

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‘Total wealth in India touches $12.6 trillion’

As per a Credit Suisse study, total wealth in India has increased fourfold between 2000 and 2019, reaching $12.6 trillion in 2019. It has made India fifth globally in terms of the number of ultra-high net-worth individuals.

Safe, but not entirely: On milk safety survey

A milk safety and quality survey by an independent agency at the behest of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has found that 93% of the samples were absolutely safe. It was undertaken on 6,432 samples collected last year between May and October, and picked from over 1,100 towns/cities with over 50,000 populations.

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