Yearly Archives: 2016

Passport Norms Eased For Single Parent, Orphans And Sadhus

Let me begin by humble piece by first and foremost expressing my heartfelt appreciation to the Government in Centre for relaxing the rules for obtaining passports for various categories. These categories includes single mothers, orphans, sadhus and adopted children. It is a no-brainer that they

Bombay High Court battleground for women’s rights

NEWS SCAN In 2016, the Bombay High Court decided on several important cases—from acquitting actor Salman Khan of all charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case, to allowing women entry to places of worship where they were barred earlier. The court took major decisions which had

Colombia congress approves amnesty measure

NEWS SCAN Colombian Congress approved a measure Wednesday granting amnesty to low-level Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia guerrillas who have not committed atrocious crimes. The measure will also create a special procedural system for FARC fighters accused of offenses outside the boundaries of amnesty. The new law is part