“The unfortunate part is that be it female judges, lawyers or court staffers, everyone is vulnerable of being violated and yet there are no real preventive mechanisms in place.” Says Pinky Anand, The Second Woman to Become Additional Solicitor General Of India *An Excerpt from
Background The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) submitted a report on the acquisition of helicopters for Very Very Important Persons (VVIPs) on August 13, 2013. The audit sought to examine the process of acquisition of VVIP helicopters and its compliance with the Defence Procurement Procedure
Highlights of the Ordinance The Ordinance amends the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 to insert provisions for recovery of outstanding loans. Under these provisions, the central government may authorise the Reserve Bank of India to direct banks to initiate recovery proceedings against loan defaulters.
NEWS SCAN A Delhi court would commence in November the trial against AAP MLA Som Dutt, who has been charged with offences of rioting, wrongfully restraining and assaulting a man during the 2015 assembly election campaign. Metropolitan Magistrate Ruby Neeraj Kumar today fixed November 2
NEWS SCAN The National Green Tribunal has rapped the Delhi government for not closing down steel pickling industries which are operating without permission in the national capital and gave it two weeks time to comply with its order. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice
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NEWS SCAN Delhi‘s Patiala House Court on Thursday issued a notice to National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Tihar Jail authorities on a plea seeking interim bail on medical grounds by an alleged ISIS suspect Mohammed Shareef Moinuddin Khan for allegedly recruiting and financing people to join the terror outfit. The court further sought
NEWS SCAN The Texas Senate voted Tuesday to advance SB 3 which has been referred as the “bathroom bill.” The bill requires persons using multi-occupancy restrooms, showers and changing facilities in a political subdivision, which includes public and open-charter schools, to use the restroom which matches the sex designated on
NEWS SCAN Zimbabwe’s parliament on Monday voted to amend its constitution to empower the president to handpick the nation’s top judges. With this amendment, President Robert Mugabe will have substantially greater power than he did under the 2013 constitution. Under the previous version, the president’s power in selecting top