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President PranabMukherjee promulgated Non-Performing Asset ordinance, giving RBI greater power to tackle bad loans

New Delhi, May 05, 2017 : The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Friday promulgated an ordinance which gives greater power to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to tackle bad loans and non-performing assets ..... - Read More ....



Central Govt. issued notification making Aadhaar Card mandatory for availing subsidised foodgrains from ration shops

New Delhi, Feb. 09, 2017 : The Union Government's Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution has issued a notification, which comes into effect from 8th February, 2017, states that the individual .... - Read More ....



Law Ministry will be the first ministry in the country to have its own TV channel to be launch for legal awarenesss

New Delhi, Mar. 16, 2017 : In The Law Ministry is all set to launch its own television channel which will showcase discussions on issues like Triple Talaq & Uniform Civil Code and to present shows for legal awareness.... - Read More ....



President Pranab Mukherjee approved changes in government rules for merger of Rail Budget with Union Budget 2017

New Delhi, Jan. 13, 2017 : The Centre on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking lifting of the ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi and NCR, saying it was affecting the economically weaker section of people.....- Read More ....


 

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President of India Pranab Mukherjee promulgated Non-Performing Assets ordinance, giving RBI greater power to tackle bad loans

New Delhi, May 05, 2017 : The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Friday promulgated an ordinance which gives greater power to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to tackle bad loans and non-performing assets, besides authorising the Reserve Bank of India to issue directions to banks to initiate insolvency resolution process in the case of loan default. The Cabinet on Wednesday okayed promulgation of an ordinance to .... - Read More ....

Union Cabinet approves National Steel Policy, cleared wide-ranging economic measures - SAMPADA scheme, 7th CPC, ITDC & others

New Delhi,May 03,2017:The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval to the National Steel Policy - 2017, which targets to achieve 300 Million Tonnes of steel making capacity by 2030 with an additional investment of ten lakh crore rupees.Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said this would make the industry globally competitive. The Union Cabinet .... - Read More ....

Union Cabinet approved promulgation of an ordinance to amend Banking Regulation Act for resolution of NPA crisis facing PSBs

New Delhi, May 03, 2017 : The Union Cabinet today approved promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Banking Regulation Act for resolution of the NPA crisis facing public sector banks. Public Sector Banks's (PSB) are saddled with non-performing assets or bad loans to the tune of a staggering Rs 6 lakh crore. Without giving details, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Cabinet has taken some important decisions in respect of the  .... - Read More ....

Law Ministry will be the first ministry in the country to have its own television channel to be launch for legal awareness

New Delhi, Mar. 16, 2017 : In The Law Ministry is all set to launch its own television channel which will showcase discussions on issues like Triple Talaq and Uniform Civil Code and to present shows for legal awareness. There will also be debate shows on important judgements.The ministry has sought a separate channel from a bouquet of 32 direct-to-home (DTH) channels launched by the Human Resource Development Ministry .... - Read More ....

Supreme Court collegium finalised memorandum of procedure for appointment of judges to constitutional courts, ends impasse

New Delhi, Mar. 16, 2017 : Finally, the Supreme Court collegium has finalised the memorandum of procedure (MoP) for appointment of judges to constitutional courts, overcoming serious issues, differences of opinion within itself, as well as with the Centre and forwarded to Government.The collegium, headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar and comprising Justices Dipak Misra, J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi and Madan B Lokur agreed to the .... - Read More ....

Supreme Court senior advocate, Atul Nanda has been appointed as Advocate General of Punjab in replace of Ashok Aggarwal, who quits

New Delhi, Mar. 16, 2017 : Senior Advocate and Supreme Court lawyer Atul Nanda was on Thursday appointed as Punjab Advocate-General, replacing senior advocate Ashok Aggarwal, who resigned as the state’s top law officer soon after the change of guard in Punjab almost six years after he was appointed by the previous SAD-BJP government.Atul Nanda, a prominent lawyer has even appeared for the Supreme Court .... - Read More ....

Govt seeks Attorney General & Solicitor General views on formation of an All-India Judicial Services,on the lines of services like IAS & IPS

New Delhi, Feb. 28, 2017 : The Central Government plan to create a national-level judicial service, on the pattern of the All-India Civil Services has been supported by the Law Commission and a department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice has supported the idea.In its 15th report, tabled in May, 2006, the standing committee had asked the Law Ministry to expedite steps to set up all-India judicial services to appoint district-level judges. .... - Read More ....

Law Ministry clears eight names recommended by S C Collegium for elevation as Chief Justice of HC, President may assent by next week

New Delhi, Feb. 11, 2017 : The Union Government's Ministry of Law & Justice has cleared the files for appointment of eight chief justices for various high courts and forwarded the files to the Prime Minister Office, which will shortly take the President's assent before they are notified, likely to be done within the next week.The names of the Chief Justices of High Courts cleared for appointment to the various High Court includes the SC Collegium .... - Read More ....

Law Ministry clears five names recommended by Supreme Court Collegium for elevation to SC, President to assent by next week

New Delhi, Feb. 11, 2017 : The Union Government's Ministry of Law & Justice has cleared the files for appointment of five Supreme Court judges and forwarded them to the Prime Minister's Office which will shortly take the President's assent before they are notified, likely to be done within the next week.

The names of the judges cleared for appointment to the Supreme Court include chief justices of Rajasthan High Court.... - Read More ....

Central Govt. issued notification making Aadhaar Card mandatory for availing subsidised foodgrains from ration shops

New Delhi, Feb. 09, 2017 : The Union Government's Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution on Thursday issued a notification, which comes into effect from 8th February, 2017, states that the individual beneficiaries having Ration Cards under NFSA to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication to receive subsidies under NFSA. After cooking gas LPG, government made Aadhaar .... - Read More ....

Central Govt committed to end "evil social practice" of triple talaq after U P polls - Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Lucknow, Feb. 04, 2017 : The Modi Government at the Centre may take a major step to ban triple talaq after the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, said : Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad here today. Speaking at a press conference in Lucknow today, he said the tradition denies respect for women and it needs to be banned. Therefore "the government may take a major step to ban triple talaq after the UP Assembly polls," Law Minister said.... - Read More ....

Modi Govt urged CJI not to deal on appointment of HC judges pleas, asked quick wrap up on revised MoP for appointments

New Delhi, Jan. 31, 2017 : The Modi government has urged Chief Justice of India Justice J S Khehar not to deal with petitions on the appointment of high court judges, and held out hope of resolving the contentious matter by saying it would provide all information sought on this score promptly. The Modi Government also asked the Supreme Court to quickly wrap up a revised memorandum of procedure for the appointment of judges.... - Read More ....

President Pranab Mukherjee approved changes in government rules for merger of Rail Budget with Union Budget 2017

New Delhi, Jan. 20, 2017 : The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee has approved changes in government rules to allow merger of rail budget with the Union Budget 2017. The Department of Economic Affairs has been entrusted with the work relating to preparation of central budget including rail budget, as per a recent order issued by Cabinet Secretariat. Earlier, the department was looking after the preparation of budget.... - Read More ....

Centre Govt plans 'Fat Tax' on Junk food to become costly, to boost consumption of healthy and organic food

New Delhi, Jan. 15, 2017 : The recent proposal by the Centre Government to increase taxes on junk food and sugar drinks has been welcomed by the merchants who said there was increased awareness among youth towards increased consumption of natural and organic foods. A 11-member group of secretaries recommended “imposition of additional taxes on foods with added sugar, salt and saturated fats” .... - Read More ....

Centre moves SC for lifting NGT - imposed ban on 10-year old diesel vehicles in Delhi & NCR, saying affects weaker section

New Delhi, Jan. 13, 2017 : The Centre on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking lifting of the ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi and NCR, saying it was affecting the economically weaker section of people. A bench of justices M B Lokur and P C Pant asked attorney general Mukul Rohatgi about the status of a similar petition challenging the ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).The attorney general said, “that petition has been dismissed by the apex court.” To this, the bench sought to know about the records regarding that petition and asked the AG on what ground it was dismissed. .... - Read More ....

Jallikattu events held in T Nadu, Supreme Court ban defied

New Delhi, Jan. 13, 2017 : Tamil Nadu people organised the bull-taming sport Jallikattu in several parts of Tamil Nadu on Friday and protesters took to the streets as the state united to defy a Supreme Court ban on the popular event of the Pongal celebrations.Sources said revellers clashed with police who tried to stop Jallikattu events in Madurai and Cuddalore while students formed a chain at Chennai’s famous Marina Beach to protest the ban .... - Read More ....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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