Droupadi Murmu

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Women's Reservation Bill Gets Approval Of President Murmu, Becomes Law

President of India Droupadi Murmu gave assent to the Women's Reservation Bill, which has now become a law. Tabled by the BJP-led Central Government, the Women's Reservation Bill was approved by the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha recently. After passing with a majority of 450 votes, the bill, ensuring 33% reservation for tirbals, SC/ST and OBC women in politics, was sent to the President of India for her approval.

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 - 06:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Women's Reservation Bill, politics, Droupadi Murmu, BJP Government, Law, President of India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Balesh Dhankar

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Balesh Dhankar In Trial For Rape, Assault And Recording Intimate Videos

Balesh Dhankhar is on trial in Australia for 13 instances of rape and filming the act at his apartment and an upscale hotel in Sydney. In a horrific incident, Dhankar has been named in several assault and rape cases, in Australia, confirmed sources. He is also pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges comprising 13 sexual assaults, 17 intimate recordings without consent, six counts of using intoxicating substances for crimes.

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 07:16 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Balesh Dhankar, Rape Assault, Australia, Law, Crime

Courtesy: India Today

K Kavitha

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K Kavitha To Hold 12 Hour Long Hunger Strike In Delhi

Senior BRS leader and Nizamabad MLC K Kavitha is set to hold 12 hours, hunger strike in Delhi. The strike on March 10, is in the view of the demand of 'introduction of Women's Reservation Bill' in Parliament. Approximately 12 political anti-BJP parties extended support to K Kavitha, Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao's daughter. TMC, NCP, National Conference, Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal and Samajwadi Party extended support.

Fri, 10 Mar 2023 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Law, K Kavitha, BRS, jantar mantar, protest, Women's Reservation Bill, parliament

Courtesy: NDTV

Manish Sisodia

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CBI To Produce Manish Sisodia Before Delhi HC In Liquor Scam

Former Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia will be produced before the Delhi High Court, on March 4. He will be produced in connection with the Delhi Liquor Policy scam, in which the CBI would demand an extension of Sisodia's judicial custody. Notably, a special CBI court remanded the AAP leader, the prime accused in the Delhi Liquor Scam. The court proceedings will begin at 2:00 pm, confirmed sources.

Sat, 04 Mar 2023 - 11:17 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Manish Sisodia, Delhi High Court, Delhi liquor scam, Law, AAP Leader

Courtesy: India TV News

Abortion Law Protest

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Indiana Lawmakers Impose Abortion Ban With Limited Exceptions

Indiana lawmakers enacted a near-total ban on abortion, with limited exceptions on August 5, becoming the first state in the US to do so since Supreme Court reversed the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. The Indiana statute was enacted with a few exceptions, such as rape and incest, and to safeguard the mother's life and physical condition. The treatment is now permitted till 22 weeks of pregnancy. 

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 02:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Indiana, Abortion, Banned, Law, USA


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SC To Review Case Challenging Law Connecting Aadhaar, Voter IDs

Supreme Court will examine plea on the contentious statute linking Aadhaar and Voter Identity Card on July 24.  Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress General Secretary and Chief Spokesperson filed the petition, alleging "invasion of privacy." Surjewala has declared law illegal and breach of his right to privacy and equality in his appeal. Lok Sabha passed Election Laws Bill by voice vote in December 2021, authorizing linkage of Aadhaar with Voter… read-more

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Aadhar Card, voter id card, Law, Congress

Delhi University

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70-Year-Old Man Gets Opportunity To Earn LLM Degree Under DU's Centenary Chance Initiative

Rajesh Kumar Rawat, 70, has been given another chance to complete his Masters of Law (LLM) under the University of Delhi's "centenary chance" project. Rajesh dropped out of DU roughly 42 years ago. Mr. Rawat received his LLB from Lucknow and thereafter joined the CBI as an investigator. He was unable to complete his degree due to his frequent outstation postings while working with CBI. 

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 08:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: LLM degree, Delhi university, Law, Centenary Chance Initiative, old man

Courtesy: India today

Social Media Platforms

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Govt To Make Amendments To Mandate Social Media Platforms To Remove Or Block Flagged Content

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology intends to alter the law to require Twitter, Facebook, Google, and other social media platforms to remove or prohibit anything that has been reported to them by the government. These platforms will lose their intermediate status protection if they don't comply with the new regulations. The action is being taken amid rumors of a potential new IT legislation.

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 02:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IT new rules, Central Government, Social Media, content, Law

Courtesy: India today

Tech giants

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Government To Make Tech Giants Pay For Content Displayed On Their Platforms

Government may soon make digital behemoths pay for information published on their platforms. If implemented, would require tech giants like Google, Meta, Twitter, and Amazon to pay Indian newspapers and digital news publishers a share of the revenue generated by using their original content. The necessity for regulation derives from fact that, while digital companies make income from news material produced by media outlets, they do not… read-more

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 07:57 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Law, Google, Facebook, revenue, IT Laws

Courtesy: India today

CJI Ramana

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Indian Judiciary Completely Independent; Treats All Parties Equally: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana emphasized significance of rule of law in India, saying that the judiciary could be relied on for its complete independence and constitutional strength to treat all parties fairly. CJI also attempted to clarify concerns about the judiciary becoming increasingly politicized in recent years. At annual meeting of Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, he highlighted that "Indian Courts are known for their pro-… read-more

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 09:43 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: CJI Ramana, judiciary, Indian courts, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, Law

Courtesy: Free Press Journal