Petition in Superme court for investigation on the vikas dubey encounter

One has been filed by advocate Anoop Prakash Awasthi and the second by People’s Union for Civil Liberties. Both petitions seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigation into gangster Vikas Dubey’s ‘encounter’ by UP police personnel. The petition filed by Advocate Anoop Prakash Awasthi raises serious questions on whether instant justice given by the police … Continue reading Petition in Superme court for investigation on the vikas dubey encounter

Notice issued by J&K HC on plea for declaration of Hindi as the official language of J&K

A petition has been filed by Maghav Kohli who is a social activist seeking to declare Hindi as an official language of the Union Territory. The petitioner highlighted the problems faced by the local people due to the use of Urdu in all Government documents. He stated that even after the J&K Reorganization Act, 2019, … Continue reading Notice issued by J&K HC on plea for declaration of Hindi as the official language of J&K

SC allows email, fax, instant messaging apps like WhatsApp for service of notices, summons

Due to COVID-19 induced lockdown, Supreme Court while hearing the suo moto case on extending limitation of statutes allowed for summons and notices to be served through email, fax and instant messaging applications. The Bench of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Justices R Subhash Reddy and AS Bopanna passed the order after hearing … Continue reading SC allows email, fax, instant messaging apps like WhatsApp for service of notices, summons

Centre publishes Draft Code on Wages (Central) Rules;invites Objections and Suggestions from public

Code on Wages, 2019, which subsumes four existing laws on labour wages - the Payment ofWages Act, 1936; the Minimum Wages Act, 1948; the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 was passed by Parliament last year. The code received the assent of the President on the 8th August, 2019. Section … Continue reading Centre publishes Draft Code on Wages (Central) Rules;invites Objections and Suggestions from public

AI-based ASEEM Digital Platform Launched To Bridge the Demand-Supply Gap of the Skilled Workforce

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launched ‘Aatmanirbhar Skilled Employee Employer Mapping’ (ASEEM) portal to help skilled people find sustainable livelihood opportunities. This was done to fill the gap between supply and demand in the market across all the sectors in the country for the skilled workforce.Along with this an Artificial intelligence based … Continue reading AI-based ASEEM Digital Platform Launched To Bridge the Demand-Supply Gap of the Skilled Workforce

SC wants to lay down Law on court imposing restrictions on use of social media

The SC while hearing the plea filed by congress leader Sachin Choudhary challenging the Allahabad HC order on him that forbids him to use social media till the case subsides or is decided with finality, said that it wants to lay down a law on whether the courts can grant a bail and restrict a … Continue reading SC wants to lay down Law on court imposing restrictions on use of social media

Anti CAA protests: Sharjeel Imam’s Plea challenging the extension of  time for investigation rejected by Delhi HC

JNU student Sharjeel Imam, one of the accused organizers of  the Anti CAA protests that took place in December 2019, was arrested on January 28. Accusing him for making provocative speeches, FIRs under Sections 153A, 124A, 505 of the IPC were filed. On the 88th day of the investigation, the Delhi Police, citing the hindrance … Continue reading Anti CAA protests: Sharjeel Imam’s Plea challenging the extension of  time for investigation rejected by Delhi HC