Brief Info : Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and Assam Accord

Union Home Ministry has notified amendments to the Citizenship Rules, 2009. The Centre has made the changes under Section 18 of the Citizenship Act, 1955. The amendment has opened up a pandora box of various issues. Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016  ▪ The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is pending in Parliament, but the Union Home […]

Legal provisions that prohibit revealing identity of rape victims

The Supreme Court on December 11th, 2018 laid down an absolute bar on the media to publish or air the names or any material which may even remotely reveal the identity of victims of sexual crimes. In two individual cases in 2003 and 2006, there were specific mentions urging the trial courts, HCs and the […]

SAMPADA – Scheme for Agriculture and Agri-Waste

SAMPADA – Scheme for Agriculture and Agri-Waste

On 3rd May 2017, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) which was chaired by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the re-structuring the schemes of Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) under Central Sector Scheme SAMPADA. SAMPADA full form is ‘Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters’. SAMPADA’s  aim is to supplement agriculture, […]

List of new ministers after Reshuffling Council of Ministers: Smriti Irani vs Prakash Javadekar A Big Change

List of new ministers after Reshuffling Council of Ministers: Smriti Irani vs Prakash Javadekar A Big Change

Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only expanded his Cabinet but also effected a major redistribution of portfolios. Indian Govt has 19 new faces in his Union Council of Ministers:- P P Chaudhary, Subhash Ramrao Bhamre, M J Akbar, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Anil Madhav Dave, Ramesh Jigajinagi, Parshottam Rupala, Jasvantsinh Bhabhor, Mahendra Nath Pandey, Faggan Kulaste, Vijay Goel, […]

Govt. changed names of India’s Three High Courts

Govt. changed names of India’s Three High Courts

Government of India (Law Ministry) changes names of 3 high courts – From Calcutta High Court to Kolkata High Court From Bombay High Court to Mumbai High Court From Madras High Court to Chennai High Court India’s top courts finally “updated” their British colonial-era names after more than two decades of lobbying by nationalist politicians. There […]

Features and Objectives of PMSMA (Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan)

Features and Objectives of PMSMA (Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan)

Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan or Yojana or Scheme (PMSMA) is a new program launched by Narendra Modi Government on June 9, 2016. The scheme has been launched with the objective of boosting the health care facilities for the pregnant women, especially the poor women in our society. Poor pregnant women will go through various […]

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