Policy & Law

Independent Directors are watch persons of Corporate entities: P.P. Chaudhary

Chaudhary delivering the Inaugural Address after inaugurating the two-day Orientation Programme for newly appointed Independent Directors of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) at the campus of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) at Manesar in District Gurugram (Haryana) on 11 January 2018

The Union Minister of State for Ministry of Law, Justice and Corporate Affairs, P.P. Chaudhary said that Independent Directors are watchpersons of Corporate entities during his inaugural Address at the two-day Orientation Programme for newly appointed Independent Directors of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) at the campus of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) at Manesar in District Gurugram ...

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Safe & Nutritious Food integral to goals set in National Health Policy 2017

J P Nadda presiding over First Health Ministers Roundtable on Food Safety & Nutrition that had participation from Health Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Puducherry, Jharkhand and Delhi present at the roundtable.

Speaking at the First Health Ministers Roundtable on Food Safety & Nutrition function, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, MoS (Health) stated that promoting and building the mechanisms for availability and consumption of Safe & Nutritious Food is central to attainment of the goals laid out in the National Health Policy 2017 which focuses on “promotive and preventive health care” and targets to reduce ...

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Law catches up with companies on appointment of women directors on Board

GES 2017

In quest to ensure that listed companies must comply on appointing women board directors, a total 142 listed companies were fined, which included 54 and 88 number of companies including PSUs listed on National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange respectively which had not appointed women directors as on 30.09.2017 have been levied fine for non-appointment of women directors, as per ...

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Human Rights is part of Indian DNA: Vice President Addresses Human Rights Day 2017

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu lighting the lamp at an event to celebrate the Human Rights Day, organised by the National Human Rights Commission, in New Delhi on December 10, 2017.
The Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission, Justice H.L. Dattu is also seen.

Justice has and must continue to remain the first principle of social and political institutions, said Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu at the Human Rights Day 2017 on 10 December 2017 in presence of the Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission, Justice H.L. Dattu and other dignitaries present on the occasion. The Vice President said that the Human Rights Day observed on 10 December every year ...

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National Conference on E-Courts Project takes stock of digital future of Judicial system in India, launches E-Filing facility

Digital India has envisaged the National eCourts Project to ready the judicial system for digital future File Picture - The Union Minister for Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra, the Chief Justice of Madras High Court, Justice Indira Banerjee, the Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court, Justice R. Banumathi, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri. Edapadi K. Palaniswami and Justice P.K. Agrawal, at a function organised to celebrate the 125th Year of the Historical Madras High Court Building, in Chennai on September 16, 2017.

The eCommittee, of the Supreme Court of India in association with the Department of Justice (DoJ) of the Government of India held a two day National Conference in New Delhi on December 2 and 3 in which all the Central Project Coordinators of various High Courts connected with the ongoing National eCourts Project along with eCommittee Members, senior officers from ...

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Date for linking of Aadhaar with PAN extended till March 2018

Under 139AA of the Income-tax Act its required to link Aadhar to PAN

Under the provisions of recently introduced section 139AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act), with effect from 01.07.2017, all taxpayers having Aadhaar Number or Enrolment Number are required to link the same with Permanent Account Number (PAN). In view of the difficulties faced by some of the taxpayers in the process, the date for linking of Aadhaar with PAN ...

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AAP government adopts zero tolerance stance on medical negligence, cancels Max Super Speciality Hospital permit on prima facie gross medical negligence

Arvind Kejriwal on zero tolerance against medical negligence

In quest for ensuring affordable and quality healthcare services, Chief Minister of NCT, Arvind Kejriwal reacting on the cancellation of the license of Max Super Speciality Hospital Shalimar Bagh on 8 December 2017 said that the AAP Government gives top priority to education and health sector for people of India and the government will not tolerate any entity causing harm ...

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Right to Information facilitates citizens’ participation and lends transparency to Government functioning: VP

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 12th Annual Convention of the Central Information Commission, in New Delhi on December 06, 2017. 
Union Minister Jitendra Singh, Chief Information Commissioner, Radha Krishna Mathur and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 12th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission (CIC), on 06 December 2017. While delivering the inaugural address, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the information has to be given in a language which is understandable to everyone, especially the one who applies for it.  He said that the Right to ...

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‘India has vast scope to improve its ranking @ World Justice Report’

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu interacting with the Judges of High Court of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, in Hyderabad on November 20, 2017.  The Acting Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, Justice Ramesh Ranganathan, the Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana, Mohammad Mahmood Ali and other dignitaries are also seen.

India having moved up the ladder in ease of doing business and Moody’s ranking has a lot of work to be done in terms of expediting the wheel of the justice system. The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has put ‘Dharma’ at the centre of governance. He was addressing the Members of Andhra Pradesh ...

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Delhi Smog advances introduction of BS -VI grade auto fuels in NCT Delhi to April 2018

Air Pollution in Delhi had peaked to hazardous level in first week of November 2017

Taking into account the serious pollution levels in Delhi and adjoining areas, Petroleum Ministry in consultation with Public Oil Marketing Companies has decided for preponement of BS-VI grade auto fuels in NCT of Delhi w.e.f 01.04.2018 instead of 01.04.2020. OMCs have also been asked to examine the possibility of introduction of BS-VI auto fuels in the whole of NCR area ...

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Government mulls ranking mechanism for Adoption agencies

The Minister of State for Women & Child Development and Minority Affairs, Virendra Kumar at the inauguration of the National Seminar on Adoption, on the occasion of the Child Right’s Week, in New Delhi on November 15, 2017.

A one day National Seminar on Adoption was held on 15 November 2017 as curtain raiser to the Children’s Festival “Hausala 2017” being celebrated as Child Right’s Week by the Ministry of Women & Children Development. Organised by Central Adoption Resources Authority (CARA), the seminar was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Virendra Kumar. Nearly 300 ...

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India to promote philately with Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana: Sinha

The Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Manoj Sinha launching the “Deendayal SPARSH” scheme, in New Delhi on November 03, 2017. Secretary (Post),  Ananta Narayan Nanda and other dignitaries are also seen.

Philately is the hobby of collection and study of Postage stamps and also entails the collection, appreciation and research activities on stamps and other related philatelic products. The hobby of collecting Stamps includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organising, cataloguing, displaying, storing, and maintaining the stamps or related products on thematic areas. Philately is called the king of hobbies because Stamp collection as a hobby has lot ...

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