Month: January 2020

Govt set to roll back school merger decision.

Source:- The Jharkhand Government has decided to withdraw the decisions of merger of schools with low enrolment ratio of students. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator from Dumri Jagarnath Mahto, who has been appointed as new Minister of School Education and Literacy department, has said that the Government will take back the previous government’s decision

Bengaluru Police Commissioner Claims 3 Lakh Bangladeshi In State, Fails To Cite Any Report.

Source:- This is the first time that a high-ranking official has mentioned a specific number to Bangladeshis in Karnataka amid the ongoing anti-Citizenship Amendment Act debate. However, Rao arrived at this figure without citing any reports or investigation. At a conclave on Construction Workers Safety, Health and Welfare the top cop said that they

Bengaluru: Citing CAA, high court grants bail to ‘illegal’ Bangladeshi Christian woman.

Source:- Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS): In the backdrop of the provision of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Karnataka High Court has granted bail to Bangladeshi Christian woman accused of being an “illegal immigrant”. A single judge bench of Justice John Michael Cunha observed there is prima facie material to show since 2002, the

Retired Employees Can Form Unions Under Trade Union Act 1926 : Madras H.C.

Source:- The Madras High Court has held that even retired employees of an institution have the right to form an association/ trade union under the Trade Unions Act 1926. While passing the judgment, Justice S. Vaidyanathan said, “the Authority is bound to register the Association formed by the retired employees, unless there are any

Madras High Court orders cops to crack down on ‘objectionable content’ against officials on social media.

Source:- The Madras High Court has ordered the Tamil Nadu Director General of Police that a special branch be appointed within two months, in every police station, to identify those who spread objectionable and defamatory content against those holding Constitutional posts, high offices and their families.  This comes after the High Court had earlier

Nirbhaya: Supreme Court to hear convict Akshay’s curative petition today.

Source:- The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the curative petition filed by Akshay Singh, a convict in the Nirbhaya rape-murder case, challenging his execution. He is the third convict of this case to challenge his hanging. A five-judge bench comprising Justices NV Ramana, Arun Mishra, Rohinton Nariman, R Banumathi, and Ashok Bhushan will hear the curative

SC fines Bengal over rural court lapse.

Source:- The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on seven states, including Bengal, for failing to file their response on setting up “Gram Nyayalayas” to take the administration of justice to the doorsteps of people. The other states to be fined are Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Odisha, Punjab and