Recent Supreme Court split decision The Supreme Court’s split decision on the question of whether the government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) has executive control over those in its service points to the inherent complexity of the relations between the Delhi government and the Centre. Battles have been fought in the political … Continued
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What does the scheme offer? The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, announced in the Budget earlier this month, aims to give ₹6,000 a year to 12 crore farmer families who own up to two hectares of cultivable land. What are the challenges? The number of beneficiaries comes from the number of land holdings of … Continued
Here’s what the Supreme Court observed on five key aspects of power tussle between Delhi and the Centre. In June last year, a five-judge Constitution Bench ruled that decisions of the Delhi government will not require the concurrence of the Lieutenant-Governor, except in matters relating to Land, Home and Public Order. That judgment was silent … Continued
Supreme Court verdict A two-judge Bench of the apex court gave its decision in the Delhi government vs Centre case, with one judge saying that the elected government had no powers over services matters and the other saying that the files regarding DANICS officers could be routed through the Council of Ministers to the Lieutenant-Governor. … Continued
The Central Government has not enacted any separate law to protect the interest of domestic workers. However, the Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering to formulate a National Policy on Domestic Workers which is in the draft stage. The salient features of the proposed draft National Policy on Domestic Workers are as under: (i) … Continued
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for Extension of tenure of the National Commissionfor SafaiKarmacharis(NCSK) beyond 31.3.2019 for three years. Salient Features: The NCSK was established in the year 1993 as per the provisions of the NCSK Act 1993 initially for the period upto 31.3.1997. Later the validity of the Act was initially extended … Continued
CAG report on Rafale tabled in Parliament compares UPA deal for 126 Rafale aircraft with NDA deal for 36 jets. How was this worked out? What else does the CAG report cover or not cover? On what aspects does the (Comptroller and Auditor General) CAG report assess the Rafale deal? The CAG report has examined … Continued
The Union Cabinet has approved the introduction of Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Bill, 2019, for creating more accountability and offering more protection against exploitation of Indian citizens, mostly women by their NRI spouses. Details: The Bill provides for amendment of the legal framework to act as a deterrent to the erring NRI … Continued
सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने दिल्ली सरकार बनाम उपराज्यपाल (LG) मामले में गुरुवार को बड़ा फैसला सुनाया है।जस्टिस एके सीकरी और जस्टिस अशोक भूषण की पीठ ने दिल्ली सरकार को झटका देते हुए कहा है कि एसीबी, जांच आयोगों आदि पर केंद्र को अधिकार है। वहीं बिजली और जमीन के सर्किल रेट पर राज्य सरकार का अधिकार … Continued
केन्द्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने राष्ट्रीय सफाई कर्मचारी आयोग का कार्यकाल 31।03।2019 से आगे 3 साल और बढ़ाने के प्रस्ताव को अपनी मंजूरी दी है। विशेषताएं राष्ट्रीय सफाई कर्मचारी आयोग (एनसीएसके) की स्थापना वर्ष 1993 में एनसीएसके अधिनियम 1993 के प्रावधानों के अनुसार शुरूआत में 31।03।1997 तक की अवधि के लिए की गई थी। बाद में इस … Continued