Crime Analytics Model of Delhi Police to Prevent Street Crimes Against Women

Police Reforms:   The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has urged the State Governments to follow the crime analytics model of Delhi Police in preventing street crimes against women through crime mapping and identification of hotspots for reinforced action. Communicating this to the Chief Secretaries of the States and Union Territories, the Union Home […]

CSR Funds For Monuments

CSR Funds For Monuments: A private member’s Bill has been introduced in Parliament mandating that 25% of all corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds be used for restoration, management and maintenance of ancient monuments and archaeological sites. While some members supported the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019, few others disagreed with the mandatory provision. The Archaeological Survey […]

High Court And Supreme Court Judges Amendment Bill 2021

The High Court And Supreme Court Judges Amendment Bill 2021: The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha. The Bill seeks to amend the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1954, and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of […]

Rules To Admit Questions: Parliament

Rules To Admit Questions: Parliament A question raised by a Member of Parliament was disallowed “because of national interest. Also, over the last few sessions, MPs have often alleged their questions have been disallowed. In both Houses, elected members enjoy the right to seek information from various ministries and departments in the form of starred […]

Renunciation Of Indian Citizenship

Renunciation Of Indian Citizenship: More than six lakh Indians renounced citizenship in the past five years, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed the Lok Sabha. The reason for a large number of Indians surrendering their citizenship was not stated in the reply. The citizenship act, 1955 prescribes three ways of losing citizenship: By renunciation: […]

Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021

Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021: The Lok Sabha has passed the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021. The bill has excluded live-in couples, single men and the LGBTQ community. The Government had been working on the bill to regulate the ART industry since 2008 when it was first drafted by the Indian Council of […]