Kulbhushan Jadhav Case : Latest Development

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Pakistan has urged India to appoint a lawyer to represent death row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav to implement the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). About the Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Kulbhushan Jadhavwas sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017. India approached […]

Sushil Chandra : New Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)

Sushil Chandra: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) The President appointed Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). He replaces Sunil Arora who has retired. About the Election Commission of India: The Election Commission of India (ECI) is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering Union and State election processes in India. It was […]

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Handbook : NITI Aayog

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Handbook: NITI Aayog—in association with Agami and Omidyar Network India and with the support of ICICI Bank, Ashoka Innovators for the Public, Trilegal, Dalberg, Dvara, NIPFP—will launch the first-of-its-kind Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) handbook in India. The handbook is an invitation to business leaders to adopt ODR in India. It highlights […]

Dr Chintan Vaishnav : Mission Director Of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

Mission Director Of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM): Dr Chintan Vaishnav: Noted socio-technologist Dr Chintan Vaishnav has been appointed the mission director of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), the government’s flagship initiative under NITI Aayog. Vaishnav will take over from Ramanathan Ramanan later this month. Ramanan has been leading AIM as its first mission director since June […]

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) : Modified Guidelines

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) Modified Guidelines:   The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has modified the guidelines pertaining to the transfer and posting of officials in the vigilance units of government organisations, restricting their tenure to three years at one place. There are 3 principal actors at the national level in the fight against corruption: the […]

Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021

Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021: The President of India has promulgated the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021, by which the appellate authorities under nine Acts have been done away with and the right to hear appeals under the statute has been conferred to High Courts. Section 184 […]