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SC for larger warnings on cigarette packs

The Supreme Court stayed a Karnataka High Court order reducing the size of pictorial warnings on packages of tobacco products to 40% of the package space.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 9th Jan 2018

National Anthem in cinema halls: Govt forms panel to review rule

More than a year after the Supreme Court directed all cinema halls to play the National Anthem before films the Centre has now formed an inter-ministerial committee to frame new guidelines on the issue.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 9th Jan 2018

Cybercrime victims can complain online

The Ministry of Home Affairs is set to launch a web portal where people who have faced online abuse and victims of cybercrimes like financial frauds can register complaints on a real-time basis

posted by Jawwad Kazi 9th Jan 2018

Toddy is a very mild alcoholic beverage, Kerala govt. tells SC

Toddy is a very mild alcoholic beverage full of vitamins and used in traditional dishes, the Kerala government told the Supreme Court.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 9th Jan 2018

Govt readies social security scheme with pension and insurance cover, aims for universal coverage

The central government is readying the blueprint for a social security scheme that is specifically aimed as a safety net for workers in the informal labour sector.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 8th Jan 2018