Polity News

Birth, death reporting to be automated

The Union government is planning to revamp the Civil Registration System (CRS) to enable the registration of birth and death in real-time with minimum human intervention and independent of location, according to the 2020-21 annual report of the Union Home Ministry.

posted by 28th Apr 2022

States vs center on Vice chancellor selection

The Tamil Nadu assembly passed two bills seeking to transfer the governor’s power in appointing the vice chancellors of 13 state universities to the state government.

posted by 26th Apr 2022

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts (AFSPA)

The killing of civilians in a botched ambush by the armed forces in Nagaland’s Mon district on Saturday and its violent fallout have put the spotlight on the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act of 1958.

posted by 7th Dec 2021

Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was passed by Parliament recently, bringing changes to the legislation to help Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). It amended the Factoring Regulations Act, 2011.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 26th Aug 2021

Judicial Appointments

The Government had cleared all the nine names (including 3 women) recommended by the Supreme Court collegium for position of judges in the SC. They have been sworn in simultaneously marking a first in SC's history.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 17th Aug 2021