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Central Vista Project: New Parliament of India?

The Narendra Modi Government’s dream project Central Vista Project(CVP) is in much news now a days. This project aims to renovate, redesign and redevelop Lutyen’s Delhi where landmark structures like, Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhawan, North and South Blocks, India Gate, Rail Bhawan, Krishi Bhawan, Shastri Bhawan, Udyog Bhawan, Nirman Bhawan etc. exist. The main feature of the project includes triangular […]

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Now pensioners can submit life certificate from the comfort of their home by doorstep service

One of the major requisite for the pensioners post their retirement from service, is to provide life certificates to the authorized pension disbursing agencies like Banks,Post offices etc., following which their pension is credited to their account. In order to get this life certificate the individual drawing the pension is required to either personally present oneself before the Pension Disbursing […]

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Why registration of marriage should be compulsory ?

In India, the provision of registration of marriage is different for different religion and states e.g. there are four statues, which provide for compulsory registration of marriages. They are: (1) The Bombay Registration of Marriages Act, 1953 (applicable to Maharashtra and Gujarat ), (2) The Karnataka Marriages act, 1976, (3) The Himachal Pradesh Registration of Marriages Act, 1996, and (4) […]

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Rule of law is a fundamental requirement of any civilised society and dignified life. Equality before law enshrined in Article 14 of Indian Constitution is the bedrock of rule of law in the country. But often we hear the arbitrary use of rules, regulations by the ‘state’. This arbitrariness shakes the very foundation of rule of law. Article 14 states […]

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Property card

What is SVAMITVA Scheme and Property Card and how to get it ? The Government of India has decided to implement the Central Sector scheme“SVAMITVA”. The scheme aims to provide an integrated property validation solutionfor rural India. The demarcation of abadi areas (the abadi area includes inhabitantland, inhabited areas contiguous to Abadi and wadis/basties in rural areas ) would bedone using Drone Surveying technology, with the collaborative efforts of the Ministryof Panchayati Raj, State Panchayati Raj Department, State Revenue Departmentsand Survey of India.This would provide the ‘record of rights’ to village household owners possessinghouses in inhabited rural areas in villages which, in turn, would enable them to usetheir property as a financial asset for taking loans and other financial benefits […]

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What to do if your cheque got bounce ?

Cheque bounce is an criminal offence u/s 138 Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881. And if your’s cheque is bounced or dishonoured, provided it is presented before the vality of cheque, first of all you should inform the drawer of the cheque (the person who issued the cheque) and if you did not get the favourable response, you must have to give legal demand notice to the person within 30 days from the time when the cheque got bounced. If the drawer fails to pay or give any satisfactory reply, you can file complaint case in the magistrate court to get relief. Where to file the case ? (Jurisdiction ) As per the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Act, 2015 a complaint can be filed […]

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Maternity Benefit

It is in accordance with the  Maternity Benefit Act 1961, which aims to protect the employment of women during the time of her maternity. It was amended as Maternity Benefit (Amendement) Act, 2017. The Act is now replaced by The Code On Social Security, 2020. Maternity Benefit is benefit given to all employed women during the time of her maternity by her employer […]