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Camden Rocks Festival Preview

With a little less than two weeks remaining, now is the time to make sure you get your tickets for the ‘tired feet’ extravaganza that is Camden Rocks Festival. 227 more words

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Directions issued by S.C. in respect of the trial and disposal of matters under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012

In a PIL filed by an advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava before the Supreme Court of India seeking implementation of guidelines in order to ensure that investigation and trial of cases involving rape of children below the age of 12 years is completed within six months from the date of lodging of the FIR, the Court was pleased to issue guidelines in lines thereof. 281 more words

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Govt. Has No Right to Enter Our Bedrooms

Keshav Suri, the Executive Director of the Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) demanding scrapping of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that criminalises homosexuality. 659 more words

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Mechanism should be put in place to prevent frivolous PILs

DESPITE Public Interest Litigation (PIL) concerning various problems facing the Indian citizenry becoming a powerful tool in the hands of the people to draw the attention of the successive governments and secure justice, there is no denying several such PILs are motivated other than public interest. 933 more words

Wisdom’s Daily Current Affairs (Pre+ Mains)- 19, April 2018

INDIAN CONSTITUTION

Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.

PIL misuse

In news: While rejecting a bath of PILs in a case, the Supreme Court has observed that Public Interest Litigations (PILs) have been brazenly misused by people with political agenda and they pose a grave danger to the entire judicial process.

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MISSION - 2018

Ministry of HRD directed to draft guidelines within 3 months to ensure safety of school children: RYAN School Murder PIL

Indian Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar signs the Paris Agreement on climate change at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 22, 2016. 219 more words

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