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Delhi world’s most polluted capital city

According to the World Air Quality Report 2019 compiled by IQAir Air Visual Delhi topped the list of most polluted capital cities in the world in 2019; Report  also revealed that 21 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities are in India; Ghaziabad is the most polluted city in…

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SWAMI DAYANANDA: FEBUARY 12 BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Febuary 12 is the birth anniversary of Swami Dayananda. Dayanand Saraswati was a Hindu religious leader , a renowned scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language. Swami Dayananda (Mool Shankar) founded the Arya Samaj, a socio-cultural movement that promoted true Vedic learning and…

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SC rules in favour of permanent commission to women officers

The Supreme Court has upheld Delhi High Court’s judgement of granting permanent commission to women officers in the Indian Army. The Supreme Court says that the permanent commission will apply to all women officers in the Army in service, irrespective…

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Manpreet Singh Becomes First Indian To Win FIH Men’s Player of The Year Award

India’s men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh on  became the first Indian to win the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Player of the Year award, capping a memorable 2019 season in which he led the side to Olympic qualification. He  became the…

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Publish details of tainted candidates: SC to parties

The Supreme Court ruled and handed down a series of directions aimed at checking the criminalization of politics. Parties that field candidates with criminal records must from now on tell the public why they have chosen tainted candidates over those…

SC/ST (PoA) Amendment Act, 2018 (A.A 27/2018) w.e.f Section 18A introduced 18 A (1) (a) preliminary enquiry shall not be required for registration of a First Information Report against any person; or (b) The investigating officer shall not require for the arrest, if necessary, of any person against whom an accusation of having committed an offence under this Act has been made and no procedure other than that provided under this Act or the Code shall apply. 18A (2) The provisions of section 438 of the code shall not apply to a case under this Act, notwithstanding any judgment or order or direction of any Court.

SC upholds constitutional validity of SC/ST Amendment Act, 2018

The Supreme Court  upheld the constitutional validity of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act 2018. A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, upheld the amended Act, which said neither is a preliminary inquiry required before lodging…