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All You Need To Know About The National Digital Communications Policy-2018

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved National Digital Communications Policy-2018 (NDCP 2018). The government has also renamed the Telecom Commission which is the supreme decision-making body at the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) as the Digital Communications. Digital infrastructure and services are increasingly emerging as key enablers and …

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Explained: Infrastructure Leasing And Financial Services (IL&FS) Crisis

India’s financial market is reeling under high selling pressure, triggering concerns about risks in the country’s shadow banking sector. IL&FS Financial Services, a group company, defaulted in payment and failed to meet the commercial paper redemption obligations which were due on September 14. The company, on September 15, reported that …

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DoT Directs Telecom Companies To stop Using Aadhaar-Based e-KYC

NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has barred telcos from using Aadhaar-based digital authentication in line with a Supreme Court order of September 26 that struck down the use of Aadhaar by private entities for digital authentication.  It came as big blow to the likes of Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel …

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CM Kejriwal, Deputy And Nine MLAs Get Bail In CS Assault Case

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and nine other AAP MLAs were today granted bail by a court here in the Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash assault case. The relief was granted after they appeared before the court in pursuance to the summons issued to them and …

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SC Asks Centre To Equip JJB With Video-Conferencing Facility

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to notify it on whether the Observation Homes and Juvenile Justice Boards are equipped with the video-conferencing facility. Observation Home is an institution, where neglected and delinquent juveniles are kept for a few weeks during an inquiry or trial. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur …

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RBI Issues Dissent Note, Opposes Idea Of Constituting Independent Payments Regulator

Reserve Bank of India has issued a dissent notice on the Inter-Ministerial Committee for finalization of Amendments to the Payment and Settlement System (PSS) Act, 2007. In the dissent notice, it critically opposed the idea of constituting an independent body for regulating payments. The Committee was formed by the Government under the …

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HC Seeks IRDAI Explanation On Denial Of Insurance Cover To People Suffering From Congenital Anomalies

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) to explain the reason for not granting insurance cover to people suffering from congenital anomalies. Congenital disorders, also known as congenital diseases or birth defects, are conditions present from birth. “What is the objection to giving insurance cover to …

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CJI Ranjan Gogoi Gives Nod To Suspend RCT Judge Involved In A Scam

NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has given clearance for the removal of the Railway Claims Tribunal judge RK Mittal, who was found guilty of financial impropriety worth Rs 50 crore in January this year. This came nine months after the Railway ministry wrote to the CJI’s office, as …

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Delhi High Court Formulates Scheme For Redressal of Grievances Of Lawyers

The Delhi High Court has formulated a scheme to address the grievances of Members of the bar in Delhi District Courts and the High Court. The scheme was framed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and was notified by an order dated October 10, 2018. He stated in the order that during the course of the functioning …

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Committee To Look Into Matters Pertaining To Sexual Harassment At Workplace

The Government on Friday assured the victims who came out describing their narrative of sexual harassment at the hands of people they worked with, that a committee will be constituted which will look into these matters. The Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said that the committee will …

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