ABC Breaking News

Category Archives: Legal

Feed Subscription

Collection of Statistics Act 2008 Extends to JK

New Delhi (ABC Live): Collection Statistics Act 2008 : Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a proposal to introduce a Bill in Parliament to extend the jurisdiction of the Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 to Jammu & Kashmir on statistics relevant to any matters under any of the entries specified in the List-I (Union ... Read More »

ICJ Decides Maritime Delimitation Between Kenya, Somalia

New York (ABC Live):The International Court of Justice – the principal judicial organ of the United Nations – today issued a verdict, admitting an application submitted by Somalia, over the maritime delimitation between it and Kenya in the Indian Ocean. In its final judgement and without appeal, the Court rejected objections raised by Kenya which referred to a memorandum of ... Read More »

The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for introduction of The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Parliament. The amendment Bill provides for inclusion of Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM), Kurnool along with the other IITs in the Principal Act. Subsequently, IITDM ... Read More »

India Amends Constitution Scheduled Castes Order, 1950

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for amendments in (i) the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 to modify the list of Scheduled Castes of the State of Odisha, and (ii) the Constitution (Pondicherry) Scheduled Castes Order, 1964 so as to change name of the Union Territory from Pondicherry ... Read More »

IIMs to Get Status of Institutions of National Importance

New Delhi (ABC Live): The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Indian Institute of Management(IIM) Bill, 2017, under which the IIMs would be declared as Institutions of National Importance which will enable them togrant degrees to their students. Following are the salient features of the Bill: i. IIMs can grant degrees to their ... Read More »

Know Madrid Trademark Registration Process

Madrid (ABC Live) : The Madrid Trademark Registration Process is a one stop solution for registering and managing marks worldwide.  File one application, in one language, and pay one set of fees to protect trade mark in the territories of up to 98 members.  Manage your portfolio of marks through one centralized system. The International Trademark Registration Process Stage 1 ... Read More »

Public Comments on Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules

New Delhi (ABC Live): Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules :The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has invited comments on the draft notification of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules), 2016. The Ministry will be notifying the proposed draft Rules in the Gazette of India for public information.  Any interested person can make any suggestion ... Read More »

Corporate Banks Defaulters List to Be Public

New Delhi (ABC Live): Corporate Banks Defaulters List :The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday has directed Government of India to make public the names of entities, who are defaulters in paying their banks loans of Rs 500 crore or above in four weeks. A bench of Chief Justice TS Thakur and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud ... Read More »

Enemy Property Ordinance, 2016 Becomes Live

New Delhi (ABC Live): Enemy Property Ordinance : The President of India has promulgated the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Fifth Ordinance, 2016 (8 of 2016) on 22nd December, 2016. After the Indo-China aggression in 1962, specific properties of Chinese nationals in India were vested in the Custodian in terms of Defence of India Rules, 1962. Subsequently, after the Indo-Pak ... Read More »

India Liberalizes its Passport Rule 1980

New Delhi (ABC Live): Passport Rule 1980 :In order to streamline, liberalize and ease the process of issue of passport, the Ministry of External Affairs has taken a number of steps in the realm of passport policy which is expected to benefit the citizens of India applying for a passport. The details of these steps are given below:- PROOF OF DATE ... Read More »