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SC places Cooperative banks under SARFAESI Act

The Supreme Court of India recently pronounced its judgement that cooperative banks shall be placed under SARFAESI Act. Highlights The Supreme court has upheld the GoI notification dated January 28, 2003 under which the cooperative societies have come under SARFAESI Act. The Apex court has also ruled that the Cooperative Banks have also come under ..

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Ordinance passed by UP to suspend labour laws

On May 7, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government passed an ordinance to suspend labour laws in the state for three years. The ordinance is being passed to boost industrial investment and also help the migrants who have returned back to the state. Around 7 lakh migrant workers from all over the country have returned back ..

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Cauvery Water Management Authority brought under the Jal Shakti Ministry

The central government brought the Cauvery Water Management Authority and other river boards under the Ministry of Jal Shakti. About the Move The centre recently brought the Cauvery Water Management Authority under the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti. All the river boards including the Godavari River Management Board and Krishna River Management Board have been ..

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Bombay HC strikes down Clause in UGC Regulation

The Bombay High Court recently struck down a clause in UGC regulations that converted permanent posts to term posts. About the Case In 2016, the UGC had amended its regulations to fix the term of college principals at 5 years. It provided that the term is extendable by another 5 years if the incumbent successfully ..

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ECI to conduct biennial election to Maharashtra Legislative Council

On May 1, 2020, the Election Commission of India announced that it is to conduct biennial election for 9 vacant seats for the members of Legislative Council of the Maharashtra State Legislature. Highlights On April 24, 2020, 9 seats became vacant in the Maharashtra Legislative Council. Hence, the Election Commission of India has issued orders ..

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