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India contributes $1 million to UN Special Purpose Trust Fund

India has recently contributed $1 million to the UN Special Purpose Trust Fund (SPTF) for the Resident Coordinator System. The SPTF is a specific fund housed within the UN Secretariat. The fund has been established to receive, consolidate, manage and account for all contributions and financial transactions of the new Resident Coordinator system in a ..

Indian Forest Act to empower Forest Staff

A proposed legislation has accorded significant powers to India’s forest officers including the power issue search warrants, enter and investigate lands within their jurisdictions, and to provide indemnity to forest officers using arms to prevent forest-related offences. The Indian Forest Act, 2019 is envisaged as an amendment to the Indian Forest Act, 1927.It is an ..

Madras High Court verdict: Writ of ‘quo warranto’ can’t be issued for removing a Minister

The Madras High Court in its verdict held that the pleasure of dismissing or removing a State Minister has to be that of the Governor and not that of the High Court and thus the High Court cannot issue a writ of ‘quo warranto’ for removing a Minister. The Bench of the Madras High Court ..

Delhi : Important Supreme Court Verdict on General Power of Attorney

What is a Power of Attorney? A power of attorney refers to a written authorization to represent or act on another’s behalf in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter. Its a legal instrument whereby one person gives another person the authority to act on his or her behalf as his legal representative, and ..