Monthly Archives: May 2015

CIC directs Tihar Jail Authorities to disclose details about basic facilities

Tihar Jail must voluntarily disclose the diet chart, standard of food, basic medical services and grievance redressal systems available for inmates and children lodged inside the prison complex, the Central Information Commission has ruled. Hearing a complaint filed by Sehjad,

Indian Constitution ensures Affordable and Accessible Justice to Poor People

Article 39 A of the Constitution of India provides for free legal aid to the poor and weaker sections of the society and ensures justice for all. In the year 1987, the Legal Services Authorities Act was enacted by the

Steps by Indian Govt. to reduce pendency of cases in consumer courts

The Government has taken the following steps to reduce pendency of cases in consumer courts:- • State Governments are being requested from time to time to take action well in advance for filling up of vacancies of President and Member

PM calls for making Yoga a mass movement

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has called for making Yoga a mass movement, connecting people and strengthening the bonds of humanity. In a post on Facebook, the Prime Minister said that the entire global community has come together in

Food Security Act to be adopted by 90% states by June


The Food Security Act will be adopted by 90 percent of the states by June this year, Union Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed on Friday. “Currently, some 11 states had adopted the Food Security