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Interception of phone calls only in case of public emergency/public safety: BHC

In an important ruling, the Bombay High Court recently ruled that the interception of the phone calls by the authorities is permitted only in the case of ‘public emergency’ or in the interest of ‘public safety’. Stating that the orders … Continue reading

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Short term Yoga programmes included in Tourist Visa and e-Tourist Visa

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has taken a decision to include short term yoga programmes in Tourist Visa and e-Tourist Visa. The Government has decided to include “attending a short term yoga programme” in the list of permissible activities under … Continue reading

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Central Victim Compensation Fund established: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to set up a Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF) with the following key objectives:- (i) To support and supplement the existing Victim Compensation Schemes notified by States/UT Administrations. (ii) To reduce disparity in … Continue reading

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Extension of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project: Govt

Government of India has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for a major revamp of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project and has decided to implement Integrated Criminal Justice System … Continue reading

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Indian Govt makes PIO Card valid for life time

Indian Government has notified that Person of Indian Origin Card (PIO Card) issued to an applicant shall be valid for his life time from the date of its issue provided that such applicant has a valid passport. The notification also … Continue reading

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IO/SHO allowed to approach hospitals for postmortem: DHC

In an attempt to curb the delays in conducting postmortems, the Delhi High Court directed Delhi Government, Delhi Police and other authorities to issue orders to enable the Investigating Officer/Station House Officer to directly approach the concerned medical college/hospital for … Continue reading

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Foreigner Registration Offices delegated more powers

Indian Government has approved the delegation of more powers to the Foreigner Registration Offices. The delegation has been done with a view to ensure that services to foreign students already in India are further streamlined.  The delegation of following powers … Continue reading

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