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Lakshadweep Reforms Controversy

Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Khoda Patel is facing opposition from the people of the union territory and politicians — both from within Lakshadweep and neighbouring Kerala — over policies introduced by him since his appointment in December 2020.

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Defining Offences Of Speech, Expression

As there is no clear definition of what constitutes a “hate speech” in the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Committee for Reforms in Criminal Laws is attempting for the first time to define such speech.

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Quota To Marathas Unconstitutional

Describing it as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court struck down the Maharashtra government law to reserve seats in government jobs and education institutions to Marathas.

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Dowry Harassment

The Supreme Court has called dowry harassment a “pestiferous” crime where women are subjected to cruelty by “covetous” husbands and in-laws.

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Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021 Notified

In India, the copyright regime is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957 and the Copyright Rules, 2013. The Copyright Rules, 2013 were last amended in the year 2016.

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Vaccine Wastage

The Health Ministry has told the States and the Union Territories that there was no value in conserving vaccines for the second dose and directed that prompt supply should be ensured to all government and private hospitals where there was a demand.

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Draft National Migrant Labour Policy

NITI Aayog, along with a working subgroup of officials and members of civil society, had prepared a draft National Migrant Labour policy.

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Article 311 (2) (b)

Sachin Waze was dismissed from service by Mumbai Police Commissioner under Article 311 (2) (b) without a departmental enquiry.

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Goa’s Civil Code

Chief Justice of India S A Bobde recently appreciated the uniform civil code (UCC) in Goa, the only state to have one.

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