Tag: Ordinance

Lingaraj Temple To Reopen From December 27
Odisha Cabinet Approves Lingaraj Temple Ordinance In Line With Sri Jagannath Temple Act

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the Odisha cabinet on Monday approved the much-awaited ordinance for better management of the affairs of Lingaraj Temple. As the Odisha Legislative Assembly is not in session, the new Special Act is proposed to be enacted through this ordinance, sources said. The State Cabinet has also cleared the proposal for […]

SC moved challenging triple talaq ordinance

New Delhi: The Samastha Kerala Jamiathul Ulema on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018 on the grounds that it invokes penal provisions against a class of people based on their religious identity. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018 — commonly referred […]

Union Cabinet approves ordinance on Triple Talaq

  New Delhi:  The Union cabinet is learnt to have cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, Law Ministry sources said Wednesday. The ‘Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill’ was cleared by the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha where the government lacks […]

Swati Maliwal Ends 9-Day Fast After President Kovind Approves Death Penalty Ordinance

  New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her nine-day fast after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years. Maliwal, 33, went on an indefinite hunger strike at Rajghat and refused to break it despite failing […]

President Ram Nath Kovind Promulgates Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance

  New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday night promulgated Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance that will allow the government to confiscate properties and assets of loan defaulters who flee the country. The president promulgated the Ordinance within hours of it being cleared by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Fugitive […]

Centre approves ordinance to award death penalty for rape of children below 12

  New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today approved an ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age. Official sources said that the criminal law amendment ordinance seeks to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Evidence Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) […]

Odisha to form Higher Education Council for quality education

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government will soon form a Higher Education Council for development of higher education in State. An ordinance over this has been approved by the State Cabinet on Tuesday. Though the State government had mulled formation of the Council earlier, but it had not been possible. Talking to OTV, Higher Education Minister Ananta […]