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The petitioners have also sought to quash the office orders passed by their respective medical colleges of Haryana by which their MBBS admissions have been cancelled and urged for restoring of the admissions. The high court also directed the petitioners to file details of their admissions along with dates, the number of attempts taken in which they have failed, and their scorecards.
The top court said the policy should be devised within three months. A bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli also directed the Department of Personnel Training (DoPT), Central government and the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to consult all stakeholders in the process of formulating the policy.
Delhi High Court said that Congress leaders conspired to "launch a tirade of false scathing and belligerent personal attacks" on BJP leader Smriti Irani and her daughter, who are not, as claimed, the owners of the Goa restaurant or the ones who have ever applied for the licence for food and beverages at the establishment.
During this visit, the Union home minister will lay the foundation stone of the multi-level parking adjoining the District Courts Complex in Sector 43, officials said. The Saturday visit will be Shah's second trip to Chandigarh in four months. On his previous visit to Chandigarh on March 27, Shah had inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of several projects.
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the SECC 2011, excluding the caste data, has been finalised and published by the Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and the SECC reports are available on the portal.
Discussions on decriminalisation through an amendment to Section 27 of the Narcotic, Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, have come to a standstill over issues such as rehabilitation capacity and the capability of a government machinery, people in the know said.
- Panel set up to examine sub-categorisation of OBCs gets 13th extension: Govt sources
The development comes a month after Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry Secretary R Subrahmanyam had told reporters that the commission had not sought any more extension and would submit its report by this July-end when its present term ends.Centre to launch scheme aimed at preventing deaths due to manual scavenging this month
According to official data, over 900 workers have died while cleaning sewers or septic tanks since 1993 but activists say the number is much higher as many are involved in manual scavenging.(Video) American Marxism by Mark R. Levin #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Audio book [Full Audiobook]Census in Central Domain; Focus on OBC Subcategories: Social Justice Minister
Last Wednesday, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar had convened an all-party meeting in Patna which unanimously decided to conduct a caste census in the state. The BJP is walking the tightrope over the demand -- it cannot be seen as opposing it in Bihar when its ally JDU has initiated the move and it cannot support a move that it opposed at the Centre.585 state buildings, 1,030 central government buildings made barrier-free for disabled, says Centre
In the disability sector, he said about 585 buildings of the states/Union Territories and 1,030 central government buildings have been made barrier-free under the Accessible India Campaign with the release of Rs 553.59 crore.Government launches new residential school scheme for SC students
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Virendra Kumar launched the Scheme for Residential Education for Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas (SRESHTA) which aims to provide quality education and opportunities to the poorest SC students, as per the constitutional mandate.JNU to institute Ambedkar chair
The centre and the academic chair were agreed to be established at the varsity through an agreement between JNU and the Dr Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC) of the Ministry of Social Justice.Over 4,500 athletes from 189 varsities to participate in Khelo India University Games in Bengaluru
Karnataka Youth Empowerment and Sports Minister Dr K C Narayana Gowda, who chaired the meeting, said Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate the event.Unused funds for SCs, STs to be transferred to Social Justice and Tribal Affairs Ministries
Every year, the ministries together earmark Rs 1.3 lakh crore for various schemes, including entitlement-based schemes. Several ministries are unable to use the earmarked budget, leading to Rs 10,000-20,000 crore lapsing every year.(Video) Climate Change Education in the Public SchoolsDespite requisite measures, why people dying while cleaning sewers, Par panel asks govt
The panel mentioned that it believes the National Action Plan for mechanized Ecosystem initiated in coordination with the line ministries would help ease out the problem of manual cleaning once all municipal bodies are made aware of the same and encouraged to implement mechanical cleaning. In the report, the committee noted that it would like the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment to set up a mechanism for periodic scrutiny of the scheme as there is a strong need to plug loopholes affecting its efforts without further delay.Self-injury Awareness Day: Why some people harm themselves and how to help them
We should move beyond the wounds to understand why some people harm themselves.Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry gets Rs 13,134 cr from Budget
The Budget for 2022-23 saw an allocation of Rs 56 crore for the three national commissions -- National Commission for Scheduled Castes, National Commission for Backward Classes and National Commission for Safai Karamcharis, as against the allocation of Rs 49 crore for 2021-22.
Since the lapse of the 'The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Act in 2004, the Commission has been acting as a non-statutory body of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The tenure of the Commission was being extended from time to time through Government Resolutions.Supreme Court rejects Maha's plea to direct Centre to disclose SECC 2011 raw caste data of OBCs
The government had said that it "fully supports" reservation for OBC but the exercise will have to be in line with the verdict of the Constitution bench which had mentioned triple conditions, including setting up a dedicated commission to conduct a contemporaneous rigorous empirical inquiry into the nature and implications of the backwardness qua local bodies within the state.Govt constitutes panel to revisit criteria for determining economically weaker sections
In an official memorandum issued on Tuesday, the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry said the government constituted the committee in accordance with the commitment given to the Supreme Court to revisit the criteria for determining the economically weaker sections (EWS) in terms of the provisions of the explanation to Article 15 of the Constitution.Social justice ministry panel to review EWS criteria
The ministry of social justice and empowerment, the nodal ministry for reservation, is likely to appoint an expert committee next week.Centre justifies in SC limit of Rs 8 lakh annual income fixed for determining EWS category for reservation in NEET
The Centre Tuesday justified before the Supreme Court its decision to set the limit of Rs 8 lakh annual income fixed for determining the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category for reservation in NEET admissions for medical courses. In an affidavit filed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment before the apex court, it said the principle of fixing the amount is rational and in keeping with Articles 14, 15 and 16 of the Constitution.(Video) Webinar: Protecting and Empowering Persons with Disabilities in the Context of the COVID-19 PandemicNEET: Supreme Court asks Centre whether it would like to revisit Rs 8 lakh criteria for determining EWS
A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Vikram Nath, and BV Nagarathna was annoyed as no affidavits were filed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) and formulated questions to be answered by the Centre in a week.Centre set to rationalize 3 cr scholarships for SC/ST/OBC and minorities
The government, faces a difficult task when it undertakes rationalisation of scholarships – it cannot reduce the monetary amount to bring all scholarships to the same level, as it will not go down well with beneficiaries.Helpline for elderly logs over 3.39 lakh calls since May
The top reasons for reaching out to the helpline included Covid support(13,496), pension (8,952), abuse (1890), health-related support (1202), rescue (423) and queries related to old age homes (632), according to the data.New Governors appointed in 8 states, Thawarchand Gehlot gets Karnataka, Bandaru Dattatreya HaryanaGovt announces project to support startups developing innovative solutions for elderly
The project is shaped by the recommendations of an empowered expert committee report on startups for the elderlyDisclose cabinet note, annexure related to Constitution amendment for EWS quota: CIC
The Commission dismissed the argument of the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment citing Section 8(1)(i) of the RTI which exempts from disclosure of Cabinet papers including records of deliberations of the Council of Ministers, Secretaries and other officer calling it "grossly inappropriate".Former union minister Vijay Sampla is new National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman
He won the 2014 general election from Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha constituency from Punjab and was the Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in the first term of the Narendra Modi government.(Video) 2017 Education and Social Justice Project Presentations
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