As India strives to ensure faster delivery of justice in cases involving crimes against women, several steps have been taken to improve ease of initial reporting. Here are some reports from different cities that indicate how these are functioning on the ground.
6.48 lakh houses remained unsold across India’s top seven cities in 2019, and Mumbai alone accounted for nearly a third of these. Yet scarcity of affordable housing pushes people further and further away from the city. What could explain this?
What are the alternative forms of business entities that you can form as you embark on your own venture? What are the legal compliance procedures to be followed? A quick guide to questions commonly asked by aspiring or new entrepreneurs
Over the past one year, public assemblies and movement in cities have been restricted on multiple occasions by invoking Section 144 of the CrPC. Now that the same is being used to stall protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, a look at what the law actually says.
With the Citizenship Amendment Act passed and the looming possibility of a nationwide NRC, the country is on the boil. Is the CAA really discriminatory? What does it say about Indian Muslims? Is it linked with the NRC, and is it right to conflate the two? Know the facts and decide for yourself.
A majority of citizens and traders dealing in electronic items have never heard of e-waste management rules or extended producer responsibility. Where does the city’s large quantum of electronic waste go then?
Draft regulation, now being finalised, says schools must take concrete steps to ensure that only healthy food is served on campuses. No food categorised as HFSS (high in fats, sugar and salt) may be offered or sold within 50 m of a school campus.
Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka’s scathing letter to the state government called attention to the irregularities in the Gurugram Rapid Metro project and how a select few real estate companies have profited from it. A look at the details
All pensioners must submit a life certificate by November 30th every year in order to continue receiving pension. While the process was digitised with the intent to minimise the physical presence of aged citizens, the experience has been far from seamless for many.
FASTag, a prepaid rechargeable tag that will help digitise toll collection across highways, will be mandatory for all vehicles starting this December. Here is all you need to know about the new system and how it works.
Traffic chaos, commuter inconvenience and alarming accident records — on the face of it, the reasons for the public outcry against Bhopal’s ‘corridor of trouble’ seem aplenty. But does it really call for dismantling of the infrastructure? What do experts say?
The Indian government has enacted a new Consumer Protection Act 2019, replacing the earlier law. A comprehensive look at the new provisions under the law and the protection you can expect as a consumer.