Lok Adalat most efficacious tool of ADR

Context Emergence of Lok Adalat as the most efficacious tool of Alternative Dispute Resolution.  Across the country, a total number of 1,27,87,329 cases were disposed of in four National Lok Adalats, which…

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For how long can an MLA be suspended?

Context Recently, the Supreme Court has observed that the suspension of 12 MLAs from the Maharashtra Assembly for a full year is prima facie unconstitutional, and “worse than expulsion”. The SC observed…

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Consumer Protection Direct Selling Rules 2021

Context Recently, the Government had notified the Consumer Protection Direct Selling Rules 2021, that prohibits all direct selling entities such as Amway, Tupperware, Oriflame and Modicare, from promoting pyramid schemes…

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Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA)

Context Recently, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said the Missionaries of Charity’s application for renewal of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration was rejected for not meeting eligibility…

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Election of Speaker of state legislative assembly

Election of Speaker of state legislative assembly Context Recently, there is a tussle over election of Maharashtra Assembly Speaker. Constitutional Provisions over election of Legislative Assembly Speaker Article 178 of…

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