GUIDELINE

  • Delhi High Court: Autonomy to set admission criteria and guidelines November 28, 2014

    The Delhi High Court quashed the guidelines set by the Lt Governor and said schools have the autonomy to set admission criteria and guidelines. However, parents now say it will make the process arbitrary and they will have to shell out hefty donations. ...
  • Adani hikes CNG, PNG price in Ahmedabad, Vadodara November 2, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Corporate giant Adani announced that it has hiked Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) prices by Rs 4.28 to Rs 48.09 per kg and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) by Rs 2.60 per Standard Cubic Meter in Ahmedabad and Vadodara. The steep hike in price was done under new domestic gas pricing...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Vishakha guideline report finds Meerut DIG guilty of sexual harassment August 17, 2014

    Meerut: In an embarrassment for Meerut Police, the Vishakha guideline report found the Deputy Inspector General of Police prima facie guilty of sexual harassing a woman police officer. A chargesheet has been filed in the case under sections of molestation and criminal intimidation. Earlier this year, the DIG was booked on...
  • Air India flights won't be delayed even if MPs and VIPs arrive late, says government August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India flights will not to be delayed even if some passengers, including MPs and VIPs, arrive late according to the new guidelines issued on Thursday by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The government has made it clear that "customerfriendly service with efficiency, enthusiasm and cheer" will be...
  • Tamil Nadu government frames new guidelines for running women hostels June 26, 2014

    Chennai: Taking a strong view of the recent incident of rape of two minor girls, Tamil Nadu government on Thursday announced new guidelines for running hostels to ensure safety and security for girl students, teenage girls and working women across the state. The new guidelines makes it mandatory for hostels...
  • Rear seat belt should be optional, not mandatory: Kerala Transport Minister June 15, 2014

    Kerala Traffic Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan on Sunday said, "I cannot agree with the idea of tormenting the passengers by insisting that they put on rear seat belts, when this mechanism is not available in all the cars. We cannot implement this rule before rectifying such issues. How can we insist...
  • CBI's fresh guidelines for probe against Joint Secretary or above officers May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday issued fresh guidelines for its officers asking them to take permission of the Additional Director or above before beginning investigation against any joint secretary and above rank officers in the government. The direction comes in the wake of a recent Supreme Court judgement which struck down...
  • EC to keep tabs on poll ads in social media, issues guidelines March 19, 2014

    With political parties using social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook in a big way for campaigning in Lok Sabha polls, Election Commission has issued detailed guidelines for political advertisements on such platforms that include obtaining certification for contents before putting them in public domain. The Election Commission has also...
  • Fresh guidelines outlined on medical care to rape victims March 4, 2014

    Nagpur: The Union Health Ministry, which has drawn new guidelines for treating rape victims, has asked all hospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims besides outlawing the two-finger test performed on them, dubbing it as unscientific. The Department of Health Research (DHR) along with...
  • How Bhanwari Devi's fight for justice brought Vishaka Guidelines February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Bhanwari Devi, her name is synonymous with the women's movement in India but justice continues to elude her. Bhanwari is a saathin, a grassroot worker who's employed as part of the Women's Development Project in Rajasthan and her fight for women's right continues. She was gangraped by the...
  • SC asks Centre to respond on safety measures at Kudankulam February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from Centre and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on implementation of safety guidelines issued by it for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu. A bench headed by Justice KS Radhakrishnan asked the authorities to file report within three weeks on a...
  • Tihar Jail inmates go on hunger strike over new rule on meeting kin February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 50 inmates of Tihar Jail have gone on a hunger strike against a recent guideline by prison authorities which allows them to meet their relatives only once a week instead of the two times which was the norm before. As per fresh guidelines issued by Tihar Jail...
  • Sports Ministry issues new guidelines for Arjuna Awards January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: To avoid any controversy on the criteria for giving away Arjuna Awards, the Sports Ministry on Friday decided to grant 90 per cent weightage to medal winners of various international championships and sports events of disciplines covered in Olympics (Summer, Winter and Paralympics), Asian Games and Commonwealth Games. The...
  • Rules for admission to nursery relaxed in Delhi December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has relaxed the guidelines for nursery admissions following a meeting with school authorities. According to reports, the Lieutenant Governor has modified the distance criteria for admissions from six kilometre to eight kilometre, giving parents more choices of schools for their wards. However, there was...
  • Delhi school authorities to challenge new nursery guidelines December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: New nursery admission guidelines announced by Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung have been welcomed by parents but have left school authorities miffed over abolishment of management quota. According to reports, major schools in the city are all set to challenge it. With the new guidelines in place, parents...
  • Delhi: Parents welcome new nursery guidelines, school authorities unhappy December 19, 2013

    New nursery admission guidelines announced in the city have been welcomed by parents but have left school authorities miffed over abolishment of management quota. Schools are also unhappy over fixed points system and the preference being given to children living within a distance of six km from the school. According to...
  • Delhi: No management quota in nursery admissions December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: In a good news for parents seeking nursery admissions for their children in New Delhi, the management quota has been scrapped and the neighbourhood factor will be now given priority. The decision comes after Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung issued new guidelines for Nursery admissions following a Delhi...
  • Delhi: New guidelines for nursery admissions December 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has issued guidelines for nursery admissions after the Delhi High Court passed an order following a PIL by a social jurist. The following are the important points of the guidelines: 1) There will be no management quota from now on. The entire concept of...
  • Corporate India taking more steps against harassment at work: survey December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A year after the December 16 Delhi gangrape, awareness is on the rise in the corporate world as well. A study conducted by industry body Assocham has found that there has been a rise in Corporate India putting in place institutional mechanisms to deal with sexual harassment cases. The...
  • CJ Show: How my boss sexually harassed me at workplace December 15, 2013

    An exjournalist speaks out against sexual harassment at workplace. ...
  • EC working on guidelines to restrict announcing of poll freebies August 21, 2013

    The Election Commission is working on framing of openended guidelines to restrict announcing of freebies in poll manifestos, an idea strongly opposed by many political parties. Though the parties barring the BSP have vehemently opposed any restriction on them in announcing freebies in election manifestos during their recent interaction with...
  • Govt frames guidelines to regulate sale, use of acid August 19, 2013

    To regulate sale and use of acid in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has framed guidelines for business establishments, educational institutions and hospitals, a senior government official said at Lucknow on Monday. "Under the new guidelines, no shopkeeper will sell acid to a person below 18 years of age," Principal Secretary...
  • Government comes out with guidelines for 'green' hotels August 13, 2013

    Top hotels could soon be donating leftover untouched food and partially used toiletries, allowing guests to order half portions and buying toilet tissue and towels made from recycled paper, besides reusing all their waste waste under the government's green agenda. Amid concerns that posh hotels generate a lot of wastage and...
  • Walmart violated Indian rules governing foreign investment: CBI July 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Walmart Stores Inc violated Indian rules governing foreign investment, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said in a letter to a member of Parliament seen by Reuters. The CBI said in the letter that according to its analysis, Walmart's investment violated Reserve Bank of India guidelines and Foreign Exchange Management...
  • Aadhar will bring transparency in the banking sector: Latha Venketesh June 20, 2013

    With successive Cobrapost sting operations revealing widespread violation of RBI guidelines and rules by stateowned banks, private Indian banks and even foreign banks, how can the system be streamlined so that the banks tow the line? CNBCTV18's banking editor Latha Venkatesh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q....
  • Disclose structure of capital instruments: RBI to Banks May 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Tuesday asked lenders to disclose structure of capital instruments issued at least on a halfyearly basis along with financial earnings report. "This disclosure requirement is intended to meet the Basel III requirement to provide a description of the main features of capital instruments," said the...
  • No framework to regulate private security agencies: SC April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that there were no guidelines or rules to regulate the working of private security agencies and an offence by a private security guard would be individual in nature and no liability could be attributed to their agency. "There is no...
  • DCPCR lays down guidelines to prevent child abuse April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid nationwide outcry over the rape of a 5yearold girl in the national capital, the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights has formulated guidelines for prevention of child abuse in the country. "Child abuse is a crime against one of the most vulnerable sections of our society...
  • SC notice on plea seeking rape probe guidelines April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the central and state governments on a petition seeking framing of guidelines on registering and probing cases of sexual offences against women. An apex court bench of Justice KS Radhakrishnan and Justice Dipak Misra issued notice on the petition filed by...