Category Archives: Knowledge

Mutatis mutandis – Explained with Examples

By | February 11, 2017

Mutatis mutandis Mutatis mutandis Meaning Making necessary alterations while not affecting the main point at issue.The necessary changes being made; with necessary changes The phrase is often used in legislation in applying or extending legislative provisions to same or similar circumstances of the same or similar subjects. It is nothing but a rule of adaptation.… Read More »

Google Keyboard -Easy search and Send on Mobile without copy paste

By | January 13, 2017

Google Keyboard- Gboard With Gboard for Android, you can search and send information, GIFs, emoji and more Gboard has everything you love about Google Keyboard—speed and reliability, Glide Typing, voice typing, and more—plus Google Search built in. No more app switching; just search and share, right from your keyboard. Gboard also has emoji search to… Read More »

Write on Paper and Auto Convert to Laptop – New Lenovo Yoga Book Launched

By | December 15, 2016

 New Lenovo Yoga Book Launched in India Instantly create and digitize notes or sketches using a stylus with real ink of new Lenovo Yoga Book. Type on the Halo keyboard that appears when you need it. The software-optimized keyboard auto-completes and auto-corrects as you type—letting you work quickly and accurately. Its haptic feedback and keyboard… Read More »

How Bill becomes Act

By | July 22, 2016

PASSAGE OF LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS IN PARLIAMENT The basic function of Parliament is to make laws. All legislative proposals have to be brought in the form of Bills before Parliament. A Bill is a statute in draft and cannot become law unless it has received the approval of both the Houses of Parliament and the assent… Read More »

Concurrent List-SCHEDULE VII-Article 246-Constitution of India

By | June 12, 2016

The Constitution of India Article 246: Subject-matter of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States (1) Notwithstanding anything in clauses (2) and (3), Parliament has exclusive power to  make laws with respect to any of the matters enumerated in ‘List-I’ in the “Seventh Schedule” (referred as the Union List) (2) Notwithstanding anything in clause… Read More »

State list-SCHEDULE VII -Article 246 -Constitution of India

By | June 12, 2016

The Constitution of India Article 246: Subject-matter of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States (1) Notwithstanding anything in clauses (2) and (3), Parliament has exclusive power to  make laws with respect to any of the matters enumerated in ‘List-I’ in the “Seventh Schedule” (referred as the Union List) (2) Notwithstanding anything in clause… Read More »

Union List -Schedule VII of Article 246 of Constitution of India

By | June 12, 2016

Union List – Schedule 7-Article 246 of  The Constitution of India (After Constitution (One Hundred and First Amendment) Act, 2016.) Article 246: Subject-matter of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States (1) Notwithstanding anything in clauses (2) and (3), Parliament has exclusive power to  make laws with respect to any of the matters… Read More »

Res judicata

By | May 14, 2016

Res judicata Res judicata  also known as “Claim Preclusion”. It is a Latin term for “a matter already Judged.” It simply means that one cannot agitate a matter in a Court of law on which a Judgment has already been delivered. In British India the rule of Res Judicata was first introduced by Section 16… Read More »

Aadhaar card download online

By | May 2, 2016

Aadhaar card download     “Anyone who has misplaced his/her Aadhaar or is yet to receive Aadhaar card through post, can easily download an Aadhaar after providing certain details online. In case, a person does not remember the details, the Aadhaar can be downloaded and printed from the nearest authorized Aadhaar Kendra for a nominal… Read More »

Aadhaar card printed on ordinary paper is Valid

By | April 11, 2016

UIDAI cautions public against sharing of their Personal Information with unauthorized Agencies for Printing PVC (Plastic) Aadhaar Card The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) cautions people not to fall to ploys of some unscrupulous entities who are charging anywhere between Rs.50 to Rs.200 for printing Aadhaar on a plastic card in the name of… Read More »

How to Search on Google

By | April 8, 2016

Search on Google Q : How to use  Punctuation & symbols while doing Search on Google ? Punctuation & symbols Even though you can use the punctuation marks below when you search, including them doesn’t always improve the results. If Google don’t think the punctuation will give you better results, you’ll see suggested results for that search without… Read More »

Padma awardees List

By | March 29, 2016

President of India presents Padma Awards The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards today (March 28, 2016) at a Civil Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.   Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were the Vice President of India, Prime Minister, Union Ministers of Home… Read More »

Key features of Bureau of Indian Standards Bill 2016

By | March 9, 2016

Standards certification for products and services concerning health, safety, and environment to be made mandatory New BIS Bill provides compensation to the consumers if the goods and services do not conform to the standards Self-declaration of conformity of the Standards introduced along with stringent penalty provisions for violation for ease of doing business Bureau of… Read More »

Name tags on registration plates of Vehicle not allowed : High Court

By | March 8, 2016

Held “No person of private or Government sector shall be permitted to fix a board, plaque or plate in front or back of a vehicle for any reason whatsoever. The fixation of such boards, plates or plaques are not permissible under Rule 50 referred hereinabove.Such boards, plates or plaques should be removed immediately while plying on road and should… Read More »

Chairman of Private Bank is Public Servant under prevention of corruption Act

By | February 28, 2016

Issue Whether the Chairman, Directors and Officers of Global Trust Bank Ltd. (a private bank before its amalgamation with the Oriental Bank of Commerce), can be said to be public servants for the purposes of their prosecution in respect of offences punishable under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 or not ? Held Under Clause (viii)… Read More »

FAQ on Budget and Railway Budget

By | February 24, 2016

WHAT IS THE BUDGET? A Government budget is a legal document that is – • Passed by the Parliament, and • Approved by the President. • The two basic elements of any budget are the revenues and expenses. WHEN IS THE BUDGET PRESENTED? The Union Budget is presented to Parliament in two parts i.e. Railway… Read More »

Scientists detect gravitational waves

By | February 14, 2016

Scientists detect gravitational waves Scientists have finally detected gravitational waves. First proposed by Albert Einstein 1916, gravitational waves are ripples in space and time that are produced when black holes collide and stars explode.

Employment can’t be refused because of pregnancy of women : High Court

By | February 11, 2016

Whether detection of pregnancy would render a candidate UNFIT for commissioning legal and Constitutional? Held Page 5 of the Appendix to DGAFMS/DG-3A letter No.9450/USG Abd/DGAFMS/DG-3A dated 22.10.2009 to the extent it lays down that pregnancy would render a candidate UNFIT for commissioning is also illegal and unconstitutional and is so declared. IN THE HIGH COURT… Read More »

FAQ on ISO 9000

By | February 11, 2016

Q.1 What is ISO 9000 and for whom it is applicable? International Organization for Standardization evolved ISO 9000 series of standards in 1987. These are quality assurance system standards. First revision came in July 1994 and second revision on December 15,2000. Henceforth, there will be only one standard i.e ISO-9001:2000. These standards are customer oriented… Read More »

Customer guide for availing Mobile Number Portability

By | February 9, 2016

Customer guide for availing the facility of Mobile Number Portability Request for porting I. Contact the new mobile service provider to whom you want to port your mobile number. II. Obtain Customer Acquisition Form (CAF) & Porting Form. III. Read the eligibility and other conditions carefully. IV. If eligible, Obtain ‘Unique Porting Code’ by sending… Read More »

How to Stop unwanted call / SMS on Mobile

By | February 9, 2016

Source : http://www.nccptrai.gov.in/ The Indian telecom Industry with nearly 900 million subscribers is the second largest wireless market in the world. Low tariffs and direct reach to consumers has made SMS and direct calling one of the most cost effective ways of selling services and products. However, telemarketing has brought with it serious issues of invasion… Read More »

FAQ on Stopping unwanted SMS / Calls / Commercial Communication on Mobile

By | February 9, 2016

FAQs: The National Customer Call Preference Registry 1. What is meant by Commercial Communication? “Commercial Communication” means any message, voice or SMS, made through telecommunications service, which is transmitted for the purpose of informing about, or soliciting or promoting any commercial transaction in relation to goods, investment or services. 2. What is Unsolicited Commercial Communication… Read More »

State bound by doctrine of promissory estoppel : Supreme Court

By | February 4, 2016

  How far and to what extent is the State bound by the doctrine of promissory estoppel ? Held It is clear from the letter of the 4th respondent dated 23rd January, 1969 that a categorical representation was made by the 4th respondent on behalf of the Government that the proposed Vanaspati factory of the… Read More »

FAQ’s on Jeevan Pramaan or Digital Life certificate

By | February 3, 2016

What is Jeevan Pramaan? Jeevan Pramaan is computer generated digital life certificate for pensioner. Jeevan Pramaan Certificate is produced for individual pensioner using his Biometric Credentials. How is this different from traditional Life Certificate issued by Govt Officers/ Agencies? For this certificate individual pensioner has not to present himself/ herself in front of seniors authorised… Read More »

Reportable judgments and non reportable Judgements

By | February 2, 2016

Reportable judgments and Non reportable Judgements  Reportable judgments are allowed by the Court to be published in media . Reported judgment means, reported in the official magazines like SCC or AIR. These reported judgments can be called as Citations and shall be used in the lower court as reference. Non-reportable judgments :- Unreported judgment means, all the… Read More »

Women can also become Karta of HUF : Delhi High Court

By | February 2, 2016

HELD There is no reason why Hindu women should be denied the position of a Karta. If a male member of an HUF, by virtue of his being the first born eldest, can be a Karta, so can a female member. The Court finds no restriction in the law preventing the eldest female co-parcener of… Read More »

Contact for online Consumer complaint against agencies

By | February 1, 2016

Online Consumer complaint Online Consumer complaint against Banks Deposits and banking Banking Ombudsman – https://www.rbi.org.in/commonman/English/Scripts/AgainstBank.aspx  Consumer complaint against Non Banking Financial Companies (NBFC) To Company Law Board To Consumer Forum To Civil Courts Online Consumer complaint in Insurance related matters To insurance Regulatory and Development Authority  :http://www.policyholder.gov.in/ Online Consumer complaint against companies mismanagement Annual report , Non receipt… Read More »

Intellectual Property Rights commonly asked questions

By | February 1, 2016

What is Intellectual property ? Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind: inventions; literary and artistic works; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. Intellectual property is divided into two categories: Industrial Property includes patents for inventions, trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications. Copyright covers literary works (such as novels, poems and plays), films,… Read More »

First Information Report (FIR) FAQ’s

By | January 31, 2016

What are the categories of Criminal offences ? Criminal offences are classified into two categories depending on the degree of seriousness / cognizance i.e. cognizable and non-cognizable offence. What is Cognizable Offence for filing First Information Report (FIR)  ? A cognizable offence is one in which the police may arrest a person without warrant. They are… Read More »

New checks on booking of e-ticket /i-ticket through IRCTC website

By | January 28, 2016

Railway Ministry introduces new checks on booking of e-ticket /i-ticket through IRCTC website with a view to further prevent possible misuse Under the new provisions a maximum of 6 tickets can be booked online by an individual user in a month on IRCTC website This new provision will come into effect w.e.f. 15th February, 2015… Read More »

Padma Awards 2016

By | January 25, 2016

Padma Awards 2016 Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports,… Read More »

SC and ST Amendment Act 2015 w.e.f January 26, 2016

By | January 25, 2016

The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015 to be enforced with effect from January 26, 2016 The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015 to ensure more stringent provisions for prevention of Atrocities against Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes will be enforced with… Read More »

LPG installation Safety Tips

By | January 25, 2016

LPG installation Safety Tips DISCONNECTING CYLINDER :  Put out all the flames and fires in the kitchen/ room  Close all the taps on the burner.  Turn the switch knob of the regulator from ‘ON’ position to ‘OFF’ position.  Grip the regulator and pull the bush (black plastic locking ring) up and… Read More »