Constitute a joint committee to deal with cases of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace

Kerala High Court asked organizations associated with the film industry to take steps to constitute a joint committee to deal with cases of sexual harassment of women, in line with the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2013. Key-Points The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and …

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Why Wearing of hijab in schools is Banned?

The Karnataka High Court upheld the ban on the wearing of the hijab (headscarf) by students in schools and colleges in the State. It held that wearing the hijab is not an essential religious practice in Islam and is not, therefore, protected under the right to freedom of religion guaranteed by Article 25 of the …

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Mentally Retarded Child Of A Deceased Government Employee Gets Family Pension

Union Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions Jitendra Singh said that mentally retarded child of a deceased Government employee/Pensioner is entitled to Family Pension and the spirit of this provision needs to be understood and respected. This reiteration was necessitated by the fact that it has come to the notice of the Department of Pension …

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Centre for Skill Development

Centre for Skill Development, Rehabilitation & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (CRC) is located in: A. Kozhikode B. Chennai C. Pune D. Ahmednagar Answer: Kozhikode Explanation: Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD) is going to launch its first bi-monthly E-Newsletter during the inauguration of main building of Composite Regional Centre for Skill …

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Dharma Sansad

With reference to the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Dharma Sansad, consider the following statements: 1. A dharma sansad, literally, religious parliament, is a platform of Hindu religious leaders or sants, where decisions are taken on issues considered important to the dharma. 2. The first dharma sansad was organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) at …

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cyber violence against women

With reference to the cyber violence against women, consider the following statements: 1. Section 153A of IPC pertains to the offence of promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, etc., and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony. 2. Section 67 of the IT Act prescribes punishment of life imprisonment for violation of …

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