27 special corridors across the country for safe passage of elephants, Snow Leopard, Great Indian Bustard and other endangered animals could soon become a reality.A Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud directed the Centre to consider the suggestion of ecologist Vidya Athreya in this regard.“These are valuable suggestions we must say. Consider them after taking the help of experts”, the bench told . Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand.Anand said the government would file an counter affidavit after consulting experts.“Take time as much as you want…but you must reply”, the bench then told Anand.SC had earlier sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking measures, including framing of a national policy, to save endangered species like the Great Indian Bustard and the snow leopard. WHAT PIL SAIDThe petitioners had told the court that species like Great Indian Bustards, snow leopards and wolves were … [Read more...] about 27 Corridors For Safe Passage Of Endangered Animals May Become A Reality
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Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: P.V Dinesh December 19, 2018 3:24 pm Change Font Size Recently, on 26th November 2018, the Corporate Affairs Secretary Mr.Injeti Srinivas informed the country that out of the 9,000 cases filed before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), 4,400 cases have been disposed of, leading to a recovery of approximately Rs.71,000 crores. The total bad debts assessed so far that is owed to the public sector banks in India amounts to Ten Lakh Crores of Rupees. As per the report published by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India(“IBBI”),in respect of the 32 companies which are stated to have been resolved in insolvency resolution process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”), there is a recovery of Rs.49,783 crores which amounts to 56 % recovery. The balance, i.e., Rs.39,619 crores is written off, which would otherwise have been payable by these 32 companies. In the case of the 136 … [Read more...] about Insolvency Proceedings – Safe Passage for Defaulters?
A challenge brought in state court by a coalition of business groups, employers, and the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce seeking a temporary injunction to prevent the Minneapolis Safe and Sick Time Ordinance (No. 2016-040) from taking effect on July 1, 2017, was partially successful. In an order issued on January 19, 2017, Hennepin County District Judge Mel I. Dickstein denied a broad injunction, finding that the city had authority to enact the ordinance, but he granted a temporary injunction preventing its application to employers that are not located within the territorial limits of the city of Minneapolis. The ruling is likely to be appealed by both parties to the Minnesota Court of Appeals and, eventually, to the Minnesota Supreme Court.The plaintiffs’ main argument was that the subject of paid sick leave was beyond the authority of the city of Minneapolis because the Minnesota Legislature has addressed this subject in one or more state statutes. Minnesota state law does not … [Read more...] about Minneapolis Safe and Sick Leave Ordinance Survives Broad Injunction Threat but Is Restricted to Employers Within City Limits
Washington’s Department of Labor and Industries has now concluded its process for drafting and finalizing the regulations for implementing Washington’s paid sick leave law, which becomes effective on January 1, 2018. Now employers can finish drafting legally compliant paid sick leave policies. The complementary enforcement regulations are still a work in progress and are not expected to be finalized until at least mid-December 2017. Background Washington voters approved Initiative 1433 (I-1433) in November of 2016, which increased the state minimum wage and created paid sick and safe leave for nonexempt Washington employees. Following its passage, the Department began drafting regulations which have been through multiple drafts, comment periods, and public hearings. Current Status The Department recently finalized the regulations to implement Washington’s paid sick leave law. This article discusses the key requirements for drafting and implementing … [Read more...] about Washington State’s Paid Sick and Safe Leave Update: The Administrative Regulations Are Finally Final
The Judicial Redress Act of 2015 (H.R. 1428) is on its way to the U.S. Senate. On October 20th, the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of passage.The Judicial Redress Act extends certain privacy rights under the Privacy Act of 1974 (Privacy Act) to citizens of the EU and other specified countries.The preamble to the Judicial Redress Act states that:“The Judicial Redress Act provides citizens of covered foreign countries with the ability to bring suit in Federal district court for certain Privacy Act violations by the Federal Government related to the sharing of law enforcement information between the United States and a covered foreign government. Any such lawsuit is subject to the same terms and conditions that apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents who seek redress against the Federal Government under the Privacy Act. Under current law, only U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents may bring claims against the Federal Government pursuant to … [Read more...] about Safe Harbor Update: House Votes to Pass Judicial Redress Act