Gujarat to make voting compulsory for elected representatives

The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced that it was going to bring an ordinance to make voting compulsory for elected representatives of local bodies.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

International Yoga Day events not 'compulsory': Govt

Amid opposition from some minority groups including the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AMPLB) against compulsory yoga classes in schools, government Monday said participation in June 21 events to mark International Yoga Day was not "compulsory".

Jun 08, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Akshay wants martial arts training compulsory for school kids

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who studied martial arts in Thailand, today urged the government to make this mandatory in Indian schools too as it is crucial for self defence.

Apr 28, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

Experts for making Sanskrit compulsory at schools

Sanskrit scholars pressed for making the language compulsory at the school level for its promotion and development.

Jan 21, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Goa defers decision to make helmets compulsory on roads

The Goa government has deferred implementation of its decision on make wearing helmets compulsory for two-wheeler riders on all roads of the state from Tuesday.

Oct 02, 2012, 10:25 AM IST

`No-ragging` affidavit compulsory for IIT-Kanpur

With the academic session commencing, IIT-Kanpur has asked all its new students to
give an affidavit pledging not to indulge in ragging.

Jul 18, 2011, 18:53 PM IST

Helmet now compulsory for pillion riders in Jaipur

Wearing a helmet became
compulsory for two-wheeler pillion riders in the city after a
month long awareness campaign ended.

Mar 01, 2011, 14:29 PM IST

Delhi Police to make dropping of BPO staff at homes compulsory

Delhi Police will make it
mandatory for call centres to ensure that their employees are
dropped at their homes and are accompanied by security guards.

Dec 02, 2010, 21:10 PM IST

Compulsory voting bill re-introduced in Gujarat assembly

Unfazed by the Governor sending
back Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s much talked about
compulsory voting bill, the state government re-introduced the
legislation without any changes in the assembly on Tuesday.

Sep 07, 2010, 21:54 PM IST

`No intention to make narco test compulsory`

The govt does not intend to
make narco analysis test compulsory on an accused for the sake of seeking evidence and will follow the Supreme Court`s recent
ruling on the matter, Home Minister P Chidambaram said.

Aug 11, 2010, 16:43 PM IST

Bill to make registration compulsory for hawkers in Maha

The Maharashtra government plans to
make registration compulsory for hawkers and make them liable
for imprisonment if they are found selling goods in
non-hawking zones.

Jul 21, 2010, 19:43 PM IST

Voting could be made compulsory: Moily

Law Minister M Veerappa Moily
today said the India needs to graduate to a level where
everyone casts vote and nurture democracy.

May 01, 2010, 01:00 AM IST

Police make auto-rickshaw registration compulsory in Rajkot

The Rajkot traffic police has
made action plans to keep an eye on robbers using
auto-rickshaws and made registration of three-wheelers
compulsory, a top traffic police official said.

Feb 16, 2010, 21:43 PM IST

Tamil Nadu makes registration of marriages compulsory

Tamil Nadu government has made
registration of marriages compulsory, warning of action if it
was not done within the stipulated period or if false
information was provided.

Nov 30, 2009, 18:34 PM IST