Fishing row: HC asks Centre, TN to filed affidavits

The Madras High Court Monday directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu Governments to file affidavits on a PIL by Fisherman Care Association seeking to implement P Murari Committee recommendations on fishing.

Replace affidavits with self attestation: Centre to states

Terming gazetted-officer signed affidavits as a colonial era practice, Union Minister Jitendra Singh Friday asked all states to replace them with self attestation in majority of government works.

Delhi govt decides to dispense with unnecessary affidavits

In its effort to make the services more citizen friendly, the Delhi government on Tuesday decided to dispense with unnecessary affidavits and undertakings and replace them with self attestation while availing of services.

Prefer self attestation of documents for govt work: Centre

In what may come as a major relief to citizens, the government has decided to do away with the necessity of filing affidavits from a gazetted officer or a notary for a big chunk of government-related work and instead to promote self-attestation of documents.

EC to launch new norms to fill poll affidavits

The EC is planning to introduce new and stringent norms for filing affidavits of personal assets and expenditure for candidates and political parties in the assembly polls in TN, WB and other states next year.

Bombay HC grants time to Jet, Sahara to file affidavits

The Bombay HC has granted two months time to Jet Airways and Air Sahara for filing affidavits with regard to the dispute over the multi-crore take-over deal.