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Violation of Indian laws by US agencies unacceptable: Govt on snooping

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:26

Government will not accept breach of any Indian law relating to privacy of people by US agencies under their surveillance programmes and the same has been conveyed to US government, Parliament was informed Friday.

Parliament nod key to check ponzi schemes: Sebi chief

Parliament nod key to check ponzi schemes: Sebi chief

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:53

Hopeful of a new law empowering Sebi to crack down on ponzi menace, its chief U K Sinha today said Parliament nod for such a bill would send a strong signal to those defrauding gullible investors with illegal schemes.

Sebi attachment orders cross 1,300-mark; Govt readies new bill

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 15:31

As the government readies a new bill for empowering Sebi to take on fraudsters and defaulters, the number of attachment orders passed by the capital markets watchdog with the help of an ordinance has crossed 1,300-mark for recovery of penalties and dues in nearly 400 cases.

Crime rising in the capital, over 70k cases till Jun 30

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 12:07

Registering a phenomenal surge, Delhi police recorded over 70,000 cases under IPC laws in the national capital till June 30 this year, up from the 80,000 cases reported in the entire last year.

British Lords hold ten-hour debate on assisted dying

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 06:22

Members of Britain`s unelected House of Lords have spent almost ten hours discussing whether to legalise assisted dying, in an often emotional debate putting the question back on the agenda, if not on the statute books.

Bolivia legalizes child labor for kids from age 10

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 04:34

Bolivia has passed a law authorizing children to work from age 10, saying the rule is necessary due to realities in the impoverished country where kids join the labor market prematurely.

Singapore warns maid agencies against `undignified` ads

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 04:23

Singapore has warned maid employment agencies in the city-state against "undignified" advertising following complaints by rights groups that domestic workers are being marketed as commodities.

New challenges in tax administration due to globalisation:Prez

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 18:02

New challenges have emerged in the arena of tax administration in the wake of globalisation and economic integration, President Pranab Mukherjee has said.

CPI(M) warns Centre against amendment in Labour laws

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:43

CPI(M) today warned the Central government against any amendment in Labour laws as they were an outcome of struggle and not from any favour.

Personal laws left best untouched, says Congress leader Manish Tewari

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 14:55

Congress leader and former union minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday warned the Centre not to tinker with the Uniform Civil Code, and instead, advised it to keep personal laws untouched.

Snowden attacks British emergency surveillance laws

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 00:49

Fugitive US intelligence expert Edward Snowden attacked British plans for emergency laws to allow police and security services greater access to Internet and phone data on Sunday.

UK to pass emergency phone access laws

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:23

PM David Cameron said his government is planning to rush through emergency laws to allow security services to continue to access phone and internet records of terror suspects and other criminals.