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want te be starti Page-9: Unfortunate assault: Bench. GS Mains Paper-2: Need for Transparency versus hyper-active role of media] at th The Supreme Court said it was "unfortunate" that the judiciary has been subjected to unrestrained 2 verbal assault by certain MPs and the media against the backdrop of an unprecedented move by Opposition parties to bring an impeachment motion for the removal of CJI Dipak Misra. Reacting to a petition alleging that the "acts ofcertain parliamentarians-as revealed in newspaper reports have demeaned, damaged and placed at risk the independence of judiciary", a Bench of SC said: "That is very unfortunate and it has been happening right now" * Plea for media curbs The petition, filed by an organisation called "In Pursuit of Justice", urged the court to gag the media from publishing, broadcasting, printing, transmitting or circulating "any information relating to discussions and deliberations" relating to the impeachment motion The absence of such a regulation/restraint has resulted in a vigorous assault on the integrity and sanctity of the constitutional procedures, relating to such an important and sensitive matter. k h ent The Bench asked Attorney-General K.K. Venugopal to assist the court on the next date of hearing. The petition said the Supreme Court should punish scurrilous attacks on a judge or court with contempt of court. The nation's interest requires criticism of the judiciary to be measured, rational and proceed from the highest motives without being coloured by partisan spirit or pressure tactics or intimidatory attitude. ksa
Page-9: Jaitley slams 'revenge petition' .Accusing the Congress of using impeachment as a political tool, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at th termed its notice to remove Chief Justice of India Deepak Misra a "revenge petition" after the nt in Judge Loya death case had "exposed" the conspiracy of falsehood. .In a hard-hitting Facebook post titled 'Judge Loya Death Case-The One That Almost Created a re Judicial Mutiny', he also said Amit Shah, now BJP President, had "no role" in the Sohrabuddin case he which was an alleged encounter executed by some central agencies through the State Police. Observing that impeachment of a Judge of the Supreme Court is to be done only in the case of either his incapacity or on proven misconduct, Mr. Jaitley said the Congress party and its friends had started using impeachment as a "political tool". e an k h ent .Question. Efficacy of Impeachment process Trivialising the use of impeachment power is a dangerous event, he said, adding that it is not difficult to collect 50 signatures of Rajya Sabha or hundred signatures of Lok Sabha members even ui on frivolous issues. To use the power as intimidatory tactics when neither you have a case of proven misconduct' or the numbers on your side, is a serious threat to judicial independence. ksa
want te be starti Page-5 Nation: Swell waves forecast along India's coasts th .S. Mains Paper-1 : Geography: Oceanography Waves India's coasts will be lashed by 'high energy swell waves' on Saturday and Sunday, hence fishermen as well as beach-loungers ought to be staying away, according to an alert from the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA). p* There is a strong indication that high energy swell waves, with heights between 2 m and 3 m and periods te between 17-22 seconds are likely to be experienced in the seas around India," the note adds. This is based on a forecast from the Hyderabad-based Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), which is charged with issuing tsunami alerts Wind-triggered ripples: 'Swell waves' are massive ripples that form on the sea due to winds coming from as far away as Madagascar. They might appear to be tsunami-like waves but have completely different characteristics. The waves will be first experienced along the western coast of India & Lakshdaweep by the morning hours i.e. April 21 and subsequently along the Bay of Bengal by April 22. The wave impact in the Bay of Bengal could be particularly high off the west coast of the A&N islands. In the Bay of Bengal, the high swell-wave regime is likely decrease only by around (April 24). However, the swell energy is likely to be higher on Monday in the Bay of Bengal The low-lying coasts of Kerala and West Bengal are particularly vulnerable. .
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want to be starting ganses, beiag anted to show the boss whatcE s bnat th Page-8 News: Finance panel terms antidemocratic: CPIM G.S. Mains Paper-2: Polity & Governance: Finance Commission Fiscal Federalism] . The CPI(M) has expressed deep concern over the "anti-federal and anti-democratic" underpinnings of the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission, alleging that extraneous elements have been brought into themm It expressed concern that the terms were intended to: y hav reve. he p > reduce the share of the States in the overall tax devolution, layer squeeze fiscal space available to them, impose unacceptable conditionalities and privilege Centrally sponsored schemes over the State programmes. or us hink h erent What is so contentious in Terms framed by President on the advice of Council Of a pu Ministers? As a result of the proposed change in the population base year from 1971 to 2001, the terms threaten to impair seriously the finances of the State governments that performed well with respect to population control. 1. rk and t sta 2. Populist policies: Extraneous steps such as discouraging populist policies are not the business of the finance panel
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want to be starting ganses, beiag anted to show the boss whatcE s bnat th Article 280. Finance Commission (1) The President shall, within two years from the commencement of this Constitution and thereafter at the expiration of every fifth year or at such earlier time as the President considers necessary, by order constitute a Finance Commission which shall consist of a Chairman and four other members to be appointed by the President y hav reve he g (2) It shall be the duty of the Commission to make recommendations to the President as to layer (a) the distribution between the Union and the States of the net proceeds of taxes which are to be, or may be, divided between them under this Chapter and the allocation between the States of the respective shares of such proceeds; or us hink h cause l (b) the principles which should govern the grants in aid of the revenues of the Stat (c) any other matter referred to the Commission by the President in the interests of (4) The Commission shall determine their procedure and shall have such powers in the out of the Consolidated Fund of India; a pu sound finance rk and t sta performance of their functions as Parliament may by law confer on them
to Page-8: 'Withdraw hire and fire policy': CPIOMIGS Mains Paper-3: Contractualisation of Labourl The CPI(M) has demanded that the Union government withdraw its notification on fixed-term employment. The party termed the government's move to extend the arrangement to all sectors through the notification amending the Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Rules as the "latest attack on the working class" p The government should instead take steps to ensure the effective implementation of the labour laws that re protected the rights of workers and provide them some benefits The CPI(M) said the move was an integral part of the neoliberal agenda of labour law reforms that were meant to impose conditions of "virtual slavery" on the working class. . Background: The government had already amended the Apprenticeship Act and was in the process of amending the Factories Act and the Contract Labour Act and merging 44 labour laws into four labour codes to deprive workers of the little protection they provided This in essence provides employers with the freedom to hire and fire workers. It is one of the measures intended to facilitate the movement up the ladder of the ease of doing business index of the World Bank. This will increase contractualisation and casualisation of workers. The precariousness in jobs has to be taken seriously," former party general secretary Prakash Karat said ay He said the BJP government had issued the first notification of the fixed term employment in 2003 and it was rescinded by the UPA government subsequently owing to strong opposition and resistance from the joint trade union movement. The present BJP government notified the fixed term employment first in the textile sector.
want to be starting ganses, beiag anted to show the boss whatcE s bnat th Page-8: Cabinet to discuss death penalty for rape of minors Following a nationwide uproar over the rape of two minors in Kathua and Unnao, the Union Cabinet could take a decision on bringing an Ordinance to award death penalty to those convicted of sexually assaulting a child. . Law Ministry sources say that they have approved a proposal received from the Ministry of y hav pho eve Women and Child Development (MoWCD) to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual he p Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, and a final decision on whether to bring it in the form of an layer Ordinance will be taken at the Cabinet meeting Draft cabinet note WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi had said that her Ministry will amend the POSCO Act to ensure hink e death penalty for sexual assaults on children up to 12 years. Subsequently, a draft Cabinet note was prepared and sent to the Law Ministry. The draft Cabinet note proposes an amendment to Section 6 of the POCSO Act, which lays down a punishment of 10 years to life imprisonment for aggravated penetrative sexual assault against children ope an or us erent rk and It stay The Centre also informed the Supreme Court that it is actively considering amending the penal law to introduce death penalty to those convicted of sexually abusing children up to 12 years of age.
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