8 July 2024

Search Results for Tag : Safety

Blast from the Past

Drawing distinction between human and animal life(21.03.1968)

Poaching and hunting animals for game has witnessed only a gradual build up in public ire. Animal life is rarely seen as equatable to human life, and .....

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Top Story

Government notifies Draft Rules on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020(20.11.2020)

In order to enhance safety, health and working conditions and simplifying the procedures, Union Labour Ministry notifies Draft Rules under the Occupat.....

Tags : Rules, Employment, Safety



#Major Changes Implementing From Today: Sweet Sellers to Display 'Best Before Date'(01.10.2020)

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has directed the sweet shop owners to declare the 'best before date' of non-packaged or loose swe.....

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#Major Changes Implementing From Today: FSSAI Bans Blending of Mustard Oil with Other Cooking Oil(01.10.2020)

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has banned blending of mustard oil with any other cooking oil with effect from 1st October, 2020.

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Punjab and Haryana HC Notices State Government over School Buses’ Safety(18.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has asked Punjab government to explain about arrangements made by it to secure school children commuting through buses.

Tags : Punjab and Haryana HC, School Buses’ Safety


Delhi HC Orders Govt. to Implement Measures to Ensure Safety of Healthcare Professionals(29.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has passed an order directing the State Government to implement certain measures to ensure the safety and protection of health care p.....

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Delhi High Court Asks State About Steps Taken to Implement its Circular on School Safety(31.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Government about the steps taken by it to ensure implementation of its circular on ensuring safety of children in all.....

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Bombay HC Notices NMC over Empress Mall Violations Case(27.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and its other departments on their failure to take action against owners of .....

Tags : Bombay HC, Empress Mall, fire Safety


Delhi HC Seeks Status Report on Special Task Force on Women’s Safety from Lieutenant Governor(22.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Office of Lieutenant Governor to apprise it whether any special task force (STF) on women's safety was in place in National.....

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Notifications & Circulars

GEAC Sends Public Comments on Assessment of Food and Environmental Safety Report on Environmental Release of GE Mustard to Sub-Committee(06.10.2016)

A total of 759 comments were received from various stakeholders on the Assessment of Food and Environmental Safety (AFES) report on environmental rele.....

Tags : Food, Environmental Safety, Report, Public Comments


India Japan Cooperation in Rail Safety(27.09.2017)

Taking the technical cooperation in Rail Safety ahead, a team/ Mission of Safety experts from Japan concluded its second visit early this month. This .....

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J&K High Court Quashes Detention of Masarat Alam under Public Safety Act(28.12.2016)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) of hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam and ordered his release.

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Public Safety Act, Masarat Alam


Bombay HC Grants Six Months Time to Centre to Decide upon Safety Sealing(02.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has given Central Government six months’ time to take a decision on making safety sealing mandatory for healthcare and hygiene produ.....

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J & K High Court Orders Release of Human Right Activist Khurram Parvez(28.11.2016)

J&K High Court, while ordering release of Human Rights activist Khurram Parvez, has quashed his detention under Public Safety Act (PSA), saying that G.....

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Bombay HC Seeks State’s Reply over Steps Taken for Safety of Overnight Women Travelers(06.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to reply stating steps it has taken for safety of women travelling at night.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Women Travelers, safety


Delhi HC: No Escape for Power Discoms in Electrocution Cases if Lapses Found(07.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that Power Discoms can't escape liability in cases of electrocution if it is found that there were maintenance/safety lapses.....

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Metro Safety is Not Negotiable: Delhi High Court(28.01.2019)

Delhi High court has said that gauging Metro's safety is sole privilege of Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety and can’t be overruled through arbitra.....

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Give Priority to Food Safety Cases: Madras HC to Lower Courts(23.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed all subordinate courts, both civil and criminal, to give priority to food safety cases as they directly affect the heal.....

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Ministry of Railways Signs Record of Discussion for India Japan Cooperation in Rail Safety(14.08.2018)

Record of Discussion (ROD) for the project on Capacity Development on Rail Safety was signed between Ministry of Railways and Japan International Coop.....

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Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya launches Youth Road Safety Learners Licence Programme(15.10.2018)

Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Chemical & Fertilizer today launched the Youth Road Safety Learners L.....

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Mandatory Safety Audits(10.08.2023)

Road Safety audit (RSA) is an essential part of any National Highway development project. RSA is carried out at different stages namely during design,.....

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Delhi High Court Says No to ‘Pick & Choose’ policy on Hygiene at Eateries(03.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has stressed that hygiene and safety standards must be maintained across all eating joints in city adding that there can be no "pick .....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Asks Authorities About Safety Clearances Given in 4 Years(25.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked corporations, fire and police departments to respond on a plea seeking details of permissions given to hotels, hospitals et.....

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SC: Conduct Expert Committee Meeting Regarding Implementation of Section 136A MV Act(09.01.2023)

Supreme Court while hearing plea regarding road safety through electronic monitoring has directed that a meeting to be convened by chairperson of SC C.....

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Delhi HC to Cops: Focus on Urgent Steps to Ensure Safety, Security of Public(20.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has told Police to focus on urgent steps they can take to address issue of safety and security of public, especially of women and chi.....

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FSSAI is Independent Authority and CAT has No Jurisdiction Over It: CAT(24.04.2019)

Central Administrative Tribunal has said that Food Safety & Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) is an independent statutory authority and unless a spe.....

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AP HC: State Commissioner of Food Safety Can’t Impose Ban on Manufacture & Sale of Gutka, Pan Masala(27.03.2023)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that State Commissioner of Food Safety is neither authorized nor have any jurisdiction to issue notification, prohi.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, State Commissioner, Food Safety and Standard Act, Pan Masala


Bharat new car assessment programme introduced for safety rating of passenger cars and empowers consumers to take informed decisions(14.12.2023)

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways vide G.S.R. 698(E) dated 27th September, 2023 has inserted a new rule 126E in CMVR (Central Motor Vehicles Rul.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Proceed With Prosecution Against Partners Without Arraigning Firm as Accused(20.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that existence of Section 66 in the Food Safety and Standard Act 2006 is a clear indicator of the fac.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Food Safety and Standard Act, Prosecution


Delhi High Court: Guidelines to Give Fire Safety Clearance ‘Moronic’(31.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has observed while criticising the guidelines for fire safety norms that the safety norms are “moronic” and a reason for fire acciden.....

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Delhi HC Asks Govt and Police to Respond on PIL Seeking Fire Safety in Coaching Centres in Delhi(31.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the AAP Government, the police and the fire department to respond to a PIL seeking directions to them to ensure fire safety.....

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Kerala HC Seeks Response Regarding Compliance with Guidelines on Safety of Passengers(16.06.2021)

Kerala High Court has sought response of the Indian Railways in a suo motu matter regarding safety in the Railways regarding the adherence to guidelin.....

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JKL HC Constitutes Committee for Implementation of Safety Measures Under CEA Regulations, 2010(28.04.2023)

Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh High Court has constituted committee to ensure strict implementation of safety measures under Central Electricity Authority (.....

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Department of Consumer Affairs holds stakeholder consultation on Safety Pledge for e-commerce platforms(16.11.2023)

The Department of Consumer Affairs held a stakeholder consultation today on preparation of a 'Safety Pledge' for e-commerce platforms aimed to ensure .....

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RBI guidelines on safety of bank customers(29.11.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has informed that an incident of data breach with respect to cards was reported and the matter is under investigation. Ind.....

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia on the safety in Mines, Testing and Research Station(16.01.2019)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Di.....

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Madras HC: Tobacco is Not ‘Food Product’, No Action Can Be Taken Against Manufactures Under FSSAI Act(20.06.2017)

Madras High Court has observed that tobacco is not a food product for purpose of Food Safety and Standards Act and no proceedings can be initiated aga.....

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court Quashes Masarat Alam's Detention Under Public Safety Act(24.08.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed the detention of hardline separatist Masarat Alam under the Public Safety Act.

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Masarat Alam, Public Safety Act


Bombay High Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Provisions of Food Safety Act(21.09.2015)

Bombay HC while dismissing a plea challenging several provisions of the Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act, observed that those who endangered human .....

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Delhi High Court to Local Bodies : Make Sure Community Halls Are Not Disobeying Fire Safety Norms(18.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the Municipal Corporations to file a list of community halls and banquet halls that are operating without a license or i.....

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NGT Issues Directions to Authorities to Implement Measures for Safety of Wild Elephants(12.07.2021)

National Green Tribunal has initiated suo moto proceedings on the basis of a media report titled "Night, early morning trains cause most elephant deat.....

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Delhi High Court To Police: Secure Each Woman to the Extent You Secure Us(10.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has urged police to "secure each woman to the extent you secure us (judges)", and said it was "willing to forsake" its own security f.....

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Supreme Court Asks States to Implement Guidelines on Safety in Schools(10.10.2017)

Supreme Court has directed all State Governments to ensure that Centre's guidelines on safety and security of children are implemented in "reality" in.....

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Cabinet approves cooperation between Indian and Japan on Railway Safety(03.05.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the signing the Memorandum of Cooperation (.....

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Central Consumer Protection Authority issues Safety Notice under Consumer Protection Act, 2019 alerting consumers against purchase of acid on e-commerce platforms(29.11.2023)

The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA), headed by Chief Commissioner, Mrs. Nidhi Khare, has issued Safety Notice under Section 18(2)(j) of t.....

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DGCA and USTDA sign agreement for aviation safety and technical assistance(09.02.2016)

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation of India and the United States Technical Development Agency signed the Grant Agreement for India Aviation Sa.....

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Del. HC to Centre: Maintain Highest Standards of Safety and Security at Railway Stations(27.07.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Union government to ensure that there is a periodic audit and maintenance of highest standards of safety and security at.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Railway Stations, Audit, Safety


Delhi High Court Directs AAP Govt to Take Action Against Buildings Lacking Fire Safety(03.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the AAP Government, its fire department and municipal authorities to take action against buildings, including sealing th.....

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JH HC Issues Directions to Ensure Strict Implementation of Fire Safety Measures Across State(21.08.2023)

Jharkhand High Court has issued directions to ensure stringent implementation of fire safety measures across the State. This came in response to the t.....

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Delhi High Court Directs AAP Government to Ensure Fire Safety in Delhi Schools(16.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the AAP Government to ensure implementation of the Education Department's circular regarding the installation of fire sa.....

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Madras HC Directs to Decide Representation Seeking Flight Safety Announcements(14.09.2021)

Madras HC has disposed of a PIL seeking directions to be issued to the Centre to ensure that the cabin crew of Indian airline operators make announcem.....

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Kerala HC Directs Motor Vehicle Department to Furnish Action Taken on Directions on Road Safety(08.11.2021)

Kerala High Court has made an attempt to reinforce the Rules and directions in place for road safety by directing the concerned officers to take neces.....

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Parliament Passes Dam Safety Bill for Surveillance, Maintenance & Operation of Dams(03.12.2021)

Parliament has cleared the Dam Safety Bill, 2019 for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of all specified dams across the country. The.....

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SC: FSS Act Will Prevail Over Food Adulteration Act to the Extent They're Inconsistent(20.12.2023)

Supreme Court has held that in case where an offence is punishable under both Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act, 2006 and Prevention of Food Adulter.....

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FSSAI Issues New Rules for Ensuring Quality Imports(15.01.2016)

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued new rules for importing products, seeking to address concerns over the entry of sub-st.....

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Delhi HC Activates District Road Safety Committees(18.01.2016)

Delhi HC has activated Delhi's District-Level Road Safety Committees formed two years ago to deal with traffic problems.

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Delhi HC To Police: Install CCTVs At Vulnerable Spots, Light Up All Dark Spots(14.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi government and Delhi Police to ensure that CCTVs are installed at all vulnerable areas in the city within eight we.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Women Safety


Bom. HC: No Relaxation in Aviation Safety Norms for Projects by Public Authority(16.01.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that no relaxation in civil aviation safety norm regarding height restriction can be granted just because the project is pr.....

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Madras High Court Notice to Centre on Plea Challenging Food Safety Rules(21.08.2018)

Madras High Court has issued a notice to the Union government on a petition from a farmer challenging the latest food safety rules which makes certifi.....

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Del. HC: Government Directed to Implement Fire Safety Norms in Nursing Homes Within 4 Weeks(06.06.2024)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to decide the representation for framing and implementation of fire safety norms in small hospitals.....

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Food Safety Violations Can Be Prosecuted Under IPC As Well, Holds Supreme Court(21.09.2018)

Supreme Court has held that Food Safety Officers can lodge complaints alleging offences under the provisions of the Indian Penal Code against the pers.....

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Offenders Can Be Prosecuted Under Two Different Laws, Says Supreme Court(24.09.2018)

Supreme Court has said in a case that Maharashtra Police can initiate criminal action under IPC for transportation, stocking and sale of 'Gutka' or Pa.....

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Constitutionality of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 upheld(16.09.2015)

The Bombay High Court summarised its position on the constitutionality and vires of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 as thus: “…if preventing f.....

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