CLAT 2020 TO BE HELD ON SEPT 7

The Consortium of National Law Universities after holding a meeting on Aug 10th to review the precautionary measures taken in the context of the COVID 19 pandemic, decided to conduct the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 for UG and PG candidates on September 7. Previously the consortium postponed the exam which was supposed to be held on August 22 but did not give a date for the re-scheduled exam. The timings will be 2-4 pm and it will be an online centre base exam. The admit cards of candidates shall be…

Centre to SC: Quarantine Period of Doctors & Health Workers to be treated as “On Duty”

The National Disaster Management Act lays down a strict penal action for the non payment of salaries to healthcare workers. Delhi, Punjab, Tripura, Karnataka & Maharashtra have not timely paid the salaries despite the Centre’s notification on National Disaster Management Act, The Supreme court was informed about the same. The state of Tripura on 10th August 2020 notified that the state have made the payment of the dues related to the healthcare worker’s salary on time. The Supreme Court on 17th June had directed the Centre to pass appropriate directions…

Classes, exams will be held: Govt to House panel

The central government will not allow the “zero academic year” without any teaching or examination, Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare told to the panel. Amit Khare also answered to the questions about university admissions, exams etc., where he said that the first-year students are expected to join from November- December and they would be having the classes and the examination. The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss digital education during the period of the pandemic. During the meeting, the school officials informed about the different initiatives taken by…

A NEED FOR REFORMATION OF JUVENILE DETENTION SYSTEM IN INDIA

Author: Aditi Sahay, 2nd Year, B.A. LLB (H), Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur Introduction Proper growth plays an important role in building up the future of a child. However, due to illiteracy and family background, some children indulge in unlawful activities and end up committing crimes like burglary, murder and even rape. Due to their immaturity, they are sent to the Juvenile Detention Centres where they are kept in the process of rehabilitation. But due to improper procedures and facilities not every child in the detention centre completes rehabilitation successfully. Certain…