Assam govt moves bill for recruitment commissions for class III IV posts \
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Assam govt moves bill for recruitment commissions for class III IV posts

20-Dec-2021
Guwahati Dec 20 PTI The Assam government on Monday moved a bill for constituting direct recruitment commissions for appointments to Class III and Class IV posts in different establishments and offices under it The Assam Direct Recruitment Commissions for Analogous Posts in Class-III and Class-IV Bill 2021 was placed in the House by Industry and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on behalf of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who also holds the Personnel department on the first day of the Winter Session of the Assembly The bill seeks to provide for regulating the process of direct recruitment to Class III and IV posts which have similar eligibility requirements by holding a common selection test It will help in expediting the recruitment process and also curb expenditureFurther it will provide respite to aspiring candidates from applying and appearing in different recruitment tests for similar posts under different departments Two State Level Direct Recruitment Commissions will be notified under the bill for recruitment for all technical and non-technical posts of both the class III and IV except certain posts or category of posts that may be excluded from its purview by the government The commissions would be able to conduct any part or the whole of the recruitment process themselves or through any other institution or agency as deemed to be competent with the approval of the government The bill will not require any expenditure from the consolidated fund of the state once it comes into force Another bill to amend the Assam Police Act 2007 was also introduced in the House by Patowary on behalf of the chief minister who also holds Home and Political portfolio among others The proposed Assam Police Amendment Bill 2021 seeks to remove ambiguities in functioning of the State-level Police Accountability Commission vis--vis other constitutional and statutory authorities Among the amendments proposed is the deletion of certain categories from the explanation under the term serious misconduct with regards to complaints taken up the state-level accountability commission against any police personnel Allegations of arrest or detention without due process of law forceful deprivation of a person of his rightful ownership or possession of property blackmail or extortion and non-registration of FIR against police personnel will be omitted from the definition of serious misconduct as per the bill Any willful breach or neglect by a police officer of any law rule regulation which adversely affects the rights of any member of the public excluding what is defined as serious misconduct will fall under the misconduct category in the context of the amendments proposed The Assam Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Reservation of Posts in Services Amendment Bill 2021 was also introduced in the Assembly by Minister for Welfare of Plain Tribes and Backward Classes Ranoj Pegu The bill proposes to allow every establishment to prepare and notify the roster for each cadre equivalent to the number of post with the approval of the senior-most secretary of the Administrative department concerned The amendment is required so that all Administrative departments can notify the roster registers from their end the statement of objects and reasons of the proposed bill said PTI SSG SSG RG RG
20-Dec-2021 National
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Amendment moved in Assam Assembly to make cattle bill stringent \
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Amendment moved in Assam Assembly to make cattle bill stringent

20-Dec-2021
Guwahati Dec 20 PTI The Assam government Monday moved an amendment in the Asembly seeking to make The Assam Cattle Preservation Act 2021 more stringent with regard to investigation procedure and facilitating utilisation of cattle for animal husbandry and agricultural purposes The Assam Cattle Preservation Amendment Bill 2021 was laid in the House by Industry and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on behalf of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on the first day of the winter session of the Assembly The original legislation to regulate the slaughter consumption and transportation of cattle in the state was passed in the Assembly on August 13 The statement of objects and reasons for the amendment mentioned that the changes are being proposed to remove certain existing restrictions with the aim of facilitating utilisation of cattle for animal husbandry and agricultural purposes The amendments also seeks to ensure strict implementation of the penal provisions of the Act and therefore new provisions regarding investigation procedure have been proposed The proposed amendment bill seeks to scrap the provision in the principal act wherein the state government was authorised to exempt certain places of worship or certain occasions for slaughter of cattle other than calf heifer and cow for religious purposes It also seeks to allow transport of cattle from one district to another within the state by issuing permit to agencies and farms registered under the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department for bona fide agricultural or animal husbandry purposes or for transportation of cattle for trade for the said purposes However transport of cattle to any district within the state that has international boundary is sought to be prohibited through the amendment bill Further it seeks to allow the sale of the seized vehicles boats vessels and others except cattle after being produced before the appropriate court during inquiry or trial The amendment sought authorisation of the investigation officer to attach or seize documents relating to moveable and immovable property acquired by a person or hisher family members against whom a case has been registered under the principal act within six years prior to the registration of the case The burden to prove that the attached or seized property was not acquired illegally through sale or transportation of cattle in violation of any provision of the principal act will be on the affected person PTI SSG KK KK KK
20-Dec-2021 National
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IndiaJoy, esports platform MPL to present Asia’s biggest virtual digital entertainment festival \
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IndiaJoy, esports platform MPL to present Asia’s biggest virtual digital entertainment festival

22-Oct-2021
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 22 (ANI): Asia's biggest digital entertainment festival IndiaJoy, will be held this year virtually from November 16 to 19, according to a release.
22-Oct-2021 Entertainment
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