Archive for March, 2010

LANDMARK VARDICT COULD HAVE FAR REACHING FACTS

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

The verdict of Delhi High Court is no doubt a historical and definitely will have far-reaching implication in the armed forces the direction of the court to union govt. to end the discrimination in the armed forces IT will open the gates for permanent commission to the around 1200 women officers IT is surprising that if the male officers can be granted permanent commission performing those tasks ,there is no reason why capable women offices cannot be granted permanent commission it is held that it is not charity being sought but enforcement of constitutional right. It evident that there was tendency of gender bias in army. They have right to appeal in the Supreme Court but credibility will be doubtful in light of gender bias arm forces. The Delhi High Court created a history by “bold judgment”. A gift to women’s of India. The most discriminated in the Indian society.

PAID NEWS A STIGMA ON THE FACE OF MEDIA

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Media is under attack for paid news, and it is genuine concern for our democracy. The question raised by intelligence really is very important as media is always treated a fourth pillar of democracy, recently a delegation of Editors Guild of India met Election commission of India and raised the issue of paid news before them .Even Vise president of India in the upper house of parliament made his observation against paid news during debate in upper house. In a seminar organized by editors’ guild women press all political party was worried about this problem and agreed to include it to make paid news electoral offence as election commission is not adequately empowered to deal with the issue. A bill should be introduced in the parliament to amend the “People’s representation act”, Model code of conduct does not cover the issue of malpractice it is need of the hour .Many senior journalist are of the same view in my opinion journalism is a noble profession and a mission not a product due to that media is entitled for some privilege but if you feel that you are free to promote it as product then accept regulation certainly lose some privilege it is right time now to introspect yourself you cant cheat public, your reader they are fully entitle to get independent news. I am of the view that it is really a stigma on the face of media.

PASSAGE OF WOMENS RESRVATION BILL

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

No doubt history was made by passing the women reservation bill in the Upper house. With the Upper house adopting a legislation making space for 33% reservation for women representative to empowered women in independent India. In the history it is known fact that women struggle to got even voting right. In the men’s dominated world despite of this men dominated world Indian society we could not forgot the name of Rani Ahilya bahi, laxmi bai, Sarojni naidu, Dr. suchita kripltinani, Indira Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, President of India Dr. Prathibha Devi Singh Patil etc are dominating their field. Their contribution can not be ignored.
Independent India adopted a landmark provision to empower women this cause hinges on political representation and economic advancement. The passage of women reservation bill can be justified as path breaking social reform. There are some apprehensions in some section of political section. The mechanism to be adopted for reservation of seeds, it should be widely to be debated. There may be some genuine concern. The parties opposing the bill lowered the dignity of house and made mockery of democratic values. After independence we are just acknowledging the political right to one half of our population. Through this constitutional amendment.

CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT AND COMMERCIAL PURPOSE

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Under the consumer act only persons who buy goods and services for the own purpose are consumers. But the consumer protection act further amended that those who buy good or services for commercial purpose cannot be consumer other than those who buy those services for their livelihood. Even at that stage even Insurance companies were unable to move consumer fora for redressal of their grievances. In the circumstances when insurance companies are forced to take-up the under their obligation as a third party or entitle to file their complaint or under the agreement with their policy holder for their recoveries of their interest as a joint party. However their was always confusion that when it could be done. Last month Supreme Court shortage out right of insurance companies to move consumer for a in the case ECONOMY TRANSPORT ORGANISATION vs CHARAN SPINNING MILLS. The definition of consumer in the Supreme Court judgment held recently in the Gujrat Themis Bicon vs Subodh Gohklae that employ is a consumer against the right of the employ the provident fund contribution is not paid. Similarly National consumer commission held that student is also a consumer on non-publication of result of an examination. Even an industrial unit is also a consumer which admittedly is running for commercial purpose if the insurer decline to pay assured some in the Ritu Gram Udhyog Samiti vs. New India assurance company where factory collapse in a hail storm leading to a claim against the insurance company. It was held those insurance policies were taken covering the risk that was not for the commercial purpose. It is specific clear now that cover is specifically for the covering of the risks to indemnification of actual loss with no intention to generate profit.
Even insurance companies are consumers it is held in Charan Spinnig mills that insurance companies can claim compensation which were delivered by insurance company to the policy holder in pursuance to the contract but the consignment of the policy holder was lost in transition. It was held that insurance companies had jointly with the policy holder or with the authority of the policy holder can file complaint in the consumer for a so in this case insurance company is consumer under the emit of the consumer protection act.