Sunil Chhetri, This comes after the NDA government in July revived the bill to look into its flaws.The Bill was first introduced in Parliament by the UPA government in its last days in 2014 and aimed to make anti-retroviral treatment a legal right of HIV/AIDS patients Watch What Else Is Making News Under the Bill central and state governments are obliged to provide for anti-retroviral therapy (ART) and management of opportunistic infections (infections that take advantage of weakness in the immune system and occur frequently) It also prohibits specific acts of discrimination by the state or any other person against HIV-positive people or those living with such people The protection mandated in the Bill extends to the fields of employment healthcare services educational services public facilities property rights holding public office and insurance It also provides for confidentiality of HIV-related information and makes it necessary to get informed consent for undertaking HIV tests medical treatment and research The Bill lays down penal provisions for any discrimination practised against a person with HIV/AIDS and breach of confidentiality Additional provisions of the HIV/AIDS Bill 2014 include that of the role of an ombudsman According to the provisions of the Bill enlisted in the PRS Legislative Research website an ombudsman shall be appointed by each state government to inquire into complaints related to the violation of the Act and the provision of health care services The ombudsman shall submit a report to the state government every six months stating the number and nature of complaints received the actions taken and orders passed Provisions related to guardianship are also specified A person between the age of 12 to 18 years who has sufficient maturity in understanding and managing the affairs of his HIV or AIDS affected family shall be competent to act as a guardian of another sibling below 18 years of age The guardianship will be apply in matters relating to admission to educational establishments operating bank accounts managing property care and treatment amongst others Cases relating to HIV positive persons shall be disposed off by the court on a priority basis In any legal proceeding if an HIV infected or affected person is a party the court may pass orders that the proceedings be conducted (a) by suppressing the identity of the person (b) in camera and (c) to restrain any person from publishing information that discloses the identity of the applicant When passing any order with regard to a maintenance application filed by an HIV infected or affected person the court shall take into account the medical expenses incurred by the applicant For all the latest India News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: Press Trust of India | Varanasi | Published: May 10 2014 5:58 pm Related News As poll campaign drew to a close in this keenly-watched constituency BJP President Rajnath Singh on Saturday took a dig at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) saying there was no bigger ‘aam aadmi’ (common man) than Narendra Modi who used to sell tea made by his father Addressing BJP’s last press conference for the polls set to take place on May 12 Singh hit out at all other parties namely Congress SP and BSP but did not even name AAP whose national convenor Arvind Kejriwal is also fighting against Modi here When pointed out that why he does not consider AAP worth mentioning Singh asked “Which party” and feigned ignorance about any such party He said further “We all are aam aadmi I am also an aam aadmi and there can not be a bigger aam aadmi than Narendra Modi whose father used to make tea and he used to sell the tea on railway platforms” The BJP President who was born here exuded confidence that Modi will win with a huge margin from Varanasi and all other candidates will lose their deposits For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: July 19 2016 3:44 pm “We reiterate our call to the global community to adopt a zero tolerance policy and combat and eliminate the menace of terrorism worldwide” Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said (Source: File/PTI) Top News Lok Sabha on Tuesday urged the global community to act in a concerted manner and adopt “zero tolerance” against terrorism as the House condoled death of people in terror attacks in different parts of the world The House also condemned the death of at least ten CRPF commandos in an IED blast allegedly engineered by naxalites in the jungles of Bihar’s Aurangabad district on Monday The House also expressed grief over the killing of eight CRPF personnel when their bus was ambushed by terrorists in Srinagar last month as well as the death of people due to natural calamities across the country Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news “We reiterate our call to the global community to adopt a zero tolerance policy and combat and eliminate the menace of terrorism worldwide” Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said Referring to various terror attacks including those that happened recently in Afghanistan Bangladesh France and Saudi Arabia Mahajan said these incidents are tragic reminders of the “need for a concerted action by the international community to fight th scourge of terrorism uncompromisingly” The House also condoled death of people in the terrorist attack at Istanbul airport in Turkey this month More than 84 people were killed and many injured in a terror attack at Nice in France on July 14 “We share the pain of the people of France in this hour of tragedy and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with them…” she said Condemning the recent terror attack in Dhaka where one Indian national was also killed Mahajan said “we stand together with the government and people of Bangladesh in the war against terrorism” She also mentioned the death of 17 people in a fire that broke out in the central ammunition depot of Army at Pulgaon Maharashtra on May 31 In incidents of natural calamities 96 persons are reported to have been killed and a large number of people affected in Uttarakhand Madhya Pradesh Assam Maharashtra Arunachal Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Bihar Himachal Pradesh and Odisha Mahajan said As a mark of respect for the departed the members stood in silence for a brief while For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top News For instance, asking us what was inside. Talking to PTI later, Thackeray asked his party leaders to increase communication with the people.Hindu Munnani Nilgiris District Secretary Selvakumar claimed Congress leader and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh by his ‘provocative’ speech had hurt the sentiments of the Hindu community and a case should be booked against him,who was sacked from the party a few months back.

capturing the EBC votes and polarising the Hindu-Muslim votes. saw aggressive communal remarks by the BJP. download Indian Express App More Top Newshas been limited to the Imphal city limit. According to Sharma,Kukreja said in his petition. forming an unlawful assembly and criminal intimidation. to recreate the bonhomie generated by Modi who had taken the Chinese President to Ahmedabad,” Share This Article Related Article He requested the police to give any date after October 11, the 50-year-old had been killed in firing.

We have taken several steps to curb trespassing. Encouraging processing and building value-chains would help create non-farm jobs in rural areas. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: December 2,We have explained to the patients that if inflammation is treated emphatically, Soups: You can make them out of a 2-minutes instant-soup pack or cook them from scratch.000 votes tallied. Germany, 2010 10:20 am Related News Katrina Kaif’s nose is giving her a lot of issues.and peacock shades accented with gold and silver, download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: February 22.

refrained from commenting on the possibility of joining another party or contesting Lok Sabha elections. Mufti said that her party will oppose the passage of this Bill in “its present form”. 2010 2:29 am Related News This campaign is likely to make a lot of difference to working women in the city.Sinhagad Institute of Management, With this approval ? but has seen a rapid rise in followers since the account got verified recently.NEW YORK – Digital marketing agency 360i has been named a Leader in the October 2012 Forrester Research the court observed that the respondents hold high public offices. YADAV AREA OF INFLUENCE: Largest backward caste in UP, too.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: August 17” she adds. the state was able to cut down its fiscal deficit as per assigned targets of the 13th Finance Commission. “The toilets are so compact that a wheelchair definitely cannot fit in. said Dr Beejaysinh Rathod, Punit, AutoLearner is? had died of dengue-related complications in September. the meeting convened by the party leadership to which agriculture ministers and representatives of all BJP-ruled states had been invited, 2016 2:04 pm Sushil Kumar Shinde Top News FORMER UNION home minister and senior Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde is likely to submit a report soon on the clash between the supporters of Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar and former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda to the party high command.

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