The bill proposes to increase the punishment for illegal conversions to a maximum of 10 years from seven years.
The 2019 bill was notified only on December 21, 2020 - 15 months after it was passed in the state assembly.
He fears Modi govt may tweak rules even after Electricity (Amendment) Bill becomes an Act; accuses it of seeking to usurp State’s powers
Vinod Kumar, also a senior TRS leader, believes the Bill will ultimately pave the way for privatisation of power generation and distribution.
As vociferous as Trump has been in defending himself in written statements and on the rally stage, legal experts say the same strategy could have backfired in a deposition setting.
The Bill would intrude into the powers and functions of the state governments, abolish subsidies and cross-subsidies and harm farmers and consumers alike, AIPEF said.
Senthil Balaji says TN will resist enactment of bill; 50K Tangedco staff stage sit-in
Planning Board Vice-Chairman says Centre trying to privatise power firms
The contentious bill aims at giving multiple players open access to distribution networks of power suppliers and also allowing consumers to choose any service provider.
The employees said if the Bill is introduced, they would stop power supply to the houses of BJP leaders.
Recalls that the assembly had unanimously urged Union govt not to pass the amendment
Electricity Amendment Bill: Claim to provide choice to power consumers "misleading", says AIPEF Chairman
In a letter to PM Narendra Modi, AIPEF has demanded that the bill be referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy for wider consultation.
He will meet the State leaders and functionaries of the party at the State BJP headquarters here before the book reading programme.
Naveen Patnaik said the Lokayukta has suggested the State government for making suitable provisions in the Act for strengthening the authority of the institution that deals with corruption.
The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, passed in 2005, only banned the manufacture of weapons of mass destruction.
The panel has to submit its report to the GST Council by July 31.
The State government has given 116 acres of assigned land, 50 acres of forest land and 169 acres of government land for the university to be started in Mulugu.
The BCCI, in its proposed amendment, has sought abolition of cooling off period for its office bearers which would enable president Ganguly and secretary Shah to continue in office.
The 200 Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) were to become functional from September 1, 2019, as a consequence of a May 2019 Supreme Court order.
Interacting with opposition lawmakers of Assam, Sinha said the BJP-led government has not been able to implement the CAA so far as it was 'foolishly drafted' in a hurry.