Amendment

Himachal Assembly makes anti-conversion law more stringent 

The bill proposes to increase the punishment for illegal conversions to a maximum of 10 years from seven years.

published on : 13th August 2022

Himachal government introduces more stringent version of state's anti-conversion law

The 2019 bill was notified only on December 21, 2020 - 15 months after it was passed in the state assembly.

published on : 12th August 2022

Centre’s intention is to kill welfare State concept: Vinod

He fears Modi govt may tweak rules even after Electricity (Amendment) Bill becomes an Act; accuses it of seeking to usurp State’s powers

published on : 11th August 2022

Will educate people on ill effects of Electricity Amendment Bill: Vinod

Vinod Kumar, also a senior TRS leader, believes the Bill will ultimately pave the way for privatisation of power generation and distribution.

published on : 11th August 2022

Trump invokes Fifth Amendment, declines to answer questions about his business dealings

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.

published on : 10th August 2022

Electricity (Amendment) bill introduced in Lok Sabha, sent to panel amid Opposition’s rage

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.

published on : 9th August 2022

Electricity Bill bid to stop free power to ryots: Senthil Balaji

Senthil Balaji says TN will resist enactment of bill; 50K Tangedco staff stage sit-in

published on : 9th August 2022

Electricity Amendment Bill favours corporates: Telangana State Planning Board Vice-Chairman

Planning Board Vice-Chairman says Centre trying to privatise power firms

published on : 9th August 2022

Jairam Ramesh hopes Electricity Bill goes through consultative process of Parliamentary scrutiny

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.

published on : 8th August 2022

Electricity Amendment Bill: Blackout likely in Telangana today

The employees said if the Bill is introduced, they would stop power supply to the houses of BJP leaders.

published on : 8th August 2022

Revoke decision to table new power Bill, Kerala electricity minister urges Centre  

Recalls that the assembly had unanimously urged Union govt not to pass the amendment

published on : 8th August 2022

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.

published on : 7th August 2022

Amit Shah on two-day visit to Odisha

He will meet the State leaders and functionaries of the party at the State BJP headquarters here before the book reading programme.

published on : 7th August 2022

Odisha Lokayukta Amendment Bill passed

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.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Parliament passes bill to ban funding of weapons of mass destruction 

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.

published on : 1st August 2022

GoM on GSTAT to meet for first time on Jul 26

The panel has to submit its report to the GST Council by July 31.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Path clear for Tribal University in Telangana

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.

published on : 18th July 2022

SC agrees to hear plea of BCCI to allow amendment of its constitution next week

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.

published on : 15th July 2022

Foreigners Tribunals across Assam suffer due to lack of infrastructure

The 200 Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) were to become functional from September 1, 2019, as a consequence of a May 2019 Supreme Court order.

published on : 15th July 2022

'If elected president, will ensure CAA is not implemented': Yashwant Sinha

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.

published on : 13th July 2022
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