Draft amendments in Wild Life Protection Act face flak from experts

The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021, was tabled in the Rajya Sabha recently and sent to the parliamentary standing committee.

published on : 19th January 2022

UK plan to curb protests faces opposition in Parliament

Parliament’s upper chamber, the House of Lords, late on Jan 17 rejected some of the most contentious provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.

published on : 18th January 2022

Number of Indian billionaires rose to 142 in 2021

In India, during the pandemic (since March 2020, through to November 30th, 2021) the wealth of billionaires increased from Rs 23.14 lakh crore to Rs 53.16 lakh crore.

published on : 17th January 2022

Raising women's marriage age to 21 will enable girls to build career, become self reliant, says PM 

PM Modi said that it is the government's effort to give youth, the platform and infrastructure to develop the nation.

published on : 12th January 2022

Billie Eilish, Kanye to headline much-postponed Coachella in April

The festival is scheduled to take place over the weekends of April 15-17 and April 22-24, 2022, at Empire Polo Ground in Indio, California.

published on : 6th January 2022

Andhra Pradesh HC pulls up Telugu daily over article on ‘non-payment’ of bills to contractors

Justice B Devanand wondered as to how the publication could write that not a single rupee was paid to the contractors.

published on : 6th January 2022

Odisha child commission voices concern over Centre's bid to raise marriage age of women to 21 years

The move if implemented, will override existing customs, practices and usage.

published on : 5th January 2022

Move to raise marriage age spurs nikah rush in Hyderabad

Though the Bill has been referred to parliamentary standing committee, parents are worried about its ramifications  

published on : 5th January 2022

Intent, ironies of anti-conversion bill in Karnataka

The anti-conversion Bill actually strikes at the philosophical roots of the BJP’s largest support base, the Lingayat community, which the CM ironically belongs to.

published on : 5th January 2022

Delhi Teachers University Bill to set up world-class training institute passed in Assembly

The Delhi Teachers' University will be spread over 12 acres of land in Bakkarwala village and will have lecture halls, digital labs and a library with world-class facilities for 5000 students.

published on : 4th January 2022

Manish Sisodia tables Delhi Teachers’ University Bill in House

Manish Sisodia said that in past seven years, the Kejriwal government has been allocating 25 per cent of its annual budget to education every year.

published on : 4th January 2022

Delhi Sikh Gurudwara (Amendment) Bill seeks one more member for DSGMC

Total members at the DSGMC, after the proposed amendment, will be 46 elected and 10 nominated members.

published on : 4th January 2022

‘More inclusive panel required for marriage bill’: Women MPs to Naidu

The panel headed by BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has only one woman MP, TMC’s Sushmita Dev.

published on : 4th January 2022

'Only one woman in panel?' MP Priyanka Chaturvedi writes to RS Chairman on marriage age bill

Sushmita Dev said that she was very surprised when she found the lone member in the committee.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Delhi HC grants Whatsapp, Facebook time to respond to CCI probe

The Bench of Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh on Monday noted that the Data Protection Bill yet to be finalised by the respondents adjourned the matter for March 30, 2022.

published on : 3rd January 2022
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