Constitution Amendment Bill

OBC Bill boards Opposition, averts full Parliament washout

Being a Constitution amendment Bill, it requires order in the House as well as two-thirds of the members present voting in its favour. 

published on : 10th August 2021

Govt introduces Constitution amendment bill in Lok Sabha to restore states' rights on OBC list

Opposition parties had accused the Centre of assaulting the federal structure by taking away the power of the states to identify and list the Other Backward Classes.

published on : 9th August 2021

Opposition members protest introduction, passage of bills amid din in Lok Sabha

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Manish Tewari alleged that democracy is being "murdered" with the government pushing ahead with its legislative agenda in such a manner as the House has not been in order.

published on : 9th August 2021

Amid Opposition ruckus, Modi government passes Constitution Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha

Soon after the Bill was introduced in the Lower House to restore power to states to identify backward classes, the House was adjourned till 12:30 pm due to the continuous sloganeering.

published on : 9th August 2021

Will support Modi government, says Congress as Opposition huddles before tabling of Constitution Amendment Bill

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was among those who attended the meeting held at the chamber of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge.

published on : 9th August 2021

Bill restoring power of states, UTs to make OBC list set to be tabled soon

The Cabinet decision has come close on the heels of another decision which allowed OBC reservation in the national entrance tests for the medical education.

published on : 5th August 2021