35 bills passed in Parliament, still no Sabarimala ordinance: NK Premachandran questions Union Minister

Later, the Supreme Court itself recalled its earlier direction diluting provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act and upheld the stance of the Centre on the issue.

published on : 9th October 2019

Telangana Congress chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy terms Municipalities Ordinance 'unconstitutional'

Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday, Uttam Kumar Reddy stated that the Municipalities Act is against the spirit of democracy. Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday, Uttam Kumar Reddy stated that the

published on : 31st July 2019

After several twists and turns, new Municipal Act comes into existence in Telangana

Finally, the Municipalities Act came into existence on Tuesday in the form of an Ordinance

published on : 24th July 2019

Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari presents Special Supplementary Budget

Niranjan Pujari said the Special Supplementary Budget is required as amount of Rs 1443.12 crore was sanctioned from OCF during 2018-19 remained un-recouped as of now.

published on : 14th July 2019

As Parliament passed Aadhaar bill, Ordinance on its use no longer survives, Centre tells HC

However, the lawyer for the petitioners, who had challenged the Ordinance, said that the Bill has not yet been made an Act.

published on : 9th July 2019

SC seeks response from Centre, UIDAI on plea against new Aadhaar ordinance

The petitioner alleged in his plea that the 2019 ordinance and regulations violate the fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution.

published on : 5th July 2019

Vijay Mallya denies repayment offer linked to Fugitive Ordinance

Mallya stressed the chargesheets of the CBI and ED allege criminality with no intention to repay banks although he had been making efforts to settle since 2016.

published on : 28th June 2018

Activists, parents of minor rape victims come out against death penalty, urge government to strengthen judiciary

3 parents, whose children were raped, urged the central government to instead strengthen the judicial mechanism to support the children, who have to deal with the crimes in their aftermath.

published on : 24th April 2018

President Kovind clears Centre's ordinance seeking death penalty for child rapists

As per the amended law, death sentence for rapists of girl under12 years, while the minimum punishment in case of women has been increased from rigorous imprisonment of 7 years to 10 years

published on : 22nd April 2018

Government will bring ordinance on SC/ST Act if needed, says Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan

Paswan today said the NDA government is committed to maintaining the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in its original form.

published on : 13th April 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention sought for ordinance against SC ruling diluting the SC/ST Act

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani, among the signitories to the letter, said that if the central government believed in the development of the Dalits, it should bring an ordinance before April 14.

published on : 12th April 2018

Aam Aadmi Party supports Dalit protests, demands ordinance

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Monday expressed support for the protests by Dalit activists from various organisations against a Supreme Court ruling on the SC/ST Act.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code ordinance: Several companies say they are not 'wilful defaulters'

The government today promulgated an ordinance to bar wilful bank loan defaulters as well as those with NPA accounts from bidding in auctions being done to recover loans.

published on : 23rd November 2017

President Kovind approves bankruptcy code ordinance; defaulting company owners can't easily bid to buy back assets

The ordinance that bars wilful and habitual defaulters from bidding for stressed assets got tougher provisions to prevent any attempts by them to regain control of companies in difficulty.

published on : 23rd November 2017

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad defends Rajasthan bill to protect judges, officers

Prasad said he had returned from an overseas trip last night and had not studied the legislation in detail, and added that the state government had cited its reasons for introducing the bill.

published on : 23rd October 2017
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