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Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill passed in Parliament: 10 key points

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill passed in Parliament: 10 key points

The bill provides for imprisonment up to two years, along with a fine up to Rs 5 lakh for discriminating against differently-abled persons.

Cabinet approves amendments to HIV, AIDS Bill

Cabinet approves amendments to HIV, AIDS Bill

The Cabinet on Wednesday here approved amendments to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, which was drafted to safeguard the rights of people living with and affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

Rajya Sabha unanimously passes SC/ST bill

Rajya Sabha unanimously passes SC/ST bill

The Rajya Sabha on Monday unanimously passed the SC/ST bill that provides for stringent action against those compelling any member of Dalit or tribal communities to carry human or animal carcasses or do manual scavenging.

Cabinet approves amendments to Companies Law

The changes have also been cleared to fast-track the approval process for draft notifications aimed at granting exemptions from various provisions of the Companies Act.

Wall Street weekahead: Big questions for markets for 2015

Wall Street was generally calmer in 2014 than in previous years, but that doesn`t mean the stock market was devoid of drama.

Railways to compensate only if it is at fault

The government on Thursday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Railways Act of 1989 so that it pays compensation after accidents only if it is at fault.