Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan govt brings ordinance to shield judges, babus from probes

Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan govt brings ordinance to shield judges, babus from probes

The Ordinance was implemented on September 7 and is likely to come up for discussion in the coming assembly session to take the form of a Bill.

Oct 20, 2017, 21:30 PM IST

Dissension in Jharkhand BJP over amendment in two land acts

The simmering discontent among the BJP leaders and legislators in Jharkhand over amendment in two land acts by the Raghubar Das government has come to the fore yet again.

Jun 19, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

Donald Trump threatened to be sued for blocking users on Twitter

They argued that Trump`s Twitter account was a public forum, and banning users from viewing or engaging with his tweets based on their viewpoints suppresses free speech guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Jun 09, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2016 presented in Lok Sabha

Analyzing the changes made in new Motor Vehicle amendment bill 2016. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 09, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
Parliament passes Bill to amend Atomic Energy Act

Parliament passes Bill to amend Atomic Energy Act

State-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) can now collaborate with other Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in the nuclear field, with Parliament today passing a bill in this regard after government allayed fears that the step will allow FDI into the sector or enable participation of a private firm in atomic power production.

Dec 24, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

NE tribal councils demand redrafting of 6th schedule amendment

Tribal autonomous councils in the north-east today sought redrafting of the amendment to the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution saying they being stakeholders were not consulted.

Jul 08, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

Top Nepal court issues stay order on charter deal

Nepal`s supreme court on Friday issued an order to halt the implementation of an agreement on a long-awaited new constitution, which had promised to end years of political limbo in the impoverished nation.

Jun 19, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Ruckus in UP Assembly over amendment in Nagar Nigam Bill 2015

The issue of amendment in Uttar Pradesh Nagar Nigam Bill 2015 which empowers the government to remove mayors over various charges, including corruption, on Wednesday rocked the proceedings of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.

Mar 18, 2015, 13:52 PM IST

Draft amendments for trying terrorists presented to Nawaz Sharif

A draft of amendments for trying enemy combatants and hardcore terrorists involved in execution, abetting, and financing mass murders was presented to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday.

Dec 27, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

IRDA wants to enable insurers to fix agency commission

Insurance sector regulator IRDA suggested to the parliamentary panel looking into the Insurance Bill today, to incorporate a provision to give a free hand to insurers to fix the agency commission, which is currently capped at 40 per cent of the first-year premium

Oct 27, 2014, 20:28 PM IST
BCCI Constitution amended for Jaitley not Srinivasan: Shashank Manohar

BCCI Constitution amended for Jaitley not Srinivasan: Shashank Manohar

Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Saturday said that the amendment of the BCCI constituition in 2012 regarding president's post was done to ensure that BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley became board chief in 2014 instead of N Srinivasan going for a second term.

Sep 13, 2014, 16:26 PM IST

Amendment to stop funding to Pakistan defeated in US Congress

The US House of Representatives has defeated an amendment to the Defence Appropriations Bill to stop American funding to Pakistan. The amendment was moved by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, who alleged Islamabad had undermined efforts to combat terrorism. The amendment was defeated in a voice vote yesterday.

Jun 21, 2014, 05:41 AM IST

Centre to consider amendment of law dealing with prohibitory orders

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said PILs seeking quashing of various sections of Delhi Police Act, including those empowering an officer of the rank of ACP to impose prohibitory order, will be treated as representation to the Centre for making amendments to the legislation.

Nov 13, 2013, 21:16 PM IST

CPI(M) to move amendments to Food Security Bill: Yechury

CPI(M) today alleged the UPA government`s legislation will create "food insecurity" in the country and said the party will move amendments to the bill when it comes up for discussion and passage in Parliament.

Jul 20, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Amendment on AFSPA only after reviewing ground reality: Govt

The government on Wednesday said any decision on amending the Armed Forces (Special) Powers Act will be taken only after taking into consideration the ground reality.

Feb 27, 2013, 16:49 PM IST

WB govt thinking of amendment to Contract Labour Act

West Bengal Labour Minister Purnendu Basu on Wednesday made a case for amending the Contract Labour Act to ensure more job security and better wages.

Jan 16, 2013, 15:32 PM IST

Govt notifies amendment in UAPA Bill

Govt notified the amendment in Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Bill which designates economic offences including circulation of counterfeit currency as terrorist acts.

Jan 09, 2013, 21:45 PM IST

Govt mulls amending Prevention of Corruption Act

Govt is likely to amend Prevention of Corruption Act, making it mandatory for competent authority to decide on prosecution sanction within 3 months.

Jul 07, 2012, 22:38 PM IST

J&K government to amend Juvenile Justice Act

The Jammu and Kashmir government is likely to table an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act to bring it at par with the Central Act.

Jun 28, 2012, 18:07 PM IST

Muslim Law Board demands amendment to RTE

All India Muslim Personal Law Board demanded immediate amendment to the Right to Education Act, Wakf Bill and Direct Taxes Code Bill among others.

Jun 19, 2012, 16:32 PM IST