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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Notice to govt on plea for amendment to RTE Act

The Centre was asked on Wednesday by the
Delhi High Court to respond to a plea for amendment to the
Right to Education (RTE) Act.

Trinamool gives notice for amendment in Lokpal Bil

Trinamool Congress mounted difficulties on the government by giving notice for
amendment to the legislation.

No need to amend RTI Act: Moily

Union Minister Veerappa Moily cautioned that it should not be used as an instrument of blackmail for vested interests or agendas of political parties.

Differences in govt could delay AFSPA amendment

Differences on the proposed amendment in the controversial AFSPA seem to be persist between the Ministries of
Defence and Home.

Govt to amend UAPA to crackdown on terror funding

Govt is likely to amend the UAPA to take effective action against individuals and entities that provide funds to
terror groups in the country.

PDP submits amendment to Afzal resolution

Opposition PDP submitted an amendment to the clemency resolution for Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

LS votes out Left’s amendment on price rise

The Lok Sabha, via a division of vote, rejected an amendment moved by the CPI over the wording of the motion on price rise. The Left wanted to highlight "government`s failure" to curb food inflation.

CPI moves amendment on price rise motion

The CPI sought to breach the `consensus` over the wording of the motion on price rise in the Lok Sabha by moving an amendment which wanted to highlight
"government`s failure" to curb food inflation.

Will bring amendment to tackle criminals: Maya

The CM of UP announced that her govt has taken an important decision to bring about an amendment in the CrPC to tackle crime.

Need for amending anti-graft law: SC

Supreme Court sought amendment to the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA).

India fast-tracking amendment to AERB legislation

In the backdrop of the Japan radiation scare, India is fast-tracking amendment to the AERB legislation amid a high-
level committee`s recommendations that additional protective measures needed to be taken at nuclear facilities.