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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.