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Parl panel invites public comments on debt recovery laws

Parl panel invites public comments on debt recovery laws

New Delhi: A Parliamentary Committee has sought comments from the stakeholders on a bill to amend the debt recovery laws with an overall objective of improving the ease of doing business.

Thai legislature to deliberate amendments to interim charter

 Thailand`s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has decided to deliberate several amendments to the 2014 interim constitution, including one about holding a charter referendum on June 18, the NLA said on Thursday.

Farmer leaders slam amendments in Land Bill

Leaders of five farmer oragnisations on Tuesday attacked the government over the removal of consent clause and amendment to the retrospective clause in land ordinance and urged the Joint Committee of Parliament examining the issue to recommend withdrawl of the amendments.

Govt notifies amendments to Companies Act

The government has notified amendments to the Companies Act, which makes it easier to do business and provides for stricter penalties for fraud cases.

Whistleblowers Act to be in force only after amendments: Govt

The Whistleblowers' Protection Act cannot be brought into force till necessary amendments aimed at safeguarding against disclosures affecting sovereignty of the country are carried out, the government on Wednesday said.

'Amendments to Land Acquisition Act likely in Winter session'

 The government is likely to bring amendments to the Land Acquisition Act in the Winter session of Parliament, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday.

Govt amends rules for safe custody of tapped phone conversations

In a move to ensure safe custody of tapped telephone conversations, government has amended an agreement with telecom operators under which they will have to be connected to CMS being set up for interception of all telecom and Internet services.

Land Bill back in LS for fresh approval

The Land Acquisition Bill, which was passed by Rajya Sabha on Wednesday night, was on Thursday returned to Lok Sabha to seek its approval for the fresh amendments passed by the Upper House.

Amendments to the SEBI Act get LS nod

Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved amendments to the SEBI Act providing for appointment of presiding officer at the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT).

Government likely to amend food bill

The government is ready to move fresh amendments to the Food Security Bill to address some concerns of the opposition parties who have proposed 265 changes to the legislation, informed sources said Wednesday.

2G scam: Open to amending JPC draft report if convinced, says PC Chacko

In a bid to end the confrontation in JPC, its Chairman PC Chacko, under opposition fire, on Friday expressed willingness to consider amendments to the controversial draft report on 2G spectrum scam.

China to amend consumer rights law

China`s top legislature will consider a series of draft laws and amendments, including one to the country`s consumer rights law, it decided on Monday.

Punjab sets up Committee for amendments to protect women

The Punjab government today constituted a state committee headed by a retired High Court Chief Justice to look into and suggest possible amendments in the Criminal Laws.

UAPA to get more powers

UAPA is set to get more teeth with the Union Cabinet approving amendments by which the definition of "terrorist act" will be expanded .

Parliament nod to Copyright Act amendments

Song writers, artistes and performers, deprived of their dues so far, can now claim royalty for their creations.

Bahuguna to carry out amendments to Lokayukta Bill

CM Vijay Bahuguna said he would carry out certain amendments in the Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill, which was passed by the state Assembly unanimously.

Over 2,700 amendments to Prez`s address to Parl

More than 2,700 amendments to
the President`s Address to Parliament have been submitted in both Houses in a bid to corner the government.

BJP, Left will press for amendments in Lokpal Bill

On the eve of the debate in Lok
Sabha on Lokpal Bill BJP and the Left stepped up heat insisting that they will press for amendments.

BJP may force amendments on Lokpal Bill

BJP on Tuesday decided to seek
amendments in the Lokpal Bill if its suggestions and concerns
on the legislation are not incorporated.

BJP may force amendments on Lokpal

The BJP on Tuesday decided to seek
amendments in the Lokpal Bill if its suggestions and concerns
on the legislation are not incorporated.