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GST rollout from April 1 if law passed in next session: Sinha

GST rollout from April 1 if law passed in next session: Sinha

New Delhi: Targeting April 2017 for the rollout of Goods and Services Tax, the government is betting on support from smaller regional parties to pass the national sales tax legislation in the Parliament session from next month, and expects approval for supporting laws by year-end.

US Senate passes bill allowing terror victims to sue terrorists' country

The US Senate on Tuesday adopted unanimously a proposed bill that would allow Americans to sue nation-states for terrorist attacks on US soil, despite opposition from the White House and allies such as Saudi Arabia.

Will reach out to Congress on GST bill: Jaitley

Will reach out to Congress on GST bill: Jaitley

 Keen on getting the much delayed GST bill approved by Parliament in second half of the Budget Session beginning next month, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said he will reach out to the Congress again to persuade it to support the legislation.

Bill introduced in US Congress to help India join APEC

Singapore-headquartered Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 economies to promote free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Pathankot attack: Centre sends Rs 6.35 crore bill to Punjab for payment of forces deployed in anti-terror operations!

Pathankot attack: Centre sends Rs 6.35 crore bill to Punjab for payment of forces deployed in anti-terror operations!

A 'bill war' has begun between Centre and Punjab over Pathankot terror attack operations.

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.

New Consumer Protection Bill to get delayed, panel's term extended

New Consumer Protection Bill to get delayed, panel's term extended

The passage of a bill which seeks to set up a regulatory authority having powers to recall products, cancel licences of defaulting companies and initiate class action suit, is set to be delayed with the Parliamentary panel examining it being given extension till Budget session next year.

US Senate passes bill to push sharing of information on hackers

The US Senate has passed a bill aimed at improving cybersecurity by encouraging companies and the government to share information about threats. It took six years to win approval.

Rajasthan govt jumps 50% bar, quota now at 68%

The Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed separate bills providing five per cent reservation to Gujjars and other communities under Special Backward Classes (SBC) and for 14 per cent quota to Economically Backward Classes (EBC) of unreserved categories.

Bill to revise airlines' liability introduced in Lok Sabha

The Carriage by Air (Amendment) Bill, 2015, introduced by Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, would enable the government to revise the liability limits of air carriers in line with the Montreal Convention, which was acceded to by India in May 2009.

LS passes bill to deal with cheque bounce cases

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill that will allow filing a case of cheque bounce at the place it is presented for clearance and not the place of issue.

Bill for converting 101 rivers into waterways in next session

Keen on promoting water transport, the government will introduce a bill in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament that seeks to convert 101 rivers across the country into waterways.

New bill on sand mining on the anvil: Prakash Javadekar

 The government proposes to introduce soon a new "sustainable sand mining" bill to curb illegal mining in river beds, union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

Bill to check piling up of cheque bounce cases moved in Lok Sabha

A Bill seeking to prevent piling up of cheque bounce cases in various courts and help the payee in the case of default, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

US Senate panel passes bill over nuke deal with Iran

A Senate panel approved a bill demanding a congressional review of any nuclear deal the Obama administration inks with Iran by the end of June.

Bill to conserve Rajasthan's lakes passed

Jaipur; The Rajasthan Assembly on Saturday passed a bill for the protection, conservation and beautification of lakes in the desert state.

The assembly passed the Rajasthan Lakes (Protection and Development) Authority Bill, 2015 by voice vote.

Cairn India gets $3.3 billion tax demand days after ex-parent contests own bill

Cairn India Ltd, a unit of London-listed Vedanta Group Plc, said it received a demand of about 204 billion rupees ($3.26 billion) from the Indian tax office on Friday in relation to the 2007 listing of the company.

Bill to replace Coal Ordinance introduced in LS

A bill to replace an ordinance brought to overcome the uncertainty in the coal sector after the Supreme Court cancelled the allocation of coal blocks was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday amid opposition from the BJD.

Govt approves Motor Vehicles Act amendment bill

The government is believed to have approved a bill, proposing amendments to the existing Motor Vehicles Act, to replace an Ordinance brought out last year for enabling plying of e-rickshaws in the National Capital.

Bill in UP House to replace ordinance on cow slaughter

A bill was on Wednesday introduced in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly to replace an ordinance which brought under the Goonda Act crimes like cow slaughter, human trafficking, money laundering and manufacturing of illegal arms.