Odisha Assembly passes four bills

As per the 2011 census, 23.1 per cent of the urban population which is one out of five urban households, live in slum areas, the minister said.

Sep 13, 2017, 20:48 PM IST
Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

The ruling came in a habeas corpus plea moved by the son of the patient, a former Madhya Pradesh policeman who was admitted in the hospital for treatment in February.

Apr 27, 2017, 08:57 AM IST

Parl's Monsoon Session: Kashmir issue, inflation among main topics

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Jul 18, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Bills for protection of indigenous people passed by Assembly

The Manipur Assembly on Monday unanimously passed three bills to protect the indigenous people of the state.

Aug 31, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

Parliament monsoon session to begin from today

In what sets the stage for a fierce showdown between the BJP and Congress-led opposition parties, Parliament's Monsoon Session is set to begin on Tuesday, bringing with itself a storm of attacks an

Jul 21, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

Give better deal to health policyholders, says IRDA

To protect the interests of health insurance policyholders, India's insurance regulator has ordered insurers and claims processing agencies to mandate hospitals to reflect the negotiated discounts on the bills.

Jun 24, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

Realty players hail Bill to curb benami transactions

Real estate industry Thursday hailed the Centre's decision to bring in a law to check `benami' transactions, saying this will ensure transparency in the sector and also related fields.

May 14, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

Modi's reform push: 5 key Bills passed in Parliament during Budget Session 2015

In terms of number of Bills passed by both the Houses during the Budget sessions, the highest number of 24 Bills were passed by both the Houses during this Budget session, the best in the last five years.

May 14, 2015, 18:53 PM IST

Clash in Rajya Sabha over clubbing of two bills

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed a clash among lawyer-members over rules as the government wanted two bills of the Law Ministry to be taken up together for discussion, which was strongly resisted by the opposition.

Apr 29, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

Vodafone ties up with Goa postal dept for payment of bills

Telecom major Vodafone India in collaboration with department of Posts in Goa has introduced bill payment facility through computerised post offices.

Apr 18, 2015, 11:28 AM IST

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over introduction of Bills in Lok Sabha

The Rajya Sabha witnessed an uproar on Tuesday over the introduction of certain Bills in the Lok Sabha which are identical to the ones pending in the Upper House.

Mar 03, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Bills on e-rickshaws, coal introduced in Lok Sabha

The government on Monday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to facilitate plying of e-rickshaws and e-carts and a bill to provide for allocation of coal mines. The two bills seek to replace ordinances issued during the inter-session period.

Mar 02, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Government fails to withdraw three bills in Rajya Sabha

 The government on Tuesday failed to withdraw three bills on which it had brought ordinances in Rajya Sabha, after the opposition parties opposed a motion to withdraw the bills.

Feb 24, 2015, 06:32 AM IST

Congress says won't support bills that dilute UPA programmes

Ahead of the Budget session of Parliament beginning Monday, Congress on Friday declared that it would oppose the Bills meant to replace the ordinances contending that the changes brought about in the relevant laws are "not acceptable" to it.

Feb 20, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Rajya Sabha passes 12 bills during Winter Session

The tumultuous Winter Session of Rajya Sabha came to an end on Tuesday but not before passing 12 bills during the course of its 22 sittings, while 62 hours were lost on account of disturbances over various issues.

Dec 23, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

Oppn slams govt for introducing Bills at short notice

 Opposition parties in Lok Sabha kept up their attack today against the government for introducing bills at short notice saying the practice went "against democratic principles".

Dec 04, 2014, 00:02 AM IST

Fresh bill to be introduced to weed out archaic laws: Prasad

Terming weeding out archaic laws as a priority agenda for the government, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Tuesday said he would introduce a fresh bill in Winter Session of Parliament for repealing "hundreds" of obsolete statutes.

Sep 23, 2014, 15:33 PM IST

Arunachal Pradesh Lokayukta, 6 other Bills tabled in House

Seven Bills were introduced on the first day of the three-day Budget session of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.

Mar 04, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

Mumbai gangrape: Govt pays Rs 1.85 lakh to Jaslok hospital

Maharashtra government has cleared the bills of Jaslok Hospital, where the 23-year-old photojournalist, gangraped at a defunct mill complex last month, was treated.

Sep 03, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

US Congress worse than Indian Parliament in passing bills

The current US Congress has signed the fewest number of bills, 15, into laws in recent history.

Jul 09, 2013, 14:30 PM IST