China has drafted a new legislation to deploy troops in counter-terrorism missions abroad with the consent of the nations involved, a law if passed could enable Chinese military to directly take on Xinjiang militants active in neighbourhood countries including Pakistan.
Punjab Congress today expressed strong opposition to the state government`s move to revive the "anti-protest legislation", saying it was "draconian" and anti-democratic and "reminded of British era slavery".
Government today blamed "increasing number" of state and central legislations, vacancies of judges and adjournments as some of the main factors responsible for pendency of over three crore cases in various courts across the country.
The mayor of the city of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil, which is a venue for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, has admitted that his city may drop out from the World Cup roster if key legislation is not approved soon.
Rejecting certain recommendations made in the fifth report of the Second ARC on `public order` and new legislation on CBI, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said those were against the federal structure.
With nation rallying behind
anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Haryana Chief Minister,
Bhupinder Singh on Sunday hinted at a strong legislation which
will act as a deterrent both for the givers and takers of
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.
A landmark legislation to protect
whistleblowers who report corruption and provide for severe
punishment to those who expose their identity or try to
victimise such people was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.