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.

UP govt issues ordinance to deal with cow slaughter

Crimes like cow slaughter, human trafficking, money laundering and manufacturing of illegal arms will now come under the Goonda Act under an ordinance promulgated by Uttar Pradesh government.

Trinamool Congress to protest 'anti-people' ordinances

Accusing the Narendra Modi government of promulgating several "anti-people ordinances", Trinamool Congress on Monday said it would organise state-wide protest rallies against them.

Better if ordinances 'lesser' in number: Lok Sabha Speaker

As the Centre comes under attack for resorting to the ordinance route, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday it would be better if ordinances were "lesser" in number even as Government asserted it had "no fancy" for promulgating them.

Govt has no desire to issue ordinances: Venkaiah Naidu

Faced with criticism over the government issuing several ordinances, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the government has "no fancy for issuing ordinances" and that the Opposition should allow the Parliament to function properly.

Overview: Modi government setting the stage for India's economic comeback

To get the economy fully back on track, the Modi government will have to keep up the pace of efforts for the improvement of investor sentiment, climate for doing business by removing bottlenecks, employment generation and containing inflation.

Ordinances no good, but Opposition has to let Parliament function: Naidu

With President Pranab Mukherjee cautioning against the enactment of laws through ordinances, the government on Friday said it was also a pointer for opposition parties as they have to let the Parliament function normally so that legislation can be passed after proper discussion and debate.

Govt to explain to public importance of recent ordinances

The government has decided to reach out to the public to apprise them on the importance of the recent ordinances and the circumstances in which they were promulgated, a decision that comes in the wake of the President voicing his objection over the 'ordinance route'.

After President's objection; govt discusses Ordinance issue

With President Pranab Mukherjee voicing his objection to the 'Ordinance route', senior ministers met here on Tuesday to discuss how to ensure that the Ordinances issued recently are followed up with legislative action in the upcoming Budget session next month.

After President's objection govt discusses Ordinance issue

With President Pranab Mukherjee voicing his objection to the 'Ordinance route', senior ministers met here on Tuesday to discuss how to ensure that the Ordinances issued recently are followed up with legislative action in the upcoming Budget session next month.

CPI(M) to organise protests against Land Acquisition Act

Alleging that the ordinance promulgated by NDA government amending the Land Acquisition Act is "utterly anti-farmer and anti-poor", the Communist Party of India (Marxist) called for a broad-based and united struggle of all political forces against it here on Monday.

Omar slams NDA-led Centre over ordinances

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said the Centre issuing ordinances cannot be justified by the fact that the previous government had also done the same.

Congress raps Modi government on ordinance, other issues

The Congress on Tuesday strongly criticised the Narendra Modi government for taking the ordinance route and bypassing parliament on all crucial matters.

Signing ordinances ahead of Delhi polls: EC leaves it to President

The Election Commission on Monday refrained from commenting on whether the President is free to sign ordinances when the Model Code of Conduct is in force for Delhi Assembly elections, saying he (the President) knows when to use his constitutional powers.

Narayanasamy slams Centre for adopting ordinance route

 AICC General Secretary for North Eastern States V Narayanasamy on Sunday flayed the BJP-led NDA government for taking ordinance route to bring in amendment to Land Acquisition Act, saying it has "committed mayhem of democracy".

NDA land ordinance a threat to unauthorised colonies: Kejriwal

 Slamming the Centre for bringing in amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that if voted to power, he would "not allow Narendra Modi" to forcibly acquire the land of the poor.

Nitish flays Centre for bringing ordinance on land acquisition

 Hitting out at the Narendra Modi government over the land acquisition ordinance, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday accused the Centre of working against interest of farmers to benefit industrialists.

Govt to bring bills on Ordinances in Lok Sabha to ensure passage

Unable to get the crucial insurance bill passed in the Rajya Sabha, the government has decided to bring all bills to convert recently promulgated Ordinances into Acts first in the Lok Sabha, where it has absolute majority.

Ordinance on land acquisition 'black' and 'unjust': Mamata

The Centre's recommendation for promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Land Acquisition Act came under a stinging attack today from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who termed the decision as "black" and "unjust" and said her party would fight against it.

Situation under PM Modi worse than emergency: Mamata Banerjee

Claiming that India under the Narendra Modi government was going through a phase worse than the emergency period, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday asserted that her government will not implement the proposed amendments in the Land Acquisition Act.