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Budget corporate tax cuts depend on LS outcome: Sources

Budget corporate tax cuts depend on LS outcome: Sources

🕔15:30, 22.May 2019

New Delhi, May 22  Some taxation proposals for industry that could not be taken up in the February interim budget, including extension of 25 per cent corporate tax to companies above the current threshold of Rs 250 crore, may find

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Lok Sabha bids adieu to a historical 16th  term from 2014-2019

Lok Sabha bids adieu to a historical 16th term from 2014-2019

🕔19:44, 13.Feb 2019

By TN Ashok New Delhi, Fe 13 : Even as the battle lines are drawn ahead of the 2019 polls between the BJP led NDA and Congess led opposition, the Lok Sabha today bid an emotional adieu to its 16th

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Interim budget passed by Lok Sabha

Interim budget passed by Lok Sabha

🕔20:45, 11.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 11  Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the NDA government has done a lot to improve farmers’ economic condition and refuted the criticism on the Rs 6,000 annual direct income support to them being meagre as the

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LS passes bill providing quota for upper castes

LS passes bill providing quota for upper castes

🕔10:45, 9.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 9  The Lok Sabha on Tuesday night passed the “historic” Constitution amendment bill to provide 10 per cent quota for upper castes in government service and higher educational institutions, with the opposition backing it despite reservations over

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Lok Sabha  creates history by passing the citizenship amendment bill

Lok Sabha creates history by passing the citizenship amendment bill

🕔17:34, 8.Jan 2019

By TN Ashok New Delhi, Jan 08 : The Lok Sabha, the lower house in Indian Parliament, today created history by adopting a controversial and yet contentious law to give citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan amid  severe

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Lok Sabha passes Companies (Amendment) Bill for ease of doing business

Lok Sabha passes Companies (Amendment) Bill for ease of doing business

🕔07:25, 5.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 5  To improve ease of doing business, the Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018, designed to reduce the National Company Law Tribunal’s (NCLT) burden in volume of insolvency cases, as well as prescribe

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The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

🕔14:53, 2.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 2  The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that amends the Aadhaar Act 2016 was introduced in the Lok Sabha amid opposition by the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC). Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad,

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Lok Sabha passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill

Lok Sabha passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill

🕔09:15, 1.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 01  The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018 which seeks constitution of a Board of Governors that will exercise the powers of the Medical Council of India (MCI) was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The

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Lok Sabha approves proclamation of President’s Rule in J&K

Lok Sabha approves proclamation of President’s Rule in J&K

🕔21:10, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  The Lok Sabha on Friday passed amid din a statutory resolution approving the proclamation of Presidents Rule in Jammu and Kashmir even as the Opposition parties objected and termed it “unconstitutional”. After the passage of the

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Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill

Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill

🕔21:37, 27.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018 that makes instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat a criminal offence, with a jail term of up to three years with

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Uproar in LS, adjourned till noon

Uproar in LS, adjourned till noon

🕔12:27, 19.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 19  The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 p.m. on Wednesday after the opposition created ruckus over different issues including the Rafale deal. As soon as the House met, the Congress, AIADMK and Telugu Desam Party (TDP)

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Triple Talaq bill introduced in Lok Sabha

Triple Talaq bill introduced in Lok Sabha

🕔13:48, 17.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 17  The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018, commonly known as the Triple Talaq Bill, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday despite opposition from the Congress and amid protests over the Rafale

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LS passes Insolvency Code amendment Bill

LS passes Insolvency Code amendment Bill

🕔10:23, 1.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 01  A Bill to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), 2016, allowing home buyers to be treated as financial creditors, was passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday amid allegations from opposition parties that some changes

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Parliament nod sought for Rs 11,698-cr extra expenditure

Parliament nod sought for Rs 11,698-cr extra expenditure

🕔20:24, 31.Jul 2018

New Delhi, July 31  The government on Tuesday sought Parliament sanction for gross additional expenditure of Rs 11,697.92 crore for the current financial year, including an amount of Rs 980 crore for infusion of equity into the heavily indebted Air

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LS passes Bill scrapping ‘No detention’ policy

LS passes Bill scrapping ‘No detention’ policy

🕔10:49, 19.Jul 2018

New Delhi, July 19 The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the amendment seeking revocation of ‘no detention’ policy in classes 5 and 8, enabling states now to allow schools to fail the child if he/she fails in either or both classes

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Centre files review petition over SC/ST Act order

Centre files review petition over SC/ST Act order

🕔14:44, 2.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 2  The Lok Sabha was informed on Monday that the Centre has filed a review petition over the Supreme Court’s order for the dilution of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act. Amid protests and din in the

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Lok Sabha disrupted again, Rajya Sabha bids farewell to retiring members

Lok Sabha disrupted again, Rajya Sabha bids farewell to retiring members

🕔21:12, 28.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 28 The Lok Sabha saw repeated adjournments and could not take up the no confidence motion once again on Wednesday amid ruckus as Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, angry over the disruptions, threatened to adjourn the house sine die midway

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Parliament passes Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill

Parliament passes Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill

🕔12:42, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22  Parliament on Thursday passed The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill which seeks to empower the government to fix the period of maternity leave and the tax-free gratuity amount with an executive order. The Bill got Parliament’s

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No trust motion not taken up, LS adjourned for the day

No trust motion not taken up, LS adjourned for the day

🕔14:14, 21.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 21  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday could not take up a no-confidence motion for a fourth consecutive day amid din even as the government said it was prepared for it. The notices for the Motion of No

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No-confidence motion not taken up, stalemate enters 3rd week

No-confidence motion not taken up, stalemate enters 3rd week

🕔14:00, 19.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 19  A no-confidence motion tabled by arch rivals TDP and YSR Congress against the Modi government was not taken up in the Lok Sabha on Monday as the Parliament logjam entered its third week amid no signs

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