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LS passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020

LS passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020

🕔06:48, 24.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 24  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 which seeks to provide autonomy to India’s 12 major ports and vest the administration, control and management of such ports upon the boards of

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LS passes J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020

LS passes J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020

🕔07:07, 23.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 23  The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 with voice vote, allowing Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from the existing Urdu and English, to be official languages in the Union

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LS passes three crucial Bills on labour laws, with Opposition absent

LS passes three crucial Bills on labour laws, with Opposition absent

🕔07:07, 23.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 23  The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three crucial labour law bills with voice vote in the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s labour reform initiatives. The Occupational Safety, Health

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Govt rushes 6 Bills through Rajya Sabha amid Oppn boycott

Govt rushes 6 Bills through Rajya Sabha amid Oppn boycott

🕔07:05, 23.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 23  Amid the opposition boycott of Rajya Sabha proceedings on the issue of suspension of eight opposition lawmakers, the central government on Tuesday rushed through the passage of at least 6 Bills after extending the sitting of

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Parliament’s Monsoon session set to end on Wednesday

Parliament’s Monsoon session set to end on Wednesday

🕔07:04, 23.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 23  The Monsoon Session of Parliament will be adjourned sine die on Wednesday, considering safety of parliamentarians against the backdrop of rising number of Covid-19 cases across the country, it has been learnt. As all the major

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Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Essential Commodities Act

Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Essential Commodities Act

🕔17:56, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22 The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which has provisions to remove items like cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oil, onions and potatoes from the list of essential commodities was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The Lok

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Epidemic Diseases Bill passed in LS to protect frontline Covid workers

Epidemic Diseases Bill passed in LS to protect frontline Covid workers

🕔06:53, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22 A bill which proposed protection to frontline workers, including healthcare professionals, was passed on late Monday night proceedings of the Lok Sabha with a voice vote and support from all political parties. The Bill was passed a

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Not believing in act of God, Covid vaccine expected in early 2021: Harsh Vardhan

Not believing in act of God, Covid vaccine expected in early 2021: Harsh Vardhan

🕔06:44, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured the Lok Sabha that the Central government is not just waiting for “act of God” in fight against Covid-19 but also working round-the-clock in the direction to get solution and

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LS passes two Health Ministry Bills in midnight proceeding

LS passes two Health Ministry Bills in midnight proceeding

🕔06:42, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22 The Lok Sabha in a midnight proceeding on Tuesday passed Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020, and Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020. These Bills were moved for passage after the House passed the Epidemic Diseases

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LS passes amendment in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

LS passes amendment in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

🕔06:36, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020, whereby fresh insolvency proceedings will not be initiated for at least six months starting from March 25 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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LS passes Bill making Aadhaar mandatory for NGOs to receive foreign funds

LS passes Bill making Aadhaar mandatory for NGOs to receive foreign funds

🕔20:59, 21.Sep 2020

New Sep 21  The Lok Sabha on Monday unanimously passed a Bill making Aadhaar mandatory for registration of organisations receiving foreign funds and to give the government powers to stop utilisation of foreign funds by an organisation through a “summary

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CCEA approves MSP hikes for 6 rabi crops

CCEA approves MSP hikes for 6 rabi crops

🕔20:52, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday approved the hike in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated six Rabi crops in crop season 2020-21 (July-June). While

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Govt to move six Bills in LS for passage on Monday

Govt to move six Bills in LS for passage on Monday

🕔15:36, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The central government is slated to move six Bills, including four pertaining to ordinances, for passage in the Lok Sabha on Monday. These Bills will be moved soon after the House assembles for the day at

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RS adjourned till Tuesday after uproar over 8 MPs’ suspension

RS adjourned till Tuesday after uproar over 8 MPs’ suspension

🕔14:23, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  After the opposition protests over the suspension of eight lawmakers on Monday disrupted Rajya Sabha proceedings and led to several adjournments, its Chairman adjourned the House till Tuesday. The Rajya Sabha was first adjourned till 10

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LS passes National Forensic Sciences, Rashtriya Raksha Universities Bills

LS passes National Forensic Sciences, Rashtriya Raksha Universities Bills

🕔07:07, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Lok Sabha on Sunday passed the National Forensic Sciences University Bill, 2020 and Rashtriya Raksha University Bill, 2020 with voice vote within minutes after they were moved for passage. National Forensic Sciences University Bill, 2020

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LS passes Bill for legal framework to bilateral netting of QFCs

LS passes Bill for legal framework to bilateral netting of QFCs

🕔07:05, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Lok Sabha on Sunday unanimously passed a Bill which seeks to provide a legal framework for bilateral netting of Qualified Financial Contracts (QFC) which are over-the-counter derivatives contracts. The Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts

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Non-tax revenue of Rs 84,000 cr collected so far in FY21: Govt

Non-tax revenue of Rs 84,000 cr collected so far in FY21: Govt

🕔06:59, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Union Government has collected non-tax revenue of Rs 84,023.78 crore so far in the current financial year, Parliament was told on Sunday. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State

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FCRA Bill introduced in LS to make Aadhaar mandatory for foreign contribution

FCRA Bill introduced in LS to make Aadhaar mandatory for foreign contribution

🕔06:54, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Centre on Sunday introduced the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha to make the earlier law more stringent and make Aadhaar mandatory for registration and to give the government powers to

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Four Bills slated to be moved in LS for passage

Four Bills slated to be moved in LS for passage

🕔14:11, 20.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 20 The Centre will move four Bills on Sunday for consideration and passage during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament. The National Forensic Sciences University Bill, 2020; Rashtriya Raksha University Bill, 2020; Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts

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LS business list’s schedule for Amit Shah

LS business list’s schedule for Amit Shah

🕔14:08, 20.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 20  Union Home Minister Amit Shah is to lay papers on the table in the Lok Sabha and introduce Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 along with two other Bills for passage, revised list of Business of

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