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Parliament clears bill to check ponzi schemes
Mon, Jul 29, 2019
Aiming to curb the menace of ponzi schemes and protect gullible investors, Parliament has passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019. The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the bill with a voice vote.
Code on Wages Bill 2019 introduced in Lok Sabha today; Check details here
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
The Code on Wages Bill was earlier introduced in the Lok Sabha on 10th August 2017, and was referred to Parliamentary Standing Committee which submitted its Report on 18th December 2018.
Surcharge on high networth individuals: What FPIs can do to escape net
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Finance Bill, 2019. The market -- BSE Sensex which has borne the brunt of this tax as FPIs are on a selling spree -- is likely to react and enter into red tomorrow.
Rajya Sabha passes bills to make India hub of arbitration for settling commercial disputes
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2019 declares the NDIAC as an institution of national importance.
If you want good services, you will have to pay: Nitin Gadkari
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Nitin Gadkari stressed that those who can pay toll tax should pay it and that those areas which have the capacity to pay, the money is utilised for building roads in rural and hilly areas.
MPLADS Fund Flow: Rajya Sabha MPs showed best fund utilisation in Goa, worst in UP
Fri, Mar 29, 2019
The figures available in the summary details of expenditure as on March 28 put out by the Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation show that at Rs 402 crore, the Union Government released the highest amount to Tamil Nadu and had an 89.21 per cent utilisation.
MPLADS Funds Flow: Rs 11.48 crore remains unspent with Delhi MPs
Thu, Mar 28, 2019
In terms of fund released, MP from North West Delhi Udit Raj got maximum of Rs 22.50 crore, while least amount of Rs 7.50 crore was sanctioned to South Delhi MP Ramesh Bidhuri.
16th Lok Sabha passed 240 bills, 23 remained pending: Report
Thu, Mar 28, 2019
With 264 sittings, two Indian National Lok Dal MPs had the highest average attendance. Two MPs from NPP attended 85 sittings, the lowest.
Indian Parliament's budget session from January 31 to February 13
Wed, Jan 09, 2019
The budget session of parliament will commence from January 31st. The interim budget will be tabled in the house on February 1, and both the houses will remain in session till February 13.
Companies Bill for ease of doing business passed in Lok Sabha
Fri, Jan 04, 2019
Moving amendments to the Bill before it was passed by a voice vote, the Minister of State for Corporate Affairs P.P. Chaudhary said the Bill aims to de-clog the special courts and the NCLT.
UPSC recruitment: Rajya Sabha MP demands relaxation for civil service aspirants
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
Raising the issue during Zero Hour, she said that in 2011, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) introduced Civil Services Apptitude Test (CSAT). "Unfortunately...The CSAT turned out to be advantageous to students only from the English medium over the students from the regional language background," she said.
Monitoring of computers: Govt authorises 10 central agencies to intercept info; sets off political storm
Fri, Dec 21, 2018
The order that authorised 10 central intelligence, security and tax agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt all the data contained in "any" computer system was issued Thursday night by the 'cyber and information security' division of the Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) under the authority of Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba.
Parliament passes Insolvency Code amendment bill
Sat, Aug 11, 2018
The financial creditors will be represented on the committee of creditors by an authorised representative. These representatives will vote on behalf of the financial creditors as per the prior instructions received from them.
Will Indian Railways tweak flexi fare scheme?
Fri, Jul 27, 2018
With the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) joining the chorus against the Indian Railways’ (IR’s) flexi fare scheme, perhaps it is time to consider the auditor’s second suggestion that there be an all-round fare “rationalisation” to boost the finances of IR.
3 years of Modi Government: Citizens give thumbs up
Wed, May 17, 2017
Modi, along with his government, went ahead and boldly introduced agenda's like Make In India, Housing for All, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jan-Dhan Yojana and many others.
Lok Sabha approves four supporting GST Bills
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
The parliament also approved GST Bill related to compensation.
Residential realty likely to witness weak sales, commercial & retail segment to record stable growth in 2017: Care Ratings
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Care Ratings has projected India's residential real estate sector to witness low sales in 2017 on back of buyers waiting for more interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), deferral of house buying decision among IT professionals, among others.
Parliamentary committee to question RBI governor on cash crunch
Sun, Jan 08, 2017
A parliamentary committee, probing the government`s decision to scrap high-value bank notes, has sent the country`s central bank governor a list of questions on the demonetisation process and asked him to appear before it on Jan. 20.
Monsoon Session: Who worked more so far, Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha?
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
Parliament functioning has seen some disruptions during the Monsoon Session that began earlier this month.