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Financial Bill passed by Lok Sabha by voice vote

Financial Bill passed by Lok Sabha by voice vote

Financial bill is a bill in which matters other than financial nature are also included and the provisions relating to the financial bill are envisaged in Article 117 of the Indian Constitution. It is also described as a money bill to which provisions of general legislation have also been added. It may deal with the…

Private member bill for population control measures introduced in Rajya Sabha

Private member bill for population control measures introduced in Rajya Sabha

On February 7th, Shiv Sena MP Anil Desai floated a private bill in Rajya Sabha, with an aim to introduce a directive principle in the constitution as regards population control measures. The bill seeks to amend the Constitution with a view to introducing Article 47A which states: “47A. The State shall promote small family norms…

The state cannot be bound to give reservation in promotion: SC

The state cannot be bound to give reservation in promotion: SC

The SC cleared that State Government cannot be bound to give reservation in promotion. The verdict the was delivered in a case Mukesh Kumar v. State of Uttarakhand in which the court was of the opinion through Article 16(4) and 16 (4A) gave rights to state to make reservation for SC and ST as well…

After Kerala and Punjab, Rajasthan passes resolution against CAA

After Kerala and Punjab, Rajasthan passes resolution against CAA

Rajasthan Assembly on Saturday 25th January 2020, passed a resolution urging the Centre to repeal the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), amid opposition by the BJP which accused the ruling Congress of pursuing appeasement politics. Congress-ruled Rajasthan has become the third state to adopt a resolution against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA in the…

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019 comes into force  from 10 January 2020

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019 comes into force from 10 January 2020

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 has come into force on 10th January 2020. The Bill was passed in Lok Sabha during the monsoon session and by Rajya Sabha in the winter session. The Act received the assent of the President on 5 December 2019 and the objective of the Act is for…

National Medical Commission Bill, 2019

National Medical Commission Bill, 2019

The National Medical commission bill of 2019 presented to have four autonomous boards to take care of its different functions: Under Graduate Medical Education Board to set standards and regulate medical education at undergraduate level Post Graduate Medical Education Board to set standards and regulate medical education at postgraduate level Medical Assessment and Rating Board…

Essar case: New amendments in IBC come under SC scanner

Essar case: New amendments in IBC come under SC scanner

The recent amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), passed by Parliament and awaiting assent of the President, were brought to the notice of the Supreme Court by a section of creditors on Wednesday.  The bench was hearing a plea by Committee of Creditors (CoC) of Essar Steel challenging NCLAT’s July 4 order which…

Presidential order on J&K Challenged: Plea filed in SC

Presidential order on J&K Challenged: Plea filed in SC

A plea/petition was filed in the SC on Tuesday i.e. 6th August challenging the Presidential order on the Article 370 which now revokes the special status given to Jammu & Kashmir. The Centre on Monday scrapped Article 370 of the Constitution that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, with a order saying “it shall come into force…

Bill proposing higher penalty for traffic violations passed in Rajya Sabha

Bill proposing higher penalty for traffic violations passed in Rajya Sabha

Driving your private vehicle? You need to have a look upon latest amendments made under Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. A week ago, Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in Lok Sabha. The bill was tabled by Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. On Wednesday, the bill was passed in Rajya Sabha…

Rajya Sabha passes the Triple Talaq Bill

Rajya Sabha passes the Triple Talaq Bill

The upper house of the Indian Parliament, on Tuesday, gave its nod to the Triple Talaq bill after a long debate. The triple talaq bill follows a Supreme Court judgement, passed in August of 2017, which declared the practice of instant divorce by uttering ‘talaq’ three times in one sitting as void and unconstitutional. Put…

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