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E-cigarettes banned by Union Cabinet, offenders to face jail

E-cigarettes banned by Union Cabinet, offenders to face jail

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in India. According to the Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the cabinet passed a decision making the production, manufacturing, import, export, transport, sale, distribution or advertisements of e-cigarettes a cognizable offence. The decision was taken, she said due to an alarming…

Cabinet approves bill to scrap 58 redundant laws

Cabinet approves bill to scrap 58 redundant laws

The Central government on 17th of July, 2019 cleared a bill for the abrogation of at least 58 unnecessary laws from the statute books. A senior law ministry official said after the bill gets parliamentary nod, new bill be introduced to repeal more than 100 other unnecessary laws. The NDA government in its two terms…

Union Cabinet approves the Transgender person (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

Union Cabinet approves the Transgender person (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

On July 10th, Wednesday the Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi permitted to introduce The Transgender people (Protection of Rights) bill, 2019. The bill may be brought in the resulting session of Parliament. The bill gives a mechanism for his or her social, financial and academic empowerment. The bill will help to mitigate…