19 August 2019


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Notifications & Circulars

Whips Conference supports independent body to recommend salary and allowances of MPs(01.10.2015)

Government’s proposal to set up an independent Emoluments Commission to determine salaries and allowances for Members of Parliament was widely support.....

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Dates for Winter Session of Parliament announced(09.11.2015)

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs recommended convening the Winter Session of Parliament from 26 November to 23 December 2015. The first .....

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Cabinet approves amendment to Sikh Gurudwaras Act and Mines Act(10.03.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved proposals of the Ministry of Home Affairs to amend the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925 retrospectively. The amendment, to be intro.....

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Parliament’s monsoon session begins 18 July 2016(29.06.2016)

Parliament will convene in its Monsoon session between 18 July and 12 August, 2016.

20 sittings of the Houses are planned over 26 days, wit.....

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Creche facility to come up at Parliament House, Development comes after Smt Maneka Gandhi apprised LS Speaker about the need(20.02.2018)

The Parliament House will soon be setting an example of an inclusive and supportive work environment for its women employees by establishing Crèche fa.....

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Budget session 2016 from 23 February till 13 May(04.02.2016)

The Budget Session of the Parliament in 2016 will begin 23rd February and end on 13th May. The Sessions is expected to have a total of 31 sittings ove.....

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Landmark Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 gets Parliamentary approval(06.08.2019)

Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 would ease the overall process of consumer grievance redressal: Shri Ramvilas Paswan

The Parliament today gave.....

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News

Parliament Clears Bureau of Indian Standards Bill 2015(09.03.2016)

Parliament has passed the Bureau of Indian Standards Bill 2015 with the Rajya Sabha approving it.

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Supreme Court: MPs Fixing Salaries Themselves a Moral, Ethical Issue(07.03.2018)

Supreme Court has said that parliamentarians determining their salary and perks themselves was an "moral" and "ethical issue" and sought for data on h.....

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Supreme Court: Parliamentary Reports Can’t be Challenged in Court(10.05.2018)

Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that parliamentary reports can be used and relied upon in court but their contents cannot be challenged because it.....

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European Parliament Committee Votes for Making Internet a 'Tool for Control'(26.06.2018)

European Parliament Committee has voted for measures that would require the likes of Google and Microsoft to install filters to prevent users from upl.....

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Parliament Passes the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018(25.07.2018)

Parliament has passed an anti-corruption Bill namely the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that provides for punishment to bribe givers .....

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Parliament Passes Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018(26.07.2018)

Parliament has passed a bill that seeks to prevent big economic offenders like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi from fleeing the country to evade the legal.....

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Parliament Passes Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2018(27.07.2018)

Parliament has passed a bill namely the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2018 aiming at allowing a court to try offences related to cheque bou.....

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Sri Lanka's Supreme Court Suspends President's Decision to Dissolve Parliament(14.11.2018)

Supreme Court of Sri Lanka has overturned President's controversial decision to dissolve Parliament and ordered a halt to preparations for snap electi.....

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Only Parliament can Make Changes in List of SCs and STs and Not Government: Karnataka HC(01.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has reminded State government that it is only Parliament which can make changes in list of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes,.....

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Parliament Approves Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(03.07.2019)

Parliament has approved Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Central Council f.....

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Parliament Passes Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019(04.07.2019)

Parliament has passed Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill 2019. The Bill enables Universities or colleges to be con.....

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Parliament Passes Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019(09.07.2019)

Parliament has passed Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank .....

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Parliament Passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(31.07.2019)

Parliament has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 five days after it got the nod from Lok Sabha. This comes nearly .....

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Parliament Passes Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019(31.07.2019)

Parliament has passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which seeks to tighten Corporate Social Responsibility norms and ensure stricter action for.....

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Parliament Passes Benami Transactions Bill and Institutes of Technology Bill(03.08.2016)

Parliament has passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2016 and the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Quashes Appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries by Punjab Govt.(16.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries by Punjab Govt. and held that Parliamentary Secretaries are in natu.....

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Chhattisgarh High Court Notices State Government over Appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries(14.12.2016)

Chhattisgarh High Court has issued a notice to State Government on a Public Interest litigation questioning appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries i.....

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Parliament Passes Negotiable Instruments Bill, 2015(07.12.2015)

Parliament passes the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015, which deals with cheque bounce cases. The Bill sought to amend the Negotiable Ins.....

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Delhi High Court (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Passed by Parliament(06.08.2015)

Parliament has passed a bill which aims to reduce the workload of the Delhi High Court by enhancing the pecuniary jurisdiction of civil suits from the.....

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SC Rejects Plea Seeking Guidelines to Ensure Uninterrupted Functioning of Parliament(25.09.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected plea seeking guidelines to ensure uninterrupted functioning of Parliament, stating that judiciary could not monitor busines.....

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Parliament Passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015(23.12.2015)

Parliament has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015 with the passage of the bill in the Rajya Sabha.

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Statute

Legislation passed in Winter Session, 2015(28.12.2015)

The Goods and Services Tax framework for a homogenous tax code may have been put to bed yet again, but Parliament did break through an early onset of .....

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More Bills to add to Parliament's backlog(05.12.2015)

The government introduced an additional 11 Bills to Parliament: four in the Lok Sabha and seven bound for the Rajya Sabha. The Bills are in addition t.....

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Real estate bill passed, aadhaar number changes rejected(15.03.2016)

The Parliament kept up its newfound legislation fervour, approving the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016, which aside from providing.....

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Real estate bill passed, aadhaar number changes rejected(15.03.2016)

The Parliament kept up its newfound legislation fervour, approving the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016, which aside from providing.....

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Houses of Parliament pass several Bills(14.03.2016)

The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha kept up frenetic legislative activity, passing several Bills in the ‘first half’ of the Budget session. Of note is the R.....

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Top Story

Legislation seems to be the hardest word()

With the impending conclusion of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament of India, the inconvenient question of how it bettered the nation for economic .....

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Pakistan’s Hindu Marriage Act returns(28.03.2016)

Pakistani National Assembly’s Law and Justice Standing Committee recently approved the read»