21 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the revised Constitution Amendment Bill to roll out GST would be introduced in the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament.
20 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The long pending Insurance Bill, which seeks to raise FDI cap in the sector to 49 percent, is expected to be taken up in the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament.
22 Oct 2014
Washington: Pakistani teenager and Noble Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been conferred with the Liberty Medal, and the youngest recipient of the American award said this will encourage her to continue her campaign for child rights in countries including India
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance government move to clear the crucial bill on Judicial reforms has got mix reactions from various political parties. While Congress is in tune with the NDA government move, other parties like SP, BSP, TMC, DMK and AIADMK opposed it in Upper House of Parliament.
18 Sep 2014
Jaipur: National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2014, which is going to scrape the current system of appointment of judges to Higher Judiciary in the country, was on Wednesday ratified by Rajasthan Legislative Assembly.
11 Oct 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered appointment of Principal Judges in 23 family courts in various districts of the state, on the recommendations of the Allahabad High Court.
05 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that a bill providing a say for the appointment of judges in the higher judiciary should be referred to a Parliamentary panel.
21 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Monday a batch of petitions challenging the 121st constitutional amendment by which collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary was scrapped and a new mechanism under National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) was proposed to be put in place.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Congress said that it was not against the National Judicial Appointment Commission and constitutional amendment bill but it will seek some amendments.
17 Oct 2014
Geneva/New Delhi: Although there is an impasse at WTO, there is a "widespread positive disposition" to find a permanent solution to the issue of public stock-holding of foodgrains, its Director General Roberto Azevedo said.