27 Jul 2015
New Delhi: A bill, providing for trial in cheque bounce cases at the place where the cheque was presented for clearance and not the place of issue, was re-introduced in the Lok Sabha today, with an aim of helping lakhs of people suffering due to jurisdictional issues.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: With Rahul Gandhi’s uproar in the Lok Sabha over the demand of a discussion on the recent spate in communal incidents in the nation still fresh in minds, the Lower House will hold a discussion on the Communal Violence Bill today. All eyes will be set on the Congress vice president and his course of action on the issue in the Parliament.
05 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Pitching for the safe passage of Communal Violence Bill in the current session of Parliament, Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Thursday said that it is not a divisive Bill and efforts are on to arrive at a consensus on the issue.
02 Dec 2013
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday voiced her strong opposition to the Prevention of Communal (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013, saying it trampled on the authority of the states.
25 Jul 2015
New Delhi: With the deadline of the Parliamentary panel on land nearing to a close, at least three opposition parties including Congress have decided to seek total withdrawal of NDA's contentious land bill.
08 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Under attack from Opposition over the Communal Violence Bill, Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday defended it, saying that the proposed law is not violative of the country's federal structure and is required, as several state governments have been accused of shielding those guilty of targetted violence.
07 May 2014
New Delhi: Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan has blamed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for stalling the Communal Violence Bill and stopping it from becoming a law before the Lok Sabha elections.
23 Jul 2015
Athens: Greek Parliament today passed legislation on a second batch of reforms needed to help unlock a huge international bailout for the country's stricken economy.
18 Dec 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has supported the Communal Violence Bill, but insisted on a political dialogue with states before finalising the legislation.
17 Dec 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday supported the Communal Violence Bill, but insisted on a political dialogue with states before finalising it if the Congress-led UPA was serious about the matter and not bringing it on the eve of elections to derive political benefits.