31 May 2016
New Delhi: Human Trafficking victims will not be sent to jail, according to the first draft bill of trafficking, which was released by Union Minister Maneka Gandhi yesterday.
26 May 2016
Washington: Expecting the long-pending GST bill to get passed this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said any efforts to amend this law at central level are "over now" and it is up to individual states to pursue any changes.
16 May 2016
New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expected to announce the draft bill of Statehood today; making it open to public for suggestions and reviews. The draft bill will be tabled in the upcoming session of Delhi Assembly and will be sent for Parliamentary clearance later.
18 May 2016
New Delhi: Rejecting Pakistan's objection to a draft bill on map, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today said it was the duty of the government to ensure that India's geography is projected properly.
17 May 2016
New Delhi: Exuding confidence in getting the GST Bill passed in the upcoming monsoon session, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday said regional parties, including UPA allies like DMK and NCP, are all making strong noises in support of the tax legislation.
18 May 2016
New Delhi: China today denied that it was blocking India's bid for a membership in elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and said it will "work" with the members of the 48-nation grouping as well as India to find a solution for India's entry into it.
25 Apr 2016
New Delhi: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, currently in the eye of the storm over his 'one-eyed is king among blind' remark, may be the most powerful person at the Central Bank, but he does not appear to be the top-paid one!
02 May 2016
New Delhi: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, who is also a Lok Sabha MP, has introduced three private member bills including a significant 'National Sports Ethics Commission' bill which recommends '10 years of jail term' for any sportsperson indulging in match-fixing.
13 May 2016
Washington: Seventy American lawmakers have introduced a bill in the Congress to ensure people were not barred from the US because of their religion, even as presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has stuck to his controversial "temporary" ban call on Muslims.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The basic monthly salary of Delhi MLAs and ministers is all set to go up by a whopping 400 percent besides significant hike in a slew of allowances with the assembly yesterday approving a bill to effect the increase considering rising cost of living.