18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A bill seeking to amend Lokpal and Lokyuktas Act to include Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha in a panel, which will select chairperson and members of the anti-corruption body, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Thursday.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Whistleblowers' Protection Act cannot be brought into force till necessary amendments aimed at safeguarding against disclosures affecting sovereignty of the country are carried out, the government said on Wednesday.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the various amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003 as per the Power Ministry's proposed Amendment Bill.
09 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The government on Tuesday withdrew from the Rajya Sabha a bill related to food safety and standards which it wants to amend further taking into account recent court judgments.
03 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The proposed amendments to the companies law will make it easier for corporates to get shareholders' nod for related party transactions.
05 Dec 2014
New Delhi: In a major move to enable private trusts to invest in listed shares and specified debt securities, the Union Cabinet on Friday approved the tabling of a bill to effect long-pending amendments to the Indian Trusts Act.
08 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Amid opposition by Congress and CPI-M, Lok Sabha today passed a bill to repeal 90 Amendment Acts which have become redundant. Congress and CPI(M) said by not referring the bill to the Parliamentary Standing Committee, government was trying to "sabotage" the committee system.
01 Dec 2014
Bhopal: In a bid to give more teeth to anti- corruption watchdog Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Justice (retd) P P Naolekar said here today that he has recommended amendments to the MP Lokayukta Act to bring MLAs and institutions including NGOs which get government funds, under its ambit.
23 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Seeking to address concerns of various stakeholders, the government is looking to amend certain provisions of the new companies law, including those pertaining to related party transactions.
15 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Welcoming the life sentence of five army personnel in the Machil fake encounter case in Jammu and Kashmir, former Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is an "obnoxious law" that has no place in a modern, civilised country.