19 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Justifying Lok Sabha's rejecting the amendments made by the Upper house to the Aadhaar Bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday said adoption of changes would have pushed the legislation, aimed at streamlining the payment of benefits, into realms of unconstitutionality.
22 Dec 2015
New Delhi: With an aim to further improve India's 'ease of doing business' ranking, Corporate Affairs Ministry is gearing up for more changes in 2016 to the voluminous Companies Act and bring in further clarity on the CSR spending norms.
13 Oct 2011
The government on Thursday approved amendments to the SARFAESI and debt recovery acts to enable banks to effectively deal with the menace of bad loans and also encourage them to disburse credit freely to home and corporate loan seekers.
01 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The government yesterday proposed to amend the RBI Act for setting up of a Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) which will fix the benchmark interest rate of the Central Bank and set inflation targets.
27 Feb 2016
Kochi: Amid a raging debate on the sedition law, President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday said the Indian Penal Code (IPC) requires a thorough revision to meet the needs of the 21st century and changes are necessary in the 'archaic' police system.
24 Dec 2015
New Delhi: State-run NPCIL can now collaborate with other PSUs in the nuclear field, with Parliament yesterday passing a bill in this regard after government allayed fears that the step will allow FDI into the sector or enable participation of a private firm in atomic power production.
29 Apr 2015
New Delhi: To improve the ease of doing business, the Cabinet on Wednesdy approved amendments to the companies law that do away with a mandatory declaration by a firm before commencing business.
30 Jul 2015
Mumbai: Rising for the second straight day, the benchmark BSE Sensex today jumped by 142 points to close at 27,705.35 on sustained buying by investors after the Cabinet approved amendments to the GST bill, while a mild uptick in roll over of F&O positions also helped.
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.
04 Apr 2015
Chandigarh: Describing Land Acquisition Bill as the 'Sanjeevni' (a life-infusing plant) for the party, Congress on Saturday said it was opposed to the amendments brought by the Centre due to its principles and was not guided by political compulsions.