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Regulation of Disciplinary Control Over Lawyers

The recent judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of Mahipal Singh Rana v. State of UP, AIR 2016 SC 3302, directed the...

Law Commission Submits Report on Hate Speech

Law Commission of India has submitted its 267th report on ‘hate speech’.  According to the Commission, "hate speech generally is an incitement to hatred...

Rajya Sabha Passes HIV and AIDS (Prevention & Control) Bill

The Rajya Sabha passed the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Prevention) and Control) Bill 2014, to ensure equal rights...

Union Cabinet Approves Four GST Bills

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following four GST related bills: 1. The Central Goods and Services Tax...

Right to Education Act Amendment Approved

The Union Cabinet has approved the amendment to Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009. This will ensure that all...

Amendments to NABARD Act Approved

Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals: (a) Amendments to National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act,...

Amendment in Customs and Excise Act Approved

Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals: i. Amendment to the Customs Act, 1962; ii. Amendments to the Customs...

Anti-Discrimination And Equality Bill Introduced

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has introduced the Anti-Discrimination and Equality Bill in Parliament on March 10, 2017. This bill aims to make the constitutional rights of...

Enemy Property Bill Passed by Parliament

The Lok Sabha passed the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016, which provides power to the government to seize properties left behind by...

Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti introduced Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Lok Sabha. The Inter-State...

Footwear Design and Development Institute Bill

Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) Bill, 2017 in the Lok Sabha to declare the FDDI...

Indian Institutes of Information Technology Bill Approved

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved - i. Introduction of the Indian Institutes of Information Technology Public Private...

Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill Passed

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was passed by the Lok Sabha after the Rajya Sabha approved it. It has made India third on the...

Admiralty (Maritime Claims) Bill Passed in Lok Sabha

The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016 was passed by the Lok Sabha. The Bill aims to establish a legal framework to...