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Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill Passed

The Rajya Sabha has passed the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The Bill replaces the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, that was passed in May...

Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley introduced a Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2017 in parliament to replace the non-performing assets ordinance, which came into effect earlier...

Minority Institutions Right under Article 30(1) is Absolute

The Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice R. Banumathi held that minority educational institutions have absolute right to appoint qualified persons...

Supreme Court on Misuse of Section 498A of IPC

The Supreme Court has expressed serious concern over the misuse of Section 498-A of the Indian Penal Code relating to dowry and harassment of...

IIIT Public Private Partnership Bill 2017

Rajya Sabha passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology Public Private Partnership (IIIT-PPP) Bill 2017. The bill has already been passed in Lok Sabha. This...

‘NITSER Act’ Amendment Bill Passed

NITSER (National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research) Amendment Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha. The Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on...

‘AMASR Act’ of India in News

The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act (or AMASR Act) is an act of parliament of the government of India that provides...

What Pranab Mukherjee Said on ‘Ordinance’?

Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee during his farewell speech on his last day in office has cautioned the governments in using the 'Ordinance...

Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill

Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017 was passed unanimously in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill aims to establish a legal framework for...

Human DNA Profiling Bill in India

Human DNA Profiling Bill is a proposed legislation in India. The bill will allow the government to establish a National DNA Data Bank and...

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board Notifies Rules

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India ('IBBI') was established under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 ('Code'). IBBI has notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board...

Maharashtra Prohibition of Social Boycott Bill

Maharashtra has become the first State in the country to enact a law against social boycott from caste panchayats. President Pranab Mukherjee has given his...