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Repealing and Amending Bill 2017 in News

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for introduction of the Repealing and Amending Bill, 2017 to repeal 105 Acts. Background: The two Member Committee constituted...

New Adoption Regulations Becomes Operational

Adoption Regulations, 2017 framed by ‘Central Adoption Resource Authority’ (CARA) as mandated under section 68 (c) of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children)...

Service Charges in Restaurants Not Mandatory

There were number of complaints that hotels and restaurants are following the practice of charging "service charge" in the range of 5-20 per cent,...

New Guidelines on Prevention of Harassment of Women

The Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, had held a review meeting on implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace...

Ordinance to Penalise Persons with Old Notes

The President of India has approved the promulgation of the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016 on 30th December, 2016. The Ordinance is...

Enemy Property Ordinance in News

The President of India has promulgated the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Fifth Ordinance, 2016 (8 of 2016) on 22nd December, 2016. After the Indo-China...

Wage Payments Goes Cashless

The Union Cabinet gave its nod for taking the ordinance route to amend the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, allowing business/industrial establishments to pay...

National Anthem Order: Full Provisions

The Government has written to the Chief Secretaries of all State Governments and Chief Secretaries/Administrators of all Union Territories to comply with the Supreme...

Rules to Prevent Cruelty of Animals Notified

The Government has issued the notification for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Pet Shop) Rules, 2016. These rules are meant to regulate pet shops....

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Regulations Notified

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Board), in exercise of its powers conferred under Section 240 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016...

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill Passed

The Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014 has been passed by both the houses of Parliament. The bill will will replace the Persons with...

Major Port Trust Authorities Bill 2016

Major Port Trust Authorities Bill 2016 was approved by the Union Cabinet of India chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Major Port Trust Authorities...

Mizoram Drug Controlled Substances Bill Passed

Mizoram Assembly unanimously passed the Mizoram Drug (Controlled Substances) Bill, 2016. Bill would authorise law enforcement agencies to seize and prosecute people possessing and selling...

Latest IRDAI (Health Insurance) Regulations

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has introduced several regulatory changes to health insurance. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India...