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Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill in News

India proposed a new legislation to confiscate assets of offenders who leave the country to escape legal actions. It is widely felt that the spectre...

Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites Act

Union Cabinet of India has approved the introduction of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the Parliament. To make way for certain...

Public Premises Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants Act

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for amendment in Section 2 and Section 3 of the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act,...

New Real Estate Regulation Act Comes Into Force

Regulation of real estate sector involving over 76,000 companies across the county becomes a reality from May 1, 2017 with the Real Estate (Regulation...

Mental Health Care Bill Passed by Parliament

The Parliament passed the ‘Mental Healthcare Bill’ in the Lok Sabha that decriminalises suicide attempt by mentally ill people and provides services for people...

Three Legal Aid and Empowerment Initiatives Launched

Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the three key legal aid and empowerment initiatives of the Department...

Constitution 123rd Amendment Bill 2017

The Union Cabinet has given: (I) Ex-post facto approval for introduction of (i) Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-third Amendment) Bill 2017 and (ii) National Commission...

List of Bills Passed During Recent Parliament Session

The Budget Session 2017 of Parliament commenced on 31st January, 2017 has been adjourned sine die on 12th April, 2017. Three main highlights of...

Corporate Voluntary Liquidation Process Regulations

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), in exercise of its powers conferred by sections 59, 196 and 208 read with section 240...

Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill: Main Provisions

Every year 5 lakh road accidents are reported in the country in which 1.5 lakh people lose their lives. Government aims to reduce the...

West Bengal Clinical Establishments Act Passed

The Legislative Assembly of West Bengal passed the West Bengal Clinical Establishments (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Bill, 2017. The legislation repealed the West Bengal Clinical Establishments...

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...