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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: What does it do and why is it seen as a problem
The opposition says the Bill violates Article 14 of the Indian Constitution — the Right to Equality.
Protests over Citizenship Amendment Bill in Delhi, elsewhere in country
Protests are being held by Indian Union Muslim League MPs and All Ind...
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Sena accuses Centre of 'invisible Hindu-Muslim partition'
In an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana', th...
Data Bill likely to retain exemptions for scribes
Journalists will have to comply with the code of ethics put down by the Press Council of India or “any media self-regulatory organisation,” the draft of the Bill had said, and top officials in the government said this would be retained in the final Bill as well. Exemption to journalists from major parts of the draft had come up during deliberations.
GST rates set to increase as council eyes major revamp
Move will increase burden on consumers but may generate close to Rs 1 lakh crore in revenue.
Union Cabinet clears Personal Data Protection Bill. Major takeaways from Cabinet meet
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Bill will be introduced in Parliament during the current Winter Session. The Bill is likely to contain broad guidelines on collection, storage and processing of personal data, consent of individuals, penalties and compensation, code of conduct and an enforcement model.
Passage of Citizenship Bill in Parliament will mark victory of Jinnah's thinking over Gandhi's: Tharoor
The former Union minister also alleged that the BJP government wants to single out "one community" and refuses to grant its members asylum from oppression on the same conditions as other communities.
Citizenship Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday
Its passage in the Lok Sabha is all but certain due to the massive majority the BJP and its allies have, and the Union government is confident of its passage in the Rajya Sabha as well with the support of several non-aligned regional parties which have often joined the treasury benches in the past.
'Second war of independence': TMC eyes citizenship bill to take on BJP ahead of state polls
Addressing a rally in Kolkata on Friday, Banerjee said she would support the bill if citizenship is given to each and every refugee, irrespective of their religion.
Coffee Day Group likely to call for bids to sell majority stake in Sical
CDEL is exploring options to get the best value for each of the group’s operational businesses.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-backed Janitri is preventing newborn deaths in rural India
In an era where technology has made healthcare easier, faster, and cheaper, maternal healthcare is still expensive and riddled with issues. Arun Agarwal’s low-cost portable device which measures fetal heart rate and uterine contractions is the need of the hour.
US Congress passes Uyghur bill; China threatens possible retaliation
The US House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act, which among other things, proposes that America redirects resources to address the mass internment of over 1,000,000 Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities in China.
Citizenship amendment bill gets Cabinet nod, set to be tabled in Parliament
The Bill has been opposed vehemently by opposition parties like Congress, Trinamool, DMK, Samajwadi Party, RJD and the Left and even regional parties like BJD have expressed reservations. The Bill has sparked resentment in the northeast.
Sons-in-law, daughters-in-law too could be arraigned if they neglect senior citizens: Draft Bill
The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which has been cleared by the Union Cabinet and is likely to be introduced in Parliament soon, also removes the cap of Rs 10,000 as maximum maintenance.
Parliament passes bill to merge Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli UTs
Merging will also help in cutting down administrative cost, he said, adding the move was supported by civil societies along with the elected member of Parliament of that area.
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