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Mar 29, 2019
Election Commission warning on electoral bonds: Opaqueness defeats idea of clean money in political fundingElectoral bonds scheme, which came into effect in January 2018, had clocked in over Rs 600 crore political funding by October 2018.
Oct 21, 2018
Health Ministry asks states to set up mental health authority, review boards to implement Mental Health Care ActThe Union Health Ministry has asked all the states to set up State Mental Health Authority and District Mental Health Review Board to ensure effective implementation of the Mental Health Care Act, 2017.
Sep 05, 2018
Draft Bill on river Ganga’s protection provides for armed personnel to arrest polluters; claims existing laws not adequateThe draft Bill for protection of the Ganga has suggested provisions such as having an armed force, Armed Ganga Protection Corps to have the power to arrest polluters and imprisonment of 2-5 years for offences like commercial fishing, polluting the river and construction of illegal structures in active flood plains.
Aug 03, 2018
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes amended OBC bill; here is all you need to know about the changesThe Lok Sabha unanimously passed the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Thursday, making the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) a constitutional body and granting it complete powers to safeguard the rights and interests of Other Backward Classes (OBC).
Jul 18, 2018
Monsoon Session Day 1: RS, LS debate mob lynching, key legislations passed; govt to face no-confidence motion on Fridaythe talking point of the day was an opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government, the first to be admitted since the BJP-led dispensation came to power four years ago. Here is a breakdown on highlights of the day from both Houses.
Apr 11, 2018
BJP’s FY17 income up 81%, BSP’s 266%; 75-80% of total funding comes from faceless donors; Who funds India’s politicians?The current trend in India—where a lion share of funds for parties come from anonymous sources—signals danger as it will inevitably strengthen the infamous political-corporate nexus, black money generation and corruption in the economy.
Feb 08, 2018
PETA urges Tamil Nadu government to ban jallikattu, says regulation can't prevent deathsAnimal rights body PETA on Wednesday urged Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy to ban jallikattu, claiming that at least 23 people have died since the state allowed the bull-taming sport in January last year
Feb 05, 2018
Homoepathic doctors support NMC Bill that could allow them to practice allopathyHomoeopathic doctors' bodies on Monday came together at the Ramlila Maidan here in support of a Bill that the might allow doctors pursuing Indian systems of medicine to practice allopathy after clearing a bridge course.
Jan 23, 2018
Asaduddin Owaisi calls triple talaq bill BJP's 'conspiracy' to punish Muslim menThe triple talaq bill is a conspiracy against Muslims and a move to punish men from the community, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has alleged.
Jan 09, 2018
'They are lobbying to stall triple talaq bill': Former minister Arif Mohammad Khan slams Muslim law boardOn Tuesday, former Union minister Arif Mohammad Khan penned an op-ed in The Times of India entitled Women get a raw deal again: Muslim Personal Law Board is still stuck in Shah Bano timewarp as its opposition to triple talaq bill proves.