Republicans block subpoenas for new proof as US Senate debates norms of trial on Day One; moderates force last-minute reversal in pro-Trump rules
A divided Senate began the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday in utter acrimony, as Republicans blocked Democrats’ efforts to subpoena witnesses and documents related to Ukraine
In move aimed at gender equality, Goa Assembly passes bill allowing women to work in night shift in industries
Deputy chief minister of Goa Chandrakant Kavlekar, who moved an amendment to the Factories and Boilers Act, made it clear that women employees would not be forced to work at night
Explainer: Difference between a Bill and an Act; how a draft legislation becomes a law after multiple readings in Parliament
When a bill has been passed, it is sent to the President for his approval per Article 111. The President can assent or withhold his assent to a bill or he can return a bill.
The Union Cabinet will take a call on Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to overseas Indians.
Narendra Modi hails passage of Bill in Lok Sabha for 10% quota to economically-backward upper castes as 'landmark moment'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described the passage of a bill, which provides 10 percent quota for the general category poor in jobs and education, as a "landmark moment in our nation's history".
Both Houses of Parliament saw adjournments on the first day of the second-half of budget session, with opposition members seeking to corner the government on a range of issues, including the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh and demand for increasing quota beyond 50 percent in Telangana.
Winter Session of Parliament: 25 pending, 14 new bills including maintenance in triple talaq likely to be placed
As many as 25 pending bills and 14 new ones, including a bill providing Muslim women with the right to seek maintenance in case of triple talaq, are expected to be placed in the Winter Session of Parliament.
Bill empowering Centre to fix minimum wage for employees of unorganised sector introduced in Lok Sabha
The Government Thursday introduced in the Lok Sabha 'The Code on Wages' bill which seeks to empower the Centre to fix a "universal minimum wage" aimed to benefit over 40 crore unorganised sector workers
The Cambodia's National Assembly has passed a law barring political parties from having links with convicted criminals
The House has unanimously approved legislation that makes it a crime for U.S. service members to distribute intimate photos without getting their consent.
Users of Airtel, Vodafone and Idea mobile services filed maximum billing complaints in October-December of 2016, as per the latest report of Trai.
President Donald Trump supports a bill that proposes a massive hike in the minimum salary for those employed on H-1B visas, an influential American lawmaker has said.
The trailer of the latest season of Doctor Who has suspense, humour and a glimpse of the places the Doctor will explore
Ministers in Israel have approved a bill - dubbed the "Facebook bill" - that seeks to compel social media providers such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube to immediately remove contents from their platforms.
The Brazilian government plans to draft a bill regulating judicial access to digital data in criminal investigations, following the third nationwide court-mandated shutdown of the popular WhatsApp messaging service since December, newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo reported on Wednesday.
On Wednesday President Barack Obama signed the first major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules in 40 years into law, calling it proof that Washington can function despite intense polarisation.
Ignoring objections of the White House, the Republican majority House of Representatives has approved the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) which blocks $450 million aid to Pakistan for failing to take action against the dreaded Haqqani network.
Gujarat terror bill is ripe for misuse: Three presidents have rejected the controversial bill and rightly so
Pranab Mukherjee became the third President to reject the provisions in the Gujarat Terror Bill or Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Act (GCTOC) and ask for a clarification seeking additional information on provisions that are not in sync with the special provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 2004.
Bill Clinton on Monday called his wife Hillary the most qualified US presidential candidate in more than half a century, at his first solo campaign event for her 2016 election bid.