Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Taxation, Companies Amendment bills; both Houses adjourned till tomorrow
Parliament LIVE Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman responded to the Opposition's arguments on the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday.
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha approves Centre's demand for supplementary grants; both houses adjourned till tomorrow
Parliament LIVE Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that additional resources as part of the first demand for excess grants is being used for "people-centric activity and some of the most critical government schemes like the PM Gareeb Kalyan Yojana."
Lok Sabha passes finance bill without discussion, Congress and DMK demand financial package to deal with coronavirus
A decision to approve the Finance Bill without discussion was taken at the all-party meeting convened by the Speaker.
Day after Budget, Centre clarifies proposed tax on NRIs, says it will not hurt bonafide workers abroad
The government on Sunday issued a clarification on the new definition of NRI mentioned in the Budget presented by Nirmala Sitharaman.
Govt to set up unified regulator for IFSCs; bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha after withdrawal from Rajya Sabha
Currently, the banking, capital markets and insurance sectors in IFSC are regulated by multiple regulators—the RBI, SEBI, IRDAI
LS passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill for improved road safety provisions; RS nod to Finance, Appropriation bills
The Lok Sabha passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Tuesday and began discussion on the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019. The Rajya Sabha gave its nod to the Finance (No 2) Bill and Appropriation (No 2) Bill and saw the tabling of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019
Lok Sabha passes bill giving effect to proposals in Budget 2019-20; Rajya Sabha clears bills concerning arbitration
While the Lok Sabha passed The Finance (No 2) Bill, 2019, which brings the Centre’s proposals concerning the Budget 2019-20 into effect, Rajya Sabha passed the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill and New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill on Thursday
The Union Budget is the annual financial statement that contains the government’s revenue and expenditure for a fiscal year.
Finance Bills can be divided into three categories: finance bill category I, finance bill category II and a Money Bill
Theresa May defeated in British Parliament; govt says loss will neither stop Brexit, nor stop administration from collecting taxes
The defeat highlights Theresa May's weak position as leader of a minority government, a divided party, and a critical parliament just days before she is due to hold a pivotal vote on whether to approve the Brexit deal she has negotiated with the EU.
Monsoon Session of Parliament can't stall like Budget sitting did; legislature desperately needs reform
It appears the Parliament is in crisis. We need to have a broad debate reforming its working, the anti-defection law, office of profit, among other areas.
Aadhaar not mandatory for central govt employees to receive their pension, says Union minister Jitendra Singh
Aadhaar card is not mandatory for central government employees to get their pension, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh has said
Parliament logjam Part 2: Examining legislative avenues available to keep govt accountable, exercise necessary oversight
After the recent Budget Session washout, it is important to examine some of the avenues through which the Parliament can exercise its oversight function.
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.
The Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the 11th day on Monday as the TDP, YSR Congress, TRS and AIADMK continued their noisy protests over various issues
Lok Sabha clearing Finance Bill without debate an abdication of democratic responsibility by BJP, Opposition
Crucial Lok Sabha business like the Finance Bill, that ought to take at least a few days of considered debate, was done and dusted in just about 46 minutes.
Here's a list of some key budget-related terms so that you know what it means when Arun Jaitley mentions them in his speech on 1 February
Not linked Aadhaar with your SIM, bank accounts, financial savings? Deadlines are nearing; here's how to do it
Banks are pretty serious about Aadhaar -Account linking deadline.
The Finance Bill, 2017 introduced a variety of changes: One key amendment was how political parties were financed. This author discussed earlier how the changes to the Companies Act, 2013 would have devastating effects on shareholder transparency but there is something deeper hidden in the legislative framework:
Do remember, Aadhaar is compulsory this year to file the returns. If you don't have one, start the process to get one now