Parliament passes bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges from 30 to 33 in bid to reduce pendency of cases
Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pendency of cases.
Route taken by government to scrap Article 370 isn't only constitutional, it also complies with all legal requirements
The Union government's decision to effectively scrap Article 370 through a Presidential Notification has intrigued a lot of experts in the legal domain. However, sifting through the technicalities, it can be understood that this move is constitutional in toto and complies with all the legal requirements that were to be respected
Article 370 of the Constitution to be revoked: Provisions of Article and what its abrogation means for Jammu and Kashmir
Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah on Monday announced in the Rajya Sabha that Article 370 of the Indian Constitution is to be abrogated under the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 signed by President Ram Nath Kovind
UAPA (Amendment) Bill 2019 violates the very international laws it quotes, defies principles of natural justice
The UAPA offers an overbroad and ambiguous definition of a 'terrorist act' which includes the death of, or injuries to any person, damage to any property, an attempt to over awe any public functionary by means of criminal force and any act to compel the government or any person to do or abstain from doing any act etc.
RS passes UAPA Bill: Congress' failure to anchor Opposition shows party's growing redundancy in law-making process
Despite having low numbers in the Rajya Sabha, the Congress had during the previous Narendra Modi government used its heft in the Rajya Sabha and displayed the skill to rally like-minded parties. This time, it stands isolated. It does not have many friends.
Congress issues three-line whip to Rajya Sabha MPs for remaining duration of Parliament session after triple talaq bill passed in Upper House
Congress party issued a three-line whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs, asking them to be present in the House from 11 am till the adjournment of the House from 1 to 7 August.
Several Rajya Sabha MPs give Zero Hour notice for Parliament session today; BJP, TMC, RJD to raise issues on infrastructure, education
The Rajya Sabha is likely to take up several discussions in its Zero Hour as several MPs of the Upper House have given 'Zero Hour notices' on a host of issues.
Harsh Vardhan moves National Medical Commission bill in Lok Sabha, says legislation likely to be one of ‘biggest reforms’
Genuine concerns over the National Medical Commission Bill have been addressed and the legislation will be one of the biggest reforms, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said in Lok Sabha on Monday.
Mahua Moitra hits out at govt over UAPA Amendment Bill, says draft law is 'anti-federalism, anti-constitutional and anti-people'
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra vehemently opposed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
S Jaishankar confirms India didn't ask Donald Trump to mediate over Kashmir amid Opposition uproar in RS
S Jaishankar on Tuesday categorically stated that prime minister Narendra Modi has not made any request to the US president Donald Trump to help 'mediate' between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir issue
Sonia Gandhi issues statement condemning Modi govt for passing RTI (Amendment) Bill, says, Centre 'hell-bent on subverting law'
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said in a statement that the Centre is determined to subvert the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005. Her reaction came after the Lok Sabha passed RTI (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Monday. The bill proposed to give the Centre the power to set the tenure and salaries of state and central Information Commissioners.
RTI Amendment bill moved for consideration, passage in Lok Sabha; Centre says it's aimed at 'streamlining' of information commission
Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh moved the RTI amendment bill for consideration and passage in Lok Sabha on Monday saying it is aimed at streamlining and institutionalising the functioning of information commission.
Parliament LIVE updates: Lok Sabha passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) bill after Opposition lodges strong protests
Parliament LIVE updates: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the 'aye's having the majority.
‘Fight there, not here’: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla jokes after Karnataka BJP MP brings up dispute with Tamil Nadu over Cauvery
"Fight there, not here," was the remark of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla when a BJP member from Karnataka spoke in the Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long-standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over Cauvery water.
Centre will identify, deport illegal immigrants 'from every inch' of country as per international law, Amit Shah tells Rajya Sabha
Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said the government will identify all illegal immigrants residing in the country and deport them as per the international law.
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla unhappy with thin attendance in Parliament, urges MPs to spend maximum time in House
Apparently unhappy with Lok Sabha witnessing thin attendance during the evening hours on Tuesday during the debate on demands for grants of Ministries of Rural Development, Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, Speaker Om Birla appealed to the members to be present in the House for maximum time and said they will benefit from speeches of fellow members.
Members in Lok Sabha on Tuesday raised problems related to agriculture, including the delay in procurement of produce, rise in the cost of inputs, late payment of crop insurance and adversities of weather, and sought steps to increase the income of farmers.
Narendra Modi chairs BJP parliamentary party meet ahead of Parliament session, asks MPs to focus on constituencies, animal welfare
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday directed MPs to focus on constituencies more.
Parliament Updates: Don’t let bad policies kill farmers, says Congress MP; CPI's Binoy Visvam calls Budget 'document of illusions'
Parliament Updates: Speaking on the Union Budget in the Rajya Sabha, which has been disrupted by protests from the Opposition for two days, Congress leader P Chidambaram said that the current Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was "not a bold one".
In Lok Sabha, Amit Shah redefines notions of 'Insaniyat, Jamhuriyat and Kashmiriyat', throws down gauntlet to Congress
In his first address as Union home minister in the newly-constituted 17th Lok Sabha, Amit Shah made it clear what he thought of the existence of Article 370