Pension Fund Regulatory And Development Authority Bill (PFRDA) Bill, 2011

PFRDA-Bill

Current Status: Passed (Lok Sabha on September 04, 2013; Rajya Sabha on September 06, 2013; Ministry: Finance The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill (PFRDA) Bill 2011 provides for the establishment of an Authority to promote old age income security by establishing, developing and regulating pension funds, to protect the interests of … [Read more...]

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Land Acquisition Bill

Land Acquisition Bill

Introduction:        Sept. 07, 2011 Current Status:     Passed by LS on August 29, 2013; Passed by Rajya Sabha on September 04, 2013 Ministry:            Rural Development The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2011, popularly known as Land Acquisition Bill, which seeks to … [Read more...]

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Maharashtra Governor Signs Anti-Superstition Bill

Narendra Dabholkar

Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan gave his assent to anti the anti black magic and superstition ordinance on August 24. The angry protest sparked by the rationalist Narendra Dabholkar's killing in Puney prompted the Maharashtra government to clear an ordinance to enforce the anti-superstition bill he had championed for years. Dabholkar had drafted … [Read more...]

Draft National Sports Development Bill, 2013

Sports 1

  Draft National Sports Development Bill 2013, prepared by the Working Group for Drafting of the National Sports Development Bill 2013 under the chairmanship of Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal, was today submitted to Sports Minister Jitendra Singh. Salient Feature: Duties have been imposed on the National Olympic Committee including … [Read more...]

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The Communal Violence (Prevention, Control and Rehabilitation of Victims) Bill, 2005

The Communal Violence (Prevention, Control and Rehabilitation of Victims) Bill, 2005

Current Status: Pending, Introduced in the Rajya Sabha on December 5, 2005 Ministry: Home Affairs The bill seeks to empower the State Governments and the Central Government to take measures to provide for the prevention and control of communal violence which threatens the secular fabric, unity, integrity and internal security of the Nation and … [Read more...]

The Higher Education And Research Bill, 2011

Higher Education And Research Bill, 2011

Current Status: Pending; Introduced in the Rajya Sabha on December 28, 2011 Ministry: HRD #adsense# Salient Features The bill seeks to repeal the UGC Act, 1956, the AICTE Act, 1987, and the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 This Bill proposes to create a National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER) which will be … [Read more...]

The Right Of Citizens For Time Bound Delivery Of Goods And Services And Redressal Of Their Grievances Bill, 2011

The Right Of Citizens Bill, 2011

Current Status: Pending; Introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 20, 2011 Ministry: Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions On December 20, 2011, the Government introduced the Right of Citizens for Time Bound Delivery of Services and Redressal of their Grievances Bill, 2011 in the Lok Sabha. Introducing the bill, the Union Minister of State for … [Read more...]

Amendments In The National Food Security Bill Introduced

Food Security Bill

Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Shri K.V.Thomas introduced amendments in the National Food Security Bill in the Lok Sabha on May 2 and placed the amended Bill for consideration and passing by the House. The National Food Security Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 22nd December, 2011 to addresses the issue of food … [Read more...]

The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2011

The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2011

Current Status: Pending; Introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2011 Ministry: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution The Government had introduced Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2011, in Lok Sabha on December 16, 2011, to facilitate quicker disposal of cases and to widen and amplify the scope of some of the provisions of the … [Read more...]

The Direct Taxes Code Bill, 2010

DTC 2010

Current Status: Pending; Introduced in the Lok Sabha on August 30, 2010 Ministry: Finance The Direct Taxes Code seeks to consolidate the law relating to direct taxes.  The Bill will replace the Income Tax Act, 1961, and the Wealth Tax Act, 1957. Then Finance Minister Mr. P. Chidambaram tabled the Direct Taxes Code Bill, 2010 (DTC 2010) in the … [Read more...]