Utt. HC: Conditional Liberty Must Override Statutory Embargo Under NDPS Act  ||  Utt. HC: While Exercising Inherent Jurisdiction, HC Does Not Function As Court of Appeal or Revision  ||  Pat. HC: Alcohol Consumption Cannot be Conclusively Proved Through Breath Analyzer Report  ||  Ker. HC: Emp. Messaging in Pvt. Whatsapp Group About Safety of Company Doesn’t Attract Disc. Proc.  ||  Ker. HC: Circular Issued to Enable Service of Notice, Summons Through E-Post in Trivandrum  ||  Gau. HC: Compensation Denied Over Death of Man Not Proved to be Bonafide Passenger  ||  Madras HC: Public Service is Being Performed by Lawyers, They Cannot be Denied Funds  ||  Gau. HC: Compensation Awarded to Wife of Deceased Driver Enhanced  ||  Bom. HC: Bar Council of Mah. & Goa Directed to Take Action Against Lawyer Who Appeared Without Band  ||  Delhi High Court: Bail Granted to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Liquor Policy Scam Case    

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Cabinet approves amendment to Sikh Gurudwaras Act and Mines Act(10.03.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved proposals of the Ministry of Home Affairs to amend the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925 retrospectively. The amendment, to be intro.....

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Creche facility to come up at Parliament House, Development comes after Smt Maneka Gandhi apprised LS Speaker about the need(20.02.2018)

The Parliament House will soon be setting an example of an inclusive and supportive work environment for its women employees by establishing Crèche fa.....

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Top Story

Legislation seems to be the hardest word()

With the impending conclusion of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament of India, the inconvenient question of how it bettered the nation for economic .....

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Pakistan’s Hindu Marriage Act returns(28.03.2016)

Pakistani National Assembly’s Law and Justice Standing Committee recently approved the Statute

Houses of Parliament pass several Bills(14.03.2016)

The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha kept up frenetic legislative activity, passing several Bills in the ‘first half’ of the Budget session. Of note is the R.....

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Real estate bill passed, aadhaar number changes rejected(15.03.2016)

The Parliament kept up its newfound legislation fervour, approving the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016, which aside from providing.....

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Whips Conference supports independent body to recommend salary and allowances of MPs(01.10.2015)

Government’s proposal to set up an independent Emoluments Commission to determine salaries and allowances for Members of Parliament was widely support.....

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Landmark Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 gets Parliamentary approval(06.08.2019)

Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 would ease the overall process of consumer grievance redressal: Shri Ramvilas Paswan

The Parliament today gave.....

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Legislation passed in Winter Session, 2015(28.12.2015)

The Goods and Services Tax framework for a homogenous tax code may have been put to bed yet again, but Parliament did break through an early onset of .....

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More Bills to add to Parliament's backlog(05.12.2015)

The government introduced an additional 11 Bills to Parliament: four in the Lok Sabha and seven bound for the Rajya Sabha. The Bills are in addition t.....

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Real estate bill passed, aadhaar number changes rejected(15.03.2016)

The Parliament kept up its newfound legislation fervour, approving the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016, which aside from providing.....

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Parliament’s monsoon session begins 18 July 2016(29.06.2016)

Parliament will convene in its Monsoon session between 18 July and 12 August, 2016.

20 sittings of the Houses are planned over 26 days, wit.....

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Dates for Winter Session of Parliament announced(09.11.2015)

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs recommended convening the Winter Session of Parliament from 26 November to 23 December 2015. The first .....

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Budget session 2016 from 23 February till 13 May(04.02.2016)

The Budget Session of the Parliament in 2016 will begin 23rd February and end on 13th May. The Sessions is expected to have a total of 31 sittings ove.....

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News

European Parliament Committee Votes for Making Internet a 'Tool for Control'(26.06.2018)

European Parliament Committee has voted for measures that would require the likes of Google and Microsoft to install filters to prevent users from upl.....

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Jharkhand High Court Grants Bail to Former MP and 5 Others(17.04.2020)

Jharkhand High Court has allowed bail to a former Member of Parliament and five others on the condition that they shall deposit an amount of Rs 35,000.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Merge Three Municipal Corporations in Delhi(06.04.2022)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Delhi Municipal Corporation Amendment Bill, 2022, that seeks amend the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 and unify Sout.....

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Orissa HC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Section 34 RP Act(02.05.2022)

Orissa High Court upheld the Constitutional validity of Section 34 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 that specifies that eligible citizens.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Actress Jaya Prada's Plea Challenging Mohd Azam Khan's Win(02.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed an election petition filed by actress Jaya Prada challenging the election of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from .....

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Sri Lanka's Supreme Court Suspends President's Decision to Dissolve Parliament(14.11.2018)

Supreme Court of Sri Lanka has overturned President's controversial decision to dissolve Parliament and ordered a halt to preparations for snap electi.....

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SC Allows Filing of Writ Petition Against Environmental Clearance Granted to New Parliament Building(29.07.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed the filing of a Writ Petition under Article 32 of the Constitution of India, 1949 challenging the Environmental Clearance gr.....

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Allahabad HC Quashes UP Government Orders Notifying 17 OBCs as Scheduled Castes(05.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court while quashing the orders of the Uttar Pradesh Government recognizing or acknowledging 17 Other Backward Classes sub-castes as Sc.....

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Chhattisgarh High Court Notices State Government over Appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries(14.12.2016)

Chhattisgarh High Court has issued a notice to State Government on a Public Interest litigation questioning appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries i.....

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Karnataka High Court Declares Parliamentary Secretaries Act as Unconstitutional(05.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has struck down the Karnataka Parliamentary Secretaries Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1963 as void ab in.....

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Supreme Court Allows Foundation Ceremony for New Parliament Building Without Altering Site(07.12.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed the Central Government to conduct the foundation ceremony of the Central Vista project without altering the status of the si.....

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Only Parliament can Make Changes in List of SCs and STs and Not Government: Karnataka HC(01.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has reminded State government that it is only Parliament which can make changes in list of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes,.....

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Parliament Passes Arbitration & Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 for Automatic Stay on Awards(11.03.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote. It seeks to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, .....

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SC Restores Petition Challenging Farm Laws Enacted by Parliament(19.11.2020)

Supreme Court has restored for admission the petition which challenges the three farm laws that have been enacted by the Parliament recently and have .....

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J&K&L HC Seeks Status Of Pending Cases Against MPs/ MLAs From Trial Courts(21.10.2022)

Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh High Court has sought status of 13 cases which are pending in various courts against 16 former and sitting Member of Parliame.....

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SC: Upto Parliament to Decide Whether to Allow Candidates to Contest from Two Seats(02.02.2023)

Supreme Court while dismissing PIL challenging the constitutionality of Section 33(7) of the Representation of Peoples Act, 1951 has held that permitt.....

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Delhi High Court (Amendment) Bill, 2015 Passed by Parliament(06.08.2015)

Parliament has passed a bill which aims to reduce the workload of the Delhi High Court by enhancing the pecuniary jurisdiction of civil suits from the.....

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Parliament Approves Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(03.07.2019)

Parliament has approved Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Central Council f.....

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Parliament Passes Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019(04.07.2019)

Parliament has passed Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill 2019. The Bill enables Universities or colleges to be con.....

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Parliament Passes Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019(09.07.2019)

Parliament has passed Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank .....

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SC: Meghalaya’s Right to do Business in Lotteries Subject to Parliamentary Legislation(12.05.2023)

Supreme Court while rejecting centre’s challenge of maintainability of Meghalaya’s suit challenging provisions of Lotteries Regulation Act, has held t.....

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Del. HC: Need Re-Look at Exclusions in Section 3(K) of Patents Act(15.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that there is need to relook at exclusions in Section 3(k) of Patents Act, 1970, in view of the growing innovations, as .....

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Parliament Passes Bill to Amend Act Regulating Major Airports in India(05.08.2021)

Parliament has passed the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021. The Bill proposes to amend Section 2(i) of the Airpo.....

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Parliament Passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(31.07.2019)

Parliament has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 five days after it got the nod from Lok Sabha. This comes nearly .....

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Parliament Passes Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019(31.07.2019)

Parliament has passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which seeks to tighten Corporate Social Responsibility norms and ensure stricter action for.....

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Parliament Passes Bill to Declare Two Food Technology Institutes as Institutions of National Importan(27.07.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2021, to declare the National Institute of Food.....

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Parliament Passes Marine Aids to Navigation Bill, 2021(28.07.2021)

Parliament has passed the Marine Aids to Navigation Bill, 2021, citing "enormous technological development" in the field of marine navigation and the .....

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Parliament Passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015(23.12.2015)

Parliament has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015 with the passage of the bill in the Rajya Sabha.

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SC: Suspension of Conviction Can’t be Done Merely Because it will Cause Disqualification of MP(18.07.2023)

Supreme Court while hearing a plea against Kerala High Court’s order that suspended the conviction of MP Mohammed Faizal in an attempt to murder case,.....

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Parliament Passes Negotiable Instruments Bill, 2015(07.12.2015)

Parliament passes the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015, which deals with cheque bounce cases. The Bill sought to amend the Negotiable Ins.....

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SC Rejects Plea Seeking Guidelines to Ensure Uninterrupted Functioning of Parliament(25.09.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected plea seeking guidelines to ensure uninterrupted functioning of Parliament, stating that judiciary could not monitor busines.....

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Parliament Passes General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Amendment Bill 2021(12.08.2021)

Parliament has passed the General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Amendment Bill 2021 which removes the condition that the Central Government sho.....

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Delhi High Court Rejects Plea Seeking to Prevent J&K MPs from Entering Parliament(04.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has rejected a plea which alleged that Members of Parliament from the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir were continuing to hold th.....

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Parliament Passes Citizenship(Amendment) Bill, 2019(12.12.2019)

Parliament has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha voting 125-99 in favour of the Bill. The Bill provides a path to Ind.....

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Ker HC: Proliferation of Crime in Election Process Could Garner Momentum to Cripple Indian Democracy(04.10.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that if persons with criminal antecedents are permitted to continue as Members of Parliament/Legislatures even after convic.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Quashes Appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries by Punjab Govt.(16.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries by Punjab Govt. and held that Parliamentary Secretaries are in natu.....

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Karnataka High Court Strikes Down Parliamentary Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions Act(06.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has struck down the Karnataka Parliamentary Secretaries Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1963 upholding tha.....

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Parliament Passes Dam Safety Bill for Surveillance, Maintenance & Operation of Dams(03.12.2021)

Parliament has cleared the Dam Safety Bill, 2019 for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of all specified dams across the country. The.....

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Parliament Passes Bill to Merge UTs Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli(04.12.2019)

Parliament has passed a bill which seeks to merge two Union Territories -- Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli into one unit. The Rajya Sabha pa.....

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Parliament Passes Bill to Give Ownership Rights to Residents of Unauthorised Colonies in Delhi(05.12.2019)

Parliament has passed a bill to grant ownership rights to residents living in 1,731 unauthorised colonies in Delhi. The National Capital Territory of .....

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Parliamentary Committee: Lawyers Must Appear in Atleast 1 Pro Bono Case A Year to Access Relief Fund(08.02.2024)

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice has proposed that the Bar Council of India should make it mandatory .....

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Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Bill, 2024 Gets Cleared by Parliament(09.02.2024)

Parliament on 08.02.2024 passed the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Bill, 2024 which amends that Water (Prevention and Control o.....

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Standing Committee's Recom. to Establish Regional Benches of SC Gets Accepted by Law Ministry(09.02.2024)

The Central Law Ministry has accepted the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice’s recommendation to establ.....

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Del. HC: Special Courts Can Try Offences Against Persons Who Had Ceased to be MP or MLA(09.01.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that Special MP/MLA Courts are eligible to try offences pending against the persons who had ceased to be an MP or MLA at the.....

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Supreme Court: MPs/MLAs Cannot Claim Immunity Under Constitution of India For Receiving Bribe(04.03.2024)

Supreme Court has held that Members of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies cannot claim immunity under Articles 105(2) and 194(2) of the Constitutio.....

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Parliament Passes Benami Transactions Bill and Institutes of Technology Bill(03.08.2016)

Parliament has passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2016 and the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

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Parliament Passes the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018(25.07.2018)

Parliament has passed an anti-corruption Bill namely the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that provides for punishment to bribe givers .....

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Parliament Passes Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018(26.07.2018)

Parliament has passed a bill that seeks to prevent big economic offenders like Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi from fleeing the country to evade the legal.....

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Parliament Passes Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2018(27.07.2018)

Parliament has passed a bill namely the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2018 aiming at allowing a court to try offences related to cheque bou.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Central Sanskrit Universities Bill, 2019(17.03.2020)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Central Sanskrit Universities Bill, 2019 to convert Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan in New Delhi; Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rash.....

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Supreme Court: Parliamentary Reports Can’t be Challenged in Court(10.05.2018)

Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that parliamentary reports can be used and relied upon in court but their contents cannot be challenged because it.....

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Rajya Sabha Approves Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020(13.03.2020)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The Bill proposes amendments to the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act.....

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Rajya Sabha Approves Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2020(13.03.2020)

Rajya Sabha has passed amendments to the insolvency law in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2020 that will help ring-fence success.....

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Madras High Court Directs State to Expedite Probe and Trials in Criminal Cases Against MP, MLAs(03.04.2024)

Madras High Court has directed the State to speed up the probe and trials in criminal cases against Members of Parliament (MP) and Members of Legislat.....

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Delhi High Court: Prioritize Criminal Cases and Appeals Against MPs and MLAs(04.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has passed an order asking its Judges to prioritize criminal cases and appeals that have been filed against Members of Parliament (MP.....

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Parliament Clears Bureau of Indian Standards Bill 2015(09.03.2016)

Parliament has passed the Bureau of Indian Standards Bill 2015 with the Rajya Sabha approving it.

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Supreme Court: MPs Fixing Salaries Themselves a Moral, Ethical Issue(07.03.2018)

Supreme Court has said that parliamentarians determining their salary and perks themselves was an "moral" and "ethical issue" and sought for data on h.....

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