Rajya Sabha passes Essential Defence Services bill

Rajya Sabha passes Essential Defence Services bill

New Delhi – The Rajya Sabha has also approved the ‘Essential Defence Services Bill-2021’, passed with a voice vote in the Lok Sabha. Now, after the President’s signature, the bill will soon become law. This will prevent strikes and tools down in defence-related materials production and other service activities. The government has told Rajya Sabha […]

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President Ramnath Kovind signs Farm bills  

President Ramnath Kovind signs Farm bills  

New Delhi – President Ramnath Kovind signed all the three Farm bills, recently passed by the Rajya Sabha. Therefore, these bills have now been converted into laws. The objective of the government is creating a ‘One Country One Market’, on the principle of ‘One Country One System’ and in accordance to the government policy, three […]

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Rajya Sabha passes three Labour Code Bills

Rajya Sabha passes three Labour Code Bills

New Delhi: – On Wednesday, three Labour Code bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha. The bills were passed with a voice vote and will be sent to the President for final signatures. Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister for Labour, said that the process started by the union government, for amendments in the labour laws is vital for […]

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India approves Proxy Vote for NRIs

India approves Proxy Vote for NRIs

New Delhi : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday has granted its approval to make necessary changes in the law to allow Non-Resident Indians to vote for the Lok Sabha and the Legislative Assembly elections without their physical presence in India. The NRIs count is around 1 crore out of which 60 lakhs NRIs are eligible to vote […]

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Rail Budget to be merged with Union Budget

Rail Budget to be merged with Union Budget

New Delhi : The Railway Budget, being presented for the last 92 years will be discontinued from the next financial year. The Railway Budget will be merged along with the 2017-18 Union Budget. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had earlier proposed to discontinue the separate Railway Budget and include it in the Union Budget itself. This proposal […]

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Term of 53 members of Rajya Sabha comes to an end

Term of 53 members of Rajya Sabha comes to an end

Rajya Sabha’s 53 members of various parties were bid a farewell on account of their term ending on 30 June 2016. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi while addressing farewell speech to these retiring members expressed his disappointment of not having passed the GST bill in Rajya Sabha during their tenure. He also opined that – “Had […]

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