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  • Parliament passes Consumer Protection Bill

    Parliament has passed the  Consumer Protection Bill, 2019, with the Rajya Sabah approving it today. The Lok Sabha has already passed it. The bill aims at protecting the interests of consumers by establishing authorities for timely and effective administration and settlement of consumers’ dispute. The Bill has a provision to set up a Central Consumer […]

    President Kovind gives assent to AERA (Amendment) Bill- 2019

    President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India, AERA (Amendment) Bill- 2019. A Gazette Notification to this effect has been issued. The Parliament had passed the bill on 2nd of this month. The bill increases the threshold of annual passenger traffic for major airports from 15 lakh […]

    President Kovind declares abrogation of provisions of Article 370

    President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. A Gazette Notification to this effect has been issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice. The move came after both houses of Parliament passed a resolution in this regard.

    Tribute: Sushma Swaraj showed remarkable dedication in serving people of the country

    A prominent face of woman representation in Indian politics, Sushma Swaraj was most famous for living up to Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s doctrine of winning the people’s hearts. Sushma SwarajOne of the country’s most respected leaders, she showed remarkable dedication in serving the people of the country and trumped her role as External Affairs Minister in […]

    Congress alleges principle of Constitutional law violated for abrogation of Article 370

    The Congress has alleged that every principle of Constitutional law, States’ rights, Parliamentary procedure and democratic governance was violated for abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution. In the resolution adopted by the Congress Working Committee in New Delhi last evening, the party criticized the manner in which Article 370 of the Constitution was abrogated. […]

    India expects other countries not to comment on its internal affairs: MEA

    India today said The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 is an internal matter concerning the territory of the country. Responding to a query on comments made by the Chinese spokesperson on the issue of J&K today, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India does not comment on the internal affairs of other countries […]

    Parliament passes Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill

    Parliament has adopted the resolution revoking the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution, with Lok Sabha approving it today. The Lower House adopted the resolution with 351 members supporting it while 72 voted against it. The Rajya Sabha had adopted a similar resolution yesterday. Article 370 gave special […]

    Chandrayaan-2 successfully completes its final earth-bound orbit-raising manoeuvre

    In yet another significant development in its journey towards the Moon, India’s lunar probe Chandrayaan-2 has successfully completed its fifth and final earth-bound orbit-raising manoeuvre today. The national space agency ISRO has said in a tweet, the operation began at 15:04 hours, by firing the engine onboard the aircraft and went on for 17 minutes […]

    President Kovind, Leaders pay tribute to former EAM Sushma Swaraj

    President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at her residence in New Delhi this morning. Leaders across party lines also paid last respects to the departed leader at her residence. The prominent among them include Lok Sabha Speaker Om […]

    Infosys Founder expresses concern over poor quality of research in IT sector

    Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy has expressed concern over the poor quality of education and research in the information technology sector. Delivering the Dr. N Sheshagiri Memorial lecture in New Delhi today, Mr Murthy said, the IT industry has a greater potential to contribute to the country’s growth. He advised that the Industry and engineering […]