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Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Last week, oil-marketing companies (or OMCs, such as Indian Oil Corporati... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Today, a general discussion on the Union Budget 2020-21 is being held in ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Finance Commission is a constitutional body formed by the President o... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Minister of Home Affairs introduced the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill,... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Right to Information (Amendment) Act, 2019 ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The core group of secretaries on disinvestment has recently Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

On Wednesday, the government promulgated an Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Last week, the Departmentally Related Standing Committees were reconstituted for the first year of the 17Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

In July, a Committee set up by the Ministry of Finance to study issues re... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Yesterday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released a Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Presently, there are around 40 central laws regulating different aspects ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that amends the Right to ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Explainer:  The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in T... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The results of General Election 2019 were declared last week concluding the process for electing the ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The counting of votes for General Election 2019, which concluded on Sunda... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The nominations for all phases of the General Election have been submitted.&nbs... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

This week, an in-house inquiry committee was Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The increasing Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) in the Indian banking sector ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Yesterday, the Election Commission announced the dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The budget session of Parliament every year starts with the President’s... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

So far, both Houses of Parliament have been witnessing disruptions. ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Recently, there have been Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

In the past few months, retail prices of petrol and diesel have consisten... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The issue of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) in the Indian banking sector ha... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 was introduced in Lok Sabha in January... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 was enacted to provide a time-bo... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Monsoon Session of Parliament begins tomorrow and will continue till ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Recently, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Recently, there have been Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017 was introd... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Over the last few days, the retail prices of petrol and diesel have touched an all-time high.  In Delhi, Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Today, some Members of Parliament initiated proceedings for the removal of the current Chief Justice of India by submitting a notice to the Chairman of Rajy... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

In November 2017, the 15th Finance Commission (Chair: Mr N. K. Singh) was constituted to give recommendations on the transfer of r... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

In Budget Session 2018, Rajya Sabha has planned to examine the working of four ministries.  The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation is one of the... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Each year during the Budget Session, Rajya Sabha examines the working of certain ministries.  This year it has identified four ministries for discussio... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Finances of the Railways were presented along with the Union Budget on February 1, 2018 (the Railways Budget was merged with the Union Budget last year).&nb... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Following the recommendation of the Election Commission (EC), the President disqualified 20 MLAs of the Delhi Legislative Assembly last month for holding an... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

In the last decade, the government has implemented several schemes to address issues related to urbanisation and aid the process of urban development. ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture released a draft... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 has been listed for passage during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament.  This Bill was i... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

On Monday, December 4, the Chairman of Rajya Sabha disqualified two Members of Parliament (MPs) from the House under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Presently, there are around 40 state and central laws regulating different aspects of labour, such as resolution of industrial disputes, working conditions ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Parliament sessions are usually held thrice a year: once in February for the Budget Session, once around July or August for the Monsoon Session, and once in... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

‘Ease of doing business’ refers to the regulatory environment in a country to set up and operate a business.  Every year, the World Bank compares t... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Governor of Rajasthan promulgated two Ordinances amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and Indian Penal Code, 1860 applicable in Rajasthan ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The United Nations celebrates October 16 as the World Food Day every year, with an aim to spread awareness about eradicating hunger and ensuring food securi... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017 was introduced in Parliament during Monsoon Session 2017.Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Recently, the central government launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (or Saubhagya).Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

In India, police and law and order come under the purview of state governments.[... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

In India, children in the age group of 6-14 years have the right to free and compulsory elementary education in a neighbourhood school under the Right of Ch... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

In the recent past, there has been a renewed discussion around nutrition in India.  A few months ago, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had rel... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Safety has been one of the biggest concerns in the Indian Railways system.  While the number of accidents have gone down over the last few years, the n... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The elections for the next Vice-President of India are underway today.  The current Vice President Dr. Hamid Ansari will complete his second five-... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

India’s urban population has grown by 32% from 2001 to 2011 as compared to 18% growth in total population of the country.Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Yesterday, the BJP announced its candidate for the upcoming election of the President, which is scheduled to be held on July 17.  In light of this, we ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Yesterday, the Supreme Court delivered its first verdict in a series of legal challenges that have been made against the Aadhaar project.Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Recently there have been news reports about the NITI Aayog submitting its recommendations on improving the financial health of Air India to the Ministry of ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Over the last two months, the centre and over 15 states have passed laws to levy the Goods and Services Tax (GST).  Under these laws, tax rates recomme... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Finance Bill, 2017 is being discussed in Lok Sabha today.  Generally, the Finance Bill is passed as a Money Bill since it gives effect to tax chang... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 is being discussed in Parliament today.[... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Budget Session 2017 commenced with the President, Pranab Mukherjee, addressing a joint sitting of Parliament on January 31, 2017.  This address by the ... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 was introduced in Lok Sabha on November 21, 2016 and is listed for passage this week.  The Bill regulates altruis... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Ministry of Human Resource Development released the draft National Education Policy, 2016 in July this year.[1]&nbs... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Earlier today, the Union Cabinet announced the merger of the Railways Budget with the Union Budget.  All proposals under the Railways Budget will now b... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Earlier today, a Bill to raise maternity benefits was introduced and passed in Rajy... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

  The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is listed for discussion in Rajya... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Yesterday, the government circulated certain official amendments to the Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill, 2014 on GST.  The Bill is curre... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Bihar Prohibition and Excise Bill, 2016 was introduced and debated in the Bihar Legislative Assembly today.  The Bill creates a framework for the l... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

A Bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 was introduced and passed in Lok Sabha yesterday.  The Bill makes amendments in relation to the dec... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Union Cabinet approved the implementation of Seventh Pay Commission recommendations yesterday.  The Commission was tasked with reviewing and p... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

At noon today, the Finance Minister introduced a Bill in Parliament to address the issue of delayed debt recovery.  The Bill  amends four laws inc... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 is listed for passage in Rajya Sabha today.  Last week, Lok Sabha passed the Code with changes recommende... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Yesterday, Members of Parliament in Lok Sabha discussed the situation of drought and drinking water crisis in many states.  During the course of the di... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Yesterday, the Telecom and Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released the Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations, 2016. &nbs... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015 is currently pending in Rajya Sabha and was listed for passage in the current Winter sessi... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Earlier today, the Supreme Court struck down the two Acts that created an independent body for the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary. One of the... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

A few minutes ago, the Supreme Court delivered a  judgement striking down Section 66 A of the Information Technology Act, 2... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

On March 10, Lok Sabha passed a Bill to amend the Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020
Earlier this week, Lok Sabha passed the Bill that provides for the allocation of coal mines that were cancelled by the Supreme Court last year.  In l... Read More
Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Earlier this month,Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Compulsory voting at elections to local bodies in Gujarat Last week, the Gujarat Lo... Read More

Anurag Vaishnav - February 20, 2020

Recently the Chairman of Rajya Sabha issued a direction to extend the sitting ... Read More