Amendment

  • RTI Amendment Bill deferred: Is it a blow to political parties? 06-09-2013 09:55 AM

    The government has deferred the Right to Information (RTI) Amendment Bill due to lack of consensus among political parties. The amended Bill will be send to the Parliamentary Standing Committee. Once the Standing Committee clears the amended Bill, it will likely come for debate in Parliament in the Winter Session....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 05-09-2013 10:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • RTI Amendment Bill is unethical and immoral: Dinesh Trivedi 05-09-2013 07:30 PM

    Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday called the RTI Amendment Bill unethical and immoral. The Bill is aimed at keeping political parties out of the RTI ambit. ...
  • Food Security Bill: Political game changer or economic catastrophe? 27-08-2013 11:37 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi's ambitious Food Security Bill on Monday night won the Lok Sabha vote after days of unruly scenes in Parliament. The Food Security Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha after Sonia Gandhi forcefully pushed the case. ...
  • The Last Word: Can India afford Food Bill or is it both too expensive and badly timed? 27-08-2013 10:27 PM

    In a major victory for the UPA government, its flagship scheme the Food Security Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday. The bill, which seeks to provide cheap foodgrains to 82 crore people in the country, is the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger. ...
  • No rush to pass Food Security Bill, says Sharad Pawar 05-08-2013 09:22 AM

    Agriculture Minister and Congress ally NCP chief Sharad Pawar said there is no rush to pass the Food Security Bill and is ready for a discussion on the bill. Earlier, he told CNN-IBN that he is open to changes in the bill. ...
  • Govt should have approached HC instead of clearing proposal to amend RTI act: Ex-CIC 02-08-2013 11:28 AM

    The Cabinet on Thursday cleared a proposal to amend the RTI act to keep political parties out of its ambit. ...
  • DMK urges govt to push for amendments in UN resolution on Sri Lanka 16-03-2013 09:53 PM

    The DMK has said that unless the UPA supports the amended resolution by the US in the United Nations, it will withdraw its support from the government. ...
  • The Last Word: Is criticism of revised Lokpal Bill justified or unfair? 01-02-2013 10:30 PM

    While former IPS officer Kiran Bedi came out in support of the new draft, Aam Aadmi Party member Prashant Bhushan said the core of the legislation was still weak. ...
  • We welcome new banks and more competition: HSBC India 19-12-2012 12:51 PM

    HSBC Indian Country Head Naina Lal Kidwai says new players in the sector will help doing things in an innovative way. ...
  • Cabinet clears nuclear liability bill 20-08-2010 08:42 PM

    The cabinet gave a thumbs up to the nuclear liability bill after accepting proposed changes to a bill aimed at opening up India’s USD 150 billion nuclear power market. ...