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Sitting of the Standing Committee on Defence (2022-23) in connection with examination of Demands for Grants of Ministry of Defence for the year 2023-24 will be held on 22 February, 2023. ...
Sitting of the Standing Committee on Defence (2022-23) in connection with examination of Demands for Grants of Ministry of Defence for the year 2023-24 will be held on 22 February, 2023. ...
Sitting of the Standing Committee on Defence (2022-23) in connection with examination of Demands for Grants of Ministry of Defence for the year 2023-24 will be held on 20 February, 2023. ...
Agenda for the meeting will be intimated shortly. ...
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Tanvi Vipra - Dec 6, 2022
The Uttarakhand Assembly concluded a two-day session on November 30, 2022.  The session was scheduled to be held over five days.  In this post we look at the legislative business that was carried out in the Assembly, and the state of state legislatures.  13 Bills were int...
Tanvi Vipra - Nov 3, 2022
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to conduct an off-cycle meeting today to discuss the failure to meet the inflation target under Section 45ZN of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. As per the Reserve Bank of India Act (RBI), 1934, MPC is required to meet at least four times...
Saket Surya - Oct 21, 2022
On October 18, it was reported in the news that the central government has been given more time for framing rules under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.  The President had given assent to this Act in December 2019 and the Act came into force in January 2020.  ...
Omir Kumar - Aug 3, 2022
The National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021 is listed for passage in Rajya Sabha today.  It was passed by Lok Sabha last week.  The Bill creates a regulatory framework for anti-doping rule violations in sports.  It was examined by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Sports, and some ...
Rajat Asthana - June 13, 2022
On June 13, 2022, the West Bengal government passed a Bill to replace the Governor with the Chief Minister, as the Chancellor of 31 state public universities (such as Calcutta University, Jadavpur University).  As per the All India Survey on Higher Education (2019-20), state publ...
In the history of Indian democracy, the constitutional crisis in Uttar Pradesh in 1964 is one of the earliest examples of a confrontation between the judiciary and the legislature that led to the “derailment” of the “governance apple cart”. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar ...
Laws related to religious conversions repeatedly made headlines in 2022. During the year, the state legislatures in Karnataka and Haryana made laws prohibiting forced religious conversions. A few months before elections in Himachal Pradesh, the state legislature amended the freedom of...
This year, Parliament will move from its 90-plus-year-old building to a new one. As part of that transition, it should reimagine its rules to make the institution more deliberative and one that scrutinises laws more thoroughly. 2022 was a turbulent year for our national legislature. There were co...
Ever imagined working for a politician and getting paid? That is what the Legislative Assistants to Members of Parliament (LAMP) Fellowship is about. Run by PRS Legislative Research, this enables youth to engage in the domain of law-making and public... Read more at: https://www.deccanherald.com/...
Kirodi Lal Meena, Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament from Rajasthan, has had a long legislative career. He won his first state election in 1985 at the age of 34. Four years later, the voters of Sawai Madhopur elected him to the ninth Lok Sabha, an election where he defeated his Congress opponent by a ...