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How can we make farmer producer companies both financially and socially empowering?

March 24, 2021 9:47 pm

Farmer producer companies show big gains in Bihar, India, but implementation hurdles remain

Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend Companies Act, promote ease of doing business

September 20, 2020 12:48 am

The Bill allows direct listing of Indian companies on foreign stock exchanges and revokes the criminal provisions added to the Companies Act for violations of provisions of corporate social responsibility rules.

Why it is necessary to decriminalise offences under the Companies Act to help businesses

April 08, 2020 8:15 pm

The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was approved by the Cabinet and introduced in the Lok Sabha on March 17, 2020. Over the past year, this Bill has been the second attempt of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to decriminalise offences under the Companies Act, 2013, the first being the passing of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019.

Centre clears 72 changes to Companies Act, decriminalises various offences

March 04, 2020 4:17 pm

Addressing reporters after a cabinet committee meeting, Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the priority is to "decriminalise" provisions in the Act.

Working to decriminalise offences under Companies Act: PM Narendra Modi

December 20, 2019 12:45 pm

Modi said many provisions of the Companies Act have been decriminalised and work is on to bring in more provisions.

IndiGo promoters’ feud: Govt may check validity of shareholder pact with Companies Act

July 18, 2019 7:17 am

Rahul Bhatia’s entity has refuted the allegations stating that the parties went in to the ventures “with their eyes open” and that the deal was struck between “seasoned business people who made their own assessment of risks, their rights and their obligations”.

Cabinet clears ordinance to amend Companies Act

November 02, 2018 3:24 am

In August, a 10-member committee, headed by Srinivas, submitted the report to Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley.

Companies Act, 2013: Govt sets up 10-member panel to review penal provisions

July 16, 2018 12:04 am

The committee, chaired by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, will submit its report within 30 days to the government.

Companies Act: Panel for sweeping changes

February 02, 2016 2:26 am

Proposals address concerns raised by corporates after the 2013 overhaul of the Act by UPA II

No role for Centre in monitoring CSR: Panel

October 07, 2015 2:18 am

According to the new Companies Act, certain classes of profitable entities are required to shell out at least two per cent of their three-year annual average net profit towards the CSR activities.