Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Constitutional amendment Bill


LS nod to Constitution amendment Bill to restore states’ powers on OBC list

August 11, 2021 2:39 am

This Bill, which will now be presented in Rajya Sabha, restores the states’ powers to make their own OBC lists by identifying and notifying socially and economically backward classes (SEBCs) for the grant of quota in jobs and admissions.

OBC list: In House next week, Bill to restore states’ powers

August 06, 2021 3:57 am

The Constitutional 127th Amendment Bill will amend Articles 342 A -- clauses 1 and 2 -- and will introduce clause 342 A (3) specifically authorising states to maintain their State List.

Cabinet okays GST amendments, states to get compensation for 5 yrs

July 30, 2015 3:16 am

Other decisions: Foreign investments in AIFs, Consumer Protection Bill cleared.

Jaitley: Expect GST Bill to pass in current session

March 26, 2015 1:49 am

Passage of the Bill in the upcoming session is essential as the government has targetted April 1, 2016, for the roll out of the goods and services tax.

President gives nod to Judicial Appointments Commission Bill

December 31, 2014 5:54 pm

It paves the way for the setting up of NJAC, which will appoint and transfer judges to the Supreme Courts and the 24 High Courts.

After consensus with states, Cabinet approves GST Bill

December 18, 2014 2:03 am

The Bill, however, lapsed with the dissolution of the Lok Sabha, requiring the new NDA government to introduce the Bill afresh.

States on board, elusive GST in sight

December 16, 2014 4:59 am

Jaitley has also promised Rs 11,000 crore to states this fiscal as partial compensation for the phase-out of the central sales tax.

Rajya Sabha passes Constitution Amendment Bill to set up judicial commission

August 14, 2014 4:48 pm

Judicial commission to replace collegium system after Rajya Sabha passes Constitution Amendment Bill.

Cong against passing bill ‘in a hurry’

August 09, 2014 12:40 am

May demand sending it to the Standing Committee.

Ministry withdraws Cabinet note on SC,ST Bill after clerical errors

September 18, 2013 1:55 am

The other mistake was minor in comparison. When the Bill was first drafted.