November 14, 2019 4:40 am
Says 2018 ruling did not discuss effect of ‘only’ in Art 110(1) on money Bill. Like the Aadhaar Act, the amended Finance Act, 2017 too had been passed as a money Bill.
November 14, 2019 3:42 am
The apex court order came on a batch of petitions, including one by Ramesh, challenging the “form and substance” of the 2017 Finance Act.
September 27, 2018 8:08 am
The Aadhaar Act was passed using this route since the government lacked the requisite numbers in Rajya Sabha at the time.
March 26, 2016 2:25 pm
If this bill with far-reaching implications for rights, accountability and the powers of the state is a money bill, then practically any legislation can be converted into a money bill.
May 22, 2015 3:53 am
The Finance Act became a law on May 14 after it received the assent of President Pranab Mukherjee.
May 18, 2015 6:05 am
What is a money bill, where do the two houses stand vis-à-vis money bills, and why is this being debated?
May 03, 2013 1:30 am
In the end though,the Finance Bill was passed.