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The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs, Mr. Haribhai Partibhai Chaudhary on February 27, 2015.  The Bill amends the Citizenship Act, 1955. The Citizenship Act, 1955 regulates the acquisition and determination of citizenship after commencement of the Constitution.  It provides for citizenship by […]

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Blackmoney (Undisclosed Foreign Income & Assets) and Imposition of Tax Bill, 2015

The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill, 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha on March 20, 2015 by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Arun Jaitley. The Bill will apply to Indian citizens and seeks to replace the Income Tax (IT) Act, 1961 for the taxation of foreign income.  It penalizes the concealment […]

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The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014

The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill, 2014 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 19, 2014 by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Arun Jaitley. The Bill seeks to amend the Constitution to introduce the goods and services tax (GST).  Consequently, the GST subsumes various central indirect taxes including the Central Excise Duty, […]

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Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 by pursuing the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013, pending before the Rajya Sabha by moving official amendments. The proposed amendments would fill in perceived gaps in the domestic anti-corruption law and […]