Financial

Highlights of the Railway Budget 2016-17

Theme of the Budget Overcoming challenges – Reorganize, Restructure Rejuvenate Indian Railways: ‘Chalo, Milkar Kuch Naya Karen’ Three pillars of the strategy i.e. Nav Arjan – New revenues, Nav Manak – New norms, Nav Sanrachna – New Structures. Financial Performance 2015-16- Savings of Rs. 8,720 crore neutralizing most of the revenue shortfall, expected OR 90%; […]

Law and constitution

The National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2010( AADHAAR Bill)

•The National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2010 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on December 3, 2010 by the Ministry of Planning, Parliamentary Affairs and Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension. The Bill was referred to the Standing Committee on Finance (Chairperson: Shri Yashwant Sinha), which is scheduled to submit its report within three months. […]

Amendments National

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 […]

Amendments Law and constitution

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, […]

Law and constitution

संविधान का 119वां संशोधन : बांग्लादेश सीमा समझौते की ओर एक कदम

बांग्लादेश देश के साथ 41 साल पुराना भारत-बांग्लादेश सीमा मामले के समाधान के लिए ऐतिहासिक संविधान संशोधन विधेयक लोकसभा में पास हुआ। यह संसोधन संविधान का 119वां संशोधन है। संविधान (119 वां संशोधन) विधेयक उस समझौते को प्रभाव में लाने के लिए किया गया है जो16 मई 1974 को भारत और बांग्लादेश द्वारा बीच  जमीन के […]