Parliament Watch

Parliament Watch

President gives assent to J&K Reorganization Act

Bifurcation of the state of J&K to take effect on October 31, 2019

August 9,2019

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President signs Order making Article 370 inoperative

Constitution of India applicable now to the Union Territory of J&K

August 7,2019

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Parliament passes Bill to bifurcate the State of Jammu and Kashmir

 Union Territory of Ladakh and Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir formed

August 6,2019

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Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 34 introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill refers to the pendency of cases as the reason for the legislation

August 5,2019

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Government to repeal Article 370, divide Jammu & Kashmir into two union territories

Darkest day in Indian democracy says former CM Mehbooba Mufti, “unilateral decision” by the govt a total betrayal of trust, says Omar Abdullah

August 5,2019

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Parliament outlaws Triple Talaq

Three-year jail term for a man who utters talaq three times in his wife’s presence

July 31,2019

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The Surrogacy Bill 2019: A lost opportunity for a truly beneficial legislation

The legislation reeks of inequality and moral conservatism

July 27,2019

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No proposal to nationalize National Law Universities, minister informs Lok Sabha

Curriculum, standards will continue to be decided by NLUs in consultation with the Bar Council of India

July 24,2019

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The NIA (Amendment) Bill 2019 - a brief explainer

As the Bill is passed by both Houses, opposition warns of institutional discrimination; police state

July 19,2019

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Parliament watch: Sanitation a state subject, state governments must ensure regular wages to sanitation workers, says minister

Employer liable to imprisonment, fine for not providing protective gear; must ensure workers’ life insured

July 16,2019

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