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Harassment bill may cover domestic helps

The government is likely to decide in favour of including domestic helps under the proposed Protection of Women against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Bill, 2010.

A proposal in this effect by the mi

BJP wants Bill on separate Telangana moved in budget session

Alleging that Congress has been 'deceiving' people on separate Telangana issue, BJP on Saturday said the UPA government should move a Bill on the formation of the state in the coming budget session of

T issue could heat up Parl

New Delhi: The issue of a separate Telangana could generate heat in the Budget session of Parliament beginning on Monday as the government has no plans to table a bill to carve out a new state.


Senators want fee hike extended

Washington, Dec. 22: Two US Senators have sought modifications in a 9/11 compensation-related bill, seeking to extend the increase in hike on H-1B and L1 visa fees for another six years and impose exc

MFI Bill after RBI consent

New Delhi, Nov. 23: Amid crticism of MFIs for their coercive ways of functioning, the government on Tuesday said it will introduce a bill on the sector after taking into account the views of the Reser

Parliament clears nuke liability Bill

New Delhi, Aug. 30: Parliament on Monday adopted the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010, which was passed by Rajya Sabha on Monday, paving the way for Indian nuclear sector to conduct busin

Direct Taxes Code bill to be tabled in Parliament on Monday

The finance minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, is likely to introduce the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) Bill in Parliament on Monday.

The Bill has proposed to raise the basic exemption limit to Rs two lakh pe

Nuclear civil liability bill moved in Rajya Sabha

The minister of state for science and technology, Mr Prithviraj Chavan, moved the civil nuclear liability bill in the Rajya Sabha on Monday after the Lok Sabha passed the legislation last week.

"I be

LS passes Bill for MPs' salary hike

The much talked about bill to hike salaries of MPs by over three times from Rs 16,000 to Rs 50,000 and doubling two of their key allowances to Rs 40,000 each was passed in Lok Sabha on Friday.


Opposition blames govt for failing to tackle floods, drought

The opposition on Friday accused the government of failing to control the situation arising out of flood and drought in various parts of the country and demanded adequate compensation and relief to th

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