Settlement framework will help ensure faster market corrections: CCI chief

The government introduced the Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 in the Lok Sabha to amend various provisions of the competition law. Chief Ashok Kumar Gupta said the proposed introduction of the settlement and commitment framework will help reduce litigations and ensure faster market corrections. The existing statutory framework already provides for lesser penalty for cartels.
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3 weeks ago

Settlement, commitment framework will help ensure faster market corrections: CCI chief Ashok Kumar Gupta - The Economic Times

The government introduced the Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 in the Lok Sabha to amend various provisions of the competition law. Among the amendments proposed is the introduction of the settlement and commitment framework, which will help reduce litigations. The Commission of India is already empowered to invoke leniency provisions in cartel cases, subject to certain conditions.
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3 weeks ago

Internet activists raise stink over Aadhar-Voter ID linking BusinessLine

Door-to-door collection of Aadhar numbers begins in order to link them with voter IDs. Activists say the move may disenfranchise lakhs of voters and diminish the sanctity of the Voter ID database. In December, Lok Sabha passed the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill seeking to link the two identity cards.
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1 months ago

LIVE: PM Modi marks VP Venkaiah Naidu's farewell, says ‘An emotional moment’

Monsoon session of Parliament is scheduled to conclude on August 12, but there are reports that it may be called off earlier. Government and opposition have been at loggerheads over a host of issues, including inflation, alleged misuse of central agencies against opposition leaders, etc. During the second week, as many as 24 MPs (20 from Rajya Sabha and 4 from Lok Sabha) were suspended.
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1 months ago

At Mamata’s meeting in Delhi, Abhishek spells out House strategy

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee met the party’s Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs in Delhi. The meeting reinforced the growing clout of her nephew and party national general secretary Abhishek.
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1 months ago

Link voter ID with Aadhaar card; Know how you can do it

Maharashtra and Tripura will start the initiative from today, whereas other states will also start the drive soon. The move has been taken to help create a clean and transparent photo-based electoral rolls and prevent duplicate entries. The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill authorizing the linking of Aadhaar with voter ID was passed by the Lok Sabha last year.
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1 months ago

Parliament monsoon session 2022 LIVE: Cong's Pramod Tiwari gives notice in Rajya Sabha over Indian money in Swiss Bank

Wednesday, August 3, marks day 13 of the monsoon session and proceedings in both Houses will, as usual, commence at 11am. During the first two weeks of the session, no discussion took place in either House. The second week saw as many as 24 opposition MPs (20 from Rajya Sabha , 4 from Lok Sabha) being suspended from respective Houses.
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1 months ago

Lok Sabha Likely to Have Debate on Price Rise on Monday

Lok Sabha is likely to have a debate on price rise on Monday, followed by Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Opposition in both House had been raising the issue of rising prices and GST. Last two days of House proceedings drowned due to rashtrapatni remark of Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.
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1 months ago

Parliament Monsoon Session LIVE: Won't Apologise, Say MPs on Govt's Condition for Revoking Suspension; Oppn Plans Joint Protest

As many as 24 opposition MPs, 20 from the Rajya Sabha and four from the Lok Sabha, have been suspended for their unruly behaviour and creating ruckus in Parliament. The suspension of Opposition MPs can be revoked by the Chair if they apologise and assure they would not show placards in the House.
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1 months ago

Parliament LIVE: Right to raise issues in House, says Cong over MPs' suspension

Live Parliament LIVE: Right to raise issues in House, says Cong over MPs' suspension. Opposition MPs in both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha have been protesting over several issues including GST, inflation and Enforcement Directorate's questioning of Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. A total of 24 opposition MPs have been suspended so far. AAP MP Sanjay Singh with other MPs, suspended from the Rajy Sabha, during a sit-in protest at Parliament House complex in New Delhi.
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1 months ago

SC asks Surjewala to approach HC against law linking Aadhaar with Voter ID

The on Monday asked Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala to approach the with his plea challenging the Election Law Amendment Act. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna granted liberty to move to the High Court. The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, authorising the linking of Aadhaar with Voter IDs, was passed by the Lok Sabha in December 2021.
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2 months ago

Disruptions over price rise continue to affect proceedings in Parliament

Parliament adjourned on the second day of the monsoon session without much business being conducted on Tuesday. Opposition leaders staged a protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in the Parliament complex. Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha adjourned till 2pm amid sloganeering by opposition leaders.
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2 months ago

Speaker Om Birla names Rahul Shewale as Shiv Sena leader in Lok Sabha

Speaker Om Birla names Rahul Shewale as Shiv Sena leader in Lok Sabha. Earlier in the day, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde named Mr. Shewales as the leader of the party in the Lower House. At least 12 Lok Sabha members had written to the Speaker, urging him to appoint Mr.SHewale.
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2 months ago

Maharashtra politics: Rahul Shewale recognised as Shiv Sena floor leader; Uddhav loses support of 12 MPs

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla recognised Rahul Shewale as the floor leader of the party in the lower house. This came after 12 of the 19 Shiv Sena Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Lok Sabha requested the Speaker for the change. Bhavana Gawali has been retained as the Chief Whip.
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2 months ago

Speaker Om Birla has recognised Rahul Shewale as Shiv Sena leader in Lok Sabha: Eknath

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said Shiv Sena MPs have supported his stand to uphold the ideals of party founder Balasaheb Thackeray. Maharashtra CM said Om Birla has recognised Rahul Shewale as the party's leader in the Lower House.
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2 months ago

LS Speaker Om Birla accepts Shinde faction's demand to change Shiv Sena leader of House

12 Shiv Sena MPs joined hands with chief minister Eknath Shinde. They met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on the same day. Now the leader of the house will be Rahul Shewale, whereas Bhavana Gawali has been retained as the chief whip.
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2 months ago

Speaker Birla gives Sena's LS leader status to Rahul Shewale of Shinde camp

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla decided to give Shiv Sena's floor leader status to Rahul Shewale. Eknath Shinde MP had earlier been replaced by the Uddhav Thackeray camp as the party's chief whip. Bhavana Gawali retained her official status in the Lower House of Parliament.
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2 months ago

Parliamentary panel flags low ridership, need for unified Metro law

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Housing and Urban Affairs flagged the need for a single and comprehensive legislation for all the Metro rail networks in the country. The committee said that the Urban Affairs Ministry was in the process of drafting the Metro Rail Bill, 2021. The panel, chaired by Jagdambika Pal, presented its report on the “implementation of Metro rail projects” to the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
#JagdambikaPal #StandingCommitteeonHousingandUrbanAffairs #MetroRailBill #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics #LawGovernment


2 months ago

Action taken in 163 cases of Programme Code violations, says Anurag Thakur

I&B Minister Anurag Thakur was responding to a query in Lok Sabha about telivision news channel debates. Government has taken action in 163 cases of violations under the Programme Code laid down in the Cable Television Networks Rules in the past more than three years.
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2 months ago

Parliament disrupted on Day 2 over price rise and GST on new items

Rahul Gandhi, in a Facebook post, calls Modi government ‘extortionist’ The second day of the Monsoon session of Parliament had to be adjourned without any substantial business transpiring. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha witnessed disruptions and protests over price rise and the newly imposed goods and services tax (GST) on essential commodities.
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2 months ago