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Tag: Bill

Beggar Pays Rs 2000 Electricity Bill To Avoid Power Supply Disconnection!

Bhadrak: Struggle and dependency is mostly what we think of when the word “beggar” is mentioned but the story of a divyang, Kartik Nath, a resident of Ward no 30 of Bhadrak who lives by begging, is setting example for many. Amid the crackdown on power defaulters by Central Electricity Supply Utility of Orissa Limited […]

Woman Who Fled Pakistan & Settled In Odisha Pins Hope On CAA

Bolangir: At a time when there are widespread protests across the country over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the act has provided hope to many who has sought refuge in India. One such person is Sharada Sidhwani. Sharada holds a Pakistani passport and resides with her Indian husband Mahesh Kumar Kukreja, son and daughter in […]

NMC Bill: Unhappy Odisha Doctors Threaten To Join Nationwide Stir

Bhubaneswar/Delhi: The countrywide agitation by doctors against National Medical Commission Bill, which was passed yesterday in the Upper House of the Parliament, is slowly gaining momentum with doctors and medical students in Odisha threatening to join the stir soon. The Rajya Sabha passed the NMC Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued MCI with a new body, […]

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Why BJD took u-turn on RTI amendment bill

Bhubaneswar: Despite strong opposition by its MPs in both the Houses of the Parliament, questions are being raised on what conditions Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik extended support to the Centre on the contentious RTI amendment bill. The BJD MPs, during discussion in Parliament, opposed the bill which seeks to reduce the tenure of Chief Information […]

Union Cabinet approves ordinance on Triple Talaq

  New Delhi:  The Union cabinet is learnt to have cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, Law Ministry sources said Wednesday. The ‘Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill’ was cleared by the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha where the government lacks […]

Congress doing injustice to Muslim women: Ananth Kumar

New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Ministers Ananth Kumar on Friday accused the Congress of doing injustice to the Muslim women by opposing the Triple Talaq Bill saying that they should learn from the past and let the legislation pass. “They are not thinking about ensuring justice to the Muslim sisters. They are doing injustice the same […]

Lok Sabha passes Bill that criminalises triple talaq

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill that criminalises instant divorce with three years of imprisonment for Muslim husbands after the government rejected an overwhelming demand from the Opposition to refer the legislation to a Parliamentary standing committee for detailed consideration. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 was […]

GST Council passes e-way bill mechanism for movement of goods

New Delhi: GST Council has cleared mandatory compliance of e-way bill for intra-state movement of goods from June 1, 2018, informed sources. The Council has fixed February 1 as the compliance date for inter-state movement of goods, sources in the panel added. The e-way bill facility bill be available for trial run from January 15. […]

Bill tracking system for vendors in Railways

New Delhi: To promote transparency and efficiency, the Railways on Wednesday said that it has introduced a bill tracking system for its vendors. The facility, to track status of bills, is available to the vendors or contractors of goods and services sector in Indian Railways, the Railways Ministry said in a statement. According to Ministry […]