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SC dismisses PIL against new criminal laws

Supreme Court dismisses PIL against new criminal laws replacing British-era codes, set for July 1, 2024 implementation.

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'It is not that Preamble can't be amended,' SC on plea against inclusion of socialist & secular Political NEWS
'It is not that Preamble can't be amended,' SC on plea against inclusion of socialist & secular

SC debates amending Preamble to remove 'socialist' and 'secular,' added in 1976, citing the unchanged adoption date of 1949 in a plea by Swamy.

Cruelty to animals: New Bill proposes increase in fine from Rs. 50 to Rs. 1 lakh Executive
Cruelty to animals: New Bill proposes increase in fine from Rs. 50 to Rs. 1 lakh

New Bill in India proposes raising fines for animal cruelty from Rs. 50 to Rs. 1 lakh, reflecting global shifts towards better animal welfare standards.

Budget 2024: What is an Interim Budget Legislative Corner
Budget 2024: What is an Interim Budget

India's 2024 Interim Budget emphasizes youth, women's empowerment, fiscal discipline, setting a 5.1% GDP deficit target without altering taxes.

2024 Budget Highlights: A glance at FM Nirmala Sitharaman's speech Legislative Corner
2024 Budget Highlights: A glance at FM Nirmala Sitharaman's speech

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1 presented the country's interim Budget. Here are key highlights of the Budget speech.

'Heard 'Garibi Hatao' slogan since childhood, but now...': President Murmu

While addressing the Budget Session of Parliament, President Droupadi Murmu listed the achievements of the BJP-led NDA government, which included the construction of the new Ram Temple in Ayodhya, abr...

SC dismisses plea challenging restoration of Rahul Gandhi’s Lok Sabha membership with Rs one lakh

Supreme Court rejects plea against Rahul Gandhi's Lok Sabha membership restoration, imposes Rs 1 lakh cost for frivolous litigation.

Mahua Moitra vacates govt bungalow, after Delhi HC setback

TMC MP Mahua Moitra has reportedly vacated her govt allotted bungalow today, after Delhi HC's refusal to stay her eviction notice.

Hit-and-run case: SC Issues Directions to Address Lack of Compensation Claims [Read Order]

Supreme Court's directions tackle low compensation claims in hit-and-run cases, emphasizing victim awareness and potential compensation increases.

Parliament budget session to take place from January 31

The Budget session of Parliament is set to be held from January 31 to February 9. Notably, the interim budget for FY25 will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1.

Plea filed in Supreme Court to stay criminal laws

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court of India seeking suspension of three new criminal laws, raising critical concerns over their impact on fundamental rights and the legal framework. The petit...

Parliament Winter session: A roundup of Bills passed

Here’s a roundup of the Bills passed in the Winter Session of Parliament.

Lok Sabha passes Bill to appoint CEC, EC; enjoins panel sans CJI

Lok Sabha passes a pivotal Bill for the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (ECs), diverging from the Supreme Court's March 2023 directive for a high-power comm...

Lok Sabha paves way for govt control on telecom network during emergencies

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Lok Sabha passes CGST Amendment Bill: All you need to know

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to raise the age limit of the president and members of the GST appellate tribunal. Here's all you need to know about the Bill.

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