At 250th session of Rajya Sabha,Prime minister debate its role

News:The Rajya Sabha chairman has released the first-ever analysis of its legislative work,Rajya Sabha:The Journey since 1952 on the occasion of the 250th session of Rajya Sabha. Facts: Key takeaways from the analysis: The first sitting of the Rajya Sabha was held on 13th May,1952.The first bill passed by Rajya Sabha was the Indian Tariff… Continue reading At 250th session of Rajya Sabha,Prime minister debate its role

Rajya Sabha gives its nod for Eviction Bill

Rajya Sabha has passed the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill,2019. The Bill amends the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act,1971.The Act provides for the eviction of unauthorised occupants from public premises in certain cases. The Bill defines residential accommodation as the occupation of public premises by a person on the grant… Continue reading Rajya Sabha gives its nod for Eviction Bill

Rajya Sabha passes bill on National Institutes of Design in four states

Rajya Sabha has passed the National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill,2019.The Bill seeks to amend the National Institute of Design Act, 2014.  The bill seeks to declare four National Institutes of Design in Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam and Haryana as institutions of national importance.  Currently,these institutes are registered as Societies under the Societies Registration… Continue reading Rajya Sabha passes bill on National Institutes of Design in four states

Rajya Sabha clears Bill for more judges in Supreme Court

The Rajya Sabha has passed the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill,2019.The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill. The bill seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges in the country’s apex court from the present 30 to 33. This bill was introduced after Chief Justice of India had written to Prime… Continue reading Rajya Sabha clears Bill for more judges in Supreme Court

Congress moves SC against EC’s decision to hold separate bypolls for 2 RS seats in Gujarat

The Gujarat Congress has decided to move the Supreme Court against the Election Commission(EC) decision to conduct separate bypolls for two Rajya Sabha seats in the state. The petitioner has sought a direction to the Election Commission for holding the election for the two seats simultaneously. The EC has termed the vacancies as casual vacancies.The… Continue reading Congress moves SC against EC’s decision to hold separate bypolls for 2 RS seats in Gujarat