A pre-poll promise of BJP’s post-poll ally Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), the proposed quota in private sector jobs, if implemented through legislation, will be touted as a major triumph for BJP’s coalition partner.
Published on Feb 08, 2020 03:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |HT Correspondent
The Haryana cabinet on Friday deferred the proposal to enact legislation for providing 75% reservation in private-sector jobs for Haryana youth. The move to introduce reservation for local youth is on the lines of the law enacted by YS Jaganmohan Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh and several other BJP and Congress-ruled states.
Published on Jan 31, 2020 10:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
The Health Services Personnel and Clinical Establishments (Prohibition of Violence and Damage to Property) Bill, 2019, sought to punish people who assault on-duty doctors and other healthcare professionals by imposing a jail term of up to 10 years.
Updated on Dec 16, 2019 05:14 AM IST
Jamtara/Ramgarh |Press Trust of India
Tewari’s statement came after he along with other Congress lawmakers Anand Sharma, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, and Jairam Ramesh studied the draft bill at a meeting in Delhi on Saturday.
Updated on Dec 08, 2019 06:12 AM IST
Hindustan T8imes, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
A 2001 law protects farmers’ interests. But the seeds bill neutralises many of the enabling measures granted in it
Published on Dec 04, 2019 08:21 PM IST
The Press Registrar General would empowered to obtain annual statements from a printer and a periodical to verify the circulation figures and also to revise, revoke or suspend registration of a periodical.
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 02:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent, New Delhi
The minimum jail term will be six months, and a person will have to shell out at least Rs 50,000, if convicted, with the jail term and fine varying according to the extent of the hurt and damage caused.
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
The draft bill distributed in the Assembly earlier this week had life imprisonment as the maximum punishment. But the government on Friday tabled a revised version that carried the capital punishment. The Left and the Congress supported the Bill; however, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opposed it.
Published on Aug 30, 2019 08:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | HT Correspondent
The BSP chief said the loss of lives due to lynching was a serious matter and alleged that the approach on the issue of BJP government at the centre was lackadaisical.
Updated on Jul 14, 2019 12:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow |HT Correspondent
The 128-page report cited various cases of lynching in the state and recommended the immediate enactment of a law as per recommendations made by the Supreme Court in 2018.
Published on Jul 11, 2019 11:47 PM IST
LUCKNOW |Press Trust of India
Once the law is enacted, Rajasthan will become the first state in India to have a legislation to ensure minimum water supply to every household.
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 07:11 AM IST
Hindustan Timnes, Jaipur | Rakesh Goswami
According to the draft bill approved by the UP cabinet, the private universities will have to give an undertaking that their campuses would not be allowed to be used for any anti-national activity.
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 02:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | , LucknowHT Correspondent
The cabinet also approved a draft bill to replace the ordinance in the next session of the state legislature.The notification to shift affiliation of colleges of Amethi from Ayodhya to Kanpur had been issued but not implemented.
Updated on May 29, 2019 07:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent
In order to ensure transparency the draft bill also proposes a common entrance exam and an exit exam that all graduates will have to clear to obtain their license to practice Indian medicine.
Published on Dec 29, 2018 08:49 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
The draft bill, which has been circulated to different ministries for consultation, envisages constitution of National Ganga Council and a National Ganga Rejuvenation Authority to enforce the law
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 03:38 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Even Justice Srikrishna has conceded that localisation is not a perfect solution and that the government has the authority to relax conditions on data localisation based on the criticality of information and the situation
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 09:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Changes in the privacy clause of the RTI Act as suggested by the government-constituted Justice BN Srikrishna panel will allow corrupt officers to escape public scrutiny, an information commissioner has said.
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 05:14 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Mandatory data localisation may seem attractive based on notions of sovereignty, but it only makes the personal data more vulnerable in the process
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 12:51 PM IST
The Government on Monday asserted that the proposed Higher Education Commission would be an “independent” body and that rights of states would not be impunged, amid concerns expressed by members over replacing the UGC.
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 05:00 PM IST
PTI, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
The HRD Ministry had last week announced its decision to replace the UGC with the Higher Education Commission for India by repealing the UGC Act, 1951.
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 10:25 AM IST
Press Trust of India | HT Correspondent
The owners’ primary objection pertains to the classification of tuition classes
Updated on Jun 13, 2018 12:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Musab Qazi, Mumbai