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The stringent laws do not use the words “love jihad”, and the UP law has already been challenged in the Supreme Court.(Hindustan Times)

MP guv clears ‘love jihad’ ordinance

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:07 AM IST
One of the ordinances prescribes punishment of those guilty of adulteration of food and drugs with up to a life term in prison.
A two-judge bench of the Allahabad High Court fixed January 15 as the next date of hearing in the case.(PTI File Photo)
A two-judge bench of the Allahabad High Court fixed January 15 as the next date of hearing in the case.(PTI File Photo)

No evidence found, UP Police drop charges of ‘religious conversion for marriage’

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 08:26 PM IST
In an affidavit, the Uttar Pradesh government said the police during investigation found no evidence in support of the allegation that Nadeem was trying for her religious conversion as alleged by the complainant, Akshay Kumar in the FIR.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s government took the ordinance route to ban cow slaughter after the Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle bill could not e presented in the upper house of the legislature where the BJP does not have majority.(PTI)
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s government took the ordinance route to ban cow slaughter after the Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle bill could not e presented in the upper house of the legislature where the BJP does not have majority.(PTI)

Karnataka cabinet passes ordinance to ban cow slaughter in state

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 11:15 PM IST
Karnataka’s Law Minister J Madhuswamy clarified that beef consumption in the state was not banned as buffaloes will continue to be slaughtered.
The ordinance provides 75% of new employment to local candidates for jobs having salary of less than Rs 50,000 per month in privately managed companies, societies, trusts, limited liability partnership firms, partnership firms, situated in Haryana.(Representational photo)
The ordinance provides 75% of new employment to local candidates for jobs having salary of less than Rs 50,000 per month in privately managed companies, societies, trusts, limited liability partnership firms, partnership firms, situated in Haryana.(Representational photo)

Haryana cabinet withdraws ordinance on private job quota

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 11:39 AM IST
The BJP-JJP coalition government intends to replace it with a replica bill in the state assembly
People wait before the issue of a verdict in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav by International Court of Justice, in Mumbai, on July 17, 2019.(Reuters/File)
People wait before the issue of a verdict in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav by International Court of Justice, in Mumbai, on July 17, 2019.(Reuters/File)

Pak parliament extends ordinance enabling Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal conviction

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 04:53 PM IST
Pakistan’s National Assembly has extended by four months an ordinance that enables Indian death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal his conviction in a high court.
The Assam Government has come under fire from the opposition, students and critics who say that the provisions can be misused in the absence of checks and balances.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The Assam Government has come under fire from the opposition, students and critics who say that the provisions can be misused in the absence of checks and balances.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

After row over ordinance for industries, Assam govt says it’s only for MSMEs

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2020 10:58 PM IST
The government’s ordinance gave rise to apprehension that it will lead to rapid conversion of agricultural land as well as those in tribal belts for industrial purposes without any checks.
BJP leader Madan Mohan Mittal addressing the media in Ludhiana on Thursday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
BJP leader Madan Mohan Mittal addressing the media in Ludhiana on Thursday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Former Punjab minister Mittal defends agri ordinances, accuses Congress, AAP of misleading farmers

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 02:07 AM IST
Says all ordinances formulated in cognizance of the Swaminathan committee report
Former CM and JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy said that CM B S Yediyurappa should act in the interest of the people of the state instead of trying to please the Central government or BJP party bosses.(PTI)
Former CM and JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy said that CM B S Yediyurappa should act in the interest of the people of the state instead of trying to please the Central government or BJP party bosses.(PTI)

Karnataka: Yediyurappa govt warned against ordinance to amend labour laws

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2020 11:54 PM IST
Speaking at two separate press conferences, the Congress and the JDS leaders said they would protest any move to dilute or amend the existing laws without a discussion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the ordinance showed the government’s commitment to protect each and every healthcare battling COovid-19.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the ordinance showed the government’s commitment to protect each and every healthcare battling COovid-19.(PTI)

No compromise on medics’ safety: PM Modi on ordinance for health workers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 07:36 PM IST
The Prime Minister had several times in the past few weeks warned people against misbehaving with medical professionals who are in the forefront of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath presided over the cabinet meeting that approved the Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damage to Public and Private Properties Ordinance-2020 .(HT Photo)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath presided over the cabinet meeting that approved the Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damage to Public and Private Properties Ordinance-2020 .(HT Photo)

Ordinance cleared by Yogi cabinet to recover damages caused during riots, demonstrations

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Umesh Raghuvanshi
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2020 06:38 AM IST
The state cabinet has apparently taken the ordinance route to empower the government to put up hoardings/posters of protesters at public places and recover damages.
The local BJP leaders have been emphasizing that mass slaughter of animals should not be allowed in the sacred area that is the gateway to Uttarakhand, which is also called ‘devbhoomi’ (Land of Gods). (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
The local BJP leaders have been emphasizing that mass slaughter of animals should not be allowed in the sacred area that is the gateway to Uttarakhand, which is also called ‘devbhoomi’ (Land of Gods). (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

Uttarakhand govt to bring in ordinance to shut down slaughterhouses

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 09:52 PM IST
The decision to bring an ordinance that will empower the state government to shutdown any slaughterhouse has come at a time when there has been stiff opposition to construction of a slaughterhouse in Haridwar.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu conducts the proceedings in the Rajya Sabha , Tuesday, July 30, 2019.(PTI)
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu conducts the proceedings in the Rajya Sabha , Tuesday, July 30, 2019.(PTI)

Naidu pushes for extra time, Rajya Sabha replaces all ordinances with bills

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2019 09:16 AM IST
A total of 10 ordinances, including the Triple Talaq Bill, were in force after the NDA government failed to clear related bills during the last Lok Sabha due to lack of political consensus.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government to bring an ordinance or an executive order for the construction of a Ram temple in place of the demolished Babri mosque in Ayodhya.(Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government to bring an ordinance or an executive order for the construction of a Ram temple in place of the demolished Babri mosque in Ayodhya.(Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)

Bring ordinance, Sena will agitate for Ram temple, says Uddhav Thackeray

Ayodhya | By Pawan Dixit
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 08:28 AM IST
“We have a strong government at the Centre under [Prime Minister Narendra] Modi ji. The government must bring an ordinance for the construction,” Thackeray said in Ayodhya.
Indian members of the Maratha community in the state of Maharashtra take part in a rally in Mumbai on August 9, 2017(File)
Indian members of the Maratha community in the state of Maharashtra take part in a rally in Mumbai on August 9, 2017(File)

Maharashtra gives nod for promulgation of ordinance on Maratha quota

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Promulgation of ordinance will pave the way for admissions to post-graduate medical courses under the Maratha quota.
Last week, medical students from the Maratha community staged a protest at Azad Maidan, demanding implementation of 16% reservation.(HT Photo)
Last week, medical students from the Maratha community staged a protest at Azad Maidan, demanding implementation of 16% reservation.(HT Photo)

Maharashtra cabinet gives nod to issue ordinance to amend SEBC Act

Hindustan Times | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 11:20 PM IST
The move comes as a relief 253 medical aspirants from the Maratha community
The ordinance, aimed at bypassing the Supreme Court order that banned convicted netas, was withdrawn by the Cabinet.(HT Photo)
The ordinance, aimed at bypassing the Supreme Court order that banned convicted netas, was withdrawn by the Cabinet.(HT Photo)

Was too aggressive, says Rahul Gandhi on tearing ordinance on corrupt netas

Hindustan Times, Bhatinda | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi’s dramatic and open condemnation of the ordinance – he called it a “complete nonsense” - sealed its fate.
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley announced that the Cabinet cleared the ‘Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019’ that replaced the 13-point roster in which reservation is determined at the departmental level.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley announced that the Cabinet cleared the ‘Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019’ that replaced the 13-point roster in which reservation is determined at the departmental level.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Cabinet clears ordinance on teachers’ reservation

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2019 11:35 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Thursday rolled back a controversial faculty hiring system for universities and colleges that had angered SC, ST and OBC communities — the second time in seven months the Centre has reversed a court order following protests.
Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely(File)
Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely(File)

Cabinet clears ordinance on reservation roster for faculty positions in varsities

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 02:17 PM IST
Teachers and students had been urging the government to bring an ordinance to restore the 200-point roster taking college or university as a unit for reservation in teaching posts.
The Cabinet on Thursday cleared an ordinance to restore the 200-point roster for reservation in faculty recruitment in universities and colleges(PTI)
The Cabinet on Thursday cleared an ordinance to restore the 200-point roster for reservation in faculty recruitment in universities and colleges(PTI)

Cabinet clears ordinance to roll back university faculty quota move

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 02:21 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the university would be taken as one unit for reservation of teacher jobs under the new ordinance.
The Narendra Modi government will bring an ordinance within a day or two to reintroduce the 200 point roaster in appointment of faculty members that was invalidated by the Supreme Court in its January 22 order, union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.(PTI file)
The Narendra Modi government will bring an ordinance within a day or two to reintroduce the 200 point roaster in appointment of faculty members that was invalidated by the Supreme Court in its January 22 order, union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.(PTI file)

Reservation in varsity faculty positions: Centre to bring ordinance to reintroduce 200 point roster, says Paswan

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 09:13 PM IST
The Narendra Modi government will bring an ordinance within a day or two to reintroduce the 200 point roaster in appointment of faculty members that was invalidated by the Supreme Court in its January 22 order, union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.
The Union cabinet on Thursday approved the promulgation of an ordinance that will enable the Unique Identification Authority of India to have a more robust mechanism to “serve the public interest” and “restrain the misuse of Aadhaar”.(AFP)
The Union cabinet on Thursday approved the promulgation of an ordinance that will enable the Unique Identification Authority of India to have a more robust mechanism to “serve the public interest” and “restrain the misuse of Aadhaar”.(AFP)

Ordinance to let people use Aadhaar as ID for mobiles, bank a/c cleared

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 12:18 AM IST
The ordinance will make amendments to the Aadhaar Act, the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and the Indian Telegraph Act as proposed in the bill passed by the Lok Sabha on January 4, 2019, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Another official from the department said that bringing an ordinance for certain measures such as making CCTV (closed circuit television) cameras inside the bars mandatory, will amount to contempt of court.(Picture for representation)
Another official from the department said that bringing an ordinance for certain measures such as making CCTV (closed circuit television) cameras inside the bars mandatory, will amount to contempt of court.(Picture for representation)

Maharashtra considers fresh ordinance on dance bars after Supreme Court order

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 10:36 PM IST
The BJP government in Maharashtra may go for review petition of the Supreme Court order on dance bars or issue a fresh ordinance for stricter norms, state finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar indicated on Friday.
The Maharashtra government on Friday said that, if needed, an ordinance will be brought to enforce rules to regulate dance bars in the state.(HT File photo)
The Maharashtra government on Friday said that, if needed, an ordinance will be brought to enforce rules to regulate dance bars in the state.(HT File photo)

Will bring ordinance on dance bars, if needed: Maharashtra

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 01:07 PM IST
The Supreme Court’s order on Thursday brought reprieve to dance bar owners and employees by striking down rules that virtually prohibited their running. The court ruled that there could be ‘regulations’ but not ‘total prohibition’.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(REUTERS file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(REUTERS file photo)

‘Let judicial process be over’, says PM Modi on ordinance for Ram Temple

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 07:01 PM IST
The BJP, as articulated in its manifesto, wants building of a majestic Ram temple in Ayodhya. Recently, there has been a renewed pitch within the party as well as by its sister organisations in the Sangh Parivar for expediting the process of construction of the temple.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday pointed out that it would abide by the Supreme Court order in the Ram Janmabhoomi -Babri Masjid case but will challenge in court any ordinance on the dispute.(HT PHOTO)
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday pointed out that it would abide by the Supreme Court order in the Ram Janmabhoomi -Babri Masjid case but will challenge in court any ordinance on the dispute.(HT PHOTO)

Will move court, if ordinance is brought on Ram temple: AIMPLB

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 12:43 PM IST
Board also will challenge Act on instant triple talaq in court
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday said the BJP should immediately bring an ordinance on the sealing issue.(PTI)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday said the BJP should immediately bring an ordinance on the sealing issue.(PTI)

BJP should bring an ordinance on sealing drive issue, says Kejriwal

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2018 02:24 PM IST
The apex court, however, slammed the Delhi BJP chief for levelling frivolous allegations against the court-mandated committee, saying it shows how “low he can stoop”.
The Supreme Court had opened the doors of Sabarimala to women of all ages in a 4-1 judgment on Friday, annulling the age-old tradition of the temple to deny the right of worship to women aged between 10 and 50 years.(AP File Photo)
The Supreme Court had opened the doors of Sabarimala to women of all ages in a 4-1 judgment on Friday, annulling the age-old tradition of the temple to deny the right of worship to women aged between 10 and 50 years.(AP File Photo)

Sabarimala verdict: Kerala govt asks shrine board to implement SC order, BJP for ordinance to restore status quo

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 07:12 PM IST
The BJP and the broader Sangh Parivar affiliates have called for a meeting on October 8 at Kochi to chalk out a strategy and are planning to move a review petition in the Supreme Court.
The Medical Council of India building in New Delhi.(Reuters)
The Medical Council of India building in New Delhi.(Reuters)

Ordinance cleared to set up committee to run Medical Council of India: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 04:46 PM IST
Arun Jaitley said professionals of great eminence will be part of the committee.
Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to amend the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to amend the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Cabinet clears ordinance to amend law for speedy disposal of commercial disputes

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 05:19 PM IST
The government moved the ordinance with the aim improve India’s ranking in the ease of doing business index.
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