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Legislative Business for Day 4 of Winter Session of Parliament. #Day4 #ParliamentSession #WinterSession https://t.co/SSf1GcTWu5
11/21
2019
The Bill raises the maximum amount of chit funds that may be collected and provides a higher commission for the person managing the Fund.The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed by Lok Sabha. #ChitFunds #WinterSessionRajya Sabha to take up the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 at 4PM today. #WinterSession #ParliamentSession #Day3The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019 👉 https://t.co/pEUTqGkP3j The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill,… https://t.co/cidoYL4ZPZWATCH NOW: Legislative Business of #Day3 of Winter Session of Parliament. Read the full Bill briefs for The Surro… https://t.co/lvDy17PLanLegislative Business for Day 3 of Winter Session of Parliament. #WinterSession #ParliamentSession https://t.co/qcXi2ihnAR
11/20
2019
#Day2 Highlights #WinterSession #ParliamentSession https://t.co/WOijWDPxP2For a detailed analysis of the Bill, read our legislative brief: https://t.co/NFJhtesybZFor an international comparison of surrogacy laws, check out our table below: https://t.co/3TweLyCKChCurrently being discussed in the Rajya Sabha: Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019. The Bill prohibits commercial surr… https://t.co/V5KyeahMl0Pinaki Misra is speaking on the discussion on air pollution and climate change in the Lok Sabha. #WinterSession2019… https://t.co/mFB1Ctgf1IThe Day Ahead for 19th Nov. #Day2 #WinterSession #ParliamentSession https://t.co/cBr1HZGPps
11/19
2019
Highlights from the first day of #WinterSession2019 https://t.co/ec9XzEUWB2Speaking on reforms needed in the House, Rajya Sabha MP Praful Patel said “Whips can be issued sparingly. In most c… https://t.co/IvKUNCMubLIt also seeks to increase the commission of the person responsible for the chit fund to 7% from 5%. In addition, it… https://t.co/aVQpja1eGiCURRENTLY IN DISCUSSION in the Lok Sabha: The Chit Funds Amendment Bill, 2019. The Bill amends the 1982 Act to subs… https://t.co/drE8Pg3FMMPM is addressing the House now. #WinterSession2019Some of the reforms the Chairperson wanted the Members to consider include adequacy of sitting days, adequacy and e… https://t.co/Bq215v31h2Rajya Sabha proceedings have resumed; the Chairperson is speaking about the role of the institution marking the 250… https://t.co/mmBwDWb29PFor a full overview of the legislative agenda before the two houses of #Parliament, read our Session Alert: https://t.co/TWJHvXmvclKicking off our coverage of the Winter Session with a day ahead bulletin. #WinterSession2019 https://t.co/DIllJ0w0Fm
11/18
2019
DEADLINE TODAY: Great opportunity from @ANUmedia & @PRSLegislative for Indians to go to Australia as part of the Na… https://t.co/4vm7W3P6QT
Retweeted by PRS LegislativeLast day to send applications for the NPFP. Exciting opportunity for researchers and Master students to work on pol… https://t.co/Du4dM6HTeS
11/12
2019
Deadline TOMORROW at 11PM IST for the National Parliamentary Fellowships Program. Apply here… https://t.co/YRIUooypH8
11/11
2019
@VitalTooth Eligibility, selection criteria and application form are all in the link: https://t.co/5QAXY05hex https://t.co/ZVFj5gMq6RAttention researchers specializing in security, trade and maritime policy: want to draft a policy paper for the con… https://t.co/fhhu6cWR4R
11/9
2019
Tell your friends. ANU, Canberra will be hosting two fellows from India on a foreign research policy fellowship i… https://t.co/AAEkOcmG8q
11/8
2019
Interested in foreign policy or international relations and Australia? Apply to the National Parliamentary Fellow… https://t.co/KR5QTFmC2N
11/6
2019
@VivekSpider The program is open to recent or current postgraduate students only.More details here: https://t.co/5QAXY05hex🚨Apply to the National Parliamentary Fellowship Program, organized by @PRSLegislative + @ANUCrawford. If you are… https://t.co/qMvEzIbsdZ
11/5
2019
@GNANAVELL1 Thanks for your question. LAMP Fellows are selected through a written submission first, and then an int… https://t.co/aQUqxtYFH3October Policy Review | The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released a draft notification to regulate all med… https://t.co/lWAFHxghMHOctober Policy Review | Various Departmentally Related Standing Committees of the Parliament identified subjects in… https://t.co/oPUm4W4XxUOctober Policy Review | The draft Seeds Bill, released for public comments, seeks to regulate the quality of seeds… https://t.co/tn6y5KVtTsOctober Policy Review | The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the National Counter Rogue Drone guidelines. The gu… https://t.co/UDxxTGyCggOur October Policy Review is out! 👉 https://t.co/bQiiaIqXhO https://t.co/5OU1UMDMSd
11/4
2019
@bl_khatri Thanks, we're looking into it. We'll let you know when we're up again.
10/30
2019
#14thHaryanaStateAssembly Get the full data here: https://t.co/uugbilL0aX#14thHaryanaStateAssembly 69% of the MLAs have at least a Bachelor's degree. https://t.co/IQxdKhBSvX#14thHaryanaStateAssembly The average age of MLAs is 55 years. https://t.co/7OGMQ2KRZV#14thHaryanaStateAssembly The incoming Haryana Assembly will have 9 women MLAs. In the 13th Assembly, the number w… https://t.co/6puZ2qsdfc#14thHaryanaStateAssembly BJP has the highest representation in the 14th Assembly with 40 seats, followed by the Co… https://t.co/QvuKpkHt1iGet the full data here: https://t.co/uDVVj96XIj#14thMaharashtraStateAssembly 57% of the MLAs have at least a Bachelor's degree. https://t.co/W0RWD04TOc#14thMaharashtraStateAssembly 85% of MLAs are older than 40 years. https://t.co/qdgemtzREo#14thMaharashtraStateAssembly 24 women candidates have been elected in the Maharashtra Assembly 2019. In 2014, it w… https://t.co/g8cTpiKEz8#14thMaharashtraStateAssembly BJP has the highest representation in the 14th Assembly with 105 MLAs. https://t.co/bxrIzJTmKJFollowing yesterday's elections, @PRSLegislative did a quick profile of the incoming Assemblies in Maharashtra and Haryana.
10/25
2019
@PRSLegislative Chakshu Roy has been tracking state legislatures in @newsclickin This fortnight: mechanisms for tra… https://t.co/wCt4y3d1xd
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10/22
2019
- Between November 2014 and February 2019, the Haryana Assembly met for a total of 69 days, for 321 hours. This an… https://t.co/yvvdfkCixGVital Stats Update | We analyzed the working of the 13th Haryana Legislative Assembly. By the digits: - The Assemb… https://t.co/MfQlJDAT9J @karthiks @mathangcito It's done. The changes should reflect for all MPs on the website now. @policychettan You're welcome :) @policychettan Yes, both the Rajya Sabha Chairman and the Lok Sabha Speaker can refer bills to the Standing Committ… https://t.co/eIphb3jjGGRead our explainer on the bill https://t.co/gldgfKK4h7 and note on the bail-in clause https://t.co/tBlR6ArMdS 5/5The bill was withdrawn in 2018 after it raised concerns that a bail-in clause might put bank depositors in an unfavourable position. 4/5The Resolution Corporation in the proposed bill covered the repayment of bank deposits to depositors to some extent… https://t.co/aLX2B9TaBUAt present, provisions to resolve failure of financial firms are spread across different laws and between different regulators. 2/5In the news | Some newspapers have reported that the government is redrafting the 2017 FRDI bill on the resolution… https://t.co/cAujO9BeYGThe bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha by the Science and Technology Minister, Mr. Harsh Vardhan in July 2019 and… https://t.co/JjiMEODtsuThe Rajya Sabha Chairman has referred the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019 to the Standin… https://t.co/O6xVry2liL- The Assembly met for 44 days on average each year between 2015 and 2018, higher than the Legislative Assemblies o… https://t.co/a2iQg7cEk2Vital Stats Update | @PRSLegislative analyzed the working of the 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. By the num… https://t.co/vZbQoc22xS @karthiks @mathangcito Thank you Karthik for bringing it to our attention. We're on it.
10/18
2019
Read the full report at https://t.co/300BXJO1llHowever, continuous supply of electricity and quality of electricity remains a challenge. Data from the Antyodaya… https://t.co/TtsYfRwggZIn April 2018, the central government announced that all villages have been electrified. Under the Saubhagya schem… https://t.co/ljACtUeMczThis has also affected the finances of power generators. As on July 31, 2019, discoms owe power generators an aggre… https://t.co/38WobLxvU7UDAY has addressed the outstanding debt of discoms to an extent, but outstanding debt continues to affect their buy… https://t.co/hWq9BOjJisThe poor financial health of power discoms have been impacting the sector. The UDAY scheme was introduced in 2015 t… https://t.co/fhaVs0YSoKHave you read our latest report on the power sector? https://t.co/300BXJO1ll Here are some highlights: ⤵️
10/7
2019
For this and more, read our monthly policy review: https://t.co/5ZLuAiE9LMSeptember Policy Review | The draft social security code consolidates eight laws related to social security, includ… https://t.co/IbLfAGV7aKSeptember Policy Review | The e-cigarette ordinance prohibits the production, trade, storage, transport, and advert… https://t.co/g0qtdlpAq8September Policy Review | With the Ordinance on taxation laws, domestic companies can opt for a 22% tax rate, inste… https://t.co/uOsDlijmEA @PRSLegislative’s monthly policy review is out now: https://t.co/5ZLuAiE9LM https://t.co/G7OXZKwuFnA 2017 Standing Committee on Energy had proposed a balanced energy mix for efficient capacity utilisation. The Comm… https://t.co/hx6xYD3NcXThe capacity utilisation of thermal power plants has fallen from 78% to 61% in the last decade.The growth of renewable energy, incentivised by govt policies, poses a challenge to the existing thermal capacity,… https://t.co/IDGTbcMvAdIn 2017-18, India saw a 0.7% energy deficit, and 2% peak deficit. While the deficit situation has improved, the sit… https://t.co/eGw1MZJjPqWe’ve published a report on the Overview of the Power Sector explaining the regulatory structure of the sector, rec… https://t.co/9e7M8NeF9W
10/1
2019
The IRCTC IPO opens subscription today. In 2018-19, the Indian Railways earned a revenue of Rs. 32,070 crore from e… https://t.co/42qtWGbeBv
9/30
2019
In the news: The draft EPF and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2019 proposes allowing EPF members to swi… https://t.co/UAtqcvc71mThe Ordinance is in force from Sep. 18 and must be approved in the next session of Parliament within six weeks. Re… https://t.co/8RkAmvQMNsIn the news: Several newspapers have reported that the E-cigarette Ordinance, 2019 has been challenged before the K… https://t.co/b9EXr6zI1hThe correct link to the post is here: https://t.co/52OQd3W4bt
9/27
2019
The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 has been promulgated today. The Ordinance can be read here: https://t.co/OYysUGsH5h
9/20
2019
Yesterday, the government promulgated an Ordinance to ban e-cigarettes.  In this context, we have authored a blog w… https://t.co/88fGLgXrqZWhile Committees have impacted Parliament’s efficacy in discharging its roles, there is still scope for strengtheni… https://t.co/GEQKNPXw9BThere are 24 such Departmentally Related Standing Committees, each of which oversees a set of Ministries. DRSCs we… https://t.co/aZp5YFaGdbCommittees also provide a forum for building consensus across political parties. Committees have closed door meetin… https://t.co/8kHisqkGmZSince Committees meet throughout the year, they help make up for this lack of time available on the floor of the Ho… https://t.co/n5CnRRWanHThese Committees are smaller units of MPs from both Houses, across political parties and they function throughout t… https://t.co/KQbnFvMX67Parliament meets for three sessions a year. This part of Parliament’s work is televised and closely watched. Howev… https://t.co/aVjCmNUDWLPRS Blog Alert | Last week, the Departmentally Related Standing Committees were reconstituted for the first year of… https://t.co/HfOuJQSwvuMinistry of Science and Technology has released the draft Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR) policy for public… https://t.co/94LSxC7PlwThe Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, s… https://t.co/dmteSwHnTb
9/19
2019
@LabourMinistry is inviting comments on the draft Code on Social Security. Deadline: October 25, 2019 The draft… https://t.co/nsefQWz0ys
9/18
2019

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