Category: Bills & Acts

Government Checking Report On Law To Deal With Internet Hate Speech

  The Home Ministry is examining a report given by a high-level committee formed to propose new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet. The committee headed by TK Viswanathan has submitted a report to the Home Ministry. The committee was formed after the Supreme Court struck down section 66A of

Karnataka Cabinet clears anti-superstition bill

  The Karnataka Cabinet has approved the much-delayed and debated Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Bill, 2017 – better known as the anti-superstition Bill – which seeks to ban among other practices the controversial ‘made snana’ ritual (devotees rolling over plantain leaves having food leftovers) in public/religious places. However,

Cabinet approves introduction of the Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017

  The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for introduction of the Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Parliament subject to modifications of drafting or consequential nature, if any, as may be considered necessary by the Legislative Department by amending the Dentists Act, 1948 (16 of 1948). The