Rohan Mahajan

Articles by Rohan Mahajan


29 March 2017 at 12:52

Suicide decriminalized! Parliament passes the Mental health-care bill

  POSTED BY Rohan Mahajan

Of what can be called a healthy law making, the Parliament has finally stepped in and passed the long awaited Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, which provides for affordable healthcare and services to people with mental illness. Survivors of attempted su

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23 March 2017 at 12:10

Uttrakhand HC declares Ganga and Yamuna as living entities with legal rights

  POSTED BY Rohan Mahajan

The Uttarakhand high court has recognized that the Ganga and the Yamuna as well as their tributaries and sister bodies shall now have the status of a legal person and shall be so-called living entities, giving the rivers that have seen years of damag

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14 March 2017 at 12:00

Parliament passes Maternity Benefit Bill increasing paid leaves up to 26 weeks

  POSTED BY Rohan Mahajan

A day after the world celebrated the International Women's Day, Lok Sabha made a historic move of passing the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016 increasing the maternity benefit of paid leave from 12 weeks to 26 weeks. The bill shall bene

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09 March 2017 at 10:58

Government proposes to abolish stamp duty on affordable homes soon

  POSTED BY Rohan Mahajan

Affordable houses may soon be exempted from stamp duty, which varies between 4% and 8% of the transaction value.The Ministry of Urban Development and Housing has made an effort to convince the state government for excluding the stamp duty levied on a

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02 March 2017 at 17:31

Surrogacy Bill in India: A more careful approach

  POSTED BY Rohan Mahajan

A more careful approach Starting a family is one of the most valuable moments in a person's life.

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