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