Articles by PRS Team - January, 2018

In the last decade, the government has implemented several schemes to address issues related to urbanisation and aid the process of urban development.  One of the schemes is the Smart Cities Mission, which intends to take advantage of the developments in...
संसद के शीतकालीन सत्र के आखिरी दिन लोकसभा में उपभोक्ता संरक्षण विधेयक, 2018 पेश किया गया था। यह विधेयक उपभोक्ता संरक्षण अधिनियम, 1986 की जगह लेगा, जो 30 साल से अधिक पुराना कानून है। पीआरएस लेजिस्लेटिव रिसर्च की विश्लेषक रूपल सुहाग ने विधेयक के कुछ अहम प्रावधानों का...
The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on the last day of the recently concluded winter session. The Bill seeks to replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, a law more than 30 years old. Roopal Suhag, analyst at PRS Legislative Research...
NEW DELHI : The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017 was introduced in Lok Sabha recently and is listed for consideration and passage today. The Bill seeks to regulate medical education and practice in India.  To meet this objective, the Bill repeals the Indian...
Crime in Politics: The dirty game (Illustration: Ashish Asthana) Criminalisation of politics is the focus of public debate when discussion on electoral reforms takes place. This issue gets amplified when data highlights an increasing number of candidates with...