Cabinet signs off on move to protect convicted lawmakers4 min read . Updated: 23 Aug 2013, 12:54 AM IST
Law to overhaul direct tax regime deferred, fresh amendments to pending food legislation approved
New Delhi: The Union cabinet on Thursday moved to overrule a recent Supreme Court ruling that bars lawmakers convicted of a crime and jailed persons from contesting elections, but deferred a plan to overhaul the nation’s direct tax regime.
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