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August 3, 2018

LOK SABHA PASSES BILL TO GIVE OBC PANEL CONSTITUTIONAL STATUS

THE NEWS The Lok Sabha has passed the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill 2017 giving constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). DEBATE IN […]
August 2, 2018

CABINET CLEARS BILL TO “RESTORE” STRICT PROVISION IN SC/ST ACT

THE NEWS The Union Cabinet has given its nod to an amendment bill to restore original provisions of Dalit atrocity law “Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled […]
August 1, 2018

RAJASTHAN, FIRST STATE IN THE COUNTRY TO IMPLEMENT BIOFUEL POLICY

THE NEWS Rajasthan has become the first Indian State to implement the National Policy on Biofuels – 2018, which was recently approved in May 2018. FIRST […]
July 31, 2018

DEATH PENALTY TO CHILD RAPISTS UNDER CRIMINAL LAW (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2018

THE NEWS The Lok Sabha passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018, that provides for the death sentence for raping girls aged under 12 and enhances […]
July 30, 2018

INDIAN ARMY’S SMERCH SYSTEM TO ROLL ON INDIAN WHEELS

THE NEWS An Indian vehicle manufacturer, Ashok Leyland is going to deliver heavy-duty, high mobility vehicles for the Army’s Russian-built Smerch, Multi-Barrel Rocket launchers (MRBL) as […]
July 27, 2018

LOK SABHA PASSES ANTI-TRAFFICKING BILL TO CONTAIN HUMAN TRAFFICKING

THE NEWS The Lok Sabha passed the anti-trafficking bill, “The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018”, to prevent human trafficking especially of women […]
July 26, 2018

HEALTH MINISTRY’S EXPERT PANEL RECOMMEND TO BAN 343 FIXED DRUG COMBINATIONS

THE NEWS An expert panel of the health ministry has reviewed 349 fixed drug combinations and recommended that 343 of them should be “prohibited” and the […]
July 25, 2018

LOK SABHA CLEARS AMENDMENTS TO PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION ACT

THE NEWS The Lok Sabha has passed the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018 after a four-hour debate. WHAT IS THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION (AMENDMENT) BILL, […]
July 24, 2018

GOVERNMENT FORMS GOM, SECRETARY PANEL TO FRAME LAW AGAINST LYNCHING

THE NEWS The Centre has appointed two high-level committees to make recommendations for a separate penal provision on incidents of mob violence and lynching. MORE ON […]
July 23, 2018

NITI AAYOG NOD TO PANEL FOR DENOTIFIED, SEMI-NOMADIC AND NOMADIC TRIBES

THE NEWS The NITI Aayog has given its approval to a proposal by Idate Commission constituted by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to set […]

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