Bills: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2017 (Including PIB)

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  • Oct 9, 2017
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    As part of labour law reforms, the Government has undertaken the exercise of rationalization of the 38 Labour Acts into 4 labour codes- Code on Wages, Code on Industrial Relations, Code on Social Security, and Code on occupational safety, health,… (280 more words) …

  • Sep 2, 2017
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    Parliament passed Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 replacing the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 promulgated by President in May 2017. Many bank associates with SBI:

    Image of Merger of SBI associates

    Image of Merger of SBI associates

    Image of Merger of SBI associates

    Key Features of… (356 more words) …

  • Sep 9, 2017
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    The Second volume of Economic Survey 2016 - 17 proposed Transparency of Rules Act (TORA), a progressive legislation to end asymmetry of information regarding rules and regulations faced by an average citizen.

    Image of Economic Survey Proposes Transparency of Rules Act

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    Scheduled Castes are specified under the provisions of Article 341 of the Constitution of India. Government has Modalities for deciding claims for inclusion in, exclusion from and other modifications in the list of Scheduled Castes.

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    Image of Scheduled Tribes

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  • Aug 24, 2017
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    In monsoon session 2017, productivity of Lok Sabha was 77.94 % and that of Rajya Sabha 79.95%; 13 Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament during the Session. GST extended to Jammu & Kashmir, will lead to its Economic Integration… (608 more words) …

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    Parliament passed The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016 dealing with cases of accidents in navigable waters or contracts related to commerce on such waters. The Bill upgrades laws related to civil matters of admiralty jurisdiction of… (491 more words) …

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    Labour Code on Wages Bill will ensure a minimum wage across all sectors by integrating existing labour related laws. The Labour Code on Wages Bill consolidates the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, the Payment of… (200 more words) …

  • Aug 21, 2017
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    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allows National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to operate as Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) and operate Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS). 24 Bharat Bill Payment Operating Units certified- 10 private sector banks, 3… (218 more words) …

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    A Constitutional body is set up under instruction of Constitution. Government is required to set up and cannot dispense off a constitutional body when it makes difficult decisions. They require amending part of the Constitution. They constitutional bodies cannot be… (781 more words) …

  • Apr 18, 2017
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    On Tuesday, 2017 the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill was passed. This Bill has given the sight of relief to the people who are suffering from the disease. Equal rights are given in… (294 more words) …

  • Apr 14, 2017
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    The Indian Parliament has passed the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016 that says about suicide not being a criminal activity by the mentally ill people and it guarantees the right to better healthcare for the people suffering from mental illness. It… (376 more words) …

  • Apr 2, 2017
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    Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, that decriminalises suicide attempt by mentally ill people and guarantees the right to better healthcare for people with mental illness, secured parliamentary approval with the Lok Sabha’s assent to the legislation.

    Parliament Passes Mental Health Bill, 2016

    Parliament Passes Mental Health Bill,… (226 more words) …

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    The Rajya Sabha passed The Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The bill enhances the compensation in case of death and occupational injuries and makes it obligatory for the employers to inform their workers about their rights. The Bill amends the… (274 more words) …

  • Mar 30, 2017
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    Crucial bill aims to ensure equal rights to people afflicted by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs, was passed by the Rajya Sabha. Health Minister JP Nadda passed the bill in the Upper House… (194 more words) …

  • Mar 28, 2017
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    Union Cabinet approved four supplementary Goods and Services Tax Bills to implement the tax reform. These Bills were earlier approved by the GST Council after clause-by-clause, discussion over 12 meetings in past 6 months.

    Union Cabinet approves four GST related

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  • Mar 20, 2017
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    Lok Sabha passes the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Bill had already passed by the Rajya Sabha during the winter period. Which wil increase the maternity leave for working women in public and private sector from 12 weeks to 26… (296 more words) …

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    Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 passed by the Union Cabinet in August last year bans single men, women and gay couples from opting for surrogacy. Indian citizens to have a surrogate child will allow in The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 in… (202 more words) …

  • Mar 17, 2017
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    Lok Sabha passed Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017. Bill replaces Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016. Ordinance was promulgated by President Pranab Mukherjee on 30 December 2016.

    Lok Sabha passes Specified Bank Notes bill 2017

    Lok Sabha passes Specified Bank Notes bill 2017… (230 more words) …

  • Sep 27, 2016
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    Arun Goyal a Senior IAS officer is appointed as the first additional secretary in the Goods & Services Tax (GST) Council Secretariat headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

    GST is the managing body having authority to decide tax rate,… (179 more words) …

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    At the first meeting, Goods & Services Tax (GST) of Council headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley decided to exempt businesses with annual turnover below Rs.20 lakh. The meeting was organized at New Delhi and the Finance ministers of… (157 more words) …

  • Sep 22, 2016
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    The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 was passed by Rajya Sabha on August 3, 2016. It will be significant and game changer economic reform for India. GST will simplify indirect tax structure, tax incidence, tax computation, tax payment,… (599 more words) …

  • Sep 9, 2016
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    Finally the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 gets approval of President Pranab Mukherjee under the Article 111 of the Constitution and now bill becomes law officially and opens road to roll out a new indirect tax rule with this… (325 more words) …

  • Sep 5, 2016
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    Much awaited Goods and Service Bill will be now going to approval of President Pranav Mukherjee, after getting minimum number of sates approval when Odisha Assembly has passed the Goods and Services Tax Constitution Amendment Bill with the support of… (223 more words) …

  • Aug 22, 2016
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    Bihar assembly becomes the second state to ratify the goods and services tax constitutional Amendment Bill in India.  Bill was stimulated by the commercial taxes minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav. He was consistently adopted by both of the houses. Assam becomes… (240 more words) …

  • Aug 15, 2016
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    Assam became the first state to pass the constitution amendment bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the assembly consistently passed the bill in India. This bill approved by state cabinet.

    Provision Bill:

    • This bill will have two… (240 more words) …

  • Feb 23, 2016
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    New Chairman of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers on Goods and Services Tax (GST) is West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra. This design was taken at the meeting of State Finance Ministers that was also attended by Union… (159 more words) …

  • Oct 23, 2015
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    About GST: GST stands for Goods and Service Tax Bill. It is also officially known as The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty - Second Amendment) Bill, 2014. It offers a national Value added Tax to be implemented in India from… (221 more words) …

  • Sep 18, 2015
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    About Global Innovation Index: The Global Innovation Index shortly called as GII. It is a yearly publication which shows a merged indicator that ranks countries or economies for their environmental innovation and their innovation productions.

    The GII analyses 143… (129 more words) …

  • Jun 24, 2015
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    Union Ministry of Finance formed two committees for facilitating implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from 1 April 2016. Committee will be headed by Arvind Subramanian who is the Chief Economic Advisor (CEA), Ministry of Finance. These committees are