Bills: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Sep 22, 2019
  • 1 National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019 Passed [ Policy/Governance, Bills, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Minister of Commerce and Industry introduced the National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha on July 30,2019 following which the bill was successfully passed in the upper House. This bill will amend the National Institute of Design Act, 2014, which

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  • 2 Dam Safety Bill 2019 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

    The Jal Shakti Minister of India introduced the Dam Safety Bill 2019 in the Lok Sabha in August 2019. Various reasons have led to the establishment of a national authority to look into the institutional and legal safeguards as far as the management of dams is concerned.

    Image shows of Dam Safety Bill 2019

    Image Shows of Dam Safety Bill 2019

    Image shows of Dam Safety Bill 2019

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  • Sep 20, 2019
  • 1 Amendments/Changes in the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019 [ Policy/Governance, Bills ]

    The Union Cabinet of India has intimated for the amendments/changes in the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019. The National Medical Commission Bill aimed towards improving the medical education system in the country by maintaining adequate and high-quality medical professiona

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  • Sep 17, 2019
  • 1 Abrogation of Article 370 [ Policy/Governance, International Relations/Organizations, Bills ]

    The Union Minister for Home Affairs in India introduced two bills followed by two resolutions regarding Jammu and Kashmir in Lok Sabha on 6th August 2019. The state of Jammu and Kashmir is to be bifurcated into two Union territories – Jammu and Kashmir (with legislature) and Lada

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  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 1 The Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill 2019 [ Health, Bills, Down-to-Earth ]

    The Minister of Labour and Employment introduced The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019 in Lok Sabha. All establishments employing at least 10 workers along with mines and docks comes under this Code Bill Policy. For certain types of establishments and

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  • 2 Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) [ Policy/Governance, Bills, Ethics ]

    The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) 2012 was formulated in order to effectively address sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children. The Act ensures to put children first emphasizing child-friendly reporting, recording of evidence, investigation a

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  • Sep 9, 2019
  • 1 The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill [ Policy/Governance, Bills ]

    The Minister of Law and Justice introduced the Arbitration Bill 2019 in Lok Sabha on July 3,2019. This bill aims at establishing autonomous and independent institutions in India for better management and arbitration. The Bill aims at providing establishment of the NDIAC to conduc

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  • Aug 26, 2019
  • 1 Approval of the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 [ Policy/Governance, Bills ]

    Cabinet has approved Aadhaar and other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to replace the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 so as to make it friendly to the people. As per the directions of the Supreme Court and recommendations of Justice B. N Srikrishna (Retd) Committee

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  • Aug 22, 2019
  • 1 Instant Triple Talaq Bill Criminalised [ Policy/Governance, Bills, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The Indian Parliament has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 criminalising triple talaq. The Lower House already had passed the bill on July 25,2019 later on the bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha on 31 July 2019. The bill will become the law af

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  • 2 National Investigation Agency Amendment Bill 2019 Passed [ Policy/Governance, Bills, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    National Investigation Agency Amendment Bill 2019 was first of all passed in the Lok Sabha on 15 July 2019 and later on in the Rajya Sabha on 17th July 2019. This bill will allow NIA to probe terrorist activities against India and Indian interests abroad.

    The cases of human traf

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  • Jul 20, 2019
  • 1 The BJP Was Committed to Passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill [ Policy/Governance, Bills, Political Science ]

    The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 provided for according Indian Citizenship to Hindus, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan after 7 years of residence in India instead of 12 years, which is the current norm even if they do

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  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Cabinet Approves Introduction of Registration of Marriage of NRI Bill 2019 [ Bills ]

    The introduction of Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Bill, 2019, for creating more accountability & offering more protection against exploitation of Indian citizens, mostly women by their NRI spouses has approved by Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister.

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    Image of Bill on Registration of NRI Marriages

    Image of Bill on Registration of NRI Marriages

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  • May 7, 2019
  • 1 🌟 National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill 2019 in the Parliament [ Economy, Health, Bills ]

    Union Cabinet approved National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2019. The objective of the bill is to confer the status of Institutions of National Importance to National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM)

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  • Apr 4, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Cabinet Approves Unified Authority for Regulating Financial Services in IFSCs [ Economy, Bills ]

    Union Cabinet approved establishment of a unified authority for regulating all financial services in International Financial Services Centers (IFSCs) in India through International Financial Services Centers Authority Bill, 2019.

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    Image of Details of IFSC

    Image of Details of IFSC

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  • 2 Cabinet Approves Official Amendments to the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018 [ Economy, Bills ]

    The Union Cabinet, approved Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018, pursuant to the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF). The official amendments will further strengthen the Bill in its objective to effectively tackle the menace of illicit deposi

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  • Mar 16, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 [ Bills, Political Science ]

    The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 was introduced in LokSabha in January 2018. The Bill replaces the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. Previously in 2015, a Bill had been introduced to replace the 1986 Act.

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    Image Of Consumer Protection

    Image Of Consumer Protection

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  • Mar 7, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 to Make Provisions Regarding [ Economy, Bills ]

    The Union Cabinet approved amendment to the Trade Union Act, 1926, paving way for the central government to recognize trade unions. An Act to provide for the registration of Trade Unions and in certain respects to define the law relating to registered Trade Unions

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    Image Of Checklist

    Image Of Checklist

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  • Mar 5, 2019
  • 1 The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2018’ [ Bills, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The Union Cabinet approved the introduction of The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2018 in the Parliament for certain amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 so as to modify the list of Scheduled Tribes (STs) of Arunachal Pradesh.

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    Image Of RFevision In List Of Scheduled

    Image Of RFevision In List Of Scheduled

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  • Feb 22, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Amendment in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 [ Bills, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for Amendment in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 to make punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children. The Act defines a child as any person below eighteen years of age, and rega

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  • 2 🌟 Setting Up of the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2018 Has Been Approved [ Education, Health, Bills ]

    The Cabinet approved the draft National Commission for Indian Systems of Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018, which seeks to replace the existing regulator Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) with a new body to ensure transparency.

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    Image Of National Medical Commission

    Image Of National Medical Commission

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  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Setting Up of the National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) Bill, 2018 Has Been Approved [ Health, Bills, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved the draft National Commission for Homoeopathy, Bill, 2018, which seeks to replace the existing regulator Central Council for Homoeopathy (CCH) with a new body to ensure transparency.

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    Image Of Finding A Cure

    Image Of Finding A cure

    Bill Proposes

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  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 1 🌟 LokSabha Passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill [ Bills, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    Lok Sabha today passed the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, that seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. It will pave way for the religious minorities –the Hindus, Jains, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis –

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  • Jan 31, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Cabinet Approves Amendment of the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951 [ Bills, Culture, Political Science ]

    Union Cabinet approved the Amendment of the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951. Proposed amendment ensures representation of the Opposition Party in the Trust “The Leader of Opposition recognized as such in the House of the People, or where there is no such Leader of Op

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  • Dec 25, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 [ Policy/Governance, Bills, Computers & ICT ]

    Justice BN Srikrishna Committee submitted its report on data protection law to Union Minister for Electronics & IT, law & justice. Bill will apply to processing of personal data w/i India, including State.

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    Image of Privacy Law in the Making

    Image of Privacy law in the making

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  • Dec 21, 2018
  • 1 Parliament Passes Bill to Punish Bribe Givers, Along with Takers [ Policy/Governance, Bills, Political Science ]

    Lok Sabha has passed Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Punishment for both bribe givers & takers is enhanced to make it deterrent for corrupt. Gifts received for established undue advantage/mala-fide motive are now considered act of corruption.

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    Image of Highlights of Bill

    Image of Highlights of Bill

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  • Nov 29, 2018
  • 1 President Gives Assent to Bill Providing Constitutional Validity to NCBC [ Policy/Governance, Bills ]

    Parliament has passed Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017 that seeks to provide constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). Bill will be sent to President for his assent (as per 368 of Constitution).

    President gives assent to bill providing cons. validity to NCBC

    President Gives Assent to Bill Providing Cons. Validity to NCBC

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  • Nov 15, 2018
  • 1 Parliament Passes Bill for Quick Prosecution in Cheque Bounce Cases [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Bills ]

    Lok Sabha has passed Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to reduce number of cheque dishonor cases pending in courts. Bill amends Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 to primarily address issues of dishonor of cheques & deal w/unnecessary delay in disposal of such cases.

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    Image of Parliament Passes Bill for Quick Prosecution in Cheque

    Image of Parliament passes bill for quick prosecution in cheque

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  • Oct 18, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Law Commission Floats Consultation Paper on Family Law Reform (Important) [ Bills, Political Science ]

    Law Commission floated Consultation Paper on family law reform. Paper discusses range of provisions w/i all family laws, secular or personal & suggests number of changes in form of potential amendments & fresh enactments.

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    Image of Multiple Lessons

    Image of Multiple Lessons

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  • Oct 7, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Parliament Passes Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Amendment Bill, 2018 (Important) [ Bills ]

    Lok Sabha has passed Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018 to reverse effects of Supreme Court order concerning certain safeguards against arrests under SC/ST law.

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    Image of Stringent Act

    Image of Stringent Act

    Bill was introduced

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  • Oct 2, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Hague Convention Treaty:(NCPCR) to Constitute ‘Mediation Cell’ for Cases of Child Custody (Imp.) [ Bills, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    In order to protect interests of child whose parents living abroad have separated, govt. directed National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to form “Mediation Cell”.

    Image of Mediation Cell for Cases of Child Custody Dispute

    Image of Mediation Cell for Cases of Child Custody Dispute

    Image of Mediation Cell for Cases of Child Custody Dispute

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  • Sep 30, 2018
  • 1 Law Commission Submits Report on “Wrongful Prosecution (Miscarriage of Justice): Legal Remedies” [ Bills, Political Science ]

    Law Commission of India has submitted its 277th report to Union Govt. Report is titled “Wrongful Prosecution (Miscarriage of Justice): Legal Remedies”. Subject came to be considered by Law Commission after Delhi High Court raised concerns over wrongful prosecution & incarceration

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  • 2 What is Model Act on Contract Farming? What is APMC? [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Bills ]

    Union Agriculture Ministry released final Model Act titled ‘The …. State/UT Agricultural Produce & Livestock Contract Farming & Services (Promotion & Facilitation) Act, 2018’. Main motive behind drafting Model Contract Farming Act is to integrate farmers w/bulk purchasers for bet

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  • Sep 24, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Union Government Notifies Amendments to Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 (Important) [ Bills ]

    Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) issued draft amendments to Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, making Vehicle Tracking System device & FASTags mandatory for all commercial vehicles obtaining national permit.

    Image of Union Government Notifies Amendments to Central Motor

    Image of Union Government Notifies Amendments to Central Motor

    Image of Union Government Notifies Amendments to Central Motor

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  • Sep 19, 2018
  • 1 Government Sets Up High Level Committee Chaired by Union Home Secretary to Check Mob Lynching [ Bills, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Considering increasing incidents of mob lynching, Union Govt. constituted High Level Committee chaired by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to deliberate in matter & make recommendations.

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    Image of Psychological Characteristics of a Mob

    Image of psychological characteristics of a mob

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  • 2 🌟 Dam Safety Bill, 2018: All You Need to Know (Important) [ Bills ]

    Recently Union Cabinet approved proposal for introduction of Dam Safety Bill, 2018 in Parliament. Draft bill was finalized after wide consultation w/leading Indian experts & international experts. Here we will discuss all the relevant details.

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    Image of Panel to Advise on Regulations

    Image of panel to advise on regulations

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  • Sep 6, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Cabinet Approves DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 (Important) [ Health, Bills ]

    Union Cabinet approved DNA Technology (Use & Application) Regulation Bill 2018 to expand application of DNA-based forensic technologies to support & strengthen justice delivery system of country.

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    Image of Cabinet Approves DNA Technology Regulation Bill, 2018

    Image of Cabinet approves DNA Technology Regulation Bill, 2018

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  • Aug 30, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Roles and Functions of CCI: CCI Invites Comments WRT Proposed Merger (Important) [ Economy, Bills ]

    Competition Commission of India (CCI) received notice filed by Linde Aktiengesellschaft (Linde) & Praxair, Inc. (Praxair) in relation to merger of Linde & Praxair under newly incorporated holding company Linde Plc on 11th January, 2018.

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    Image of Competition Commission of India

    Image of Competition Commission of India

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  • Aug 29, 2018
  • 1 National Sports University Ordinance, 2018 [ Sports, Bills ]

    Indian President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to National Sports Ordinance, 2018 on 1stJune, 2018. Ordinance had earlier received approval from Union Cabinet on 23rd May, 2018. Proposal for approval of ordinance was put forward by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.

    Map of National Sports University Ordinance, 2018

    Map of National Sports University Ordinance, 2018

    Map of National Sports University Ordinance, 2018

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  • 2 🌟 Model Agriculture Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services Act, 2018 (Important) [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

    Union Agriculture Minister released final Model Act titled ‘The State/UT Agricultural Produce & Livestock Contract Farming & Services (Promotion & Facilitation) Act, 2018’ on 22nd May, 2018. Main motive behind drafting Model Contract Farming Act is to integrate farmers w/bulk pur

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  • Aug 28, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Proposal for Dam Safety Bill, 2018 Approved (Important) [ Environment/Ecology, Bills, Disaster Management ]

    Union Cabinet approved proposal for introduction of Dam Safety Bill, 2018 in Parliament on 13th June, 2018 after wide consultation w/leading Indian experts & international experts.

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    Image of Proposal for Dam Safety Bill, 2018

    Image of Proposal for Dam Safety Bill, 2018

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