Bills: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Jul 13, 2018
  • 1Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 [ Eco., Bills ]

    Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill was passed by Lok Sabha on 15th March 2018 & by Rajya Sabha on 22nd March 2018. It was brought in force on 29th March 2018. Bill will ensure harmony amongst employees in pvt. sector & in Public Sector & in Public sector Undertaking/Autonomous …

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  • Jul 6, 2018
  • 1 What is Limited Insolvency Examination? Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India (Important) [ Edu., Bills ]

    Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code) provides Insolvency Professionals (IP) for class of regulated professionals. IP constitute one of four key pillars of insolvency regime. Other 3 are being Adjudicating Authority, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India & Information Utilit…

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  • Jul 3, 2018
  • 1 Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018 (Important) [ Bills ]

    New Amendment Bill of 2018 for Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 was approved on 4thApril 2018. It is aimed at protection & promotion of human rights in India. It proposes to amend term of office of Chairperson & Members of NHRC & SHRC in consonance w/terms of Chairperson & Me…

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  • Jun 29, 2018
  • 1 Lok Sabha Passes Gratuity Bill (Important) [ Bills ]

    The Lok Sabha passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) bill which seeks to empower the government to fix period of maternity leave and tax-free gratuity amount with an executive order.

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    Image of Lok Sabha Passes Gratuity Bill

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  • Jun 25, 2018
  • 1Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India & RBI Ink an MoU for Effective Implementation [ Eco., Bills ]

    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for increased cooperation in effective implementation of insolvency law. The MoU was singed at time when authorities are working on ways to address huge a…

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  • Jun 22, 2018
  • 1Consultation on Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971 [ Health, Bills ]

    The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare conducted extensive consultative process (initiated in 2006) with experts, with the objective of proposing suitable amendments to Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971.

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  • Jun 21, 2018
  • 1 Amendments to the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India Regulations, 2016 (Important) [ Eco., Bills ]

    Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has evolved transparent & consultative process for making regulations. IBBI effectively engages stakeholders in regulation making process to factor in ground reality, secure ownership of regulations & make regulations robust & precise…

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  • Jun 15, 2018
  • 1 Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 - (Important) [ Bills ]

    Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 ensures harmony amongst employees in private sector & Public Sector Undertakings Organizations under Govt. Bill was passed by Rajya Sabha & lok Sabha on 15th March, 2018. Present upper ceiling on gratuity amount under Act is Rs. 10 Lakh.…

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  • Jun 11, 2018
  • 1 National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill - (Important) [ Health, Bills ]

    Amendment to National Medical Commission Bill is being referred to Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee (DRPSC). NMC Bill seeks to replace Medical Council of India w/National Medical Commission as top regulator of medical education in India.

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  • Jun 10, 2018
  • 1Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 24) [ Policy-Governance, Eco., Schemes & Proj., Bills ]

    FoSCoRIS – FSSAI launches online platform: To bring in transparency in food safety inspection and sampling, food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has put in place a nationwide online platform called ‘FoSCoRIS’.

    • It has asked states to adopt this syst…

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  • 2Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 23) [ Policy-Governance, Bills, Committees ]

    Delimitation: The constitution was amended to freeze the delimitation till 2026, This led to a situation where many states have representation in parliament that is disproportionate to their population.

    • Delimitation literally means the act of fixing the boundaries of constituen…

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  • Jun 7, 2018
  • 1 Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules for Protection of Human Health (Important) [ Env., Bills ]

    Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 was amended by Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change. Amendment Rules shall come into force Bio-Medical Waste management Rules, 2018.

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    Image of Major Difference between BMW Rules 1998 & 2016

    Image of Major Difference between BMW Rules 1998 & 2016

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  • Jun 1, 2018
  • 1📹 Expected Questions on Bills, Acts, Policies - 2018 (Part - 3) [ Policy-Governance, Bills ]

    Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017 - A new draft law for resolution of financial firms has recently released for public consultation by the Ministry of Finance, government of India.

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  • 2📹 Expected Questions on Bills, Acts, Policies - 2018 (Part - 2) [ Policy-Governance, Bills ]

    Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 - Provide for regular auditing: To verify the claims made by builders regarding used funds. Developers have also been mandated to upload information about the project.

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  • 3📹 Expected Questions on Bills, Acts, Policies - 2018 (Part - 1) [ Policy-Governance, Bills ]

    DOKLAM Pact. BRICS Summit. MoU between various nations. UAE became first country. which will participate in India’s Strategic Petroleum Reserves Program – Zakum. Nagoya Protocol. “Shared Future in a Fractured World” in Davos Summit 2018.

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  • 4 Official Amendments in “Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill,2016 (Important) [ Bills ]

    Official amendments in the “Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 were approved to regulate surrogacy in India thru establishing National Surrogacy Board, State Surrogacy Boards & Appropriate Authorities in States & UTs.

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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 19) [ Int. Rel & Org., Schemes & Proj., Bills, Culture ]

    Tele - Law: In its effort to make legal aid easily accessible to the marginalized communities and citizens living in rural areas. Government of India launched the ‘Tele - Law’. Available across the Common Service Centre (CSC) network.

    • This will connect the citizens to legal ser…

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  • 2Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 3) [ Int. Rel & Org., Schemes & Proj., Bills ]

    National Anthem in Cinema Halls - The Supreme Court has modified its earlier order regarding mandatory playing of national anthem in cinema halls. In its earlier order, the court ordered all cinema halls to play the anthem before screening a film.

    • The Supreme Court has modified …

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  • May 21, 2018
  • 1New Bill to Ban Unregulated Deposit Schemes and Chit Funds [ Bills ]

    New bill “Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018” in Parliament to ban unregulated deposit schemes, with a view to curbing defrauding of gullible investors. The cabinet also decided to make changes in the Chit Funds Act to enable greater financial access of people to other financ…

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  • May 6, 2018
  • 1Cabinet Approves “the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018” [ Bills ]

    The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018 will force fugitive economic offenders to return to India to face trial for scheduled offences. Help banks and other financial institutions achieve higher recovery from financial defaults committed by such fugitive economic offenders.

    Cabinet Approves “The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018”

    Cabinet Approves “The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018”

    Cabinet Approves “The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018”

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  • May 3, 2018
  • 1National Financial Reporting Authority- New Regulator to Discipline Auditors [ CA Upd. ]

    As part of the government’s effort to strengthen oversight of the audit profession, the Union Cabinet established an independent regulator- National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA), which can investigate both chartered accountants and their firms.

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  • Apr 22, 2018
  • 1Amendments in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Regulations, 2017 [ Eco., Bills ]

    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) amended the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2017.

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  • Apr 3, 2018
  • 1Bills to Improve International Relations [ Int. Rel & Org., Bills ]

    The Union cabinet approved following bills for international cooperation in different sectors- India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector, Agreement between India and Israel on Film Co-production, Signing of India-Australia Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) for Secondm…

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  • Apr 1, 2018
  • 1 What is Central Consumer Protection Authority? Provisions in Consumer Protection Bill (Important) [ Eco., Bills ]

    The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 was introduced by the Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution on January 5, 2018 to replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. A Consumer Protection Bill was first introduced in 2015, but was withdrawn post the introduction o…

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  • Mar 13, 2018
  • 1 Top 5 Changes in the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Important) [ Bills ]

    Cabinet approved amendments to the Companies Act, 2013 to ease compliance requirements and certain other provisions to: Remove complexities, Improve ease of doing business, Strengthen corporate governance standards, Prescribe strict action against defaulting companies.

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  • Mar 5, 2018
  • 1Model Shops and Establishments Bill, 2016 [ Bills ]

    The Union Cabinet is considering the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016 for more employment generation. The bill says that there should be online one common registration through a simplified procedure.

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    Image of Model Shops and Establishments Bill, 2016

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  • Feb 28, 2018
  • 1CSR Laws in India- Government Launches National CSR Data Portal & Corporate Data Portal [ Policy-Governance, Bills ]

    The Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) launched National CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Data Portal & Corporate Data Portal to increase compliance in CSR. The portal will enable greater transparency and creation of tools for stronger Corporate Governance.

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  • Feb 14, 2018
  • 1Lok Sabha Passes Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017 [ Bills ]

    Lok Sabha passed The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to allow government to take up infrastructure projects within prohibited areas around protected monuments.

    Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017

    Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017

    Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017

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  • Feb 12, 2018
  • 1Parliament Passes NABARD (Amendment) Bill, 2017 [ Bills ]

    Parliament has passed the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 with the approval of Rajya Sabha. Lok Sabha already passed the bill in August 2017 allowing Union Government to increase capital of NABARD from Rs. 5000 crore to Rs. 30, 000 crore…

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  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 1 Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017 (Important) [ Eco., Bills ]

    The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017 (FRDI Bill) replaces existing resolution regime to provide a comprehensive resolution regime which ensures, in the rare event of failure of a financial service provider, a system of quick, orderly and efficient resolution …

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  • Jan 25, 2018
  • 1Parliament Passes Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy Bill, 2017 [ Edu., Bills ]

    Passing of bill: The Parliament has passed The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) Bill, 2017 after it was adopted by Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha already passed the bill in August 2017, The Bill establishes the IIPE at Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh as an institution of na…

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  • Jan 3, 2018
  • 1 The Consumer Protection Bill, 2015 (Important) [ Bills ]

    Union Cabinet approved a new Consumer Protection Bill giving more strength to safeguard consumer rights. It mandates formation of Consumer Dispute Redressal Commissions and establishes a Consumer Protection Authority. It also has provisions to deal with misleading advertisements …

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  • Jan 2, 2018
  • 1Parliament Passes the Companies Amendment Bill, 2016 [ Bills ]

    The Parliament passed Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017 for strengthening corporate governance standards, initiating strict action against defaulting companies, and improving the ease of doing business in the country.

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    Image of The Companies Amendment Bill, 2016

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  • Jan 1, 2018
  • 1Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017 Passed in Parliament [ Bills ]

    Parliament passed Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017 extending greater autonomy to IIMs by restricting government’s interference and granting them power to award degrees.

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  • 2 Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Important) [ Bills ]

    The Lok Sabha passed Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property (Amendment) Bill, 2017 making it easier for government to acquire immovable property for “national security and defence purpose”. Amends the Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property Act, 1952 an…

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  • Dec 21, 2017
  • 1Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act- Uttar Pradesh [ Bills ]

    Uttar Pradesh became first state to endorse Union Government’s draft law- Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act making the practice of instant “triple Talaq” or Talaq-e-biddat a cognizable and non-bailable criminal offence.

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  • Dec 20, 2017
  • 1 Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill (Important) [ Bills ]

    June 2017, the Central government approved the FRDI Bill intended to frame new rules for failing banks to contain the impact of a failing bank and protect the rights of depositors.

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  • 2Kapu Reservation Bill Passed in Andhra Pradesh Assembly [ Bills ]

    Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed Kapu Reservation Bill, 2017 providing 5 % quota in education and employment by including them in Backward Classes list. The Telugu word Kapu or protector. They are also referred to by their caste title Naidu, which means leader.

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  • Dec 18, 2017
  • 1Mines and Mineral Development and Regulation Act, 1957: Amendments in the Mineral Auction Rules [ Bills ]

    The Mines and Mineral Development and Regulation Act, 1957 was amended in 2015 by Ministry of Mines to include Mineral Auction Rules, 2015 which prescribed the procedure of the auction process. On 30/11/2017, further amendments have been proposed.

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  • Dec 11, 2017
  • 1 Non-Forest ‘Bamboo’ Exempted from Forest Act (Important) [ Bills ]

    Centre promulgated Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 to encourage bamboo cultivation in non-forest areas. This move is especially beneficial to entire North Eastern Region (NER) of India.

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    Image of Non-Timber Forest Products

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  • Dec 7, 2017
  • 1Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act 2016 [ Bills ]

    A new Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act 2016 has been brought into force with effect from 12th October, 2017. It establishes the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as the National Standards Body of India.

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  • Dec 1, 2017
  • 1 Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, (Important) [ Bills ]

    Online complaint management allows workers to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace. This is for women working in both public and private organizations. The portal strives to achieve goals of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redres…

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  • Nov 26, 2017
  • 1 What is Living Will? What is the Medical Treatment of Terminally Ill ? (Important) [ Bills ]

    With centre informing Supreme Court for vetting a draft law to permit “passive euthanasia”- The Medical Treatment of Terminally Ill Patients (Protection of Patients and Medical Practitioners) Bill but center is against people making “Living Wills”.

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    Image of Forms of Euthanasia

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  • Nov 18, 2017
  • 1 Real Estate Sector Regulation Law (RERA ACT) and Changes in PMAY (Important) [ Bills ]

    Real Estate act is believed to be a pioneering legislation with long-term transformative effects ensuring real estate sector is properly governed and buyers are empowered. RERA Act is considered as one of the landmark legislations passed by the Indian Parliament.

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  • Nov 15, 2017
  • 1Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017 Approved by Law Ministry Approves [ Bills ]

    Union Law ministry approved Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017 to empower government to confiscate property of economic offenders and defaulters who flee India detering economic offenders from evading the process of Indian law by fleeing the country.

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016- ‘Divyang Sarathi’ the Mobile Application (Important) [ Bills ]

    Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry launched ‘Divyang Sarathi’. It is an accessible mobile application for dissemination of information to ‘Divyangjans’. Empowers ‘Divyangjans’ by providing access of information pertaining to the schemes, scholarships, statutes, institutional…

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