Bills: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Nov 1, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is Warehousing Act, 2007- Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (E-NWR) System (Important) [ Bills ]

    Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ministry launched the web portal of “Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA) ” & “Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (e-NWR) System”.

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    Image of National E-Repository Limited

    Image of National E-Repository Limited

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  • Oct 9, 2017
  • 1 🌟 The Code on Wages Bill 2017 (Important) [ Bills ]

    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, and working conditions.

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    Image of 4 Wages Acts

    Image of 4 Wages Acts

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  • Sep 9, 2017
  • 1 Economic Survey Proposes Transparency of Rules Act [ Bills ]

    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.

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    Image of Economic Survey Proposes Transparency of Rules Act

    Image of Economic Survey Proposes Transparency of Rules Act

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  • 2 🌟 How are Castes Included in Scheduled Caste List? (Important) [ Bills ]

    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

    Image of Scheduled Tribes

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  • Sep 2, 2017
  • 1 State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017 and Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Passed [ Bills ]

    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:

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    Image of Merger of SBI Associates

    Image of Merger of SBI associates

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  • Aug 24, 2017
  • 1 Summary of Bills Passed in Monsoon Session 2017 [ Bills ]

    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 with the rest of the Country.

    Summary of Bills Passed in Monsoon Session 2017

    Summary of Bills Passed in Monsoon Session 2017

    Summary of Bills Passed in Monsoon Session 2017

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  • 2 The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016 [ Bills ]

    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 courts, ma

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  • 3 Minimum Wage: New Wage Code Bill [ Bills ]

    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 Wages Act, 1936 and the Equal Remuneration A

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  • Aug 21, 2017
  • 1 NPCI to Operate Bharat Bill Payment System [ Bills ]

    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 public sector banks

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  • 2 NCBC Bill: What is National Commission for Backward Classes and Its Constitutional Status? [ Bills ]

    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 invalidated by

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  • Apr 18, 2017
  • 1 Parliament Passes the HIV Bill [ Bills ]

    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 medical treatment, admission to

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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • 1 Mental Health Bill,2016 Passed by Parliament [ Bills ]

    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 was passed in first in Rajya Sabha

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  • Apr 2, 2017
  • 1 Parliament Passes Mental Health Bill, 2016 [ Bills ]

    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, 2016

    Parliament Passes Mental Health Bill, 2016

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  • 2 Rajya Sabha Passes the Employees Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 [ Bills ]

    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 Employee’s Compensati

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  • Mar 30, 2017
  • 1 Rajya Sabha Passes HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014 [ Bills ]

    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 by a voice vote.

    HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill Passed

    HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill Passed

    HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill Passed

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  • Mar 28, 2017
  • 1 Union Cabinet Approved Four GST Related Bills [ Bills ]

    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 Bills:

     Union Cabinet approves four GST related bills

    Union Cabinet Approves Four GST Related Bills

    Union Cabinet approves four GST related bills

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  • Mar 20, 2017
  • 1 Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Passed by Parliament [ Bills ]

    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 weeks for the first two children.

    Lok Sabha passes the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016

    Lok Sabha Passes the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016

    Lok Sabha passes the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016

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  • 2 Surrogacy Bill Will Ban Singles from Being Parents [ Bills ]

    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 India. Non-resident Indians or Peopl

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 Lok Sabha Passed Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 [ Bills ]

    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

    Lok Sabha passes Specified Bank Notes bill 2017

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  • Sep 27, 2016
  • 1 Arun Goyal: Additional Secretary of GST Council [ Bills ]

    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, exempted goods, and the threshold lim

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  • 2 GST Council Sets Exemption Limit at Rs. 20 Lakh [ Bills ]

    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 all the states attended it.

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 [ Bills ]

    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, compliance, credit utilizatio

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 Gets President’S Approval [ Bills ]

    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 India will become one tax nation.

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  • Sep 5, 2016
  • 1 GST Bill Gets 50% States Approval, Now Awaits for President’S Approval [ Bills ]

    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 all political parties.

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Bihar Becomes 2nd State to Ratify Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST [ Bills ]

    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 the first state to ra

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  • Aug 15, 2016
  • 1 Assam Becomes First State to Pass the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 [ Bills ]

    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 components keeping in mind the federal struct

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  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1 New Chairman of Gst Committee of State Fms is Amit Mitra [ Bills ]

    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 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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  • Oct 23, 2015
  • 1  No revised returns will be acceptable under GST [ Bills ]

    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 April 2016.

    • Goods and Services Tax would be a comple

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 Global Innovation Index ranked India at 81 amongst 141 countries [ Bills ]

    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 countries arou

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  • Jun 24, 2015
  • 1 Union Ministry of Finance formed two committees for facilitating implementation of GST [ Bills ]

    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 intended to speed u

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