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    • Jul 21, 2021
    •  Insurance Amendment Bill 2021 [ Bills ]

      The Insurance Amendment Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha recently and this bill amends the Insurance Act, 1938. Despite opposition՚s criticism of the bill due to the clause that enable “control and ownership” by the foreign investors, the bill was passed.

      Overview

      • This bill …

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    • Apr 14, 2020
    •  Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019 [ Bills ]

      Health workforce would be more productive. Occurrence of fewer accidents and mishaps at work would be economically beneficial. For well-being of the workers, safety, health, welfare and improved working conditions are pre-requisite.

      • The Code repeals and replaces 13 labour laws rel…

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    • Apr 11, 2020
    •  Road Safety Bill - Motor Vehicle Bill 2017, 2019 [ Government Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

      Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill (2017)

      To better the quality of roads and improve safety standards. The bill has failed to make any progress in the Rajya Sabha since last year. Re-introduction in Parliament.

      Challenges

      • Potholes have become a major challenge for accidental deaths.
      • Sta…

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    • Apr 9, 2020
    •  Gender Issues Muslim Women Bill, SDG, Global Gender Gap [ Bills ]

      Muslim Women Bill, 2017

      The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017. Passed both In the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

      Key Changes

      • All declaration of talaq including in written or electronic form to be void.
      • Talaq-e-biddat.
      • Any other similar form of talaq pronounced…

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    • Mar 3, 2020
    •  Inter-State River Water Disputes Bill, 2019 [ Government Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

      Was introduced in the Lok Sabha. Amends the Inter-State River Water Disputes Act, 1956. Provides for the adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-state rivers and river valleys. The central govt. may be requested by the state govt. to refer an inter-state river disput…

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    • Jan 2, 2020
    •  National Institute of Design Amendment Bill, 2019 (NIDAB) [ Science & Technology, Policies & Governance, Government Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

      National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced in Rajya Sabha by the Minister of Commerce and Industry on July 2019 to declare 4 National Institutes of Design as Institutions of National Importance. In the last 60 years, the parliament declared 141 institution…

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    • Aug 22, 2019
    •  Instant Triple Talaq Bill Criminalised [ Policies & 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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    • Apr 4, 2019
    •  Cabinet Approves Official Amendments to the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018 [ Economics, 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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    • Aug 27, 2018
    •  Government Frames Rules to Blacklist Fake News [ Bills ]

      Information & Broadcasting Ministry amended Guidelines for Journalists ′ Accreditation stating that if journalist is found to have “created & propagated” fake news, journalist ′ s accreditation will be suspended or permanently cancelled.

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    • Aug 13, 2018
    •  Govt Releases First Draft of Passengers Charter [ Bills ]

      Union Ministry of Civil Aviation notified Draft Passenger Charter defining rights for air passengers for public consultation on 22nd May, 2018. Draft Passenger Charter lays down benefits that passengers will be entitled to enjoy, if airline is found to be at fault. Charter will e…

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