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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 19) [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects, 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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  • 2 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 3) [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects, 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
  • 1 New 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
  • 1 Cabinet 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
  • 1 National 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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    Image of National Financial Reporting Authority

    Image of National Financial Reporting Authority

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  • Apr 22, 2018
  • 1 Amendments in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Regulations, 2017 [ Economy, 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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    Image of Amendments in Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India

    Image of Amendments in Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India

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  • Apr 3, 2018
  • 1 Bills to Improve International Relations [ International Relations/Organizations, 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) [ Economy, 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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    Image of Top 5 Changes in the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

    Image of Top 5 changes in the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

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  • Mar 5, 2018
  • 1 Model 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

    Image of Model Shops and Establishments Bill, 2016

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  • Feb 28, 2018
  • 1 CSR 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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    Image of National CSR Data Portal And Corporate Data Portal

    Image of National CSR Data Portal And Corporate Data Portal

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  • Feb 14, 2018
  • 1 Lok 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
  • 1 Parliament 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) [ Economy, 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
  • 1 Parliament Passes Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy Bill, 2017 [ Education, 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
  • 1 Parliament 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

    Image of The Companies Amendment Bill, 2016

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  • Jan 1, 2018
  • 1 Indian 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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    Image of Indian Institutes of Management Bill

    Image of Indian Institutes of Management Bill

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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
  • 1 Muslim 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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    Image of Triple Talaq

    Image of Triple Talaq

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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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    Image of Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance

    Image of Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance

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  • 2 Kapu 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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    Image of Peoples of South Asia

    Image of Peoples of South Asia

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  • Dec 18, 2017
  • 1 Mines 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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    Image of Revenue from Auction Mines

    Image of revenue from auction mines

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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

    Image of Non-Timber Forest Products

    Detail

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  • Dec 7, 2017
  • 1 Bureau 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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    Image of 14 Divisions of BIS

    Image of 14 Divisions of BIS

    Key Features

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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

    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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    Image of Real Estate Sector Regulation Law

    Image of Real Estate Sector Regulation Law

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  • Nov 15, 2017
  • 1 Fugitive 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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    Image of Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

    Image of Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

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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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