“The GNCTD Amendment Act” does not alter the functions of Delhi Assembly – Centre

What is the News? The Government of National Capital Territory(GNCTD) Amendment Act 2021 has come into force recently. The Central govt. says, the Act does not alter the constitutional and legal responsibilities of the elected government in Delhi. The GNCTD Amendment Act 2021: The objectives of the GNCTD Amendment Act are, Define the responsibilities of… Continue reading “The GNCTD Amendment Act” does not alter the functions of Delhi Assembly – Centre

IBC Amendment Ordinance 2021 Allows “Pre-Pack Insolvency Resolution”

What is the news? The President of India promulgates the IBC Amendment Ordinance 2021. It allows the use of Pre-Pack insolvency resolution. About Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021: IBC Amendment Ordinance 2021 amends the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. The Amendment allows the use of Pre-Packaged insolvency resolution as an alternative resolution mechanism… Continue reading IBC Amendment Ordinance 2021 Allows “Pre-Pack Insolvency Resolution”

Promulgation of “Tribunals Reforms Ordinance 2021”

What is the News? President of India promulgated Tribunal Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance 2021. About the Tribunals Reforms Ordinance 2021: Purpose of the Ordinance:  It dissolves at least eight existing appellate tribunals. Now, High Courts and certain other bodies will be the appellate bodies under 9 acts. Further, it also amends the Finance… Continue reading Promulgation of “Tribunals Reforms Ordinance 2021”

Rajya Sabha Clears “National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill, 2021”

What is the News? Rajya Sabha clears the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NBFID) Bill, 2021. About National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NBFID) Bill,2021 Aim: The Bill seeks to establish the NBFID as the principal development financial institution(DFIs) for infrastructure financing. DFIs are set up for providing long-term finance for segments… Continue reading Rajya Sabha Clears “National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill, 2021”

CIC Annual Report on “RTI Applications”

What is the News? The Central Information Commission(CIC) released its annual report. The report provides the data on the number of RTI applications received and rejected by public authorities. About CIC Annual Report: The CIC annual report provides the data on the number of RTI applications received and rejected by public authorities. It covers more… Continue reading CIC Annual Report on “RTI Applications”

Bihar Assembly Passed the “Bihar Special Armed Police Bill 2021”

What is the News? Bihar State Assembly has passed the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021. About Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 The mandate of the bill is to maintain public order, combat extremism. Further, the bill ensures better protection and security of specific establishments. For this, the Bill proposes setting up a Special… Continue reading Bihar Assembly Passed the “Bihar Special Armed Police Bill 2021”

Validity of “State’s resolution against Central laws”

What is the News? The Supreme Court has found no harm in State Legislative Assemblies passing resolutions against Central laws. It was seen in the cases of the Citizenship Amendment Act or the new farm laws. What was the case? Several State Assemblies passed resolutions against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the farm laws. A… Continue reading Validity of “State’s resolution against Central laws”

Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Amendment Bill, 2021

What is the News? The Lok Sabha passes the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Amendment Bill,2021. The Bill seeks to amend the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957. This act regulates the mining sector in India. What are the key provisions of the Bill? Firstly, removes distinction between captive and non-captive… Continue reading Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Amendment Bill, 2021

MHA introduced “NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021”

What is the News? The Ministry of Home Affairs has introduced the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill,2021 in the Lok Sabha. The Bill aims to change some important provisions concerning the National Capital. About NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021: It seeks to amend the Government of National Capital Territory of… Continue reading MHA introduced “NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021”

Rajya Sabha Passes “National Institutes of Food Technology Bill, 2019”

What is the news? The Rajya Sabha passed the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2019. What does the bill provide? The bill declares two institutes of food technology, entrepreneurship, and management as institutions of national importance. These are: National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Haryana Indian Institute of Food… Continue reading Rajya Sabha Passes “National Institutes of Food Technology Bill, 2019”