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Changes In RTI Act

🕔16:47, 2.Sep 2019

What is RTI Act? By replacing Freedom of information Act, 2002, Right to Information (RTI) was enacted on 5-June-2005 by Parliament of India and came fully into force on 12 October 2005.RTI allows any citizen of India to access information

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Writing out a Clean Bill on Health

🕔15:57, 22.Aug 2019

Sumant Narain, a civil servant and ex-director in Health in NITI Aayog, stands for the enacted National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019. He elucidates how enacted NMC Bill will be a step towards the reformed Medical education which is a

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Ward And Village Volunteer System

🕔14:31, 21.Aug 2019

The system of appointing grama (village) volunteers to ensure better delivery of various benefits to the public under welfare schemes was launched in Andhra Pradesh. This scheme involves the provision of one volunteer to cover 50 families in each village.

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Legislative Councils

🕔14:29, 21.Aug 2019

The Madhya Pradesh government has recently indicated that it plans to initiate steps towards the creation of a Legislative Council. India has a bicameral system i.e., two Houses of Parliament. At the state level, the equivalent of the Lok Sabha

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The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019

🕔14:26, 21.Aug 2019

The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Parliament on August 2019. It seeks to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, as amended by the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act,

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The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019

🕔14:20, 21.Aug 2019

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Parliament on 31st July 2019. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 to provide for road safety. In the last few years, with growing urbanization and rising

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Bigger and better: On number of Supreme Court judges

🕔14:50, 8.Aug 2019

The article provides a critical analysis of Union Cabinet’s decision about increasing the strength of the judiciary and suggests for the focus of the Supreme Court on its role as interpreter of the Constitution. About Supreme Court of India: Inaugurated

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The hard realities of India’s fast-track courts

🕔14:10, 8.Aug 2019

The hard realities of India’s fast-track courts Arunav Kaul, a researcher and policy analyst in judicial reforms in India, provides a critical analysis of Fast Track Courts (FTCs) in India and suggests some effective measures addressing the systemic issues. Fast

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Scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu And Kashmir

🕔16:52, 6.Aug 2019

This article provides an in-depth analysis of the Constitutional provisions of Article 370, the legislative basis for the order of 2019 and what implications it will carry in a democratic republic like India while moving towards the integration of the

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Lok Sabha Clears Code On Wages Bill

🕔21:43, 31.Jul 2019

Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Code on Wages Bill, 2019, which amends and consolidates laws relating to wages/bonus and universalises the provisions of minimum wages and timely payment of wages to all employees irrespective of the sector and wage

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