Consumer Dispute Redressal Panels

Consumer Dispute Redressal Panels: The Supreme Court has given the Centre and the States eight weeks to fill the vacancies in the consumer disputes redressal commissions. The Court has also asked the Centre to conduct a comprehensive “legislative impact study” on the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. The laws have been made for the benefit of […]

Termination Of A Session Of Parliament

Termination Of A Session Of Parliament: The Lok Sabha was adjourned Sine Die two days ahead of its scheduled date of August 13, as the Opposition protested over the Pegasus snooping controversy, farm laws and other issues. Important Parliament Terminology: Zero Hour — time allotted to individuals members to raise important issues — was most […]

National Commission For Indian System Of Medicine (Amendment) Bill, 2021

National Commission For Indian System Of Medicine (Amendment) Bill, 2021: Parliament has passed the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (Amendment) Bill, 2021, with the Rajya Sabah approving it. The Lok Sabha had passed it earlier. The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (Amendment) Bill, 2021 proposes to amend the National Commission for […]

GSLV-F10/EOS-03

GSLV-F10/EOS-03: The Indian Space Research Organisation’s second mission of the year — to place an earth observation satellite by a GSLV rocket — faced a setback as it could not be accomplished fully due to performance anomaly in the cryogenic stage of the rocket. The GSLV-F10/EOS-03 rocket successfully lifted off from the second launch pad […]

General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021

General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021: The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021, was passed by both the houses of the parliament. It seeks to amend the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act, 1972. Key Provisions of the Bill: It seeks to remove the mandatory requirement of the Central government holding not less than […]

60th Public Enterprises (PE) Survey 2019-20

60th Public Enterprises (PE) Survey 2019-20: The 60th Public Enterprises (PE) Survey 2019-20 was released by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), Ministry of Finance. It is the single largest source of information on Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and acts as a basis for informed policy making. The government has reallocated the Department of […]