Insurance Amendment Bill, 2021 Passed by Rajya sabha

Insurance Amendment Bill, 2021 Passed by Rajya sabha: The Rajya Sabha passed the Insurance Amendment Bill, 2021 which increases the maximum foreign investment allowed in an insurance company from 49% to 74%. The Bill amends the Insurance Act, 1938 to increase the maximum foreign investment allowed in an Indian insurance company. The Act provides the […]

Harayana Recovery Of Damages To Property During Disturbance To Public Order Bill, 2021:

Harayana Recovery Of Damages To Property During Disturbance To Public Order Bill, 2021: The Government of Haryana has passed the Haraya Recovery of Damages to Property During Disturbance to Public Order Bill, 2021. It can be noted that earlier Uttar Pradesh Government too had passed a similar bill named “Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damages to […]

Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP)

Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has been strongly demanding national project status for the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP). Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP): The Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project aims to harvest surplus water available during the rainy season in rivers in southern Rajasthan such as Chambal and its tributaries including […]

Pritzker Architecture Prize

Pritzker Architecture Prize: Social housing architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal, founders of French studio Lacaton & Vassal, have been named the 2021 winners of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. French architects Lacaton and Vassal were named the winners of the award for their body of work that “reflects architecture’s democratic spirit” and their “commitment to […]

Bihar Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Bihar Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2021: The Bihar Assembly passed the Bihar Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2021 that proposes to punish people filing false cases before the anti-corruption ombudsman body to prevent any waste of time or misuse of the institution. Lokayukta carries out expeditious investigation and prosecution relating to allegations involving corruption against public servants of […]