Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill, 2021 : Important Provisions

The Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill, 2021: The Lok Sabha passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021 that seeks to strengthen and streamline the provisions for the protection and adoption of children. The Bill amends the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and contains provisions related to children […]

Supreme Court Judgement on Women In Armed Forces

The Supreme Court : About Women In armed Force: The Supreme Court held that the Army’s “selective” evaluation process discriminates against and disproportionately affects women short service commission officers seeking a permanent commission. The evaluation pattern of women officers has caused them economic and psychological harm, the court said. The court ordered that the cases […]

Chhatrasal Convention Centre : Khajuraho

Chhatrasal Convention Centre at Khajuraho: Union Minister for Tourism and Culture and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh will inaugurate the ‘Chhatrasal Convention Centre at Khajuraho developed under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of the Ministry of Tourism. The Ministry of Tourism has framed ‘Development of Iconic Tourist Destinations Scheme’ a Central Sector Scheme for the development […]

The Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020

The Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020: A parliamentary panel has submitted its report on ‘The Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020’. Key recommendations: The government should offer a more clear-cut definition of what constitutes ‘unfair’ trade practice. The government should spell out a practical legal remedy to tackle the issue. Fix a cap on delivery charges […]

National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020

The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020: The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020 was passed unanimously by the Lok Sabha. The Bill seeks to regulate and standardize the education and practice of allied and healthcare professionals. The group of allied professionals is large and the Bill is trying […]

What is Double Mutant Coronavirus Variant?

Double Mutant Coronavirus Variant: Genome sequencing of a section of virus samples by a consortium of 10 laboratories across the country, called the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Consortium on Genomics (INSACOG), has revealed a unique “double mutant” coronavirus variant — with a combination of mutations not seen anywhere else in the world. The new variant has been […]

Bringing Synergies In Anti-Corruption Strategies Webinar

Webinar On ‘Bringing Synergies In Anti-Corruption Strategies’: The Lokpal of India organized a Webinar on ‘Bringing Synergies in Anti-Corruption Strategies’. Corruption can be defined as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. It can impact a nation’s development in various ways. Impact of Corruption: Political Costs: The political costs of corruption are manifested in […]

CSC and IEPFA App : Important Points

Central Scrutiny Centre (CSC) And Investor Education And Protection Fund Authority’s (IEPFA) Mobile App: Union Minister for Corporate Affairs launched Central Scrutiny Centre (CSC) and Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority’s (IEPFA) Mobile App — two tech-enabled initiatives by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA). Central Scrutiny Centre (CSC): MCA is one of the key primary […]

Commercial Coal Mining India : 2nd Tranche Of Auction

India launched Its 2nd Tranche Of Auction For Commercial Coal Mining: India launched its 2nd Tranche of the auction for commercial coal mining offering 67 mines for the sale of coal. Union Coal Minister launched the auction process. This is the highest number of mines on offer in a particular tranche of the auction after […]