Lok Sabha Current Affairs - 2020

Lok Sabha passed 124th constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations to the economically weaker sections

The Lok Sabha has passed the 124th constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations to the economically weaker sections.  The central government is planning to introduce a ten per cent reservation for those belonging to economically weaker sections of society. Features of the Bill The features of the 124th constitutional amendment bill are: The Bill states that Read More…

DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 introduced in Lok Sabha

The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan. Features of the Bill The bill aims to allow the use of DNA technology for establishing the identity of certain persons, including victims, offenders and missing persons. The features of the bill Read More…

Lok Sabha passes Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018

The Lok Sabha has passed the Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018. The bill moved by Minister of State for Law PP Chaudhary seeks to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce in five personal laws – Hindu Marriage Act, Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, Divorce Act (for Christians), Special Marriage Act and the Hindu Adoptions and Read More…

Lok Sabha Passes the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The Lok Sabha has passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018. The bill aims to amend the Companies Act, 2013. The bill would replace the ordinance promulgated on November 2018. Features of the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018 The features of the bill are: It provides for re-categorisation of offences. The bill re-categorises 16 offences including the issuance Read More…

Lok Sabha passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2018

The Lok Sabha has passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 on 20th December 2018, which will replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.  The Bill seeks to enforce consumer rights and to offer a mechanism for complaint redressal related to the deficiencies in goods and services. Key points about the Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 The Consumer Disputes Redressal Read More…