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SC verdict on reinstating CBI chief Alok Kumar Verma: Key Facts

The Supreme Court of India has reinstated CBI director Alok Kumar Verma, setting aside the Centre’s order to divest him of his powers. The Supreme Court has restrained him from taking any major policy decision till the CVC probe into corruption charges against him is over. Observations made by the Supreme Court The Supreme Court has ..

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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 ..

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Vijay Mallya declared as Fugitive Economic Offender

The  Prevention of Money Laundering (PMLA) court in Mumbai has declared Vijay Mallya as a Fugitive Economic Offender. Vijay Mallya is the first businessman to be charged under the new fugitive economic offender’s act 2018. Declaration of the Fugitive Economic Offender Vijay Mallya is declared as the Fugitive Economic Offender under the following provisions: According to ..

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Lok Sabha passes New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill

The Lok Sabha has passed the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill to set up a revamped International Arbitration Centre at New Delhi with an aim to make India the hub of arbitration. New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill The features of the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill are: The bill seeks to establish an independent ..

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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 ..

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