2021 Current Affairs, GK & News

Inland Vessels Bill 2021, introduced in the Lok Sabha

On 22 July, 2021 the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha amid the hullabaloo in the house due to the Pegasus snooping scandal.   Key Points This bill will bring uniformity in the application of the law which are related to navigation and inland waterways within India. The Bill was ..

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Govt revises norms on imports of pulses

The Government of India recently allowed free import of tur, moong and urad dal. All the three pulses have been put under non-restricted list. This is because their retail prices increased in the last few weeks due to low stock levels with the traders. Also, the GoI has announced that the import consignments should be ..

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Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021

The Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 was recently passed by the state assembly to improve training and capacity of the Bihar Military Police. The amendment bill seeks to rename the Bihar Military Police as the Bihar Special Armed Police and give it more powers similar to that of the Central Industrial Security Force so ..

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Meghalaya Electric Vehicle Policy, 2021

The Meghalaya Electric Vehicle Policy, 2021 was recently announced by the state government of Meghalaya. It will come to effect from April 1 this year. It has set the target of 15 per cent electric vehicle penetration by the year 2025. The plan involves providing incentives to limited early adopters of EV. It will be ..

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Rajasthan Prisons Bill, 2021

Rajasthan Prisons Bill, 2021 is a new bill proposed by the Rajasthan government to make the prisons in the state more humane and help inmates rehabilitate. The key focus of this Bill is to link inmates with employment opportunities and skill development. Prison security will also be enhanced to safeguard inmates’ rights. The bill is ..

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