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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (amendment) bill passed in the Parliament

On March 12, 2020, Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Amendment) bill, 2020 has been passed in the parliament. It was earlier passed by Lok Sabha and is now being passed by Rajya Sabha. Highlights The amendments were earlier introduced as ordinances. Now after the Parliament session begun the ordinance was introduced as bill. And the bill has ..

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Finance Minister introduces bill to amend Banking Regulation Act

On March 3, 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman introduced bill in Parliament to amend banking regulation law to regulate cooperative banks. It aims to prevent frauds as that seen at Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Banks (PMC). Highlights The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020 intends to regulate 1,540 cooperative banks with total savings of Rs 5 ..

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Citizenship Amendment Bill cleared by Union Cabinet

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared the Citizenship Amendment Bill on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. The bill will now be presented in the Parliament, likely to be tabled in the lower house of the parliament Lok Sabha for clearance in the ongoing winter session. The bill seeks an amendment to the ..

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Lok Sabha passed Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019

Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced in Lok Sabha by Union Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah has been passed by Lok Sabha. The Bill amends Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 that provides for National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), State Human Rights Commissions (SHRC) and Human Rights Courts. Key Features of Amendment ..

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Goa Govt. approves amendment to Factories Act to allow Women in Night Shifts

The state government of Goa recently approved an amendment to Factories Act 1948 which will allow deployment of women in night shifts (from 7pm to 6 am) in industries. It is a welcome step taken by Goa government towards women empowerment. Key Highlights The Amendment Bill was approved by state cabinet and is set to ..

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