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Critical Analysis of the Population Control Bill, 2020

Critical Analysis of the Population Control Bill, 2020

In a nation of 1.5 billion individuals, the second-generally crowded on the planet simply after China, with a rich exemplification of different ethnic, semantic and segment attributes, the structure presents a special chance to use the copious labour and hereditary assorted variety. Be that as it may, this populace presents a greater number of difficulties…

Financial Bill passed by Lok Sabha by voice vote

Financial Bill passed by Lok Sabha by voice vote

Financial bill is a bill in which matters other than financial nature are also included and the provisions relating to the financial bill are envisaged in Article 117 of the Indian Constitution. It is also described as a money bill to which provisions of general legislation have also been added. It may deal with the…

Impact of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi being nominated to Rajya Sabha

Impact of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi being nominated to Rajya Sabha

CJI Gogoi was born in November 1954 and was designated as a permanent judge of the Gauhati High Court in February 2001, however, was transferred to Punjab and Haryana High Court in September 2010. He was elevated as a judge of the Supreme Court in April 2012. The judge was appointed as the CJI in…

Private member bill for population control measures introduced in Rajya Sabha

Private member bill for population control measures introduced in Rajya Sabha

On February 7th, Shiv Sena MP Anil Desai floated a private bill in Rajya Sabha, with an aim to introduce a directive principle in the constitution as regards population control measures. The bill seeks to amend the Constitution with a view to introducing Article 47A which states: “47A. The State shall promote small family norms…

Centre notifies Constitutional amendment doing away with the quota for Anglo Indians

Centre notifies Constitutional amendment doing away with the quota for Anglo Indians

The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth) Amendment Act amended Article 334 of the Constitution to extend the period of the reservation in the Parliament for SC and STs for a period of 10 years while simultaneously declaring that the reservations for Anglo Indians shall cease to exist. The Article now reads: “Notwithstanding anything in the…

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019 comes into force  from 10 January 2020

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019 comes into force from 10 January 2020

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 has come into force on 10th January 2020. The Bill was passed in Lok Sabha during the monsoon session and by Rajya Sabha in the winter session. The Act received the assent of the President on 5 December 2019 and the objective of the Act is for…

National Medical Commission Bill, 2019

National Medical Commission Bill, 2019

The National Medical commission bill of 2019 presented to have four autonomous boards to take care of its different functions: Under Graduate Medical Education Board to set standards and regulate medical education at undergraduate level Post Graduate Medical Education Board to set standards and regulate medical education at postgraduate level Medical Assessment and Rating Board…

Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill passed in RS

Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill passed in RS

The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill that seeks to scrap Article 370 and Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir, while also bifurcating the state into union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill was passed by the Upper House through a voice vote, with 125 being in favour…

Article 370, 35-A to be abrogated: Amit Shah moves resolution in Rajya Sabha

Article 370, 35-A to be abrogated: Amit Shah moves resolution in Rajya Sabha

In a move that will have massive repercussions for Kashmir, the Centre has decided to repeal Article 370 and Article 35-A of the Constitution that grants special status to the state. Announcing the move, home minister Amit Shah also decided to bifurcate the state into two Union territories – Jammu and Kashmir, which will have…

UAPA Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha: Gives Govt Power to Declare Individuals as Terrorist

UAPA Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha: Gives Govt Power to Declare Individuals as Terrorist

The Rajya Sabha today passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention), UAPA Amendment Bill that enables the government to designate individuals as terrorists, even as the Opposition said it would infringe on the liberty of a person. Addressing the Rajya Sabha, Congress leader P Chidambaram said: “If you see reasons for amendment, it says ‘to empower NIA’….

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