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Databank Of Independent Director Launched

On 2nd December, 2019, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs(MCA) launched the Independent Director’s Databank in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.


Consumer Expenditure Survey

Recently, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) decided not to release the results of the all-India Household Consumer Expenditure Survey.


The Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019

On 28th November, 2019, the Rajya Sabha passed the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019, aimed at reducing the compliance burden on chit funds and protecting subscribers that primarily comprises economically weaker sections of the society.


Sabrimala Review Petition

Recently, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the clutch 49 review petitions and all pending applications against its verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple.


Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019

On 26th November, 2019, the Rajya Sabha passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill. The bill was passed by Lok Sabha on 5th August, 2019, following which it was moved for consideration in Rajya Sabha.


National Industrial Corridor Development And Implementation Trust

Recently, the government approved development of following five industrial corridor projects to be implemented through National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT).


Annual Report On Road Accidents In India – 2018

On 19th November, 2019, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway released the Road Accidents in India- 2018.


Mizoram Revokes Forest Rights Act

On November 19th, 2019, the Mizoram government passed a resolution revoking the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (FRA).


Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

On 18th November, 2019, the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) along with Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK), to address the menace of growing malnutrition in the country.


CJI Comes Under The Ambit Of RTI Act: Supreme Court

On 13th November, 2019, in a historic judgment, the Supreme Court(SC) held that the office of Chief Justice of India is a public authority under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.


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