Major Port Authorities Bill 2020

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the Bill. For Mains: Significance of the changes introduced. Context: Major Port Authorities Bill 2020 Introduced in The Loksabha.  Aims and objectives: …

RSTV: LAWS IN THE MAKING- MEDICAL TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020

Introduction: The law in India provides a time period of 12 weeks in which pregnancies can be terminated. This period can be extended to 20 weeks in certain cases. This has resulted in women resorting to unsafe abortions, which can lead to complications and sometimes, even death. With advances in medical technology for safe abortions …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- THE BANKING REGULATION (AMENDMENT) BILL 2020

 Introduction: A bill to provide more powers to the RBI for regulating cooperative banks was introduced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which comes in the backdrop of PMC Bank scam, seeks to strengthen cooperative banks by increasing professionalism, enabling access to capital, improving governance …