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Rajya Sabha passes Vivad se Vishwas Bill

Vivad se Vishwas Bill Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The Parliament has approved the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill after it was passed by voice vote in Rajya Sabha. It was earlier approved by Lok Sabha. The Bill will provide a small window to taxpayers to end pending disputes by paying the …

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How does Indian law define ‘anti-govt’ activities for foreigners?

‘Anti-govt’ activities for foreigners Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests have erupted across the country, with some foreigners also taking part in it. In response, the Ministry of Home Affairs has been quite active in filtering out foreigners among the protesters. As reported by the Bureau of Immigration, five …

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Governance Bytes: Supreme Court upholds changes to SC/ST atrocities law

The (SC/ST) Atrocities Act Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act of 2018 enacted to nullify the effects of the March 20, 2018 judgment of the court which had diluted the provisions of the Act. News …

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NCRB data: Conviction rate in IPC crimes at 50% for 1st time since 1988

NCRB Data 2018 Approx Read Time: 6 minutes In News: (NCRB Data 2018) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has published the annual Crime in India Report 2018. It must be noted that in the 2018 report five States — West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Sikkim — did not send clarifications sought by …

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National Security: Destruction of public property

Destruction of public property Approx Read Time: 4 minutes In News: While agreeing to hear petitions on alleged police excesses on students in a University, a Supreme Court Bench headed by Chief Justice of India expressed displeasure over rioting and destruction of public property. The CJI said the protesters were free to take to the …

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