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LOKPAL Act,Performance of Agriculture Schemes in last 3 years, Daily Current Affairs 24th April, 2017

LOKPAL Act Introduction Governance in a country of size and diversities like India is a huge challenge. Anti corruption legislations have been promised by parties by implemented weakly or have been scuttled. There is a need to reinforce focus on Lokpal and other anti corruption legislations [...]

Mental Health Care Law, A clean up Act Current Affairs – 31st March, 2017

Mental Health Care Law Introduction Mental health care is a critical health concern and with a long drawn demand for a law that is real to current times it was important to approach the subject with care. The government should use the new mental health law [...]

Poona Pact Communal award

[Freedom Struggle] 2nd RTC, Communal Award, Poona Pact, Government of India Act

HFS10/P5: 2nd Round table conference HFS10/P6: Communal Award, Poona Pact (1932) HFS10/P7: Government of India act 1935 HFS10/P5: 2nd Round table conference The British government adopted the strategy of talking to different political parties by convening the Round Table Conferences. The first Round Table [...]


[Freedom Struggle] Gandhi in India- Champaran, Ahmedabad, Kheda, Khilafat, Rowlett Act, Jallianwala Bagh

Prologue HFS9/P1: Gandhi before India: struggle in South Africa HFS9/P2: Gandhi in India: Champaran, A’bad, Kheda HFS9/P3: Rowlett Act, Jallianwala Bagh HFS9/P4: Khilafat movement, Non Cooperation, Assessment Prologue Continuing the HD video lecture series of Shri Pratik Nayak. Last tme, we saw first phase of [...]

[Yearbook] Information and Technology Act: Salient Features and Provisions

Introduction Timeline of Events Why was IT Act 2000 amended in 2008? Data privacy Definitions What is the punishment for cyber crimes? Who can conduct RAIDS AND INVESTIGATION for Cybercrimes? About the Author This is a guest article written by Mr.Krapesh Bhatt, an IT [...]

[Economy] Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA): Meaning, Features, Controversies

What is FCRA? What is the need of FCRA Act? Who can accept Foreign Contribution? Who cannot accept Foreign Contribution? Why is FCRN Act in news? Controversy Mock Questions What is FCRA? Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) It regulates the foreign contribution (money donation) [...]

[Economy] Arbitration Act: Foreign Investment disputes

What is Arbitration? Arbitration Act Why in News? Implication of SC Judgment What is Arbitration? For smooth functioning of business and industry, Quick decision of any commercial dispute is necessary. Internationally, it is accepted that normally commercial disputes should be solved through arbitration and [...]

[Polity] Indecent Representation of Women: IRWA Act amendment

What is IRWA? Why do we need to amend it? Proposed amendments Critiques of IRWA amendment Constitutional angle: What is IRWA? Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, (IRWA) was enacted 1980. Why? Ans. To prohibiting the indecent representation of women through advertisement, publication, writing, [...]

SARFAESI structure

[Banking] SARFAESI Act, Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC), Security Receipts (SR), QIB, DRT, Central Registry

What is NPA? Debt Recovery tribunals (DRT) under SARFAESI Act? What is the Sarfaesi Act? Appeal structure Bank: Power to Auction What is ARC? What are Security Receipts (SR)? What is Qualified Institutional Buyer (QIB)? Foreign investment in ARC? ARC New Power: convert [...]

[Polity] Juvenile Justice Act: features, Controversy post Delhi-Gangrape, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)

What is Juvenile Justice Act 2000? Features of Juvenile Justice Act Special Juvenile Police Unit Why in News/Controversy? Pro arguments (= reform needed) Juvenile Justice in other countries United Kingdom United States of America Australia PIL in Delhi Highcourt Anti-arguments (no reform needed) [...]

google docs folder for writing competition

[Result] September Writing Competition + Revision notes for everyone: representation of people’s Act, internal security, infrastructure and more

Prologue No. of entries received Goodwill Contributions Top-12 3-Winners Top-25 Top-44 Other Notable Entries Rejected entries Download ZIP file Prologue A writing competition was held in September. (Last date to submit was 25th September 2013) All good entries combined in a zip file- Download [...]

[Ethics] Enquries: Preliminary, Discreet, Regular; Prevention of Corruption Act features, Investigation & case studies

Prologue Preliminary Enquiry What is a preliminary enquiry? No protection to Accused Cautions Resignation during Prelim Enquiry Bogus Complaints Discreet Enquiry Discreet Enquiry of All India Services Members(AIS) Regular Enquiry Surprise checks Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA), 1988 Special judges Who can investigate? [...]