Tag - amendment

Constitutional Amendment to Revise Scheduled Caste List:

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REVISE SCHEDULED CASTE LIST:   Recently the government introduced The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Lower House that seeks to revise the list of Scheduled Castes in some States and remove area-specific restrictions for certain communities was introduced in [...]

[Polity] Article 371-J: Special Status for Hyderabad-Karnataka region (118th Constitutional Amendment Bill)

What is 118th Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2012? What is Article 371? What is Article 371-J? What is Domicile requirement? Where do Domicile requirements apply? What is 118th Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2012? It seeks to amend Article 371 of the Constitution of India. to insert [...]

[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, [...]

Banking regulation Act

[Economy] Banking Amendment Bill: Issues, Features, Problems, Reforms meaning explained

What is Banking Regulation Act? RBI Power #1: Can remove entire Board of a Bank RBI Power #2: Connected Lending Prevention RBI Power #3: Unclaimed Accounts Public Banks Issue#1: Need consolidation Public Banks Issue#2: Need more investment Banks issue #3: More voting rights [...]

[Land Reforms] Post Independence: Abolition of Zamindari, Reasons, Impact, Obstacles, Limitations, First Amendment

Prologue What is Land reform? Land reforms: broad vs narrow sense What are the objectives of Land reforms? Increase production social justice Economic development Improve standard of living Post-Freedom: Towards land reforms Why Abolish Zamindari? First Amendment, 1951 #1: SEBC #2: Freedom of [...]

Regional Rural Bank RRB

[Banking] RRB Amendment Bill, Small Banks-Payment Banks, Kotak-ING Vysya Merger, NBFC Guidelines

Prologue BO1: RRB act BO2: Small banks and Payment Banks BO3: Kotak-ING Vyasa Merger Banking consolidation in past Kotak ING Vyasa Merger Bank merger/consolidation: good or bad? BO4: NBFC regulation guidelines BO6: SBI Share splitting Mock Questions for Banks Exams Prologue In this article, [...]

GST Goods and Services Tax

[Economy Lecture] GST Goods & Services Tax 122nd Amendment, GDP Calculation Methods & CSO Base Year Revision

Prologue L4/P8: Goods and services tax (GST) L5/P1: GDP Calculation Methods & CSO revision Prologue The economic survey related articles will be published after I’m done reading and researching myself. In the meantime, here’s the recoding of my lecture series on budget and economic [...]


[Economy Lecture] Insurance Sector: Evolution, Nationalization, Malhotra Reforms, 49% FDI & 2015 Amendment

Prologue L2/P10: Social Security, ESCI, EPFO, NPS and Atal Pension scheme L2/P11: Insurance- History and nationalization in India L2/P12: Insurance Evolution and Nationalization in India L2/P13: IRDAI: structure function and reforms under Insurance amendment 2015 L2/P14: MicroInsurance, PM Jeevan Jyoti & Suraksha Bima [...]