19 Dec, 2019

  • No stay on Citizenship Act implementation: SC - Polity & Governance
  • GST Council votes for 28% GST on all lotteries - Economy
  • Trump cards in the impeachment deck (Article) - Polity & Governance
  • A duty to publish - RTI (Editorial) - Polity & Governance
  • NCLAT reinstates Mistry as TATA Sons Chairman - Polity & Governance
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    House set to vote to impeach Trump

    • The U.S. House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump on charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.”
    • The meaning and process of impeachment of USA president
    • The process of impeachment of President in India
    • Comparison between the two systems.


    Council votes for 28% GST on all lotteries (Page Number 12)

    • In its 38th meeting, GST Council has taken a lot decisions.  
    • GST structure
    • GST council
    • GST revenues trends


    No stay on Citizenship Act implementation, says SC (Page number 01)

    • Amid ongoing protest against Constitution Amendment Act, 2019 recently passed by Indian Parliament, various petitions were filed in Supreme Court of India whereby it has been contended that this Act is against the secular principles enshrined in the Constitution. However, the Supreme Court has refused to stay the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019.
    • Provisions of CAA, 2019


    NCLAT reinstates Mistry as TATA Sons executive chairman (Page number 01)

    • Three years after Cyrus Mystri was removed from the post of executive chairman of TATA sons, NCLAT ruled that the decision was illegal.
    • Establishment of NCLAT
    • Functions of NCLAT
    • Composition of NCLAT


    A day to publish (Page number 10)

    • Observations of the Supreme court regarding RTI Act
    • Issue of Locus standi
    • Problem with allowing Locus standi in RTI –
    • This clause is present for vital reasons —
    • Disclosure under Section 4
    • Vacancies