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Environment Ministry Directs CPCB to Ensure Better Implementation of Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued directions under the Water Act and the Air Act to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to ensure better implementation of Public Liability Insurance (PLI) Act, 1991. What is Public Liability Insurance Act This act to provide insurance for the purpose

The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Bill, 2015 (Important Bills , GS 2 )

The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Bill, 2015 was introduced in Rajya Sabha on April 29, 2015 by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Arun Jaitley. *The Bill enables the creation of commercial divisions in high courts, and commercial courts at the district level.  Commercial

The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015 (Environment and Biodiversity ,GS paper 3,PRS)

The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Mr. Prakash Javadekar on May 8, 2015.  The Bill seeks to establish funds at the national and state level to receive money collected for compensatory afforestation.Compensatory afforestation is defined as

Whistleblowers Protection(Amendment) Act, 2015 ( Important amendments, GS paper 2 ,PRS)

*The Bill amends the Whistleblowers Protection Act, 2014. *The Act provides a mechanism for receiving and inquiring into public interest disclosures against acts of corruption, wilful misuse of power or discretion, or criminal offences by public servants. *The Bill prohibits the reporting of a corruption related disclosure if it falls