Parliament, Central Secretariat may get a new look on 75th Independence Day

The government is yet to arrive at the estimated cost for the project

Current Affairs :-On the off chance that things work out as expected, the focal managerial locale in the core of the capital could get another look, with included greatness, in the following couple of years.

The legislature is chipping away at modernizing the focal authoritative region at the capital — an arrangement that incorporates setting up a progressively gaudy Parliament fabricating, another focal secretariat complex and redevelopment of the focal vista.

While the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA) coasted a solicitation for proposition for a similar a week ago, it has additionally welcomed engineering firms for the remainder of the two tasks. A pre-offered meeting has been held by service authorities with a few engineering firms on Thursday. Sources said the administration will spurn a worldwide delicate for a great undertaking by mid-October.

The administration is yet to land at the assessed expense for the task, sources in the service said a lion’s share of it will be met through MOHUA’s assets.

“When finished, we will spare over Rs 1,000 crore a year from office rentals and upkeep”, a senior service authority said.

The arrangement envelops building another Parliament complex or redevelopment of the current structure by August 2022. It plans to hold an extraordinary session on August 15, 2022, denoting the 75th commemoration of India’s freedom — in the new Parliament building, exceptionally set sources at the MOHUA said.

By chance, a month ago Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla had asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to modernize the Parliament, following a comparative call from VP and executive of Rajya Sabha Venkaiah Naidu.

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Hefty fines for traffic offenders: RS clears Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill

The Bill has been passed with three government amendments and will need to go back to the Lok Sabha (LS). The LS had already passed the Bill on July 23

Current Affairs:-The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday cleared, with certain riders, the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill, which proposes to force powerful fines on guilty parties and get rid of defilement by getting innovation.

The entry of the Bill can be named as a triumph for Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, who was instrumental behind getting another enactment on street security. He had first guaranteed alterations to the MV Act, 1988, in May 2014, when he assumed responsibility as the Union street transport and parkways serve in the principal National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government.

After the section of the Bill in the Upper House of Parliament, he stated: “The truly necessary alterations will improve street security, encourage residents in their dealings with vehicle divisions, reinforce provincial vehicle, open vehicle and last-mile availability through computerization, computerisation and online administrations.” He included that the Bill would give an effective, safe and debasement free vehicle framework in the nation.

The Bill has been passed with three government alterations and should return to the Lok Sabha, which had just passed the Bill on July 23, 2019.

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 depends on the proposals of a gathering of state transport priests comprised by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to address the issue of street security and to improve the assistance of natives while managing transport offices.

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Lok Sabha passes bill to scrap 58 laws mostly dating back to British era

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that efforts of the government were laudable but expressed concern that “sometimes this government passes a bill in haste and then repeals it”

Current Affairs:-Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to cancel 58 old laws which the administration said are a wellspring of bother to individuals.

Moving The Repealing and Amending Bill, 2019, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that after the BJP-drove government came to control “we have canceled 1,428 old and antiquated Acts”.

“Today we are (going to revoke) 58 old Acts,” the pastor said and noticed that from 1950 to 2004, just 1,929 old laws were canceled.

A large portion of these laws, he stated, go back to the British period.

Taking an interest in the exchange, Congress pioneer Shashi Tharoor said that endeavors of the administration were commendable however communicated worry that “occasionally this administration passes a bill in scurry and afterward annuls it”.

Requesting that the law on conjugal assault ought to be transformed, he said government ought to comprehend that it in not about sex but rather brutality.

He said that the activity by the administration was great yet it ought to tail it legitimately, and looked to comprehend what it was doing to instruct the police about the changed laws.

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Big wins for govt: LS passes Triple Talaq Bill, RTI Bill clears RS hurdle

Thursday’s was a rare occasion in the Rajya Sabha in the last six years that the government defeated an opposition resolution

Current Affairs:-The Narendra Modi government on Thursday guaranteed the entry of the triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha. Its greater success was dealing with the numbers in the Rajya Sabha to get the revisions to one side to data law go in the midst of restriction challenges. The administration additionally broadened the length of the continuous Parliament session, prior booked to end on Friday, until August 7.

Thursday’s was an uncommon event in the Rajya Sabha over the most recent six years that the administration crushed a resistance goals. The BJP-drove National Democratic Alliance plans to cross the greater part mark by mid – one year from now, however Thursday’s triumph gave a peep into its procedure in the House up to that point.

Notwithstanding, guaranteeing the entry of the triple talaq bill, when the Rajya Sabha takes it up one week from now, remains a worry for the administration. Its partner Janata Dal (United), alongside a great part of the resistance just as a portion of the fence sitter provincial gatherings that bolstered it on the RTI bill in the Rajya Sabha, restricted the triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha.

As the Rajya Sabha rejected the resistance movement to send the RTI change bill to a House select advisory group for further examination by 117 to 75 cast a ballot, restriction claimed “terrorizing” strategies by treasury seats to impact casting a ballot.

Clergymen and BJP individuals trained NDA MPs and those of similar local gatherings to cast a ballot against the movement. CPI (M’s) E Karim and Congress MPs challenged when C M Ramesh, who had as of late stopped the TDP to join the BJP, attempted to manage casting a ballot conduct of certain individuals from his previous gathering and later gathered vote slips marked by individuals. Just authorities are approved to gather slips.

Representative Chairman Harivansh asked Ramesh to return to his seat. Congress individuals Viplove Thakur and Trinamool’s Dola Sen attempted to grab the vote slips from hands of Ramesh. Other restriction individuals raced into the Well yelling trademarks against treasury MPs “solid arm strategies”.

Pioneer of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said the House has seen an example of how “303 seats are won”, a reference to BJP’s count in the ongoing Lok Sabha decisions.

“In Parliament, pastors scare restriction pioneers. This is our charge. Decision party individuals get marks from individuals who don’t comprehend the procedure. You need to change over Parliament into an administration division,” Azad said.

As treasury seats dissented, Azad stated: “You are annihilating majority rules system. We don’t have any confidence on you, so we walkout.” Later, the Rajya Sabha passed the RTI bill with a voice vote. The restriction said the exertion was to execute RTI by making it toothless.

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Modi govt to form committee for suggestions on ‘one nation, one election’

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said most parties supported the idea of holding simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies

Current Affairs:-In the January-March quarter (Q1) of 2019, worldwide portable information traffic grew 82 percent year-on-year, for the most part impacted by the expanded number of cell phone memberships in India and expanded information traffic per cell phone every month in China, noticed the June Ericsson Mobility Report. The quarter-on-quarter development for Q1 was 9 percent.

India area (Including Nepal and Bhutan) has the most elevated normal use per cell phone, achieving 9.8 gigabytes every month toward the finish of 2018. Expanded quantities of LTE memberships, appealing information plans being offered by specialist organizations, and changing video survey propensities have driven month to month use development. Note that the development could have been significantly higher, however for the 14-million supporter mass migration activated by officeholder telcos in India to drive SIM combination and higher income.

“LTE will remain the most predominant access innovation in the area up to 2024, even as 5G memberships are relied upon to develop during this period,” said Nitin Bansal, head of Ericsson India and head of system arrangements, South East Asia, Oceania, and India.

As the change towards further developed advances proceeds in India, LTE is gauge to speak to 82 percent of versatile memberships before the finish of 2024.

5G memberships are relied upon to wind up accessible in 2022 and will speak to 6 percent of versatile memberships toward the finish of 2024.

In the India district, GSM/EDGE-just (2G) remained the prevailing innovation during 2018, representing 47 percent of versatile memberships toward the year’s end. Be that as it may, the nation has encountered solid development in LTE memberships in the course of the most recent few years and, toward the finish of 2018, it represented 38 percent of versatile memberships. Portable broadband advances currently make up more than 50 percent of memberships.

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Govt planning new labour legislation by merging 44 laws under 4 categories

The proposed new labour law will help investors and is expected to accelerate growth, said an official

Current Affairs:-Giving the business a breathing time, the administration has conceded usage of the improved comes back to October from prior due date of July and turned out with obvious stage astute courses of events for a change.

Preliminary of parts of new returns will begin from one month from now and the entire procedure would supplant the current returns by January 2020.

Right now, there are two structures that each enlisted unit needs to document either month to month contingent upon their deals – GSTR 1 available to be purchased solicitations and GSTR 3B which is synopsis of buys and deals.

GSTR 1 and GSTR 3B would be supplanted by GST ANX-1 and GST RET-01 individually. There would be another structure GSTR ANX-2 which would be for buys.

GSTR 1 would be supplanted by GST ANX-1 from October for huge organizations (having turnover of more than Rs 5 turnover) and from January for other people.

Be that as it may, specialists have advised about the limit of GSTN entryway to deal with returns. “What might likewise be intriguing to see is the means by which the GSTN entry carries on with the new return organization and its annexures,” said Harpreet Singh, accomplice at KPMG.

In the mean time, the GST Council is likewise intending to actualize e-invoicing framework. “It stays to be viewed about whether the legislature would need the e-invoicing framework to be actualized at the same time in a staged way and how the equivalent would be coordinated with the GST returns,” Pratik Jain, accomplice at PwC India, said.

Abhishek Jain, accomplice at EY, said with a solid progress plan, organizations would now need to initiate take a shot at ERP framework changes, business procedure changes for adjusting divulgences to the new return.

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Delhi think-tank requests EC to initiate legal action against exit polls

CASC has written to the Election Commission saying the exit polls violate Section 126A of the Representation of People Act

LokSabha Elections 2019:A Delhi-based research organization has kept in touch with the Election Commission mentioning activity or First Information Report (FIR) against ‘unlawful Exit Polls for infringement of Section 126A of the Representation of People Act, 1951’.

The research organization, Center for Accountability and Systemic Change (CASC), said in a correspondence to the EC that the approach of leave surveys led by different offices and organizations were deluding.

Refering to the approach of Axis-My India’s overview, CASC said “Despite the fact that ‘Leave Poll’ is the usually utilized terminology, in fact talking, the review was a ‘Post-Poll’ study…In Exit Polls, respondents are met outside the surveying stalls as individuals exit in the wake of throwing cast a ballot. As per rules of the Election Commission of India, Exit Polls are restricted… ..Note that no information gathering was done outside the surveying corners as it isn’t allowable as per ECI rules.”

CASC has scrutinized the mislabeling of these surveys. “It is presented that the Post Poll Surveys were distributed and broadcast in appearance of Exit Polls. In the event that it is done as such, it is a reasonable instance of misrepresentation and deceiving by such organizations. Illumination might be looked for from every such office by Election Commission. On the off chance that such organizations guarantee that Exit Polls were not led, at that point the Election Commission may guide them to issue the essential illumination and open notice,” the research organization said in its letter to the Chief Election Commissioner.

So also, another office, IPSOS, expressed its strategy for gathering information as: “Voters were arbitrarily chosen outside the surveying station. Each third voter turning out in the wake of making choice was chosen. The Survey was led on the Election Day in all the seven periods of surveying. The talking procedure began while surveying opened and proceeded for the duration of the day until casting a ballot shut to guarantee a superior portrayal of voters coming in at various time groups.”

Area 126A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 does not enable any individual to lead, distribute or plug a leave survey. Further, in a warning dated April 7, the EC had said that leave surveys were precluded between 7.00 am on April 11, 2019 and 6:30 pm on May 19, 2019.

While leave surveys were made open simply after 6:30 pm on May 19, the gathering of information occurred between April 11 and May 19.

CASC said that the leave surveys led by different offices, professing to gather information of around eight lakh voters, were a reasonable instance of infringement of the law and Election Commission warnings.

The research organization has mentioned a point by point enquiry by the EC into the issue. “You may catch every single such datum of voters to ask if those were gathered outside the surveying corner – a condition required to gather information”.

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