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Explained: Why Amit Shah needs to amend the Citizenship Act sooner...

Home Minister Amit Shah asserted that the Centre will extend the National Register of Citizens to West Bengal but before that the Citizenship (amendment) Bill will be passed to accord Indian citizenship to all Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist refugees. (PTI photo)Union Home Minister Amit Shah has again reiterated that the government would first amend…

Explained: How the company tax cleave will affect the economic system

Last Updated : Sep 20, 2019 08:17 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com This comes at a time when the country was facing an economic slowdown Moneycontrol News @moneycontrolcom Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the effective corporate tax will be cut to 22 percent without exemptions.This comes at a time when the country was facing an…

Defined: The Jammu & Kashmir Public Security Act

Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah was detained under the State’s Public Safety Act on September 16, for 12 days. This was hours before the Supreme Court was due to hear Rajya Sabha Member Vaiko’s habeus corpus petition, seeking the J&K government to produce him in court and release him from detention.What…

Outlined: Ex-Khalistan supporters can now enter India. Right here’s why

The government’s move on Friday will allow them to return to meet members of their families here, sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said. (File)As many as 312 Sikhs who had fled the country at the height of the militancy in Punjab have been taken off the central government’s “Adverse List”. The list…

Outlined | What does the ₹1.76 lakh crore switch mean to...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to transfer ₹1.76 lakh crore to the Central government from its own reserves. What are these reserves, how will this amount help the government and does this move harm the RBI?Where do the reserves come from?To understand what the transfer is, we must first understand where the…

Explained: Can sugar supply you cancer? | Uae – Gulf Files

Image Credit: pixabay Diabetes has become a common disease in the UAE and across the world. And new studies now show that, in addition to known effects of diabetes, patients could have higher risk of cancers. Is sugar killing you? This week, Gulf News published an explainer on why sugar is bad for you -…

Explained: How Bhakra Dam managed most up-to-date heavy rainfall

The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), which manages the Bhakra Dam on Sutlej in Nangal, has been working hard to manage Sutlej’s flow and reduce the losses downstream. (Express photo)Very heavy rain over just three days – August 17 to 19 – have resulted in the Sutlej river overflowing and wreaking havoc in around a…

Outlined: J&Good enough Assembly — cherish, no longer like Delhi

Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly in SrinagarThe Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019, just passed by Parliament, paves the way for formation of the Union Territory of J&K. It will join two other Union Territories — National Capital Territory of Delhi and Puducherry — which, through Article 239 A of the Constitution, have a Legislative…

Outlined | Total record of site visitors violation fines

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on July 31. To make roads safer, the Centre in consultation with State Transport Ministers came up with this Bill to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed by the Lok Sabha on April 10, 2017,…

Defined: Why the killing of JeM commander Munna Lahori is a...

The police have identified the Pakistani national as Munna Lahori, a top commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant outfit.In a joint operation, Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Army killed two militants, including a foreign national on Saturday. The police have identified the Pakistani national as Munna Lahori, a top commander of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant outfit.…

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