Constitution/Indian polity Current Affairs (Page : 3)


Constitution/Indian polity Tidbits ( Jan 22, 2014 - Oct 05, 2015 )

  • Sep 23, 2015 Rajasthan passes bills on quotas for economically, special backward classes show

  • Sep 22, 2015 Rajasthan Assembly passes 3 Important bills show

  • Sep 07, 2015 Delhi HC Allows Permanent Commission for Women in Indian Navy  show

  • Sep 02, 2015 Maharashtra Government approves ordinance to amend MPDA Act, 1981 show

  • Sep 01, 2015 Manipur assembly passes Protection of Manipur People Bill, 2015 show

  • Aug 27, 2015 Union Cabinet gives nod to amend Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015 show

  • Aug 08, 2015 Tripura Legislative Assembly passes resolution on abolishing death penalty show

  • Aug 06, 2015 Bihar Assembly passes grievance redressal Bill,2015, show

  • Aug 06, 2015 Parliament passes Delhi High Court Amendment Bill, 2015 show

  • Jul 25, 2015 Two members of Anglo-Indian Community nominated to Lok Sabha show

  • Jul 23, 2015 Supreme Court rejects Centre’s review plea seeking OBC status for Jats show

  • Jul 18, 2015 46th Session of Indian Labour Conference on July 20-21, 2015 in New Delhi show

  • Jul 18, 2015 Govt approves bill to scrap 295 obsolete laws show

  • Jul 16, 2015 Government clears Transit Oriented Development plan (TOD ) for Delhi show

  • Jul 15, 2015 Maharashtra assembly clears right to services bill show

  • Jul 09, 2015 Whole of Nagaland declared as 'disturbed area' show

  • Jul 06, 2015 Unwed mother can be child’s guardian without father’s consent : landmark judgement by supreme court show

  • Jun 29, 2015 Tribal women entitled to inherit property in accordance with Hindu Succession Act   show

  • Jan 30, 2015 18th National Conference on e-Governance begins at Gandhinagar with the theme 'Digital Governance-New Frontier'.   show

  • Jan 07, 2015 Indian Citizen Act, 1955 amended by an ordinance with immediate effect. show

  • Dec 30, 2014 Centre approves certain amendments in the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013.   show

  • Nov 29, 2014 Labours law amendment bill cleared by the parliament show

  • Nov 24, 2014 Misuse of Dowry Act (498-A) by wife is a valid ground for divorce: Supreme Court 

  • Nov 03, 2014 Sushma assures Mauritius not to fear on tax pact. show

  • Nov 01, 2014 New names for 12 Karnataka cities from today. show

  • Oct 31, 2014 Govt announces austerity measures. show

  • Oct 29, 2014 Centre submits report to the SC in black money issue. show

  • Oct 29, 2014 Devendra fadnavis set to become the CM of Maharashtra. show

  • Oct 28, 2014 Govt.to clear about 30 bills in winter session. show

  • Oct 27, 2014 Manohar lal khattar sworn in as 10th CM of Haryana. show

  • Aug 26, 2014 Supreme Court rules all coal mining licences (218) awarded between 1993 and 2010 as illicit.    show

  • Aug 19, 2014 What is 'Judicial Appointments Commission'...??? - read more

  • Aug 13, 2014 Centre tables 'The National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2014' in Lok Sabha.    show

  • Aug 13, 2014 AIADMK leader Munisamy Thambidurai is set to be elected unopposed as the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha.   show

  • Aug 07, 2014 Centre clears bill to bring amendment to the the Juvenile Justice Act in order to treat children above 16 indulged in heinous crimes like rape and murder, as adults.      show

  • Jul 15, 2014 Here remains the list of newly appointed Governors by the Modi government   show

  • Jul 12, 2014 MP Bezbaruah Committee, constituted to examine the concerns of migrants from North East regions due to racial discriminaion, submits its report.   show

  • Jul 05, 2014 Stop misuse and arbitrary arrest under anti-dowry law: Supreme Court - read more

  • Jun 20, 2014 Centre constitutes six new Cabinet Committees.   show

  • Jun 10, 2014 Arun Jaitley becomes the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha while Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad assumes charge as Leader of the Opposition.    show

  • Jun 06, 2014 Sumitra Mahajan becomes the 2nd woman to be elected as Lok Sabha Speaker after Meira Kumar.   show

  • May 07, 2014 The Supreme Court revokes Karnataka government decision to make Kannada the mandatory medium of instructions in all primary schools in the state.   show

  • May 07, 2014 Supreme Court strikes down section 6A of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act (DSPEA) that warranted prior government sanction for probe against senior bureaucrats (above the rank of Joint Secretary) on corruption charges.   show

  • May 06, 2014 Supreme Court asserts 25 percent reservation for poor kids in private schools.  - read more

  • Apr 24, 2014 The Supreme Court constitutes a committee to prevent misuse of public money by the Government for politically motivated advertisements in print and electronic media.    show

  • Apr 16, 2014 Transgender is recognised as the 3rd sex (male and female being the other two) by the Supreme Court show

  • Mar 25, 2014 The Supreme Court lambast centre for making Aadhaar Card mandatory for availing  government-run welfare schemes and services; direct it not to discriminate on the basis of availability of Aadhaar Card.   show

  • Mar 11, 2014 Supreme Court directs lower courts to complete the trial of legislators within a year of framing of charges.   show

  • Mar 03, 2014 Government includes Jat community in the Central List of OBCs for the States of Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Bihar.   show

  • Feb 28, 2014 The Supreme Court sets up a five-judge Constitution Bench to look into the prospect of legalization of Mercy Killing.    - read more

  • Feb 24, 2014 Following Presidential assent, Maharashtra Housing (Regulation and Development) Act 2012 , now provides for a Real State Regulator in Maharashtra. show

  • Feb 24, 2014 Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports launches two new schemes :- The National Youth Policy- 2014 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan.

  • Feb 23, 2014 Parliament passes "Whistleblower Bill"- it aims to protect those who discloses/exposes/ report corrupt practices (i.e. blows whistle). show

  • Feb 19, 2014 Rajiv Gandhi assasins' death sentence commuted to life imprisonment by Supreme Court.    show

  • Feb 19, 2014 Lok Sabha passes the controversial Telangana Bill by voice vote amid Television blackout. Seemandhra to be compensated with a special package.

  • Feb 13, 2014 Interim Rail Budget for 2014-15 keeps the passenger and freight fare unchanged.      show

  • Feb 11, 2014 Central Vigilance Commission Celebrates Golden Jubilee (50 years) of its inception.   show

  • Feb 08, 2014 Rajiv Awas Yojana approved. - read more

  • Feb 08, 2014 Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty becomes Rajya Sabha MP from West Bengal.   show

  • Feb 08, 2014 The Union Cabinet clears the Telangana Bill with Hyderabad as the joint capital for Telangana and Seemandhra for initial 10 years.  show

  • Feb 07, 2014 India extends visa-on-arrival facility to tourist from 180 countries.   show

  • Feb 07, 2014 Centre constitutes an advisory committee to suggest measures to address concerns regarding racial discrimination and security of North East people.     show

  • Feb 06, 2014 Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approves implementation of National Mission Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET) during the 12th Plan period.   - read more

  • Feb 05, 2014 Retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur has been appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Pay Commission.   - read more

  • Feb 03, 2014 Harish Rawat replaces Vijay Bahuguna as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He, prior to this, was Union Cabinet Minister for Water Resources.  

  • Feb 01, 2014 Vijay Bahuguna steps down as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.

  • Feb 01, 2014 Government approves amendments in the Central List of OBC (other backward classes) for 13 States and 3 Union Territories.   show

  • Feb 01, 2014 Government to grant a fixed two year tenure for IAS, IPS and IFS officers in a given posting to sheild them from political interference keeping in line with the Supreme Court directives regarding the same.

  • Jan 31, 2014 Government puts the implementation of 'Aadhaar linked LPG direct benefit transfer scheme' on hold in the wake of rising complaints; sets up a committee to look into the issue.

  • Jan 29, 2014 India becomes the first country in South Asia to ban the testing of cosmetics and its ingredients on animals. show

  • Jan 28, 2014 The National Innovation Council (NInC) and the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) come together to set up 'India Inclusive Innovation Fund' (IIIF).   show

  • Jan 25, 2014 The Women and Child Development Minister, Krishna Tirath launched the Multi Sectoral Nutrition Programme (MSNP) and National Resource Platform (NRP) on the occasion of National Girl Child Day (Jan 24th).

  • Jan 24, 2014 Viscera test is a must in all death cases where poisoning is suspected: Supreme Court   show

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