President’s Rule In Puducherry : Key Points

President’s Rule In Puducherry: President’s Rule has been imposed in the Union Territory of Puducherry, on the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor, after the established government lost power during a vote of confidence. The President was satisfied that a situation had arisen in which the administration of the Union Territory of Puducherry could not carry […]

Vijay Sampla : Chairman Of The National Commission For Scheduled Castes

Chairman Of The National Commission For Scheduled Castes (NCSC): Vijay Sampla has been appointed as the chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC). NCSC is a constitutional body that works to safeguard the interests of the scheduled castes (SC) in India. Article 338 of the constitution of India deals with this commission It […]

Disha Ravi Case Update : Section 120A of the Indian Penal Code

Disha Ravi Case:   In granting bail to 22-year-old climate change activist Disha Ravi on Tuesday, the trial court in Delhi rejected the Delhi Police charge that she was part of a “larger conspiracy” to incite violence in the national capital on January 26. Section 120A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) defines criminal conspiracy; […]

All India Surveys On Labours : Key Points

All India Surveys On Labour: Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar launched Software Applications and instruction manuals with questionnaires for five All India Surveys on Labour. The five All India Surveys are being conducted by the Labour Bureau in Chandigarh. These five surveys being undertaken by Labour Bureau are All India Survey on Migrant […]

Kiran Bedi Removed As Puducherry Lieutenant Governor

President Kovind Removes Kiran Bedi As Puducherry Lieutenant Governor: President Kovind removes Kiran Bedi as Puducherry’s Lieutenant Governor. Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan has been given the additional charge of Puducherry. Puducherry is a union territory that is governed by Article 239A of the Constitution. The Government of Union Territories Act, 1963 provides for a Legislative […]

Goa : 6th State To Complete Urban Local Bodies (ULB) Reforms

Urban Local Bodies (ULB) Reforms: Goa becomes the 6th State to complete Urban Local Bodies (ULB) reforms. Gets additional borrowing permission of Rs. 223 crore. Goa has joined five other States namely, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Rajasthan, and Telangana, who have completed ULB reforms. Reforms in ULBs and the urban utility reforms are aimed […]

Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021 : Highlights

Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021: Lok Sabha today gave its nod to Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2021 The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha on February 4, 2021. It seeks to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The Act contains provisions to deal with domestic and international […]

Centre vs Twitter : Current Issue

Centre vs Twitter: The government of India reprimanded Twitter (micro-blogging website) for not complying with its order to block more than a thousand accounts for the alleged spread of provocative content and misinformation on the farmers’ protest. Current Issue: The Centre has issued notice to the micro-blogging site after it restored more than 250 accounts […]