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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 […]

What is Breach of Parliamentary Privilege Notice?

Breach of Privilege: BJP MP P.P. Chaudhary has issued a breach of privilege notice against Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra in the Lok Sabha for her remarks against a former Chief Justice of India. While speaking on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s address, she has cast some aspersions with respect to the conduct […]

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act : 2019 Crime in India Report

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: As per the 2019 Crime in India Report compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau: Only 2.2 % of cases registered under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act between the years 2016 and 2019 ended in convictions by the court. The total number of persons arrested and the persons convicted in the […]

Odisha’s Border Disputes with Andhra Pradesh : Kotia Dispute

Odisha’s Border Disputes:   A border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh once again resurfaced when Andhra Pradesh announced panchayat polls in three villages of Kotia panchayat in the Koraput district of Odisha. Border Disputes of Odisha: Odisha was carved out of the Bengal-Bihar-Odisha province on 1st April 1936, but the inter-state border disputes continue […]

Jammu And Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 : Highlights

Jammu And Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021: The Rajya Sabha has cleared The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote on February 8, 2021. The bill seeks to replace the ordinance to merge the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) cadre and the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre of civil services […]

Economic Impact Of Judicial Decisions : Niti Aayog

Economic Impact Of Judicial Decisions’: The NITI Aayog has ordered the Jaipur-based research organisation Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) International to study the “economic impact” of judgments delivered by Supreme Court (SC), high courts (HCs), and quasi-judicial bodies like the National Green Tribunal (NGT). It has also asked to study the “judicial activism” of […]

Rohini Commission on OBCs : Tenure Extended

Rohini Commission: The Centre has extended the tenure of The Commission to Examine Sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) headed by Justice G Rohini, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. The commission now has until July 31 to submit its report. OBCs are granted 27% reservation in jobs and education under the central government. […]

Registration Of Political Parties : Latest Data

Registration Of Political Parties: As per Association For Democratic Reforms (ADR)’s latest report: The contribution reports of only 78 (3.39%) of the total 2,301 registered unrecognized political parties are available in the public domain for 2018-19. The reports of only 82 such parties (3.56%) for 2017-18 are uploaded on the respective State Chief Electoral Officers’ […]

What is National e-Vidhan (NeVA) PROJECT?

National e-Vidhan (NeVA) PROJECT: Meghalaya State Assembly Speaker visited Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Secretariat in Itanagar to get first-hand information about the National e-Vidhan project implemented in the Assembly. e-Vidhan is a Mission Mode Project (MMP) included in Digital India Programme and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs (MoPA) is the ‘Nodal Ministry’ for its implementation in […]