NammaKPSC Current Affairs - December 2022

  • National Crisis Management Committee

    The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) met and reviewed preparedness of Central Ministries/Agencies, and State/Union Territory Governments to review preparedness for the possible cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal.

  • Rajendra Prasad

    Advocate’s Day in India is observed on December 03, 2022. It is celebrated by the lawyer community to mark the birth anniversary of Rajendra Prasad, India’s First President and a very eminent lawyer.

  • Personality rights

    The Delhi High Court recently passed an interim order to prevent the unlawful use of Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan’s name, image and voice.

  • Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind

    The oldest Muslim organisation in the country, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, has become the first Muslim body to accept caste-based Pasmanda Muslim identity of community members.

  • Kutumba Project

    Karnataka flagship Kutumba( Family Id) project has bagged the national award for e governance

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - November 2022

  • Constitution Day

    India observes Constitution Day or Samvidhan Divas on November 26 every year in order to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India.

  • China-Qatar energy deal

    China signed a 27-year deal for LNG supply with the tiny gulf monarchy, probably the longest in terms of duration in the history of LNG.

  • Independence of Election Commissioner

     The Supreme Court of India batted for the need to have a neutral mechanism for appointment of Election Commissioners.

  • National Judicial Appointments Commission

    Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud agreed to list in due course a writ petition to reconsider the collegium system of judicial appointments to the Supreme Court and the High Courts.

  • Baba Budan giri

    The State government has appointed an eight-member management committee to manage Sri Guru Dattatreya Bababudan Swamy Peetha/Dargah, a syncretic cave-shrine atop Bababudangiri in Chikkamagaluru taluk.

  • Panchayats Extension to Scheduled Areas Act (PESA )

    Madhya Pradesh notifies PESA Rules on the occasion of Janjatiya Gaurav Divas.

  • National Financial Reporting Authority

    The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) has introduced its audit quality inspection guidelines  as a step towards  further  improving the quality of audit profession.

  • Ranthambore fest

     Judgment pronounced by NGT said Ranthambore fest to be held after considering impact on wildlife

  • Provident Fund(PF) pensions

    A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled in the matter where the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) appealed various orders favouring employees issued by the Kerala, Rajasthan, and Delhi High Courts. The order provided relief to some employees.

  • EWS Quota

    Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, in a 3:2 majority decision, upheld the validity of the 103rd Constitutional Amendment, which provides 10% reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of society.

  • Central Consumer Protection Authority

    Central Consumer Protection Authority passes Order against Cloudtail for selling domestic pressure cookers in violation of mandatory BIS standards

  • Carbon neutral pilgrimage centres

    Mathura-Vrindavan, one of India’s largest pilgrimage centres, aims to become a “net zero carbon emission” tourist destination by 2041

  • Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)

    The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) held a meeting to ‘discuss and draft the report to be sent to the government’ for missing the 2%-6% inflation target mandated by the MPC framework.

  • Child Welfare Police Officers

    The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the States/ Union Territories to appoint a Child Welfare Police Officer (CWPO) in every police station to exclusively deal with children, either as victims or perpetrators.

  • First avian documentation exercise

    Nagaland is undertaking the first avian documentation exercise going beyond the Amur falcons, the migratory raptor that put the State on the world birding map.

  • Enforcement Directorate (ED)

    Enforcement Directorate Summons To Jharkhand Chief Minister In Mining Case

  • The amendments to the IT Rules, 2021

    The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has notified amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules, 2021).

  • Kannada Rajyotsava Award 2022

    Following the tradition of awarding Rajyotsava Award every year to eminent persons who have rendered significant service in various fields,on 67th Kannada Rajyotsava (state formation day) this year on November 1.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - October 2022

  • Swachhata Special Campaign 2.0

    Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupendra Yadav inspected the “Swachhata” Special Campaign 2.0 at the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History under the MoEF&CC. Cleanliness and good governance are the key pillars of this campaign.

  • Tulu, Kodava languages in Kannada Bill

    Sections among Tulu and Kodava speakers in Karnataka have demanded priority for their languages too in the draft of the Kannada Language Comprehensive Development Bill, 2022.

  • Rozgar Mela – recruitment drive

     The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi launched Rozgar Mela  the recruitment drive for 10 lakh personnel. During the ceremony, appointment letters were handed over to 75,000 newly inducted appointees

  • New Chairman of Quality Council of India

    Shri Jaxay Shah, former Chairman of CREDAI and founder Chairman of Savvy Group has been appointed as the Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI) for a period of three years

  • Ordinance for increasing reservation for SCs, STs

     The Karnataka Cabinet decided to promulgate an ordinance in order to increase reservation for SC/STs even as the government chose not to pursue the 9th Schedule route for now

  • Pleasure doctrine

    Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan’s indirect threat that he can independently dismiss Ministers with constitutional provision.

  • Poor registration for e-Shram cards

    Only 37.5 per cent of workers in the unorganised sector in Karnataka have their names registered on the e-Shram national database.

  • Grama One’ project

    Karnataka’s ‘Grama One’ project logs one crore transactions within nine months of launch

  • KSCPCR

    The delay in appointing the chairperson and members to the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) has almost paralysed the key rights body in the State.

  • Public Affairs Index 2022

     Karnataka secured the sixth place in delivery of social ,economic and political justice among 18 large states.

  • Karnataka hijab ban verdict

    the Supreme Court delivered a split verdict on students’ right to wear hijab in school, both judges on the Bench seemed to agree that believers or worshippers are the best persons to interpret whether a practice is essential to their religion or not.

  • Registered unrecognised parties delisted

    Eight Karnataka-based registered unrecognised political parties (RUPPs) have been delisted while eight others have been notified as “inactive” by the Election Commission of India as part of the nation-wide crackdown on RUPPs that have not participated in election process nor have complied with statutory obligations.

  • Water Resources Ministry report

    Around 62% of rural households in India had fully functional tap water connections within their premises, according to a survey commissioned by the Union Ministry of Water Resources to assess the functioning of the government’s marquee Jal Jeevan Mission.

  • River disputes

    Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to solve the long-pending Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal issue between Punjab and Haryana, saying, “It’s the duty of the Centre to ensure water for Punjab and Haryana, not to make them fight

  • Anti-conversion Bill

    The Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion of Religion Bill, 2022, has received the assent of Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot. The Bill was passed a few days ago by the Karnataka State legislature.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - September 2022

  • Joint commission meeting

    Top officials of India and Nepal began a three-day meeting to discuss the issues related to the long-awaited Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project and other bilateral issues related to water resources.

  • Unrecognised parties

    The Election Commission of India’s (ECI’s) ongoing drive to clean up the electoral space has now gone “beyond RUPPs” (registered unrecognised political parties) to cover recognised national and State parties

  • The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022.

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) notified the rules governing The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022.

  • SC/ST commission

    The High Court of Karnataka has said that the Karnataka State Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes has no power in law to issue direction to the State government to withhold the grants to educational institutions.

  • Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

    Sri Lanka will revive its Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India and upgrade it to a “a comprehensive economic and technological partnership”, President Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, signalling Colombo’s willingness to revisit a stalled pact.

  • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin)

    Pulling up the States for the delay in completion of the Narendra Modi government’s flagship rural household scheme — Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) — the Union Ministry of Rural Development has come up with a set of penalties that the State governments will have to bear for any further delay.

  • the Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme

    Chief Minister M. K. Stalin, at the Madurai Corporation Primary School Aathimoolam II in Simmakal, Madurai, launched the Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme for students of Class I to V in government schools.

  • Scheduled Tribes

    The Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the addition of four tribes to the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST), including those from Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh.

  • Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan

    President Droupadi Murmu virtually launched the Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan.

  • The mandatory requirements for packaged commodities

    The Department of Consumer Affairs, Legal Metrology Division has notified a draft amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011.

  • Anti-dumping duty

    The Indian government has decided not to extend the anti-dumping duty imposed on ammonium nitrate imported from Russia, Iran and Georgia.

  • ‘UGC e-samadhan’

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) will soon launch a single-window for submitting grievances by merging the different portals and helplines that exist currently, with the aim to fastrack their resolution as well as monitor institutes that are slow in responding to them.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - August 2022

  • ‘Navy-to-Navy cooperation

    The cooperation between the navies of India and the U.S. is one of the most dynamic and significant components of the bilateral defence ties, underlining that the defence sector has emerged as a major pillar between the two countries, especially in the context of the Indo-Pacific.

  • Indigenous defence equipment

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on August 16 handed over several indigenously-developed equipment and systems to the Army which includes Future Infantry Soldier as a System (F-INSAS), new generation anti-personnel mine ‘Nipun’, rugged and automatic communication system with enhanced capabilities, upgraded sights system for tanks, advanced thermal imagers and state-of-the art high mobility infantry protected vehicles and assault boats.

  • Yashasvini scheme

    Minister in charge of Mysuru district S.T. Somashekar, who is the Minister for Cooperation, announced in Mysuru that the Yeshasvini health insurance scheme will be re-launched on October 2 on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary.

  • 2% sports quota in jobs

    Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the Karnataka government will extend a 2% for sportspersons in jobs in all departments.

  • Essential Commodities Act

    With tur dal prices surging since mid-July and reports coming in of some traders creating artificial supply squeeze by restricting sales, the Centre has invoked the Essential Commodities Act of 1955 to ask States to monitor and verify the stocks available with such traders.

  • Exercise Udarashakti

    An Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent left for Malaysia to participate in a four-day bilateral exercise ‘Udarashakti’ with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF). This continues the recent trend of India’s expanding defence and security cooperation with South East Asian countries.

  • SMILE-75 initiative

    The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry on Friay launched the ‘SMILE-75’ initiative for comprehensive rehabilitation of persons engaged in begging in 75 identified municipalities as a part of the celebrations of 75 years of Independence

  • Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022

    The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022 provides legal sanction to law enforcement agencies for “taking measurements of convicts and other persons for the purposes of identification and investigation of criminal matters”.

  • Scheme for funding new backward taluks

    The Cabinet approved a new scheme for development of aspirational taluks to address regional imbalances in the State. It included 49 indicators assigned by NITI Aayog following completion of the tenure of the Special Development Plan (SDP) launched as per the D.M. Nanjundappa Committee report on regional imbalances in the State.

  • Water Policy 2022

    With agriculture accounting for about 84% of water consumption and the estimated water demand set to reach 1,859 tmcft by 2025, the State Cabinet approved the Karnataka Water Policy 2022 for effective management of water resources.

  • Aerospace and Defence policy

    The State Cabinet approved the Karnataka Aerospace and Defence Policy 2022-27 to attract investment of ₹45,000 crore in the next five-year period and extend concessions for investors in the sector.

  • PMAY-Urban

    The Union Cabinet approved an extension to the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban so that the houses sanctioned under the scheme can be completed.

  • Freebies

    The Supreme Court refused to consider the question of derecognising political parties who promise freebies.

  • 49th Chief Justice of India

    Justice Uday Umesh Lalit was appointed the 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI) after President Droupadi Murmu signed his warrant of appointment.

  • 14th Vice-President of India

    Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was sworn in as the 14th Vice-President of India.

  • Anti-Corruption Bureau

    In a major setback to the State government, the High Court of Karnataka set aside the constitution of a separate Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), under the direct control of the Chief Minister, in 2016 by withdrawing the powers vested with the Karnataka Lokayukta (KL) police wing to probe all cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against public servants.

  • Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)

    Suresh Patel recently took the charge as new CVC.

  • The Supreme Court collegium

    The Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana’s tenure is drawing to an end in a few days. The Ramana Collegium has been particularly successful. The collegium, as a united front, was able to recommend numerous judicial appointments and scripted history by getting nine Supreme Court judges appointed in one go. Of the nine, Justice B.V. Nagarathna, is in line to be the first woman CJI in 2027.

  • NITI Governing Council

    Addressing the seventh meeting of the NITI Aayog Governing Council, the Prime Minister said that during the pandemic, every State played a crucial role by focusing on the grassroots delivery of public services through cooperation across political lines.

  • Section 295 (A) of the Indian Penal Code

    The legality of Section 295(A) was affirmed by a five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court. The court said that the punishment under Section 295(A) deals with aggravated form of blasphemy which is committed with the malicious aim of offending any religious sensibilities

  • Karnataka Youth Policy

    R Balasubramaniam, chairman of the State Committee on Youth Policy, submitted a draft of the Karnataka Youth Policy (KYP) 2022, to Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

  • Arogya Bandhu scheme

    Modifying the Arogya Bandhu scheme guidelines, the State government has now limited the continuation of the scheme in only 12 Primary Health Centres (PHCs) that are 15 km away from the highway. This follows the recommendations by a committee set up to examine the feasibility of the scheme in September 2021.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - July 2022

  • RIGHT TO SAFE ABORTION

    Denying an unmarried woman the right to a safe abortion violates her personal autonomy and freedom”, observed the Supreme Court while allowing an unmarried woman to seek abortion of her pregnancy of a term of 24 weeks which arose out of a consensual relationship.

  • THE ANTI-MARITIME PIRACY BILL, 2019?

    The Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill, 2019 has been listed for consideration and passing during the Monsoon session of the Parliament. If passed, the Bill will bring the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) into domestic law and enable Indian authorities to take action against piracy on the high seas.

  • INDIAN ANTARCTIC BILL, 2022

    The Lok Sabha passed the Indian Antarctica Bill, 2022.

  • KARNATAKA TOPS NITI AAYOG INNOVATION LIST

    Karnataka has bagged the top rank in NITI Aayog’s India Innovation Index, 2022, which determines innovation capacities and ecosystems at the sub-national level. The State has held this position, under the Major States category, in all three editions of the Index so far.

  • BHAKTHAVATSALA COMMISSION

    A commission headed by K. Bhakthavatsala, former judge of the Karnataka High Court, to study suitable political representation for other backward classes (OBCs) in urban local body (ULB) elections submitted a report to Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

  • I2U2 SUMMIT

    The United Arab Emirates will invest $2 billion to develop a series of integrated food parks across India under the framework of the four-nation grouping ‘I2U2’.

  • CAATSA WAIVER

    The legislative amendment was introduced by Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna. The U.S. House of Representative passed a legislative amendment that approves an India-specific waiver for punitive CAATSA sanctions.

  • THE SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANISATION

    Iran and Belarus could soon become the newest members of the China and Russia-backed Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

  • MINORITY STATUS OF RELIGIOUS, LINGUISTIC COMMUNITIES

     Every person in India can be a minority in one State or the other. Minority status of religious and linguistic communities is “State-dependent”, the Supreme Court said on July 18.

  • NATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL RANKING FRAMEWORK (NIRF)

    A total of 11 educational institutions from the State have figured in the top ten lists across all categories under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) which was released by the Ministry of Education.

  • NORTHERN ZONAL COUNCIL MEET

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting of the Northern Zonal Council in Jaipur, where security, road, transport, industries, water, power and other issues of common interests was discussed

  • THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

    India is going to elect its new President on July 18. The new President will be sworn in on July 25.

  • SMIORE

    The Union Ministry of Mines has awarded both the mining leases of the Sandur Manganese & Iron Ores Limited (SMIORE) with the five-star Rating for the year 2020-21.

  • VANASHRI AFFORESTATION SCHEME

    Veerendra Heggade of Dharmasthala launches Vanashri afforestation scheme in the Mysuru city

  • ಕಾಟ್ಸಾ ಕಾಯ್ದೆಗೆ ತಿದ್ದುಪಡಿ

    ರಷ್ಯಾದಿಂದ ಎಸ್- 400 ಕ್ಷಿಪಣಿ ರಕ್ಷಣಾ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆ ಖರೀದಿ ಸಂಬಂಧ ಭಾರತಕ್ಕೆ ಪ್ರತಿಕೂಲವಾಗಿರುವ ಕಾಟ್ಸಾ ಕಾಯ್ದೆಗೆ ಅಮೆರಿಕದ ಸಂಸತ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ಶಾಸನಾತ್ಮಕ ತಿದ್ದುಪಡಿ ಮಸೂದೆಯನ್ನು ಭಾರತ – ಅಮೆರಿಕದ ಕಾಂಗ್ರೆಸ್ಸಿಗ ರೋ ಖನ್ನಾ ಮಂಡಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

  • SHERPA OF G-20

    Former NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will be the new Sherpa of G-20, replacing Union Minister Piyush Goyal, as full-time sherpa is required for India’s presidency.

  • NOMINATED TO RAJYA SABHA

    Four out of seven vacancies have been filled in the category of eminent persons nominated by the President

  • NATIONAL EMBLEM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the national emblem cast on the roof of the new Parliament building.

  • FCRA RULES

    The Union Home Ministry has amended certain rules related to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), allowing Indians to receive up to ₹10 lakh in a year from relatives staying abroad without informing the authorities. The earlier limit was ₹1 lakh.

  • NATIONAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the probe into the June 28 killing of tailor Kanhaiyya Lal (48) in Rajasthan’s Udaipur over a social media post supporting suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - June 2022

  • I2U2 GROUPING

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, U.S. President Joe Biden, Israeli Prime Minister Neftali Bennett, and UAE President Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan would attend the first-of-its-kind virtual summit of the I2U2 grouping next month for discussions of the food security crisis and other areas of cooperation

  • PADMA BRIDGE PROJECT

    Days ahead of the inauguration of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge, the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has clarified that the landmark infrastructure project was not part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

  • THE GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS

    The United Nations has designated June 20 as World Refugee Day to honour forcibly displaced people all around the world and celebrate their strength and courage.

  • INDIA, AUSTRALIA TO EXPLORE NEW INITIATIVES

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his visiting Australian counterpart Richard Marles will explore new initiatives to further expand bilateral defence engagements

  • TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT

    Andhra Pradesh is set to take up transit oriented development (TOD), a form of compact, pedestrian and non-motorised vehicle (NMV) friendly development that promotes mixed land use along the mass transit corridors in the urban areas.

  • OIL PALM MISSION:

    Karnataka had conceived the idea of palm oil mission about 35 years ago, though it did not succeed due to various reasons. Experts suggest that Karnataka should revive the mission as it has a conducive environment for oil palm cultivation which can also contribute to increasing farmers’ incomes.

  • THE AGNIPATH SCHEME

    The Cabinet approved the Agnipath scheme for temporary recruitment to the armed forces

  • NATIONAL PROJECT TAG FOR UPPER KRISHNA

    The State Government has decided to demand national project tag for Upper Krishna.

  • KARNATAKA LOKAYUKTA

    Former Karnataka High Court judge Bhimanagouda Sanganagouda Patil was sworn in as the Lokayukta of Karnataka on June 15.

  • INDIA-UAE PACT

    The Union Cabinet signed a MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on cooperation in the field of industries and advanced technologies

  • INDIA AND VIETNAM

    India and Vietnam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual logistics support in presence of the two Defence Ministers during the ongoing visit of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to the Southeast Asian nation.

  • LIFE MOVEMENT

    On the occasion of World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ‘Lifestyle for the Environment (LiFE) Movement’, a global initiative, via video conferencing.

  • ‘JAN SAMARTH’ PORTAL

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged bank chiefs to make it easier for people to avail loans through a new Jan Samarth portal, a repository of a dozen credit-linked government schemes.

  • THE SURROGACY ACT

    Petitioners in the Delhi High Court questioned why marital status, age, or gender were the criteria for being allowed to commission or not commission surrogacy in India.

  • INTERPOL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

    Preparations are afoot for the 90th Interpol General Assembly that is to be held in the National Capital later this year. The arrangements for the event are being made by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in coordination with other government agencies.

  • PRADHAN MANTRI JEEVAN JYOTI BIMA YOJANA, SURAKSHA BIMA YOJANA

    The Central government has revised the premium rates for Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)

  • HAR GHAR DASTAK 2.0

    The Har Ghar Dastak campaign 2.0 commenced across the country to ensure complete Covid-19 vaccination of all eligible beneficiaries, with special focus on inoculation of those in the 12-14 age group and precaution dose for those above 60.

  • ONE STATION ONE PRODUCT’’ SCHEME

     The Mysuru Division of South Western Railway will extend the concept of ‘’One Station One Product’’ to 67 railway stations across Mysuru, Chamarajanagar, Hassan, Mangaluru, Madikeri, Tumakuru, Shivamogga, Chikmagaluru, Chitradurga, Davangere and Haveri districts coming under its jurisdiction.

  • RAJYA SABHA POLLS

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha election scheduled to be held on June 10

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - May 2022

  • NATIONAL WOMEN LEGISLATORS’ CONFERENCE-2022

    President of India inaugurated the National Women Legislators’ Conference-2022 in Thiruvananthapuram

  • AYUSHMAN BHARAT HEALTH ACCOUNT

     National Health Authority (NHA) under its flagship scheme of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) announced the launch of a revamped Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) mobile application

  • COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA

    13th Annual Day commemoration of the Competition Commission of India celebrated

  • NEW CHIEF ELECTION COMMISSIONER

    Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the new Chief Election Commissioner

  • TN NEET EXEMPTION BILL

    Governor of Tamilnadu has forwarded the NEET exemption Bill to the Union Home Ministry to be sent to the President of India for his assent

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - April 2022

  • RAISINA DIALOGUE 2022

    Prime Minister inaugurated the seventh edition of Raisina Dialogue on April 25, 2022

  • NATIONAL PANCHAYATI RAJ DAY

    Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated on every 24th day of April wherein Panchayati Raj system was accorded the constitutional status

  • PRINCIPAL SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR

    Ajay Kumar Sood, an eminent physicist has been appointed as the central government’s principal scientific advisor

  • DEATH PENALTY

    The Supreme Court asked Attorney General for assistance to institutionalise a mechanism by which information crucial to decide whether a person should be condemned to death or not can be gathered and placed on record before trial judges.

  • BATTERY SWAPPING

    NITI Aayog has prepared draft battery swapping policy

  • NATIONAL CIVIL SERVICES DAY

    National Civil Services Day is celebrated on April 21

  • DATA SECURITY COUNCIL OF INDIA (DSCI) REPORT ON CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY

    Data Security Council of India (DSCI) has prepared a report to ensure a safe and vibrant cyberspace for India focussing on areas like large scale digitisation of public services, State-level cyber security etc

  • MODERNISATION OF PRISONS PROJECT

    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has recently issued guidelines to states and union territories asking that they modernize prisons as part of the Modernisation of Prisons Project

  • RASHTRIYA GRAM SWARAJ ABHIYAN

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the revamped Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) till 2026

  • FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION (REGULATION) ACT (FCRA) 2010

    The Supreme Court upheld amendments introducing restrictions in the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) while holding that no one has a fundamental or absolute right to receive foreign contributions

  • UNION TERRITORY

    Chandigarh Municipal Corporation passed a resolution stating that the city should remain a Union Territory

  • WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

    The government introduced The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022 in Lok Sabha

  • ADJOURNMENT SINE DIE

    Both the Houses of Parliament have been adjourned sine die

  • DARLONG COMMUNITY

    Darlongs – a small community of around 11,000 people in Tripura – was officially included in the list of Scheduled Tribes after the Lok Sabha passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2022.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - March 2022

  • OPEN DEFECATION-FREE (ODF) PLUS VILLAGES

    The milestone of having 50,000 open defecation-free (ODF) Plus villages has been crossed by the country.

  • SINGLE USE PLASTIC

    The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board has said the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of single-use less than 100 microns would be prohibited from July 1

  • POSH ACT

    The Kerala High Court  asked organisations associated with the film industry to take steps to constitute a joint committee to deal with cases of sexual harassment of women, in line with the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2013

  • ONE RANK – ONE PENSION

    The Supreme Court upheld the Centre’s one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme for the armed forces

  • SEALED COVER JURISPRUDENCE

    While hearing a criminal appeal against the Bihar Government recently, Chief Justice of India admonished a counsel for submitting a ‘sealed cover report’ to the court.

  • HIJAB ROW IN KARNATAKA

    • In a landmark judgment, the Karnataka High Court ruled that wearing of hijab by Muslim women is does not form essential religious practice in the Islamic faith and prescribing uniform is not a violation of fundamental rights guaranteed under Article 19(1)(a) and 25 of the Constitution

  • CENSUS NEW RULES

    The government has notified certain amendments to Census rules to allow online self-enumeration in the upcoming Census and National Population Register (NPR)

  • NATIONAL CRIME RECORDS BUREAU

    37th Foundation Day celebrations of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) was recently held

  • MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) ACT, 1957

    Cabinet approves Amendment of the Second Schedule to the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 for specifying rate of royalty in respect of certain minerals

  • NATIONAL YOUTH PARLIAMENT FESTIVAL

    3rd edition of National Youth Parliament Festival (NYPF) to be completed

  • NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS

    National Commission for Protection of Child Rights Celebrates its 17th Foundation Day

  • PRE-NATAL DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES (REGULATION AND PREVENTION OF MISUSE) ACT 1994

    NEWS Only the appropriate authorities notified by the State Government can initiate criminal prosecution against health facilities for violation of provisions of the Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Act 1994, ruled the Karnataka High Court. THE CASE AND RULING HC passed the order while quashing a criminal proceeding initiated against Dhondiba Anna […]

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - February 2022

  • IMMIGRATION VISA FOREIGNERS REGISTRATION TRACKING (IVFRT) SCHEME

    The Government of India has approved the continuation of the Immigration Visa Foreigners Registration Tracking (IVFRT) Scheme for a period of five years to 2026

  • FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES

    The Supreme Court asked the Union and the State governments to respond to a petition to enforce the fundamental duties of citizens, including patriotism and unity of the nation, through “comprehensive, well-defined laws”.

  • INTER-OPERABLE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

    The Centre approved the implementation of Phase II of the Inter-Operable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) project by the Ministry of Home Affairs  during the period from 2022-23 to 2025-26

  • TRIBUNALS

    Chief Justice of India has questioned the Centre over vacancies in various tribunals despite the Supreme Court nudging the government to fill them up soon

  • ELECTION OF SPEAKER OF STATE ASSEMBLY

    Maharashtra assembly will get a new Speaker in its budget session

  • UPPER BHADRA PROJECT

    NEWS The high-powered committee set up by the Union Government has approved the proposal to declare the Upper Bhadra Project as a national project, which would enable the State to get a ₹12,500 crore grant from the Centre to implement it UPPER BHADRA PROJECT WHAT – Major lift irrigation Scheme AIM – Irrigate 2.25 lakh […]

  • HIJAB & PUBLIC ORDER

    The Karnataka High Court is hearing a challenge to the constitutionality of the state government’s ban on students wearing a hijab in educational institutions. In recent hearing, the judges heard an argument on whether the state can justify the ban on the ground that it violates ‘public order’.

  • DISHA MEETINGS

    Only one-fourth of the required number of Disha meetings have taken place, Union Rural Development Minister informed Lok Sabha

  • NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION FRAMEWORK

    University Grants Commission (UGC) has developed a draft National Higher Educational Qualification Framework (NHEQF), which is part of a set of reforms that the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 envisages.

  • BUDGET SESSION

    Parliamentary Budget session 2022-23 begins

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - January 2022

  • NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR WOMEN

    30th National Commission for Women (NCW) Foundation Day was recently celebrated

  • INTEGRITY PACT BY CVC

    CVC modifies criteria for nomination of Independent External Monitors

  • REMIT

    More than 400 convicts lodged in Delhi’s three jails are set to have their sentences remitted or reduced for showing good conduct during incarceration.

  • IPC & CrPC

    Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has written to Home Minister and urged the government to consider “legislative action”, including amendments to the IPC and CrPC, to deal with all manifestations of hate speech.

  • OBC QUOTA IN NEET

    The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates in the All India Quota seats for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses, noting that “reservation is not at odds with merit” in open competitive examinations.

  • NATIONAL WATER DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

    Sixty Ninth Meeting of Governing Body of National Water Development Agency (NWDA) was held recently

  • INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE (CADRE) RULES 1954

    The Union government is planning to acquire for itself overriding powers to transfer IAS and IPS officers through Central deputation, doing away with the requirement of taking the approval of the State governments.

  • INTER-STATE WATER DISPUTES ACT

    Chief Minister of Karnataka said irrigation projects in Karnataka are bogged down by inter-State river water disputes and asked the Centre to “revisit the Inter-State River Water Disputes Act since the law is creating more disputes than resolving them.”

  • NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS

    NEWS National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has recommended that the Delhi government must suspend its flagship ‘Desh ke Mentor’ programme DESH KE MENTOR Launched in October 2021 Aimed at connecting students in classes IX to XII with voluntary mentors. People between the ages of 18 and 35 can sign up to be […]

  • FOOD CORPORATION OF INDIA

    58th Foundation Day of the Food Corporation of India celebrated recently.

  • SECTION 126 OF THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT, 1951

    Election commission of India issued guidelines regarding attention of all media to the Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 that prohibits displaying any election matter by means, inter alia, of television or similar apparatus, during the period of 48 hours before the hour fixed for conclusion of poll in a constituency

  • ESSENTIAL SERVICES MAINTENANCE ACT

    Haryana government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act after the Outdoor Patient Department services across the State were crippled due to a day-long strike by the doctors in support of their demands.

  • RECUSAL OF JUDGES

    Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and A.S. Bopanna of the Supreme Court recused themselves from hearing a dispute among the States of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka on the allocation of the Krishna river water.

  • ELECTION SYMBOLS

    Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s party gets it symbol

  • ELECTION MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT

    With the model code of conduct coming into effect in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur, the Union Health Ministry has decided to “exclude” the picture of Prime Minister from the Covid-19 vaccine certificates in these states.

  • ELECTION EXPENDITURE LIMITS

    Election Commission announced a hike in expenditure limit for candidates to Rs 95 lakh (up from Rs 70 lakh) for Lok Sabha elections, and Rs 40 lakh (up from Rs 28 lakh) for Assembly polls.

  • CHILKA LAKE

    Chilika Lake, the largest brackish water lake and wintering ground of birds in the Indian subcontinent, saw a million birds, including the uncommon Mongolian gull, visiting the waterbody this year.

  • APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES OF HIGH COURT

    President notified the appointment of three additional judges of Bombay High Court as permanent judges and extended tenure of another additional judge of the HC by a year.

  • ARTICLE 20 OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

    The Kalaburagi bench of the high court has said that drawing of the blood sample of an accused to determine the paternity of the child is neither self-incrimination nor violative of Article 20 (3) of the Constitution.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - December 2021

  • DEATH OF TIGERS

    The National Tiger Conservation Authority recorded 126 tiger deaths this year, the highest since it began collecting the data for the same a decade ago

  • ELECTORAL BONDS

    The Government of India has notified Sale of Electoral Bonds at Authorised Branches of State Bank of India

  • GOOD GOVERNANCE INDEX 2021

    Good Governance Index 2021 recently released. The index has been prepared by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG).

  • ELECTION LAWS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

    The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was recently passed in Union Legislature

  • EWS QUOTA

    A committee examining the income criteria for determining EWS is likely to submit its report to the Centre soon.

  • MULTI STATE COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES (MSCS) ACT, 2002

    Centre has decided to amend the Multi State Cooperative Societies (MSCS) Act, 2002 to plug the loopholes in the Act

  • DELIMITATION

    The draft paper of the Delimitation Commission has proposed seven additional Assembly seats for Jammu and Kashmir — six in Jammu division and one in Kashmir valley. For the first time, the commission proposed reserving nine seats for Scheduled Tribes (STs) on the basis of population. Seven seats are proposed for the Scheduled Caste (SC) community.

  • LEGAL AGE OF MARRIAGE

    The Union Cabinet has cleared 21 years as the minimum marriage age for women, from 18 earlier .It is based on the recommendation of a panel led by Jaya Jaitly.

  • BREACH OF PRIVILEGE

    Sandur Tahasildar was relieved under premise of Breach of Privilege

  • NDPS ACT

    The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was passed by Lok Sabha

  • ROLE OF GOVERNER IN STATE UNIVERSITIES

    Kerala Governor has expressed desire to quit as chancellor of a state university

  • SECTION 124A

    Union Law Minister told the Lok Sabha that the Ministry of Home Affairs had no proposal under consideration to scrap Section 124A of IPC that deals with sedition.

  • STATE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTIONS

    Biennial elections of 25 Karnataka Legislative Council seats from 20 Local Authorities’ Constituencies was recently conducted

  • 100 YEARS OF PAC

    Event to commemorate 100 years of Public accounts committee celebrated

  • NATIONAL JUDICIAL INFRASTRUCTURE CORPORATION

    Chief Justice of Supreme court of India suggested one central agency- National Judicial Infrastructure Corporation, with a degree of autonomy, for overseeing infrastructure development of subordinate courts in India

  • SPECIAL STATUS FOR STATES

    Chief Minister has sought the NITI Aayog’s assistance in getting special status for Andhra Pradesh. Special Status is guaranteed by the Constitution through an Act that has to be passed by 2/3rds majority in both the houses of Parliament that empowers legislative and political rights

  • CHAR DHAM DEVASTHANAM MANAGEMENT ACT

    The Uttarakhand Government recently withdrew the Char Dham Devasthanam Management Act.

  • RENUNCIATION OF INDIAN CITIZENSHIP

    More than six lakh Indians renounced citizenship in the past five years, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed the Lok Sabha. It is done in accordance of Citizenship Act, 1955

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - November 2021

  • PARLIAMENT WINTER SESSION

    Parliament Winter session Begins

  • WHIP

    • Ruling party issued a whip for its members in Rajya Sabha. Whip is appointed by the political party to serve as an assistant floor leader and is charged with the responsibility of ensuring the attendance of his party members in large numbers and securing their support in favour of or against a particular issue.

  • CONSTITUTION DAY

    Constitution Day also known as ‘Samvidhan Divas’ is celebrated in our country on 26th November every year, to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India.

  • LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

    Andhra Assembly withdraws resolution to abolish Legislative Council. Government had passed the statutory resolution in January 2020 under Article 169(1) of the Constitution

  • TN LOAN WAIVER

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a scheme of the then ruling AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu granting a waiver of outstanding crop loans, medium-term (agriculture) loans, and long-term (farm sector) loans issued to small and marginal farmers.

  • PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

    The Karnataka Agricultural Price Commission (KAPC) has recommended to the State Government to seek permission from the Centre for increasing the procurement of quantity of foodgrains under the MSP for distribution at subsidised prices under the public distribution system (PDS).

  • PESA ACT 1996

    The Chhattisgarh government has formulated draft rules under PESA Act, 1996, terming it the Chhattisgarh Panchayat Provisions (Extension of the Scheduled) Rules, 2021.

  • FARM LAWS REPEALED

    PM announced that the three contentious farm laws passed last year would be repealed

  • UNIFORM CIVIL CODE

    Allahabad High Court has called upon the Central Government to forthwith initiate the process for implementation of Uniform Civil Code

  • AUDIT DIWAS

    First Audit Diwas is being celebrated on 16 November 2021

  • ZONAL COUNCIL

    29th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council was recently held

  • TENURE OF DIRECTORS CBI AND ED

    President of India promulgated two ordinances that would allow the Union Government to extend the tenures of the directors of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) from two years to up to five years.

  • PRIVILEGE MOTION

    Privilege motion will be passed against a Rajya Sabha member

  • MP-LADS SCHEME

    Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) that was suspended due to COVID has been resumed where MPs to get ₹2 cr. each instead of previously approved ₹5 cr.

  • NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICES DAY

    National legal services day is celebrated every year on November 9

  • TRANSFER OF HIGH COURT JUDGES

    SC collegium recommends transfer of Madras HC Chief Justice to Meghalaya HC

  • DISQUALIFICATION FOR OFFICE OF PROFIT

    The Election Commission has noted that the 22 Biju Janata Dal MLAs who were appointed as chairpersons of various district planning committees and special development councils do not attract disqualification for holding an office of profit.

  • ALL INDIA JUDICIAL SERVICE

    The central government is preparing to give a fresh push to the establishment of an All India Judicial Service (AIJS) on the lines of the central civil services.

  • KHASI INHERITANCE OF PROPERTY BILL, 2021

    A district autonomous council in Meghalaya, which If implemented, the proposed Bill would modify an age-old customary practice of inheritance of the matrilineal Khasi tribe.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - October 2021

  • NATIONAL COMPANY LAW APPELLATE TRIBUNAL

    Justice Ashok Bhushan is appointed as the full-time chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)

  • AMENDMENTS TO JUVENILE JUSTICE (CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN) MODEL RULES, 2016

    The Ministry of Women and Child Development has issued the notification for draft amendments to Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Model Rules, 2016, and invited feedback.

  • PEGASUS ISSUE

    SC sets up committee to examine Pegasus allegations

  • SABARMATI RIVER POLLUTION

    The Gujarat High Court has reprimanded the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) for the pollution on the Sabarmati riverfront

  • INDIAN TELEGRAPH RIGHT OF WAY (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2021

    The Central Government has notified the Indian Telegraph Right of Way (Amendment) Rules, 2021 on 21st October 2021 to incorporate the provisions related to nominal one-time compensation and uniform procedure for establishment of Overground Telegraph Line in the Indian Telegraph Right of Way Rules, 2016.

  • MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT

    Election commission issues a statement for enforcement of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) during bye-elections being conducted

  • ELECTION OF DEPPUTY SPEAKER

    The 17th Lok Sabha which, more than two years after it was constituted in 2019, remains without a Deputy Speaker.

  • BHASKARABDA

    Bhaskarabda to be added to official calendar of Assam

  • DALIT BANDHU SCHEME

    Election Commission of India halts the Dalit Bandhu scheme in Huzurabad Assembly constituency citing the October 30 byelection.

  • AMENDMENTS TO THE FOREST (CONSERVATION) ACT, 1980

    Opposition is mounting against the proposed amendments to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, with environmentalists and activists arguing that it will lead to further degradation of forests, especially in ecologically sensitive areas such as the Western Ghats.

  • NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

    28th anniversary of NHRC recently celebrated

  • RAJASTHAN’S MARRIAGE REGISTRATION BILL

    Rajasthan’s marriage registration Bill passed last month by the Rajasthan Assembly, which amended a 2009 law on mandatory registration of marriages, including child marriages, has been embroiled in controversy. It has been criticized for registration of child marriage

  • CHIEF JUSTICE OF KARNATAKA

    Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, a senior judge of the Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow Bench, will now be the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court.

  • TRANSFER OF HIGH COURT JUDGES

    Union Law Ministry on Tuesday notified the transfers of 15 judges across 11 High Courts as per recommendations of Supreme Court Collegium

  • ELECTION SYMBOLS

    ECI allots election symbols to parties for By poll elections in Bihar

  • RENUNCIATION OF CITIZENSHIP

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has simplified the process for Indians who want to renounce their citizenship.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - September 2021

  • ANTI-DEFECTION LAW FOR INDIPENDENT MLA

    The Tenth Schedule of the Constitution, popularly known as the anti-defection law, specifies the circumstances under which changing of political parties by legislators invites action under the law.

  • ARTICLE 30

    The right of an institution, whether run by a majority or minority community, to get government aid is not a fundamental right. Both have to equally follow the rules and conditions of the aid, the Supreme Court held in a judgment.

  • PRIVILEGE MOTION

    The Legislature Committee on Privileges, state legislative of Karnataka has dropped its proceedings against a IAS officer

  • MAHITI FOR MAINS : APPOINTMENT OF SUPREME COURT JUDGES

    Articles 124(2) and 217 of the Constitution governs the appointment of judges to the Supreme Court and High Courts respectively.

  • E-ILP SYSTEM

    Chief Minister of Manipur virtually launched the e-ILP platform for effective regulation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in the state.

  • PARLIAMENTARY OUTREACH PROGRAMME

    Lok Sabha speaker,  inaugurated a parliamentary outreach programme to empower Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir

  • LADAKH STATE SYMBOLS

    Ladakh  adopted two endangered species, snow leopard and black-necked crane, as the State animal and the State bird

  • MAHITI FOR MAINS – DEMOCRACY

    Democracy is a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - August 2021

  • ARREST OF A CABINET MINISTER

    Recently, FIR has been filed against a Rajya sabha member and union cabinet Minister

  • COLLEGIUM SYSTEM

    The Supreme Court Collegium, led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana, has recommended to the government nine names for appointment as judges in the court

  • CATTLE PRESERVATION BILL

    Assam Assembly passed the “Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021”

  • VEHICLE SCRAPPAGE POLICY

    Prime minister formally launched the national vehicle scrapping policy.

  • INNER LINE PERMIT

    Ladakh Administration has removed the need of an Inner Line Permit (ILP) for all Indian nationals who seeks to visit protected areas of union territory.

  • MPLADS

    Half of funds allotted for MPLADS in 2020-21 lapsed due to incomplete works

  • PARDONING POWERS OF GOVERNER

    The Supreme Court recently held that the Governor of a State can pardon prisoners, including those on death row, even before they have served a minimum 14 years of prison sentence

  • MADRAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

    100th year of the Madras Legislative Council in Chennai was recently celebrated

  • PREVENTIVE DETENTION

    Telangana High Court passed a judgement citing “To invoke a public detention law against someone, it is not enough that his/her actions pose a threat to law and order but must affect the public order”

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - July 2021

  • BHUMIPUTRA ADHIKARINI BILL, 2021

    Was passed by Legislative assembly of Goa

  • NEW INITIATIVES IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR

    Recently, the Prime Minister launched multiple initiatives in the education sector at a conference, to mark the completion of one year of reforms under the National Education Policy 2020 which aims at making India a global knowledge superpower.

  • CREAMY LAYER IN RESERVATION

    What is in news : The session of Lok Sabha discussed on revising creamy layer criterion for OBC

  • NORTH EAST BORDER DISPUTES

    Assam is facing a border dispute with Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, while Tripura and Mizoram too are facing similar issue for long.

  • FAKE NEWS

    Fake news is disinformation that has no basis in reality, but is presented as fact.

  • UAPA ACT

    Act provides for declaring an association or a body of individuals “unlawful” if they indulged in any activity that envisages secession or questions or disclaims the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

  • ALL INDIA JUDICIAL SERVICES(AIJS)

    An ALL-INDIA JUDICIAL SERVICE, if created , is a cadre of judges who can be appointed at the districts courts level across the country.

  • COLLEGIUM SYSTEM

    It is a forum consisting of the CJI and the four senior-most judges of the SC.

  • DALIT BANDHU SCHEME

    By Government of Telangana. Envisioned as a welfare scheme for empowering Dalit families.

  • 7 YEARS OF MYGOV

    Promote the active participation of Indian citizens in their country’s governance and development. Aimed at creating a common platform for Indian citizens to “crowdsource governance ideas from citizens”

  • DISHA BILL

    The Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill, 2019 i.e. Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2019 provides for death sentence for offences of rape and gangrape.

  • OCI CARDS

    The Delhi High Court has said that the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) cannot insist on the physical or virtual presence of both the spouses for processing Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card applications for one of them.

  • ESSENTIAL DEFENCE SERVICES BILL, 2021

    Recently, the government introduced the Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha.

  • MEGHALAYA YOUTH POLICY

    The cabinet of the state of Meghalaya has approved the Meghalaya Youth Policy 2021.

  • RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN

    Recently, a celebrity from Bombay has approached the Delhi High Court with a plea saying that his videos, photographs and articles etc. be removed from the internet citing his “Right to be Forgotten”

  • DOMICILE CERTIFICATES IN J&K

    The Jammu and Kashmir administration has rolled out the process of issuing domicile certificates to the spouses of the erstwhile State subjects who have a domicile certificate.

  • MARINE AIDS TO NAVIGATION BILL

    The government on 19th July, 2021 had introduced a Bill in the Rajya Sabha that seeks to repeal the decades old Lighthouse Act of 1927 to make way for shifting to modern aids from lighthouses for marine navigation.

  • ARTICLE 19(1)(c)

    Guarantees freedom to form association or unions or cooperative societies subject to certain restrictions

  • ALL INDIA QUOTA SCHEME

    The Union Health Ministry has announced 27% reservation for the OBCs (Other Backward Classes) and 10% quota for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the all-India quota (AIQ) scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses from 2021-22.

  • SEC 66A OF IT ACT

    Central Government has directed all states and Union Territories to ask police stations under their jurisdiction to withdraw FIRs registered under Section 66 of Information Technology Act, 2000.

  • MONSOON SESSION OF PARLIAMENT

    What is in news : Recently, central legislature meet for the monsoon session MAHITI FOR PRELIMS Sessions of Parliament Who summons the meet – President ( On advice of Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs) Which article gives President the power to summon – Article 85 Time gap between sessions- not more than 6 months Sessions […]

  • CONJUGAL RIGHTS

    Supreme Court is expected to begin hearing a fresh challenge to the provision allowing restitution of conjugal rights under Hindu personal laws.

  • UMANG APP

    Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has enabled map services in UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) App.

  • ADJOURNMENT MOTION

    The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has decided to move an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha against the government on the three controversial farm laws.

  • CABINET COMMITTEES

    After cabinet expansion, prime minister has brought changes in cabinet committees

  • ELECTION OF SPEAKER & DEPUTY SPEAKER OF STATE LEGISLATURE

    Election for Appointment of Speaker in Maharashtra legislature is stalled due to Covid reasons.

  • 10th SCHEDULE OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

    The Supreme Court said that it is for the legislature to frame law for timely disposal of disqualification petitions by the Speaker or Chairman of the House under the tenth schedule of the Constitution.

  • DRAFT ANTI-TRAFFICKING BILL

    Recently the Ministry of Women and Child Development released Draft anti-trafficking Bill, the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021.

  • COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

    New members of Parliament were inducted to Union council of ministers

  • MINISTRY OF COOPERATION

    Government announced the formation of a separate Union Ministry of Cooperation, a subject that till date was looked after by the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION

    Supreme court has enquired about details of vacancies in CIC.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - June 2021

  • I-MESA

    The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated a scheme, namely Information-Monitoring, Evaluation and Social Audit (I-MESA)

  • ATTORNEY GENERAL OF INDIA

    The central government has extended the term of K.K. Venugopal as Attorney General (AG) for one more year.

  • NITI AAYOG

    The Centre has extended the tenure of NITI Aayog Chief Executive Officer Amitabh Kant by one year till June 2022.

  • DELIMITATION EXERCISE IN KASHMIR

    In all party meet on Jammu Kashmir, the topic on DELIMITATION was discussed.

  • CONSUMER PROTECTION (E-COMMERCE) RULES, 2020- AMENDMENTS

    For the purposes of preventing unfair trade practices in e-commerce, the Central Government had notified the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 with effect from 23 July 2020.

  • CINEMATOGRAPH (AMENDMENT) BILL 2021

    I&B ministry seeks public comments on proposed amendments to Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021 by 2 July

  • UNION TERRITORY & HIGH COURTS

    The Lakshadweep administration, which has been facing widespread protests over its policies, has mooted a proposal to shift its legal jurisdiction from the Kerala High Court to the Karnataka High Court.

  • ATLAS ON GENERAL ELECTIONS 2019

    Election Commission of India  released ‘General Elections 2019 – An Atlas’, Atlas on General Elections 2019.

  • CABLE TELEVISION NETWORKS (AMENDMENT) RULES, 2021

    Central government issued a notification amending the Cable Television Network Rules, 1994 thereby providing a statutory mechanism for redressal of grievances/complaints of citizens.

  • INLAND VESSELS BILL, 2021

    The Union Cabinet approved the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021, which will replace the Inland Vessels Act, 1917 after passing in Parliament

  • PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology had summoned representatives of the micro-blogging site to appear before it and also called officials from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to present their version on the ongoing controversies.

  • ARTICLE 340

    It speaks about Appointment of a Commission to investigate the conditions of backward classes

  • CHEIF ELECTION COMMISSIONER

    Union government has appointed Anup Chandra Pandey, as Election Commissioner.

  • DRAFT MODEL RULES FOR LIVE-STREAMING AND RECORDING OF COURT PROCEEDINGS

    The e-Committee, Supreme Court of India has released the Draft Model Rules for Live-Streaming and Recording of Court Proceedings and has invited inputs, feedback and suggestions on it from all the stakeholders.

  • TELANGANA FORMATION DAY

    The Andhra State Act (1953) formed the first linguistic state of India, known as the state of Andhra, by taking out the Telugu speaking areas from the State of Madras (now Tamil Nadu) on protest of POTTI SRIRAMULU

  • NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (NHRC)

    Justice Arun Mishra took charge as chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - May 2021

  • PROTEST IN LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS

    An order from the Administration seeks to ban the slaughter of cow, calf, bull and buffalo without a certificate from a competent authority. It prohibits the sale, transport and storage of beef and beef products. Penalties include a jail term up to one year and a fine of Rs 10,000. The Administration has not provided an explanation on why the rule was brought in.

  • APPOINTMENT OF CBI DIRECTOR

    Subodh Kumar Jaiswal appointed as new CBI Director. The Director of CBI as Inspector General of Police, Delhi Special Police Establishment, is responsible for the administration of the organisation.

  • LEGISLATIVE COUNCILS IN STATE

    West Bengal assembly approved the setting up of a Legislative Council in the state.  West Bengal’s Legislative Council was abolished 50 years ago by a coalition government of Left parties.

  • MALERKOTLA

    Punjab Chief Minister  declared Malerkotla as the 23rd district of the state on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • GUARDIAN MINISTERS

    Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, appointed “Guardian Ministers” in state.

  • SIKKIM STATEHOOD DAY

    Sikkim was a country with a king known as a Chogyal or dharma king, who ruled till 16 May 1975 was an independent country ruled by the monarchs. The Treaty of Tumlong in 1861 made Sikkim a protectorate of the British.

  • PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE(PAC)

    Leader of opposition, Lok sabha has asked permission of Lok sabha speaker for a PAC meeting to review vaccination policy.

  • INDIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY

    Oxygen-related items and medicines coming from the U.S. will be distributed by the Indian Red Cross Society

  • COVID 19 : FOREIGN AID/SUPPLY

    NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant recently provided insights about medical supplies being received from abroad to battle the pandemic, and allocations being made to the states.

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