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Jagdeep Dhankhar: 14th Vice President of India

NDA Candidate, Jagdeep Dhankhar has become the 14th Vice President of India, after beating Margaret Alva. He is the second leader from Rajasthan to become Vice President. Highlights: Out of 780 electors, including elected members of Lok Sabha and elected & nominated members of the Rajya Sabha, 725 electors put their votes. Total voter turnout ..

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Election of the 14th Vice President of India

Election for the office of Vice President is being held on August 6, 2022. Office of Vice President is second highest constitutional office in India. M Venkaiah Naidu is the Vice President, currently. His term is scheduled to end on August 10, 2022. Important points to know; Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu was elected to ..

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Justice U.U. Lalit named as CJI’s Successor

On August 4, 2022, Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana recommended the name of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as his successor. Recommendation was sent to the Union Minister for Law and Justice. Highlights: Justice NV Ramana is scheduled to retire from office on August 26, on superannuation. He was the 48th CJI of India ..

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Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill 2021

Lok Sabha passed the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021 on August 2, 2022. It was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 17, 2021. It will amend the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. Key provisions of the Bill include; Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill is aimed at implementing “Convention on International Trade in Endangered ..

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Central Universities (Amendment), Bill 2022

Central Universities (Amendment) Bill 2022 was passed in Lok Sabha on August 3, 2022. The Bill aims to convert the ‘National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI)’ into Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya (GSV). Important provisions of the bill include; NRTI (Vadodara) is currently a Deemed to be University (declared under University Grants Commission Act, 1956), while GSV ..

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Competition (Amendment) Bill 2022

The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 was approved by Union cabinet and will now be presented in ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament. The Bill seeks to make the Competition Commission of India (CCI) more flexible and accountable. Salient features of the Bill include; Bill is aimed at bringing more flexibility to the working of CCI. ..

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