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Krishi Upad Mandi (Amendment) Bill 2020: Key Facts

Chhattisgarh Assembly passed an amendment Bill to invalidate the Centre’s recently-notified agriculture legislations in one day session. The Assembly passed the Chhattisgarh Krishi Upad Mandi (Amendment) Bill 2020. It gives strength to the state government to control all agricultural produce markets. What are Deemed Markets introduced in the bill? The state government has launched the ..

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“Who Created Arogya Setu” issue: NIC rejects its role in creation in a RTI query

The National Informatics Centre recently claimed that it did not create the Arogya Setu mobile application. NIC claimed so in its reply to a Right to Information Query. Highlights The Ministry of Electronics and IT had earlier claimed that the Arogya Setu Application was launched by Government of India in Public-Private Partnership mode. According to ..

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President promulgates Ordinance to constitute Air Quality Management Commission in NCR

The President of India has promulgated an ordinance to constitute an air quality commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and the areas adjoining it. Highlights The commission will work on research, better coordination, identification and resolution of problems in Air Quality Index in the National Capital Region. The commission will consist ..

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20th Amendment of Sri Lankan Constitution: Key Facts

The Sri Lankan Parliament recently passed the 20th Amendment of Sri Lankan constitution. Highlights The 20th amendment of the Sri Lankan Constitution has expanded the powers of the President and also have increased the immunity of the President. Under the 20th amendment, the President gets the power to dissolve the parliament after two years and ..

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Election Commission sets up panel to revise Expenditure Limit for candidates

On October 21, 2020, Election Commission constituted a committee under Harish Kumar, the former director general investigation and the election commission Secretary General Umesh Sinha. The two- member committee will examine the expenditure limit of candidates contesting in Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections. Highlights The need to increase expenditure has come up due to the ..

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