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CJI Ramana to administer oath of office to 9 new SC judges

The Chief Justice of India (CJI), NV Ramana, will administer oath of office to Nine new judges, including three women on August 31, 2021. Highlights Three out of these nine new judges namely, Justice Vikram Nath, Justice BV Nagarathna and Justice PS Narasimha, are in line to become the CJI. With the addition of 9 ..

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MP: Second State to implement NEP 2020

Madhya Pradesh government implemented the National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) in the state on August 26, 2021. Key Points MP became the second state in India to implement NEP-2020 following Karnataka. This new education policy will break all the shackles and help students in exploring outside their boundaries. “ Earlier, students were required to study subjects ..

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New voters to get Personalised Letter from EC

The Election Commission launched a new initiative on August 26, 2021 in order to reach out to new voters by sending them a personalised letter along with voter identity card. Key Points Initiative was launched by Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra and Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar. Under the new initiative, a package would be sent ..

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Plea to declare PM CARES fund a ‘State’

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to respond to a plea that seeks to declare “Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund a State under the Constitution. Key Points Petition was filed by a lawyer, Samyak Gangwal. Hearing was posted by a bench comprising of Chief Justice D.N. Patel ..

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Assam passed Cattle Preservation Bill

Assam Assembly passed the “Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021” on August 13, 2021. About the bill Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021 prohibits the sale and purchase of beef in areas inhabited by non-beef-eating communities. It also prohibits the sale and purchase of beef within a radius of 5 km of a temple or a satra ..

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