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Gujarat Government withdraws Cattle Control Bill

The Gujarat Legislative Assembly had unanimously withdrawn the Cattle Control Bill after protests from cattle-rearing communities across the state. Key facts The proposed legislation sought to ban the movement of stray cattle on roads and public places in the urban regions of Gujarat. It covered 8 major cities – Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, ..

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Bru Agreement

The Central Government has agreed to extend the deadline for the resettlement of Bru while reviewing the implementation of the Bru agreement. Key facts Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the implementation of the Bru agreement with Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha. They found significant progress being made in the resettlement process of Bru people, ..

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Karnataka Right to Freedom of Religion Bill

The ‘Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill’ was recently passed by the state legislative council. Key facts Karnataka’s anti-conversion bill was passed by the legislative assembly in December 2021. The bill bans forced religious conversions by direct or indirect means. It gives specific procedures for undertaking a religious conversion. This bill gives ..

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Jharkhand increases reservations for SCs, STs, Others

The Jharkhand Government recently approved a proposal to grant 77 per cent reservation in the state government jobs for people belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, backward classes, OBC and other economically weaker sections. Key facts The state government of Jharkhand has approved a bill to amend the Jharkhand Reservation of Vacancies in Posts and ..

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UP builds highest number of Amrit Sarovars

Uttar Pradesh has constructed largest number of lakes under the Indian Government’s ambitious Mission Amrit Sarovar. Key facts Uttar Pradesh has constructed 8,462 Amrit Sarovars (lakes) under the Modi Government’s ambitious Mission Amrit Sarovar, which aims to conserve water for the future generation. The other top performers under this mission are Madhya Pradesh (1,668 lakes), ..

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Gayaji Dam: India’s longest rubber dam on Falgu river

Recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated the country’s largest rubber dam and a steel bridge over the Falgu river near Vishnupad temple in Bihar. CM Nitish Kumar had laid its foundation stone on 22 September 2020. Key Facts The Gayaji Dam has been constructed by Rubina Company of Austria in collaboration with Nagarjuna Construction ..

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