Article 156: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Quota for Economically Weaker Sections questioned in Supreme Court
Published: January 15, 2019
A not for profit organisation Youth for Equality has questioned the constitutional validity of the 103rd constitutional amendment act which provides for 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections. Why the 103rd constitutional amendment act is questioned in Supreme Court? Youth for Equality has questioned the constitutional validity of the 103rd constitutional act based ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: 103rd constitutional act • Article 156 • Article 16(6) • basic structure of the Constitution • CLAT • economically weaker sections • Indira Sawhney case • M Nagraj vs Union of India • Mandal case • Supreme court • Youth for Equality
Anandiben Patel takes additional charge as Chattisgarh Governor
Published: August 16, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind has given Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel additional charge of Chhattisgarh. She will discharge additional duties until the regular arrangements for the office of governor of Chhattisgarh are made. She was given additional charge following death of Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon (in office from 25 July 2014 to 14 August ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Ram Nath Kovind, Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as Governors of Bihar, HP
Published: August 8, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Acharya Dev Vrat and Ram Nath Kovind as the governors of Himachal Pradesh and Bihar respectively. Their appointments will take into effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices Governor of Bihar Mr. Kovind will succeed Keshri Nath Tripathi (Governor of West Bengal) who was holding additional ..
Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki sworn-in as governor of Punjab
Published: January 22, 2015
Haryana governor Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki took over the additional charge of Governor of Punjab. He will be 34th governor of Punjab. He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Shiavax Jal Vazifdar at Punjab Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh. He was given the additional charge of Punjab ..
Aziz Qureshi sworn in as Governor of Mizoram
Published: January 10, 2015
Aziz Qureshi has sworn-in as the Governor of Mizoram. Justice Michael Zothankhuma, Judge of the Gauhati High Court, administered the oath of office to Qureshi. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan in Aizawl. It was attended by the s Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla and some of his ..