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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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