Assassination of Indira Gandhi Current Affairs, GK & News
On July 1, 2020, the Union Home Ministry declared 9 individuals associated with Khalistan Movement as Terrorists. They were declared terrorists under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Highlights The Government of India had amended the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 in August, 2019. According to the amendment, individuals shall be designated as terrorists. Prior to the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The SPG amendment bill says that when the SPG cover is withdrawn from a former Prime Minister, the cover also stands withdrawn from his or her family members. The bill was passed in the parliament on December 3, 2019. The bill aimed at amending the Special Protection Group act, 1988. Amendment Key Features The act ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
This year on 19 November marks the 102nd birth anniversary of Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi. Popularly known as ‘Iron lady’ of India was born on 19 November 1917 in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad. She was elected in power 1966 and served as the first and only woman prime minister from January 1966 to March 1977 and again ..
Topics: Amritsar • Assassination of Indira Gandhi • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • India • Indira Gandhi • Khalistan movement • Members of the Lok Sabha • Operation Blue Star • Political crimes • Sikhs
Dr Manmohan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India, will be honoured with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for his leadership of the country between 2004 and 2014 and for enhancing India’s stature globally. According to a statement from the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, Dr Singh was unanimously chosen for ..
Topics: Assassination of Indira Gandhi • Defence Ministers of India • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Indian Hindus • Indian people • Indira Gandhi • Mahatma Gandhi • Manmohan Singh • Members of the Lok Sabha • Pranab Mukherjee
Famous lyricist, poet and film director, Gulzar has been conferred with the Indira Gandhi National Integration Award. The award was given to mark the 28th death anniversary of the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: 2012 • Aandhi • Assassination of Indira Gandhi • Finance Ministers of India • Gandhi • India • Indian films • Indian Hindus • Indian people • Indira • Indira Gandhi • Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration • November 2012
The CBI has blamed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for 1984 anti-Sikh riots. CBI held that Mr. Sajjan Kumar played a very negative role during 1984 anti-sikh riots and he was on the site of crime and incited rioters. The CBI held that the riots were a part of a high-profile conspiracy as they were not ..
Topics: Anti-Sikh riots • Assassination of Indira Gandhi • Crime in India • In India • Indian National Congress • Jagdish Tytler • Lok Sabha • Members of the Lok Sabha • Nanavati commission • Sajjan Kumar