Constitution: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

No Confidence Resolution in Rajya Sabha: Constitutional Provisions, voice vote, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

On September 21, 2020, 12 opposition parties moved No-confidence resolution against the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. The resolution was moved over the passage of the controversial farm bills by voice vote. What is Voice Vote? The speaker or the chairman of the house asks the house to put forward their opinion in the form ..

President accepts Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation

On September 17, 2020, the Union Food Processing Industries Minister Shrimati Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned over the protest against the three farm sector bills.  The President of India Ramnath Govind accepted the resignation under the advice of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Highlights Further, under the advice of the Prime Minister, the President has directed ..

Cabinet Expansion in Madhya Pradesh; 28 ministers appointed

On July 2, 2020, 28 MLAs of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly took oath as ministers Highlights There are now 34 ministers in the cabinet of Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Earlier there were only 5 ministers when the government was formed in March 2020. Chouhan had taken oath as Chief Minister of the state after 22 ..

Vladimir Putin wins referendum

On July 1, 2020, Russia announced the results of the new referendum. The referendum introduced constitutional amendments. One of the most important amendments of these is the amendment that will allow the Russian President Vladimir Putin to contest for two more years. Highlights The amendment now has paved way for the Russian President Vladimir Putin ..

June 24: Passport Seva Divas

Every year, Passport Seva Divas is celebrated on June 24. The day is celebrated to commemorate the enactment of Passports Act on 24 June, 1967 Highlights On the Passport Seva Divas, the Government of India announced that the process of production of chip enabled e-passports are under way. This will help strengthen security of Indian ..