Constitution: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Iraq new Prime Minister: Mustafa Al Kadhimi

Published: May 7, 2020

Mustafa Al Kadhimi was chosen as the first Iraq Prime Minister after Adel Abdul Mahdi resigned in November 2019. On May 7, 2020, Iraq parliament voted to choose Mustafa Kadhimi as the new prime minister of Iraq. Highlights In November 2019, Adel Abdul Mahdi resigned due to massive anti-governmental protests. Since then, it is Mustafa ..

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ECI to conduct biennial election to Maharashtra Legislative Council

Published: May 1, 2020

On May 1, 2020, the Election Commission of India announced that it is to conduct biennial election for 9 vacant seats for the members of Legislative Council of the Maharashtra State Legislature. Highlights On April 24, 2020, 9 seats became vacant in the Maharashtra Legislative Council. Hence, the Election Commission of India has issued orders ..

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Tamil Nadu Governor allocates 1 Crore to PM-CARES Fund

Published: March 30, 2020

On March 30, 2020, the Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit allocated 1 crore rupees to PM Cares Fund and another 1 crore towards the Tamil Nadu CM Public Relief Fund (CMPRF). The funds were released from the Governor’s Discretionary Grant. Highlights In Tamil Nadu, the number of COVID-19 infected cases suddenly increased by 17 ..

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GoI: Left Wing Extremism has declined by 38% in last five years

Published: March 18, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs replied in Rajya Sabha about the decline in Left Wing Extremism in the last five years. This has been possible mainly due to the implementation of “National Policy and Action Plan-2015”. Highlights In 2019, number of Left Wing Extremism has reduced by 38% ..

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Supreme Court rejects Curative Petitions filed over Nirbhaya Case: What are Curative Petitions?

Published: March 17, 2020

On March 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of India rejected the curative petitions filed over Nirbhaya case. A Brief outlook In September 2013, a fast track court of Delhi found the defendants guilty and pronounced death penalty to those accused of rape and murder of a 23-year old female. Since then the accused were appealing ..

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