Constitutional amendment Current Affairs, GK & News

Maratha Quota Issue: Centre file Case in SC

The Government of India recently filed a review petition in the Supreme Court over its judgement on Maratha reservation in the State of Maharashtra. The Supreme Court had pronounced that the Maratha reservation under the Maharashtra law breaches the 50% ceiling of reservation. Thus, the apex court struck down the Maharashtra law. What is the ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

What is the new Russian Legislation signed by Putin?

The Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a legislation that will allow him to stay in power till 2036. The Russian leader had already been in power for more than two decades. And he is 68 years old. Background According to the previous constitution, Putin should have stepped down after his second consecutive term that ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

What is 25th Amendment of US Constitution?

The United States Capitol Protests, 2021, has induced calls to invoke 25th Constitutional amendment. What is 25th Amendment of US Constitution? The 25th Constitutional amendment lays out how a US President or a Vice President can be replaced or succeeded. It includes resolve issues revolving around unfortunate situations like death, resignation to removal of US ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Urban Governance Index

Context in Current Affairs: The Praja Foundation recently released the Urban Governance Index. Odisha topped the list of states and Manipur and Nagaland were at the bottom. Urban governance index According to the Urban Governance Index Odisha was followed by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. Delhi rank 13th in the list. The states were marked between 0 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

20th Amendment of Sri Lankan Constitution: Key Facts

The Sri Lankan Parliament recently passed the 20th Amendment of Sri Lankan constitution. Highlights The 20th amendment of the Sri Lankan Constitution has expanded the powers of the President and also have increased the immunity of the President. Under the 20th amendment, the President gets the power to dissolve the parliament after two years and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: