Delimitation Current Affairs, GK & News

US Population increases by 7.4%

The Central Bureau of the United States recently announced that the population of the United States has increased by 7.4%. This is the second slowest growth of US Population since the Great Depression. Background The Census Bureau recently released the first set of data on US population. The complete demographic data of the country is ..

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Government sets up Delimitation Commission

The last delimitation (Fixing limits of territorial constituencies) was conducted across India in 2002, but the four North-eastern states namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir were left out. Recently, a Delimitation Commission was recently set up to redraw the Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies of the above states and UT. ..

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Fresh Elections in Jammu & Kashmir

After the abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35(A), all eyes are now on the next elections for the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. While the state of Jammu & Kashmir was bifurcated in two separate Union Territories, only the UT of Jammu & Kashmir got a legislative assembly, while the UT of Ladakh ..

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Short Note : Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering is unethical but legal practice in the United States. It is used by political parties to establish an unfair advantage for a particular party or electoral group by manipulating the boundaries of the electoral district. The term owes its origins to Elbridge Gerry, who in 1812, as the Governor of Massachusetts, signed a bill ..

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