Elections Current Affairs, GK & News

Elections  Current Affairs, GK & News

Supreme Court CJI rules out limited shut down of the court

On February 15, 2020, the Chief Justice of India Bobde announced that total shutdown of Supreme Court and other courts are not possible. The SC on the other hand is to launch virtual courts. The SC Court commences on March 16, 2020 after Holi holidays Legislation Article 145 of the Constitution empowers Supreme Court to ..

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Andhra Pradesh launches ‘NIGHA’ app to curb election malpractices

Andhra Pradesh government has recently launched a mobile application which aims at curbing the malpractices occurring during the election. Through the application, any person can file complaints about the corruption or malpractices during the campaign in the upcoming civil polls. With the photos, audio or video files sent by the people, suitable actions will be ..

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International Day of Democracy 2019

The International Day of Democracy 2019 was observed on September 15. The day is celebrated to promote the tenets of democracy. 2019: Theme The theme of the world democracy day 2019 is “Participation”. Active participation of people is a key for the democracy to succeed. Article 21 (3) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “The ..

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Compulsory Voting Bill

The Lok Sabha discussed and deliberated upon a private member’s bill on the need for compulsory voting in India. The legislators on both sides of the aisle support have deliberated on the bill. The support for the bill is on both sides of the government but so is the opposition. What is Compulsory voting? Compulsory ..

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Priyanka Sharma Case and Freedom of Expression

What is the case? Priyanka Sharma, who is an activist of a political party, was arrested for sharing a morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister on Facebook. West Bengal Police arrested her based on the complaint which stated the photograph was against community guidelines, Kolkata’s culture and it was an insult to the chief ..

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