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Kerala Pravasi Dividend Pension Scheme

The government of Kerala has launched ‘Pravasi Dividend Pension Scheme. The governor of Kerala P. Sathasivam made this announcement in the address to the state assembly. About the Scheme The scheme has been introduced by the government of Kerala as part of welfare measures towards Pravasi Malayalis. Under the scheme, a regular pension would be ..

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Jammu and Kashmir Governor gives assent to Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2014

Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik has given his assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2014, providing reservation in government jobs for Pahari community. Features of the Amendment Bill The features of the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2014 are: The amendment provides for reservation in government jobs for ..

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Sansad Ratna Awards

The Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit presented the Sansad Ratna Awards in Chennai. The recipients under various categories include: MP from Cuttack, Odisha, Bhartruhari Mahtab was honoured for his performance in initiating debates. MP from Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, Anurag Singh Thakur received Jury Committee Special award in the Lok Sabha for his distinguished performance. Standing committee on finance headed ..

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Bharat Bhushan Vyas takes Oath of Office and Secrecy as Member of Union Public Service Commission

As per Article-316 of the Constitution, the Chairman and other members of UPSC shall be appointed by the President. In case the office of the Chairman becomes vacant his duties shall be performed by one of the other members of the Commission as the President may appoint for the purpose. A member of a UPSC ..

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Major Issues Around Office of Governor

Office of Governor as statutory head of the state and nominee of the president has been controversial since enactment of the constitution itself. The conflict is basically on five points: The very appointment of Governor As per Article 155, governor should be appointed (not elected) from amongst persons of high status with eminence in public. ..

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Anandiben Patel appointed as Governor Madhya Pradesh

President Ramnath Kovind has appointed former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel as Governor of Madhya Pradesh. She will replace Gujarat governor Om Prakash Kohli who is holding additional charge of office of Governor of Madhya Pradesh. Anandiben Patel Born: November 21, 1941 Career Profile: She is former school teacher, a gold-medalist in MSc and also ..

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