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The Union Cabinet approved the extension of the practice of seat reservation for scheduled castes and scheduled tribe. The reservation of seats in the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies was to expire in 2020. The cabinet approved extending the practice for another 10 years (till 2030). The Constitution provides for reservation of 84 seats ..
Topics: Decades • Eighth Amendment of the Constitution of India • History of the Republic of India • Lok Sabha • Ninety-fifth Amendment of the Constitution of India • Parliament of India • Reservation • Reservation in India • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes • Units of time
On 11 Nov, Indian and Chinese officials began a course to train diplomats from Afghanistan at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) run by the External Affairs Ministry. The two-week intensive programme, launched in the presence of Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong, is designed to give the visiting diplomats an exposure to Indian diplomatic practices and ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the first Indian premier to visit the Far East Russia in Vladivostok. He attended the 20th India-Russia annual summit with President Putin and announced $1 billion loan for the development of Far East region. Mr. Modi also attended 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). The forum focuses on development of ..
Topics: Eastern Economic Forum • Economy of Russia • Foreign policy of the Narendra Modi government • Foreign relations of India • Government of India • Gujarati people • History of the Republic of India • Members of the Lok Sabha • Narendra Modi • St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to discard its ‘Black List’ of Indian-origin people, who have taken asylum abroad under the plea of alleged persecution in India. As per officials, all such people will also be given regular visa as well as Overseas Citizen of India (OCI). The list, which is maintained by ..
Election Commission of India has appointed Sh K K Sharma (IPS 1982 Retd DG Border Security Force) as the Central Police Observer for the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana instead. Sh K K Sharma was earlier nominated for the States of West Bengal and Jharkhand. He would oversee the deployment and other security related ..