Hungary Current Affairs, GK & News

Hungary passes a new emergency law to curb COVID-19

Hungary is being criticised for the new emergency law that it passed giving extraordinary powers to its Prime Minister. About the Law The new law was passed to help curb the spread of misinformation about COVID-19. The key focus of the criticism is that it gives extraordinary powers to the Prime Minister without specifying an ..

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Aishwarya Pissay: 1st Indian to claim a World Title in Motorsports

Aishwarya Pissay became first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports by winning FIM World Cup ( Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) in women’s category after the final round of the championship at Varpalota in Hungary. She also finished 2nd in FIM Junior category.  Key Highlights The 23-year old from Bengaluru won the 1st round ..

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Zuzana Caputova elected first female President of Slovakia

Zuzana Caputova has won Slovakia’s presidential election, making her the country’s first female head of state. Ms Caputova defeated high-profile diplomat Maros Sefcovic, nominated by the governing party. She won 58% of the vote, with Mr Sefcovic trailing on 42%. Mr Sefcovic is the vice president of the European Commission. Slovakia Slovakia is a landlocked ..

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Hungary’s Fidesz Party suspended by EPP

The central-right party of the European Parliament, the European People’s Party has suspended the Hungarian Nationalist Fidesz Party indefinitely. This is seen as a major hit to the Prime Minister Viktor Orban with only few months to the elections to European Parliament. The members of EEP voted 190=3 thus favouring the measure with huge support. ..

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Hungary Declares state of Emergency over Refugee Influx

Hungarian Government has declared a state of emergency in its two regions of Csongrad and Bacs-Kiskun to cope with the influx of refugees. It was declared by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This move could pave the way to bringing in Hungary’s military to patrol the frontier bordering Serbia to stop illegal influx. This declaration ..

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