Independence Current Affairs, GK & News

Parakram Diwas

The Government of India recently announced that the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is to be celebrated as “Parakram Diwas”. Parakram Diwas means Courage Day. Netaji was born on January 23, 1897. The Central Government and the Bengal Government are to begin the year long celebrations of 125th birth anniversary year on January ..

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What is Pagri Sambhal Jatta Movement?

Context in Current Affairs: The ongoing farmer protests against the recently legislated farm laws is similar to the farmer protests in 1907. The farmers then protested against three British laws namely Punjab land colonization act, Doab Bari act and the Punjab land alienation act. Background In 1879, the British government constructed a Canal to draw ..

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March 18: Ordnance Factory Day

On March 18, 2020, 219th Ordnance Factories Foundation Day was observed. Every year India observes March 18 as Ordnance Factory Day. The first Ordnance Factory was established in Kolkata in 1801. There are 41 ordnance factories in the country. History The history of ordnance factory is directly linked to the British reign of India. The ..

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Supreme Court seeks immediate floor test from Madhya Pradesh State Government

On March 17, 2020, the Supreme Court of India issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh State Government to conduct a floor test. A bench headed by Justice Chandrachud issued the notice. What is the issue? Jyotiraditya Scindia, who lost 2019 election in Madya Pradesh ended his 18 years association with Congress party and joined BJP. ..

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World’s Newest Nation: Bougainville

The autonomous region of Bougainville has voted in the referendum vote overwhelmingly in favour of becoming independent from Papua New Guinea, paving the way for the islands group to become the newest nation in the world. Over 180,000 people from the Bougainville Islands flung 700km in the Solomon Sea, off the coast of Papua New ..

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