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Jaipal Reddy, former Union Minister & Senior Congress leader, passes away

Jaipal Reddy (77), the former Union Minister & Senior Congress leader, has passed away in Hyderabad on July 28, 2019. He joined politics as a student leader of Osmania University and went on to become Congress MLA in 1970s . In the wake of an upsurge of opposition to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi after ..

Paralympics Games winner Deepa Malik joins BJP

Deepa Malik who is first Indian Paralympics Games winner has joined Bhartiya Janta Party. However, there is no information if she will be fielded in upcoming poll elections. This comes amid intensified election campaigning in India ahead of Lok Sabha polls. BJP has released various lists announcing names of 306 candidates that will contest in Lok ..

Political Activity attains momentum across the country

Political activities has gained momentum throughout the country as the last day of filing of nominations for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections is approaching. 91 constituencies, spread over 20 states and union territories, will go to polls in the first phase on the 11th April. The BJP on 23rd March announced another list ..

Former Cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir has joined the BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party). He is expected to be fielded by the party in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls from one of the 7 seats in Delhi. He joined the party in Delhi in the presence of Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad. He said “I ..

Government of India (GoI) declares 2019-20 as Year of construction technology

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently addressed the Construction Technology India 2019 conference on ‘Global Housing Technology Challenge’, in New Delhi. Here, PM Modi declared the 2019-2020 as the Year of construction technology in a bid to increase the use of modern technology in the construction sector. The purpose of the 2-day conference was to ..

Sushil Chandra appointed as Election Commissioner (EC) of India

Sushil Chandra, an IRS-IT officer of the 1980 batch, has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on 15th of February 2019. Prior to joining ECI, he was the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).With his appointment, the Commission now has Sunil Arora as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) ..

Outstanding Parliamentarian Award (OPA) for years 2013-2017

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award (OPA) for the years 2013-2017 in New Delhi on August 1, 2018. Dr Najma Heptullah, the Manipur’s governor and 5-times Rajya Sabha member, won the award for 2013. Meanwhile, BJP’s Lok Sabha member Hukum Dev Narayan was the recipient of OPA for 2014, ..

Arrange the Nationalist Congress Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Bahujan Samaj Party, Samajwadi Party in chronological order of the years founded

Question: Arrange the Nationalist Congress Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Bahujan Samaj Party, Samajwadi Party in chronological order of the years they were founded Answer: Bahujan Samaj Party (1984), Samajwadi Party (1992), Rastriya Janta Dal (1997), Nationalist Congress Party (1999) Bahujan Samaj Party was founded by Kanshi Ram in 1984 and its party symbol is Elephant. ..