Janata Dal: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Nitish Kumar appointed as Chief Minister of Bihar

Published: November 16, 2020

On November 16, 2020, the President of Janata Dal was appointed as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth consecutive term. The Chief Minister is appointed by the Governor. Is the Chief Minister appointed or Elected? The Chief Ministers and the Prime Ministers in India are appointed by the Governor and President respectively. On ..

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100th birth anniversary of I K Gujral

Published: December 4, 2019

December 4th, 2019 marks the 100th birth anniversary of Inder Kumar Gujral. I K Gujral was the 12th Prime Minister of India. He became the prime Minister in 1997. He was born in Jhelum in 1919. He hailed from a family of freedom fighters and is also noted for his participation in national movement- especially ..

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

Published: July 29, 2019

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 ..

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Harivansh Narayan Singh elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Published: August 9, 2018

NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha after defeating opposition nominee B K Hariprasad on 9th August 2018. Mr Harivansh, a veteran journalist, represents the state of Bihar in the House as a JD(U) member. He polled 125 votes as against 105 by Hariprasad in a ..

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Raghunath Jha, former Union minister passes away

Published: January 16, 2018

Raghunath Jha (78), the senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Union Minister , has passed away in Delhi on January 15, 2018. He was Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise in the UPA government led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as a RJD representative. He was elected Member ..

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