Law in India Current Affairs, GK & News
On 18 Nov, the Winter Session of Parliament begins. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi described the current session of Parliament as a very important one as it would be the Rajya Sabha’s 250th Session and also the 70th Year of the Indian Constitution. On 26th of November India would be observing its 70th Constitution Day. The Indian Constitution was ..
On 13 Nov, the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogai said that the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a ‘public authority ‘under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005. The court decision dismissed the earlier three appeals filed by ..
Topics: Chief Justice of India • Freedom of information laws by country • Government of India • In India • Judiciary of India • K. G. Balakrishnan • Law in India • Right to Information Act • Right to Privacy • Subhash Chandra Agrawal • Supreme Court of India
On 12 Nov, President Ram Nath Kovind approved a proclamation imposing President’s Rule under Article 356(1) of the Constitution in Maharashtra, following a recommendation from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The Assembly will be kept under suspended animation. The decision comes a day after he invited the third largest party in the Assembly, the NCP, to ..
Topics: Chief Minister • Constitution of India • Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir • Constitution of Pakistan • Direct rule • Federalism in India • Government of India • Governor • India • Law in India • Parliament of India • President of India • President's rule • Ram Nath Kovind • Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde has been appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India (CJI) & will take oath as CJI on November 18. He will have tenure of 17 months and would demit office on April 23, 2021.
The 200 new Foreigners Tribunals are expected to be functional from October 1 as the government has cleared the decks by appointing 221 practising lawyers and retired civil servants and judicial officers as members of the tribunals. Why the move has assumed significance? Assam had 100 such tribunals. The backlog of over two lakh cases ..
The 4th South-Asian Speaker’s Summit was recently held in Male, Maldives. The summit was meant to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) but Pakistan tried to raise the issue of abrogation of Article 370 provisions on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) despite not being part of the agenda. The Indian delegation in the summit was represented by ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Article 370 of the Constitution of India • Geography of Asia • Government of India • Indian revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status • Jammu and Kashmir • Law in India • Lok Sabha • Parliament of India