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Why did Haryana Government amend the Rules for conduct of business in Assembly?

The Haryana State Government recently added several new provisions to maintain the decorum of the State Assembly. The provisions have been included based on the recommendations made by the committee constituted by the Speaker of the Haryana State Legislative Assembly. New Rules The following are the new rules added to the Rules of Procedure and ..

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Retired IAS Officer Sanjay Kothari appointed as Central Vigilance Commissioner

On April 25, 2020, retired IAS officer Sanjay Kothari was sworn in as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He was sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind. Highlights Mr Kothari acted as the secretary to the President of India. He was replaced by Mr Kapil Dev Tripathi on April 20, 2020. Mr ..

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Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha: Criterion

The Leader of Opposition is the leader of the single largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha. The modalities to formally recognise the leader of the opposition is outlined under Mavalankar’s rule. Mavalankar’s Rule G V Mavalankar was the first Speaker of Lok Sabha. The rules formulated by him to recognize the leader of opposition in ..

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Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed CBI Director

IPS officer Rishi Kumar Shukla has been appointed as the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a fixed tenure of two years.  Rishi Kumar Shukla is currently serving as the chairman of Madhya Pradesh Police Housing Corporation in Bhopal. The appointment of the Rishi Kumar Shukla was approved by the Appointments Committee of ..

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SC verdict on reinstating CBI chief Alok Kumar Verma: Key Facts

The Supreme Court of India has reinstated CBI director Alok Kumar Verma, setting aside the Centre’s order to divest him of his powers. The Supreme Court has restrained him from taking any major policy decision till the CVC probe into corruption charges against him is over. Observations made by the Supreme Court The Supreme Court has ..

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