Lok Sabha Current Affairs, GK & News

US Population increases by 7.4%

The Central Bureau of the United States recently announced that the population of the United States has increased by 7.4%. This is the second slowest growth of US Population since the Great Depression. Background The Census Bureau recently released the first set of data on US population. The complete demographic data of the country is ..

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Parliament passes ‘National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill’

Parliament passed “National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill, 2021” (NBFID Bill) after Rajya Sabha approves it on March 25, 2021. Bill was passed in Lok Sabha on March 24, 2021. NBFID Bill The bill seeks to establish a National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development to support ‘infrastructure financing’ across the country. NBFID ..

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Marine Aids to Navigation Bill Introduced

The Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on March 15, 2021. The bill was moved by Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Mansukh Mandaviya. Highlights This initiative is part of the proactive approach which was adopted by Ministry of Shipping by repealing the archaic colonial laws and replacing them ..

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Major Ports Authorities Bill, 2020

The “Major Ports Authorities Bill, 2020” was passed in the Rajya Sabha on February 10, 2021. The bill was passed using the ballot votes. 84 votes were in favour while 44 votes were against it. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha in September 2020. Significance of the Bill The Union minister of state ..

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Why did Supreme Court issue notice over election of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Rajya Sabha?

On November 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of India issued notice on petition against the election of the Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Rajya Sabha. What is the issue? The Supreme Court bench comprising of Chief Justice S A Bobde, Justice Ramasubramanian and Justice A S Bopanna issued notice challenging the election of ..

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