Lok Sabha: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Lok Sabha passes Farm Reform bills: Facts, Concerns and Benefits

On September 17, 2020, Lok Sabha passed two farm bills amidst the protests from the opposition. The bills were on agriculture market reforms and contract farming provisions. The bill to amend the essential commodities Act, ..

President accepts Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation

On September 17, 2020, the Union Food Processing Industries Minister Shrimati Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned over the protest against the three farm sector bills.  The President of India Ramnath Govind accepted the resignation under the advice ..

Parliament passed Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020

Parliament passed the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020 with approval from Rajya Sabha on September 16, 2020. Earlier, the lower house (Lok Sabha) had also passed the bill. Key Provisions of ..

Lok Sabha Passes Bill to reduce salaries of MPs by 30%

The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by the Lok Sabha. The bill seeks to cut salaries of MPs by 30%. Key Facts Currently, each MP draws a ..

Dropping the Question Hour in LS schedule of Monsoon Session

The Lok Sabha Secretariat released the schedule for the monsoon Parliament session that starts on September 14. It has dropped the Question but unstarred questions would be allowed. Many leaders from opposition had written to ..