Maharashtra government Current Affairs, GK & News

Maharashtra creates Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Information Technology (IT)

Maharashtra government has announced for creation of a new award named “Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Information Technology (IT)”. Key Points Creation of new award was announced days after the central government renamed the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. Why this award will be presented? According to ..

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Maharashtra Launched Corona-Free Village Competitions

Maharashtra government has launched “Corona-free Village Competitions” which is an interesting route to ensure all Covid-19 precautionary norms are followed in villages of state. Corona-Free Village Competitions Under ‘corona-free village’ competitions, three villages will be selected in each revenue district on the basis of their good work and efforts in Covid-19 management. This competition is ..

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Assam’s Bill to abolish State-run Madrassas

The Assam Government recently tabled a bill that will abolish all the state-run Madrassas and will convert them into schools from April 1, 2021. The bill is called Assam Repealing Bill, 2020. Key Features of the Bill The bill will abolish two existing acts namely, The Assam Madrassa Education (Provincialisation) Act, 1995. Assam Madrassa Education ..

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Breach of Privilege Motion

The State Legislature of Maharashtra recently passed proposals stating that they will not reply to any notice sent by Supreme Court or High Court in the breach of privilege motion against the Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami. According to the Maharashtra government replying to such notices would mean that Judiciary can keep a check on ..

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to enter Legislature: The Constitutional Features

Mr Uddav Thackeray is the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Article 164 The Article 164 of the Constitution provides every provision for a Chief Minister of a state. According to the article, any person who has the support of majority of the elected members of the legislative assembly shall be appointed as the CM by ..

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