Members of the Rajya Sabha Current Affairs, GK & News
On July 6, 2022, four new nominations were made to the Rajya Sabha. Who have been nominated? The four nominations include: Ilaiyaraaja, who is the Music maestro from Tamil Nadu. P T Usha, who is a sports icon from Kerala. V Vijayendra Prasad, who is an acclaimed screenwriter from Karnataka. Veerendra Heggade, who is the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2022
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Thawar Chand Gehlot, the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, has been appointed the Leader of the House for the Rajya Sabha. He will replace senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley who opted out of the government citing health reasons. Gehlot is an experienced parliamentarian from and a Dalit face of the saffron party. He ..
Topics: Bharatiya Janata Party • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Leader of the House • Leaders of the Rajya Sabha • Members of the Rajya Sabha • Narendra Modi ministry • Parliament of India • Piyush Goyal • Rajya Sabha • Ram Nath Kovind • Thawar Chand Gehlot
The 42nd Indian Social Science Congress (ISSC-2018) was inaugurated by Manipur governor Dr Najma Heptulla at KIIT University campus in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on December 27. The theme of the Congress was ‘Human Future in Digital Era’. The ISSC is the annual meet of social scientists organised by Indian Social Science Academy (ISSA). It is a ..
Topics: Bhubaneswar • India • International Social Science Council • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology • KIIT • Manipur • Members of the Rajya Sabha • Najma • Najma Heptulla • Odisha • Organizations • States and union territories of India
The Union government has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to examine the specific recommendations of High Level Empowered Committee (HLEC) constituted to address the issue of stressed power projects and forward their comments for consideration by the Union Cabinet. The panel, headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha, ..
Topics: Arun Jaitley • Government of India • Goyal • Lok Sabha • Members of the Rajya Sabha • Ministry of Railways • Narendra Modi ministry • Nitin • Nitin Gadkari • Piyush Goyal • Suresh Prabhu • Union Government ministries of India
NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha after defeating opposition nominee B K Hariprasad on 9th August 2018. Mr Harivansh, a veteran journalist, represents the state of Bihar in the House as a JD(U) member. He polled 125 votes as against 105 by Hariprasad in a ..
In a Cabinet reshuffle, Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has taken charge as the new Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) on May 15, 2018. He replaced Smriti Irani. Mrs Irani will now only hold the portfolio of Minister of Textiles. A communique from the office of President Ram Nath Kovind said, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal ..
Topics: Arun Jaitley • Cabinet of India • First Modi ministry • Government of India • Members of the Rajya Sabha • Ministry of Textiles • Narendra Modi ministry • Piyush Goyal • Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore • Smriti Irani • Union Government ministries of India