Oath of office: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Justice SA Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

Published: November 19, 2019

On 18 Nov, Justice SA Bobde administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. He is appointed as 47th  Chief Justice of India. Mr Bobde’s tenure in the Supreme Court witnessed some of the most controversial moments in the past of the higher judiciary such as sexual harassment charges against his predecessor. He ..

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PR Ramachandra Menon sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court

Published: May 7, 2019

Justice PR Ramachandra Menon has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court. Governor Anandiben Patel administered him the oath of office and secrecy at a function at Raj Bhawan. Earlier, Menon was a judge in the Kerala High Court. As per article 217 of constitution, the Chief Justice of a ..

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Nilambar Acharya appointed as new Nepalese ambassador to India

Published: February 4, 2019

Nilambar Acharya, Nepal’s former law minister, has been appointed as the country’s ambassador to India. The position of the Nepalese ambassador to India was vacant for more than a year after Deep Kumar Upadhyay resigned to join politics in October 2017. President Bidya Devi Bhandari has recently administered oath of office to Acharya at Rastrapati ..

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Bharat Bhushan Vyas takes Oath of Office and Secrecy as Member of Union Public Service Commission

Published: December 13, 2018

As per Article-316 of the Constitution, the Chairman and other members of UPSC shall be appointed by the President. In case the office of the Chairman becomes vacant his duties shall be performed by one of the other members of the Commission as the President may appoint for the purpose. A member of a UPSC ..

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Shrimat Pandey newly-appointed chairman of Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission

Published: July 13, 2018

Shrimat Pandey is the newly-appointed chairman of the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) and will have tenure of five years. Justice Pradeep Nandrajog, the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, administered oath of office to Pandey. The Commission was established on 2nd January 2000 under the ERC Act, 1998 o play a more effective role ..

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