Parliament of Singapore Current Affairs, GK & News

Singapore Election: PM Lee Hsein Loong wins again

The Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong has won the election and will continue as PM for another term. Highlights The ruling People’s Action Party of Singapore has won 83 of 93 contested parliamentary seats in general election. The People’s Action Party has been in power since 1965. This year the party secured 61.24% of the ..




Byelection on May 6 for British Columbia

Prime Minister Jutin Trudeau has announced byelection in British Columbia to fill a vacated seat. The MP who vacated his seat is to run a seperate party. The Canadian Electoral system is based on PArliamentary syhstem of Government. The Parliament consists of Sovereign (represented by Governor General), upper house (the senate) and the lower house ..


The Parliamentary panel to study recovery of black money and performance of public sector banks for 2018-19

On May 11, the parliamentary panel headed by veteran BJP MP Murali Manohar Joshi has decided to study the recovery of black money and performance of public sector banks among a host of subjects. The 30-member Estimates Committee has decided to study a host of subjects related to various ministries in the year 2018-19. As ..


Halimah Yacob declared as new President of Singapore

Halimah binti Yacob, the former Speaker of Parliament, has been declared the President-elect of Singapore, after her nomination papers were found to be in order. She will be Singapore’s first female President and the first Malay head of state in 47 years. On September 13, Yacob was certified by the Presidential Elections Commission as the ..


Rajamanar Committee

A Centre-State Relations Inquiry Committee was set up by the then DMK Government of Tamil Nadu on 2nd September, 1969 under the Chairmanship of Dr. P.V. Rajamanar to consider the entire question regarding relationship that should subsist between the Centre and the States in a federal set up. The Committee in its report recommended that ..