Parliament Current Affairs, GK & News

National Youth Parliament Festival

The national round of the National Youth Parliament Festival (NYPF) will be held on 10th and 11th March 2022. Background National Youth Parliament Festival is based on the idea shared by PM Modi in his Mann Ki Baat Address in 2017. PM believed that youth should become the voice of India. The 1st edition of ..

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Dam Safety Act, 2021

Parliament on December 8, 2021, passed the Dam Safety Act. It provides for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of dams, for prevention of dam failure related disaster, and also makes provision for institutional mechanisms to ensure their safe functioning. History of Dam Safety Law The government decided to draft India’s first Dam Safety Law, way ..

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Heritage Conservation Committee

The Supreme Court recently cleared the Central Vista Project that covers a three kilo metre stretch between the Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate. Following this, the Heritage Conservation Committee has approved the construction of a new parliament. What is Heritage Conservation Committee? The Heritage Conservation Committee is set up under the chairmanship of Additional Secretary, ..

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Supreme Court approves Central Vista Project

On January 5, 2020, the Supreme Court allowed the Central Vista Project to go ahead. What is the Central Vista Project? The Central Vista project aims to renovate 86 acres of land in the Lutyen’s Garden in New Delhi. It includes Landmark structures of Indian government such as Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament, India Gate and North ..

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India attends 6th BRICS Parliamentary Forum

On October 27, 2020, Indian Parliamentary delegation under the leadership of Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla attended the sixth BRICS Parliamentary Forum. It was chaired by the Chairman of State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia. The speakers and members of other BRICS parliaments such as Brazil, China and South Africa participated in the ..

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