Political Current Affairs, GK & News

Election Commission suspends recognition of PA Sangma-led National People's Party

Election Commission of India (ECI) has suspended recognition of the PA Sangma-led National People’s Party (NPP) which was a recognized state party in Meghalaya. The recognition of NPP was suspended under para 16A of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968 after the party failed to file the election expenditure statement incurred in 2014 ..

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Sitaram Yechury unanimously elected as General Secretary of CPI (M)

Sitaram Yechury was unanimously elected as the general secretary Communist Party of India (Marxist) on 19 April 2015. He is the fifth general secretary of the 50 year old party which was formed in 1964. He was unanimously elected by 91-member new Central Committee (CC) of Party after Ramachandran Pillai had withdrawn from the race. ..

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Madan Mohan Malviya conferred with Bharat Ratna posthumously

Eminent freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malviya was conferred with Bharat Ratna (posthumously), highest civilian award of the country. His family members received the award from President Pranab Mukherjee at the glittering function held at Durbar hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. About Madan Mohan Malviya Madan Mohan Malviya was an eminent educationist ..

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Former CM of Mizoram Brigadier (Retd) Thenphunga Sailo passes away

Former Chief Minister (CM) of Mizoram Brigadier (Retd) Thenphunga Sailo passed away on 27 March 2015 in Aizawl, Mizoram. Apart from being CM, he was also one of the prominent voices against the human rights violation by the armed forces’ in 1970s in the insurgency-hit Mizo hills. About Thenphunga Sailo Sailo was born on 1 ..

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CBI Director Ranjit Sinha ousted from 2G probe

The Supreme Court has removed CBI Director Ranjit Sinha from 2G case investigation and ruled that CBI’s senior most officer will now oversee 2G probe after removal of Sinha from the case. This judgment was given three members SC bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu and comprising justices M B Lokur, A K Sikri ..

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