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SPG (Amendment) Bill passed in Parliament

The SPG amendment bill says that when the SPG cover is withdrawn from a former Prime Minister, the cover also stands withdrawn from his or her family members. The bill was passed in the parliament on December 3, 2019. The bill aimed at amending the Special Protection Group act, 1988. Amendment Key Features The act ..

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‘National Youth Parliament Scheme’ (NYPS) web portal launched by President

On the occasion of the 70th Constitution Day, the ‘National Youth Parliament Scheme’ (NYPS) web portal was launched by President Ram Nath Kovind. The web portal is available at www.nyps.mpa.gov.in. The objective of the portal will be to increase the outreach of the youth parliament program of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs to cover untouched ..

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CIC Annual Report tabled in Lok Sabha

The Central Information Commission tabled its annual report for the year 2018-19 in Lok Sabha on 20th November, 2019. The same report was also tabled in Rajya Sabha on 21st November, 2019. Highlights of the report The report said that in the year 2018-19, around 13.70 lakh applications were received by the Central Public Authorities ..

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India-ASEAN Business Summit

On 19 October, 2019, the 4th India-ASEAN Business summit and the India-Philippines Business Conclave was organized. President Ram Nath Kovind who is on a 7-day official visit to Philippine and Japan addressed the summit. Highlights of the address ASEAN-India trade relations are important for India to achieve its Act East Policy. The ASEAN-India trade increased ..

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Reviewing the Process of Appointment of Governors

In a recent appointment of governors for five states, the central government has appointed persons who are deeply embedded within the ruling party ecosystem. The governor of Telangana was the Tamil Nadu state head of the ruling party. All these appointees have recent, strong and uncompromising links with the ruling regime. These appointments put the ..

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