Protests Current Affairs, GK & News

What is the Basij?

The Basij has been deployed by the Iranian Government to respond to the protests that have erupted following the death of a woman after her arrest by the morality police for “improperly” wearing her headscarf. Key facts The Basij (Organization for the Mobilization of the Oppressed) was established by the former Supreme Leader of Iran ..

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Fridays for Future Campaign

Fridays for Future activists have launched climate change protests in Germany and other countries. Key facts About 280,000 people in over 270 cities and towns across Germany are taking part in demonstrations as part of the Fridays for Future movement. One of the biggest rallies took place in Berlin, where over 36,000 people gathered to ..

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Committee on RRB Exam Concerns

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has created a committee to look into the concerns raised by students. What is the issue? The RRB released an employment notification for the Non – Technical category in 2019. The exam got postponed because of COVID. The exam was recently held on January 14 – 15, 2022. The candidates ..

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Police and Crime Bill: Why are people protesting in UK?

In the United Kingdom, thousands are protesting against the new legislation introduced in the British Parliament. The new legislation is called the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, 2021. The protests against the bill have been named as “Kill the Bill” protest. Why is Police and Crime Bill being passed? Currently, the British Police is ..

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Supreme Court suspends implementation of Farms Laws

The Supreme Court recently suspended the implementation of three farm laws to end the disagreement between the farmers and Government of India. What was the judgement pronounced by the Supreme Court? The Supreme Court has directed to form a committee to resolve the issue. The apex court also indicated that it was highly disappointed with ..

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What is “George Floyd” protest in news currently?

The United States is facing nation wide protests over the death of an African American George Floyd. Highlights George Floyd, an African American man of age 46 died after the police arrested him near a shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This has created the current unrest in the country. Mr Floyd was from Houston and has ..

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