Rajiv Gandhi: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Rajasthan CM launches Indira Rasoi scheme to provide meals to the needy

The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot has launched the “Indira Rasoi scheme” in the state during the commemoration of the 76th birth anniversary of former PM of India, Rajiv Gandhi. What is the ‘Indira Rasoi scheme’? The scheme aims at providing nutritious food to the urban poor population for Rs. 8 per mill. The ..

Communal Harmony Day (CHD)

In India, the Sadbhavana Diwas (or Communal Harmony Day) is celebrated every year on August 20 to commemorate birth anniversary of late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. On the occasion of 75th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi along with Rahul Gandhi inaugurated an exhibition titled ‘Memories and Archives of Rajiv ..

Sangita Dhingra Sehgal head of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) tribunal for adjudicating ban on LTTE

The Union government has constituted the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal to adjudicate whether or not there is sufficient cause for declaring the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) as an unlawful association. The Tribunal is comprised of sitting Judge of Delhi High Court Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal. Earlier, the Home Ministry had issued a notification ..

2019 edition of National Anti Terrorism Day (NATD)

The National Anti Terrorism Day (NATD) is celebrated every year in India on May 21 to spread the message of global peace and non-violence and stop youngsters from following cult practices and being misguided. The day also honours the sacrifices made by thousands of soldiers who fought against terrorism. It’s a day to pay tribute ..

India’s first woman IAS officer after Independence Anna Rajam Malhotra passes away

Anna Rajam Malhotra (91) was the India’s first woman IAS officer after Independence, who passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on September 17, 2018. Born in July 1927 in Kerala’s Ernakulam district, she joined the civil services in 1951 and had served in the Madras cadre under then CM C Rajagopalachari and in the central government. ..