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Joint Conference of CVC-CBI

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, delivered a video message to the joint conference of CVC and CBI on October 20, 2021. The conference took place at Kevadia, Gujarat. Highlights During the conference, Prime Minister noted that, deliberations of the conference are taking place in Kevadia which is a place marked by the presence of Sardar Patel. ..

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Chief Justice of India: Justice Ramana to assume charge

Justice N V Ramana, who was recently appointed as the Chief Justice of India is to assume charge on April 24, 2021. He is to take charge a day after the retirement of CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde. Justice Ramana is to take over as the 48th Chief Justice of India. Justice Ramana Justice Ramana was ..

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Central Vigilance Commission adopted Integrity Pact: Key Facts

The Central Vigilance Commission has modified the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on adoption of “Integrity Pact” in government firm for purchase related activities. What is the amended SOP? As per the amended SOP: For appointed as Integrity External Monitors (IEMs), the Ministry, department or organisation worried has to forward a panel of suitable persons to ..

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September 28: International Day for Universal Access to Information

Every year, the United Nations celebrates International Day for Universal Access to Information on September 28. This year the day focuses on the right to information in the times of crisis. Highlights The day is celebrated to highlight the advantages of having statutory, constitutional policies to provide public access to information and build trust. Programmes ..

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Operation Desert Chase

The Rajasthan Police recently arrested two civil defence employees in Jaipur based on Military Intelligence inputs. They were arrested upon the input that they were passing sensitive information to Pakistan spy agency ISI (Inter Service Intelligence). The information was passed under Operation Desert Chase. Operation Desert Chase The Operation is an anti-espionage operation that was ..

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