Sixty-second Amendment of the Constitution of India Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Medara community’ included in K’taka ST list

The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2012 seeks to amend the Constitution to include the Medara community in the list of Scheduled Tribes in Karnataka. It received Parliament’s approval with the Rajya Sabha adopting it. The Lok Sabha had passed it earlier. In 2002, the Medara community was omitted in the list.

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RS passes amendment in Central Education Institutions Reservation Bill to ensure equity

The Rajya Sabha passed the Central Educational Institutions Reservation in Admission Amendment Bill 2010. The bill was passed by a voice vote. Objective: It provides that the State seats if any, in a Central Educational Institution situated in the tribal area will be governed by such reservation policy for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and ..

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Constitution (113th) Amendment Bill gets President’s Assent

Constitution (113th) Amendment Bill pertains to change of the entry of Oriya Language to Odiya in the 8th Schedule of Constitution of India. President Pratibha Patil has given her assent to the Orissa (the Alteration of Name) Bill and the Constitution(113th) Amendment Bill, already approved by both the houses of Parliament. With this assent, the ..

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