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Union government announced to give 5 year visa to minorities from neighbouring counties

Published on: 17-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Union Government decided to grant five year visa to members of the minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

Union Government banned terror group ISIS in India

Published on: 16-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Few days after detaining an engineer for running a popular Twitter account of ISIS, Union Government declared ban on the group.

14th Finance Commission submitted its report to President

Published on: 16-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

14th Finance Commission headed by former RBI Governor YV Reddy submitted its report to the President of India.

Lok Sabha passed Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Amendment Bill 2014

Published on: 16-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Lok Sabha on 15 December 2014 passed the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2014.

Union Government brought 52 new drugs under NPPA control

Published on: 13-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Union Government brought 52 new drugs under National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) control to keep check on prices of essential medicines.

Union Home Ministry removed Section 309 of IPC decriminalizing attempt to suicide

Published on: 12-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

The Ministry decided to remove Section 309 of IPC after 20th Law Commission recommended to decriminalize attempt to suicide.

Union Cabinet approved creation of five posts of ASG at High Courts

Published on: 11-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Union Cabinet approved the creation of five new posts of additional solicitors general for high courts of Punjab & Haryana, Patna, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Gujarat.

Union Government and ATDC signed MoU for employment oriented training to youths

Published on: 11-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Union Government of India and Apparel Training & Development Centre signed a MoU for employment oriented training to youths.

Ministry of Railways inaugurated Wi-Fi broadband services at New Delhi railway station

Published on: 09-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Ministry of Railways inaugurated Wi-Fi broadband services in New Delhi railway station.

President launched Karnataka Mobile One App in Bengaluru for m-governance

Published on: 09-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

The app will provide a platform for m-governance in the State and is first such initiative of India.

Rajya Sabha passed Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Laws (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2014

Published on: 09-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Rajya Sabha on 8 December 2014 passed the Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Laws (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2014. The Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 1 December  2014.

Subramanian Committee on Leveraging the Post Office Network submitted report to Union government

Published on: 09-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

Subramanian Committee on Leveraging the Post Office Network on 4 December 2014 submitted its report to the Union Ministry of Telecommunications.

Lok Sabha passed the Repealing and Amending (Second) Bill, 2014

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The Lok Sabha on 8 December 2014 passed the Repealing and Amending (Second) Bill, 2014 to repeal obsolete Acts. The Bill was passed by the voice vote in the parliamentary session.

Lok Sabha passed the School of Planning and Architecture Bill 2014

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

The Lok Sabha on 3 December 2014 passed the School of Planning and Architecture Bill, 2014. The Bill was passed by a voice vote.

Steps need to be taken to stop sex determination contents on internet: SC

Published on: 06-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

The Supreme Court asked the centre to take an effort to stop sex determination contents on internet.

Supreme Court directed Union to prosecute black money hoarders abroad by 31 March 2015

Published on: 05-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The Supreme Court directed the Centre to complete prosecution of black money hoarders abroad under the Income Tax Act by 31 March 2015.

SC constituted Social Justice Bench to deal with social issue

Published on: 04-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Supreme Court constituted a special Bench, called Social Justice Bench, comprising of two judges for delivery of speedy justice of social issues.

Union Cabinet approved Anti-Hijacking Bill 2014 giving death penalty to hijackers

Published on: 03-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Union Cabinet granted approval to the comprehensive Anti-Hijacking Bill 2014. The Bill seeks punishment like death penalty for hijackers.

Birthday of Atal Bihari Vajpayee to be observed as National Good Governance Day

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

The birthday of the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the 25 December will be observed as National Good Governance Day.

SEBI allowed 123 entities to set up Alternative Investment Funds in India

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

The 123 Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) have been registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) since July 2012.

PSC on External Affairs recommended Government to introduce a Bill to ratify LBA with Bangladesh

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

PSC tabled its report in Parliament and recommended government to introduce a bill to give teeth to 1974 India Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement.

Union government announced 28000 crore rupees package for laying new rail lines in North-East

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

The announcement was made by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi during his visit to North Eastern States of India.

Union government decided to amend the Consumer Protection Act 1986

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The move aims to strengthen the three-tier grievance redressal system stipulated under the Act.

Rajya Sabha passed Apprentices (Amendment) Bill, 2014

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

Rajya Sabha on 27 November 2014 passed the Apprentices (Amendment) Bill, 2014 by voice vote. The bill seeks to amend the Apprentices Act, 1961

Lok Sabha passed Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2014

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

Lok Sabha passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders Amendment Bill, 2014. The bill seeks to include more castes under Scheduled Castes category

Union Government launched Electronic Travel Authorization Scheme for 43 countries

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 125 people agreed

Union Government launched Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) Scheme or E-visa to boost tourism to India.

Union Government passed Central University Amendment Bill 2014

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Union Government passed Central University Amendment Bill 2014 which provides for the establishment of Mahatma Gandhi Central University in Motihari (Bihar).

Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2014 passed in Lok Sabha

Published on: 26-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Lok Sabha on 26 November 2014 passed Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) (Amendment) Bill, 2014. The amendment bill was passed by voice vote

Union Government announced Swachh Bharat Kosh Operational Guidelines

Published on: 26-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Union government launched the Swachh Bharat Kosh to achieve the objective of cleanliness across the country.

WTO, WASTE and FINISH signed MoU to end open defecation in India

Published on: 25-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 67 people agreed

Three global organisations on 24 November 2014 signed a three year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to end open defecation in India.

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