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J & K Legislative Council passed a resolution urging Union to resume Indo-Pak talks

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Jammu & Kashmir legislative council on 28 August 2014 passed a resolution urging Union to resume Indo-Pak talks.

SC advised the PM to not to include chargesheeted person into their Cabinet

Published on: 29-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Supreme Court on 27 August 2014 advised the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers to not to include chargesheeted persons into their cabinet.

Prime Minister launched Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)

Published on: 29-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 195 people agreed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 28 August 2014 launched Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.

CCEA empowered Road Transport and Highway Ministry to amend MCA

Published on: 28-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 27 August 2014 empowered  the Road Transport.

Union Government launched Dot Bharat domain

Published on: 28-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 168 people agreed

Union Government has launched a new domain, Dot Bharat (.भारत) in Devanagari script. Initially the domain will cover eight languages.

Union Finance Ministry ordered the forensic audit of UCO bank

Published on: 27-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

The Union Finance Ministry ordered limited forensic audit of Kolkata-based UCO Bank.

SC put on hold the implementation of its 1983 Judgement till 2024

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

Supreme Court on 26 August 2014 put on hold the implementation of its 1983 Judgement till 2024.

President appointed Governors for Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa

Published on: 27-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 115 people agreed

President Pranab Mukherjee on 26 August 2014 appointed Governors for four states.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to launch Energy Highway for Eastern India

Published on: 26-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 August 2014 announced to launch Energy Highway for Eastern India.

SC issued notice to Union Government over Uttarakhand's Governor Plea

Published on: 23-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

SC issued notice to Union Government to respond it on the issue of asking Governors to quit or face dismissal within six weeks.

SC expresses concern over LoP issue; asked government to respond by 9 September

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

SC asked the Union Government to decide the status of the LoOP in the Lok Sabha by 9 September 2014. LoOP is required for selection of Lokpal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Pradhan Mantri Krishi Seenchayi Yojana

Published on: 23-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 104 people agreed

Narendra Modi announced new irrigation scheme, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Seenchayi Yojana to meet the irrigation needs of all farmers across the country.

SC fined 14 states and 1 UT for not responding to Law Commission's report

Published on: 21-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

The Supreme Court fined 14 state governments and 1 Union Territory (UT) on 20 August 2014 for not responding to Law Commission's 245th Report

SC issued notice to government seeking response on amendment of Article 348 of Constitution

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 123 people agreed

The Supreme Court of India on 19 August 2014 issued notice to the Union Government seeking its response to amend Article 348

Prime Minister dedicated indigenously built largest warship INS Kolkata to the nation

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 75 people agreed

Prime Minister of India dedicated India’s indigenously designed warship INS Kolkata (D63) to the nation.

SC issued notice to Union Government and States on PIL seeking cigarette and bidi ban

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

SC issued notice to the Union Government and states on a PIL seeking to ban cigarettes and bidis in the country.

SC gave 2-week time to Union Government for Ganga clean-up roadmap

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

SC asked the Union Government to come up with a road-map to make river Ganga pollution free within two-week. The bench headed by Justice TS Thakur.

Union Government introduced Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014 in Lok Sabha

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 175 people agreed

The Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on 11 August 2014 introduced Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014...

Union Government introduced two Labour Reform Bills in Lok Sabha

Published on: 08-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

Union Labour and Employment Minister Narendra Singh Tomar tabled two Labour Reform Bills in the Lok Sabha

Health Ministry asked Airports to set up Ebola check posts to screen passengers from W Africa

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan asked all Indian airports to setup Ebola check posts to screen passengers from West Africa

Union Cabinet approved the Juvenile Justice Bill, 2014 to amend the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 143 people agreed

The Union cabinet on 6 August 2014 approved the Bill to amend the Juvenile Justice (JJ) Act, 2000.

Securities Laws Amendment Bill, 2014 passed in Lok Sabha by voice vote

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Lok Sabha passed the Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 by voice vote. Bill empowers SEBI to crackdown on fraudulent investment schemes.

SC asked for latest data on steps taken to curb Female Foeticide from all states

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

A Supreme Court Bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra on 3 August 2014 asked from all States as well as the Centre the data of female foeticide.

Union government put on hold all new defence procurements from Italian Finmeccannica group

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

India put on hold all defence procurements from the Italian company Finmeccannica and its affiliate firms in the wake of an alleged chopper scam.

UP and Gujarat Governor given additional charge of Rajasthan and Goa

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

UP Governor Ram Naik and Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli were given additional charge of Rajasthan and Goa, respectively.

Union Defence Ministry allowed armed forces to do business with the Rolls Royce

Published on: 04-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

The Union Defence Ministry on 3 August 2014 allowed armed forces to do business related to essential requirements with the Rolls Royce.

Submit proposal to fast-track criminal justice system: SC to Centre

Published on: 02-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

SC urged the Government to come up with a proposal to fast-track the Criminal justice delivery system in India. It needs the proposal within a month.

Union Government launched Rashtriya Gokul Mission

Published on: 29-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 248 people agreed

Government has launched the Rashtriya Gokul Mission to promote conservation and developments of indigenous breeds of cows in a scientific manner.

Finance Ministry approved setting up of rape crisis centres in all districts

Published on: 28-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 87 people agreed

Union Finance Ministry gave its nod to the proposal of setting up rape crisis centres in all district across India.

Union Government decided to intensify war against Japanese Encephalitis

Published on: 24-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare decided to intensify major war against Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the fourth week of July 2014

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