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BJP legislator Michael Lobo elected as deputy speaker of Goa assembly

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

BJP Legislator Michael Lobo has been elected as the new Deputy speaker of the Goa assembly, defeating Congress nominee Izidore Fernandes by 21-15.

NCST approves proposal for 5 additional seats for tribals in Sikkim Assembly

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The National Commission for Schedule Tribes has approved the proposal requesting for five additional seats for the STs in the Sikkim Assembly.

Pawan Hans to start ‘Dilli Darshan’ chopper rides

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Pawan Hans, the national helicopter service company is soon going to start helicopter rides for Delhi darshan, the starting price of which is just Rs 2499 per person.

Assam launched SaCReD Project to protect environment of Majuli Island

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Sustainable Action for Climate Resilient Development in Majuli (SaCReD, Majuli) project seeks to develop Majuli Island as India’s first carbon neutral district.

Srinagar to get a football stadium as per FIFA norms

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar is going to be completely revamped to match the international norms set by FIFA.

Panneerselvam and Sasikala Camp choose new symbols after EC freezes ‘Two leaves’

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The election commission after a day-long hearing blocked both Panneerselvam and Sasikala camps from using the AIADMK party name and symbol at the upcoming crucial RK Nagar by-polls.

Delhi High Court rules that parents can evict abusive children from their house

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

In its latest ruling, the Delhi High Court allowed parents to evict abusive children from their house, regardless of whether it is a rented property or a self-acquired one.

India’s longest road tunnel completes trial run

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

India’s longest tunnel has successfully completed its trial run and would be soon open for public usage.

Five-month-long economic blockade of Manipur comes to an end

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The blockade on two-highways of Manipur came to an end a day before the floor test of the new BJP-led coalition government of the state.

World Bank Group approved USD 210 million for strengthening gram panchayats in West Bengal

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The loan will strengthen gram panchayaths to emerge as devolved service delivery and administrative units in the PRI system.

2017-18 Tamil Nadu budget presented

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The finance minister said that the major source of income for the State in Value Added Tax. Since the GST will replace VAT, there will be a loss in the revenue, which will be compensated by the Centre.

Karnataka State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

In 2017-18, a total amount of Rs 5080 crore will be spent for the development of the agriculture sector.

Nongthombam Biren Singh sworn in as Chief Minister of Manipur

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

After the declaration of the results of Manipur Elections 2017, Manipur Governor Najma Haptullah invited the BJP-led coalition to form the next government in the state.

Manohar Parrikar sworn in as Chief Minister of Goa

Mar 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

He served as the Chief Minister of Goa twice in his political career- first from 2000 to 2005 and later from March 2012 to November 2014.

Congress emerged as the largest party in 2017 Assembly Elections of Goa

Mar 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Three seats in Goa Assembly were captured by three parties that came into existence just a year ago as a regional party.

2017 Manipur Assembly Elections results

Mar 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

As per reports, the large turnouts in the state in two phases would have helped BJP to win 21 seats in the state.

Delhi Budget 2017-18

Mar 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Out of the total Budget of Rs 48,000 crore, the AAP government has allocated Rs 11300 crore for education, Rs 5,736 crore for health, Rs 5,506 crore for Transport and Rs 3,467 for Social Security and Welfare.

Kerala State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

In his budget speech, the State Finance Minister Dr TM Thomas Issac acknowledged the adverse impact of the demonetization initiative on the State government.

West Bengal grants official language status to Kurukh

Mar 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The official language status was given to the endangered language by the state government in February 2017. However, the announcement was recently made by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Odisha, Invest India signed agreement to promote start-ups

Mar 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Startup Odisha Initiative and Startup India will help in achieving the Mission-1000 Startups by the year 2020 and help the youth in realising their dreams.

Assam to host river festival ‘Namami Brahmaputra’

Mar 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The government of Assam is all set to host its first river festival, ‘Namami Brahmaputra’, in order to promote the state’s culture, heritage, tradition and art.

Assam government to appoint teacher in all high schools to monitor cleanliness

Mar 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Assam has decided to take Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a step further by appointing a teacher in all of its high schools to maintain cleanliness.

Chennai HC: Pass law to remove Seemai Karuvelam trees

Mar 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

A bench of justices in Chennai high court have ordered for the removal of the harmful seemai karuvelam trees from the entire state.

Khursheed A Ganai appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir

Feb 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Governor NN Vohra appointed Ganai as the State Chief Information Commissioner and his appointment will take effect from the date he assumes charge of the post.

Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit to be developed under HRIDAY

Feb 25, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The circuit is connecting the Dwarkadish Haveli and Hanuman Dandi, the only temple housing Hanumanji and his son Makardhwaj, in Dwarka district of Gujarat.

Gujarat State Budget for FY 2017-18 presented

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Nitinbhai Patel has announced a slew of measures to improve social and economic infrastructure in the State.

Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as new CM of Nagaland

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Shurhozelie Liezietsu has been sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Nagaland. He will be succeeding TR Zeliang, who resigned from the post following widespread protests in the state over 33 per cent reservation for women in urban local bodies.

J&K government imposes restrictions on number of guests at weddings

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The restrictions on the number of guests to be invited were put with an aim to limit wastage of food and essential commodities in such ceremonies.

Gujarat Assembly passes Aadhaar Bill, 2017

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Bill empowers the state government to use Aadhaar number as the sole identifier for the delivery of various subsidies and benefits in an effective and targeted manner.

Nagaland: Chief Minister TR Zeliang resigned

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Political situation of Nagaland has been boiling ever since the Nagaland Tribal Action Committee began their agitation demanding the resignation of the Chief Minister.

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