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Uttarakhand HC accords human status to Ganga, Yamuna

1 day ago
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The court in its landmark judgement said, “Chief Secretary and the Advocate General of Uttarakhand will act as the "legal parents" of the holy rivers”.

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

2 days ago
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

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 7 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

2 days ago
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.

Yogi Adityanath sworn-in as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the President of the BJP Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of several BJP ruling-States attended the swearing-in ceremony.

Dalai Lama Inaugurated the International Buddhist Conference in Bihar

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The international conference to discuss Buddhism in the 21st century was inaugurated in Bihar on 17 March 2017.

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.

Audit how much timber and money are generated from felling of trees in Delhi: High Court to CAG

Mar 17, 2017
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The bench that asked to audit the aspects of how much timber and money are generated from the felling of trees in the city also asked the state government to reclaim the encroachment areas of forest.

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.

Captain Amarinder Singh sworn in as Chief Minister of Punjab

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Alongside, Navjot Singh Sidhu was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister of Punjab.

Union Cabinet approves special assistance measure for Andhra Pradesh

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The centre will provide the 100% fund of the remaining cost of the irrigation component of the Polavaram project for the period starting from 1 April 2014.

Andhra Pradesh State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The budget was presented in the newly inaugurated State Legislative Assembly at Velagapudi in Guntur district.

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.

Foundation stone of the Banana Research Centre laid in Vaishali, Bihar

Mar 14, 2017
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The Banana Research Centre is established to fulfil the aspirations of the banana growers of Vaishali.

Telangana State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Rs 605 crore proposed for the KCR Kit Scheme. Under the scheme,  kits consisting of 16 essential things needed for a new born baby will be distributed.

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.

BJP won 2017 Assembly Elections of Uttarakhand

Mar 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The battle for power in Uttarakhand culminated with a resounding victory of BJP, which successfully claimed 57 seats in the state.

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.

Congress won the 2017 Assembly Elections in Punjab

Mar 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP, which is a new entrant Punjab’s assembly election, emerged as the second major party by winning 22 seats.

BJP won the 2017 Assembly Elections of Uttar Pradesh

Mar 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

BJP emerged as the largest party in Uttar Pradesh by winning three-fourth seats in an assembly of 403 seats.

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.

CM Vasundhara Raje presented Rajasthan annual budget for FY 2017-18

Mar 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

No new tax was introduced in name of VAT, Luxury Tax, Entertainment Tax and Entry Tax except an increase of VAT on the cigarette, which was increased by 15%.

Haryana Government announces Tirtha Darshan scheme for senior citizens

Mar 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The announcement was made by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in the State Legislative Assembly.

Haryana State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The government has identified nine core areas, including agriculture and rural development, for the all round development of the State.

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.

Andhra Pradesh proposed Smart Mosquito Density System to fight vector-borne diseases

Mar 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The system will use the real time data that will help the authorities in mapping the spread of vector borne diseases.

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.

Punjab Minister inaugurates the largest tricolour on tallest flag post at Attari Border

Mar 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Built at an approximate cost of Rs 3.50 crore, the post was developed as a part of a project of the Amritsar Improvement Trust Authority of Punjab Government.

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