This week, 6 August-12 August 2012, saw various important, news such as, Raghuram Rajan, former chief economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF) was appointed as the Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry, Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today, About 36 pending bills likely to be passed etc. India this week helps to understand the happenings in and around the country, for a better understanding of current affairs happening in India for the week refer to this category in Jagran Josh.
6 August 2012
• Seven persons including the attacker killed and twenty injured in a shoot out at a Gurudwara in Wisconsin in the United States.
• Haryana Minister of State for Home Gopal Kanda resigns after being booked for abetment to suicide
7 August 2012
• Voting today to elect the next Vice President of India
• Finance Ministry to review tax provisions with retrospective effect to boost investment
8 August 2012
• Monsoon Session of Parliament begins today; About 36 pending bills likely to be passed.
9 August 2012
• Lok Sabha takes up for discussion BJP Adjournment Motion on Assam violence
10 August 2012
• Raghuram Rajan, former chief economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF) was appointed as the Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet cleared the appointment of Rajan as the new CEA on 10 August 2012
11 August 2012
• Hamid Ansari sworn in as the Vice President of India
12 August 2012
• Mumbai situation returns to normal after yesterday's violence in a protest rally against Assam violence; 20 people taken into custody; crime branch starts probe to ascertain any conspiracy angle.
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