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Rajyasabha passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill 2010

Apr 25, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Rajaya Sabha, the upper house of Indian parliament, on 24 April 2012, passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill 2010

Supreme Court dismissed Petition against Army Chief- Designate Lieutenant General Bikram Singh

Apr 23, 2012
National Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 23 April 2012 dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lieutenant General Bikram Singh as the next Army Chief

Supreme Court upheld Election Commission’s Poll Symbol Rules

Apr 19, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Supreme Court of India upheld Election commission’s poll symbol rules, which entitled a political party the status of state party and common symbol for its candidates

Union Cabinet approved Bill seeking Amendment in the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969

Apr 16, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Union Cabinet on 12 April 2012 gave its approval to the introduction of a Bill seeking an amendment in the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969

Union Cabinet gave its approval to the Public Procurement Bill

Apr 16, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Union Cabinet on 12 April 2012 gave its nod to the Public Procurement Bill. The bill is aimed at bringing transparency in the bidding process for public procurement

Union Cabinet approved amendments to the Anand Marriage Act, 1909

Apr 13, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Union Cabinet approved amendments to the Anand Marriage Act, 1909 to provide for registration of Sikh marriages

Supreme Court upheld the Constitutional Validity of the RTE Act, 2009

Apr 13, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 12 April 2012 upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, 2009, which mandates 25 per cent free seats to the poor in government and private unaided schools

Supreme Court: Furnish Details of Mercy Petitions filed by Death Row Convicts

Apr 12, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 11 April 2012 directed seven states to furnish within 48 hours, details of mercy petitions filed by death row convicts

Allahabad High Court: Media should not Report on Movement of Troops

Apr 11, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court directed the Union government of India and the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that there is no reporting on movement of troops by the print or electronic media

Supreme Court sought Details of 18 Mercy Plea Pending Before the President

Apr 4, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 3 April 2012 directed the Union government to provide records of all 18 mercy pleas

CVC reconstituted the Advisory Board on Bank, Commercial and Financial Frauds

Mar 30, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on 29 March 2012, reconstituted the advisory board on bank, commercial and financial frauds

Supreme Court refused to Pass Order on Clemency Petition of Balwant Singh Rajoana

Mar 30, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 30 March 2012 refused to pass any order on a mercy petition in the death sentence to Balwant Singh Rajoana

Union Cabinet approved the Marriage laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010

Mar 26, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Union Cabinet of India on 23 March 2012 approved the redrafted Marriage laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010. The bill seeks to give a woman share in her husband’s property

The Union Government of India notified NCTC (National Counter Terrorism Centre)

Mar 23, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Union Government of India on 3 February 2012 notified the setting up of the anti-terror body called National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC)

Supreme Court:Caretakers can’t Claim Ownership of Property

Mar 23, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Supreme Court of India ruled that one cannot acquire title to a property only because he or she had been allowed to stay in the premises for long

By Not Auctioning Coal Blocks between 2004 & 2009 Government incurred a Loss of Rs 10.67 lakh crore

Mar 22, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Draft report titled Performance Audit Of Coal Block Allocations by CAG stated that the government lost Rs 10.67 lakh crore by not auctioning coal blocks between 2004 and 2009

Results for Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa Assembly Elections declared

Mar 21, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Election results for the assembly elections held in five states namely Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa were declared on 6 March 2012

Arunachal Pradesh received a Special Package of 130 crore Rupees from the Centre

Mar 14, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The Union government of India on 1 March 2012 sanctioned a special package of 130 crore Rupees for Arunachal Pradesh for the modernisation of the police forces in troubled Tirap and Changlang districts of the state

NCPCR released Guidelines to Eliminate Physical Punishment in Schools

Mar 6, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on 4 March 2012 released guidelines to eliminate physical punishment and to discipline schools. The NCPCR survey disclosed that the use of physical punishments is common in Indian schools

UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa recorded the Highest ever Voting Percentage in their History

Mar 5, 2012
India Current Affairs 2012. UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa recorded the highest ever voting percentage in their history in the recently concluded Assembly elections

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