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Bharat Ratna Award: List of recipients (1954-2019)

Jun 5, 2020
List of recipients of Bharat Ratna:- Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award in the country. Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee, and Nanaji Deshmukh are the latest recipients of this prestigious Bharat Ratna award 2019. 

List of Current Chief Ministers in India 2020

Jun 4, 2020
At present, India is the union of 28 states and 8 Union Territories. There are 31 Chief Ministers in India which includes 28 Chief Ministers from states and 3 from Union territory of Delhi, Puducherry and Jammu and Kashmir.

List of Cabinet Ministers of India 2020

Jun 4, 2020
Narendra Modi Cabinet 2.0! Modi Cabinet has 58 Ministers; which includes 25 cabinet Ministers,24 Ministers of State, and 9 Ministers of State (Independent Charge).  Shri Amit Shah is the Home Affairs, Shri Raj Nath Singh is the Defence Minister, and Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari has two ministries 1. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and 2. Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: Biography, History and Administration

Jun 4, 2020
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: He was one of the greatest warriors of his time and founder of the Maratha Empire. Shivaji himself enthroned as an independent sovereign in 1674. For six years he ruled his domain via cabinet of eight ministers. Let us have a look at his early life, administration, battles, etc.    

Kundapur Vaman Kamath: Biography, Career and Achievements

Jun 4, 2020
Mr. KV Kamath may be the new Finance Minister of India. Currently he is President of New Development Bank. He was born on 2 December 1947 at Mangalore, Madras Province, India. Read this article to know the biography of Mr. Kundapur Vaman Kamath.

15 Interesting Facts and History about Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

Jun 3, 2020
Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) is illegally occupied by Pakistan in 1947. Pakistan has divided POK into 2 parts i.e. Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The population of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir(Azad Kashmir+Gilgit Baltistan) is Approx. 52 lac in 2020.

Pakistan Occupied Kashmir vs Indian Kashmir:Comparative study

Jun 3, 2020
Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) is that part of India which is occupied by the Pakistan after the invasion in 1947, since then this area is known as the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK).

Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for Kharif Crops Season 2020-21

Jun 2, 2020
Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Paddy (Common) is increased to 1,868 per quintal for the 2020-21 season.The Government announces Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for 22 mandated crops on the recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP). 

Is India in the position to boycott Chinese products?

Jun 2, 2020
India’s trade with China was $87.07 billion in 2018-19. In this duration, Indian import from China was US$70.32 in 2018-19 while Indian export to China was just US$ 16.75. It means India’s trade deficit with China was $53.57 billion in 2018-19. India sends 8% of its total exports to China whereas China sends only 2% of its total exports to India.

What is Article 30 of the Indian Constitution

Jun 1, 2020
Article 30: The Indian Constitution has provisions of fundamental right from articles 12 to 35.  Part-3 of the constitution talks about the fundamental rights given to the citizens of the country. In this article, we have explained the constitutional provisions of article 30.

How Much debt on Indian Government?

Jun 1, 2020
The status report on Government debt for 2018-19 states that the total public debt of the country has increased to 68.6% of GDP by March 2019, which in simple terms has gone up to Rs.13 trillion or Rs. 1.3 crores. Read this article to know the exact amount of debt on the Indian government from 2014 to 2019.

List of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award winners 2020

Jun 1, 2020
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award winners: BCCI has nominated Rohit Sharma for the highest sporting award in India i.e.Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020. Rohit Sharma is the fourth cricketer who is chosen for this award. Read this article to know the full list of Khel Ratna Award winners.

What is Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)?

May 29, 2020
The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, or anti-terror law was amended by the Lok Sabha in 2019. This bill empowers to central agencies and states to deal with terrorist activities strictly. This article to know full details of the UAPA, 1967.

List of Articles Related to the President of India at a Glance

May 26, 2020
The President of India (article 52) is the head of the Indian state. He is the first citizen of India also. In this article we have published the list of all important articles related to the President of India.

One Nation, One Ration Card: Eligibility, Launch Date, Objectives and Benefits

May 26, 2020
'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme was launched in four states on pilot basis in 2019 by the Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan. This card will enable migrant workers to get cheap food grains with one ration card across the country.

Manmohan Singh: Biography, Political career, Books and Education

May 22, 2020
Dr. Manmohan Singh Biography: The first Sikh Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh has been admitted to AIIMS after complaining of chest pain. Eighty-seven-year-old Dr. Singh was born 26 September 1932 in Gah, Punjab. Read this full article to know biography, Education, and books of Dr. Manmohan Singh.  

Universal Basic Income (UBI): Definition, Features, Advantage and Disadvantages

May 21, 2020
Universal Basic Income (UBI): In the Economic Survey 2016-17, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley advocated Universal Basic Income scheme (UBI) in place of various social welfare schemes in the country, in an effort to reduce poverty and income inequality in the country.

Indian Economy: A Complete Study Material for Competitive Exams

May 21, 2020
The Complete Study Material of the “Indian Economy” is segmented into 5 Sections. These sections are; Economic Planning in India, The horizon of Indian Economy, Government Schemes & Programmes in India, Money and Banking and International Agencies and Trade.

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA): Meaning, Functions and Budget

May 20, 2020
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) was constituted in India after the occurrence of the Indian Ocean Tsunami (2004), Gujarat Earthquake (2001) and Odisha Super Cyclone (1999). The NDMA was formally constituted on 27 September 2006, in accordance with Section 3(1) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005. It lays down the policies, plans, and guidelines for disaster management in India.

Supreme Court of India: Composition, Power and Functions

May 19, 2020
The Indian constitution under Article 124(1) states that there shall be a Supreme Court of India consisting of a Chief justice of India (CJI) and 34 judges including the CJI. The Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India can broadly be categorised into original jurisdiction, appellate jurisdiction and advisory jurisdiction. However, there are other multiple powers of the Supreme Court.

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