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Who is demanding separate Bhil state in India?

Jun 17, 2020
The Bhil tribe has been living in India since a very old time. Presently, this tribal community with a population of 1.7 crore is demanding a separate Bhil region. Let us know in this article that people of which place are demanding this separate Bhil Pradesh?

What is Kashmir 4G Internet Controversy Case?

Jun 16, 2020
 In the month of May 2020 the Foundation for Media Professionals and Jammu Kashmir Private School Association have appealed to the Supreme Court that 2G services are causing problems in running a business and the online education of children. So 4G internet service should be restored in Jammu and Kashmir.

The List of Chief Ministers of Karnataka (1947-2020)

Jun 9, 2020
K.Chengalaraya Reddy of Congress was the first Chief Minister (1947 to 1952) of the Karnataka state. B. S. Yeddyurappa of  BJP was sworn in as the current Chief Minister of Karnataka on 26 July 2019. Read this article to know the full list of all Chief Ministers of Karnataka.

List of All the Political Parties in India 2020

Jun 8, 2020
Eight national parties in India are BSP, BJP, Congress, CPI, CPI-M, TMC, NCP and recenty added National peoples' Party (NPP).NPP is the first national party from the North-East region. 

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.

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).

The National Investigation Agency (NIA): Establishment and Functions

May 29, 2020
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) acts as the Central Counter-Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency. NIA Amendment Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Jul 15, 2019.

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.

Salary of Government Officials in India

May 13, 2020
The President of India receives the highest salary in the country i.e. Rs. 500,000 as basic salary plus other allowances fixed to President of India. The Vice-President of India is the second-highest-paid official in the country who receives Rs.400,000 plus other allowances fixed to Vice President of India.

List of major labour laws in India: A Brief Introduction

May 8, 2020
Minimum Wages Act, 1948, Factories Act, 1948, Maternity Benefits Act, 1961, Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 are some important labour laws in India. These laws have many provisions to safe the interests of workers of organised and unorganised sectors in India. Labour comes under the concurrent list of the Indian Constitution.

Geographical Indication (GI) Tag: Meaning, Objectives, Examples and FAQs

May 8, 2020
A Geographical Indication (GI) tag is given to an entrepreneur or a group of businessmen of a particular area/state/country to manufacturer goods of good quality.The GI tags are issued as per the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act,1999. 

Kashmiri Saffron given GI Tag: Know what is Geographical Indication (GI) Tag?

May 7, 2020
Geographical indication is a name or mark given to products, agriculture, natural and manufactured products (sweets, handicrafts, and industrial goods) of a particular region (country or state or a town). Recently, Kashmiri Saffron has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Now Kashmiri saffron will get a different identity in the market.

Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir: Facts at a Glance

May 1, 2020
Jammu and Kashmir has become an Union territory since 31 October 2019. So total area of the J&K as a UT has been reduced to just 42,241 km2. There will be 29 districts in the Jammu and Kashmir. The legislature will be Unicameral and assembly seats shall be 114, Rajya Sabha seats 4 and Lok Sabha seats 5.

Uttar Pradesh: Formation, Districts,Culture and Economy in 2020

May 1, 2020
Uttar Pradesh (UP) the most populous state of India has an area of 2,36,286 square KM. The size of the State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Uttar Pradesh was US$ 226 billion in 2018-19. UP is the largest producer of food grains in India and accounted for about 17.83% share in the country’s total food grain output.

Top 10 Largest States of India in Terms of Area

May 1, 2020
India is a union of states. At present, there are 28 states and 8 union territories in India. Rajasthan is the biggest Indian state in terms of the area followed by Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra.

Telangana at a Glance:Formation, Capital, Districts, and Economy

Apr 10, 2020
Telangana was formed on 2 June 2014 with the city of Hyderabad as its capital. It has 33 districts and 17 Lok Sabha and 7 Rajya Sabha seats. Telangana is the twelfth largest state in India and the twelfth most populated state in India. Read this article to know full information about the Telangana.

Delhi at a Glance: A City of National Monuments

Mar 26, 2020
Delhi is a union territory of India that has 70 assembly seats. It is considered among the richest UTs in India. The Gross State Domestic product (GSDP) of Delhi is Rs 7.80 trillion (US$ 108.06 billion). The per capita income of Delhi was Rs 3,89,143 in 2019-20.

List of Lt. Governors & Administrators of the Union Territories of India

Mar 25, 2020
Currently, India has 28 states and 8 Union Territories.Two new Union Territories of India are; Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir. Shri Girish Chandra Murmu is the first Lieutenant Governor of the J&K while Shri Radha Krishna Mathur is the new Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh. Read this article to know the list of all the Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of the Union Territories in India. 

What is the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019?

Mar 14, 2020
The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 divided the state into two separate UTs; one is Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir with legislative assembly and the other is Union Territory of Ladakh without Legislative Assembly.

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