Insights Daily Current Events, 14 August 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 August 2015 Archives Centre’s reply sought on PIL challenging CVC, VC appointment The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to respond on a public interest petition challenging the recent appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner K.V. Chaudhary and Vigilance Commissioner T.M. Bhasin. The petition was filed by Common Cause, an NGO. …

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 January 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 January 2015 ARCHIVES Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) initiative As a part of statewise consultation process on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao(BBBP) Scheme, the Union Minister of Women & Child Development recently held a Video Conference with the Principal Secretaries of Departments of Women & Child Development from States of Andhra …

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 December 2014 ARCHIVES Department Renamed The Department of Disability Affairs (Nishaktata Karya Vibhag) under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has been renamed as Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Viklangjan Sashaktikaran Vibhag). It was carved out as separate department and christened the Department of Disability Affairs in …

Insights Daily Current Events, 27 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 27 December 2014 ARCHIVES President signs coal, insurance ordinances President has signed two key ordinances to raise the cap on foreign direct investment in the insurance sector and facilitate e-auction of coal blocks, amid protest from the opposition parties. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2014, was passed by the Lok …

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 December 2014 ARCHIVES Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching The Prime Minister launched the Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching at the Swatantrata Bhawan in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. The Prime Minister in his speech said that “the education system is not meant to …

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 December 2015 ARCHIVES Stamp on “Kuka Movement” Released A commemorative stamp to highlight heroic deeds of those engaged in Kuka Movement was released recently. KUKA Movement: The Kuka Movement marked the first major reaction of the people in the Punjab to the new political order initiated by the British after …

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 December 2014 ARCHIVES Birth Anniversary of S. Ramanujan It was the 127th Birth Anniversary of the great Indian Mathematician. It was celebrated as “National Mathematics Day”. The mathematical genius compiled more than 3,900 mathematical results and equations. His Ramanujam Prime and Ramanujam theta discoveries had also inspired further research on …

Insights Daily Current Events Day-2 (October 12, 2013)

DOWNLOAD PDF NATIONAL Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana issue The Group of Ministers (GoM), presided over by the Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde was setup to “discuss the approach and methodology” to be adopted for the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and creation of Telangana. The GoM would take the opinion of stakeholders on all important …