Explained: What is Rule 12,used by Centre to revoke President’s Rule in Maharashtra

News:Recently,the central government had invoked Rule 12 of the Government of India(Transaction of Business) Rules to revoke the President’s Rule in Maharashtra. Facts: What is Rule 12? Rule 12 of the Government of India (Transaction of Business) Rules, 1961 allows the Prime Minister to depart from laid down norms at his discretion. The rule says… Continue reading Explained: What is Rule 12,used by Centre to revoke President’s Rule in Maharashtra

‘Fit India Movement’

Prime Minister(PM) has launched the Fit India Movement on the occasion of National Sports day. The movement aims to encourage Indians to include fitness activities and sports in their daily lives to pave way for a healthy and fit lifestyle. During the occasion,the PM said that many lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and hypertension are… Continue reading ‘Fit India Movement’

Manmohan Singh set to lose SPG cover

The Central Government has withdrawn Special Protection Group(SPG) cover for former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Special protection group(SPG) was set up in 1985 after the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi as an executive body on the recommendation of Birbal Nath committee.Later on it became a statutory body under Special Protection Group Act,1988. SPG… Continue reading Manmohan Singh set to lose SPG cover

PM to visit UAE, Bahrain from 23 Aug in bid to boost ties

Indian Prime Minister(PM) will be on a three day visit to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates(UAE). During the UAE visit,Indian PM will be honoured with the “Order of Zayed” which is the highest UAE civilian award.It is conferred due to distinguished leadership of Prime Minister for giving a big boost to bilateral relations between… Continue reading PM to visit UAE, Bahrain from 23 Aug in bid to boost ties

PM Modi to people of J&K, Ladakh: Your representatives will be elected by you, among you

Indian Prime Minister has addressed the nation for the first time since the Parliament has approved the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019.The order effectively abrogates the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under the provision of Article 370. The Parliament has also passed the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill,2019.The bill bifurcates… Continue reading PM Modi to people of J&K, Ladakh: Your representatives will be elected by you, among you

Narendra Modi to be sworn in as Prime Minister for second term on May 30

Exercising powers vested in him under Article 75 (1) of the Constitution of India,the President of India has appointed Narendra Modi to the office of Prime Minister of India. According to Article 75 of the Indian Constitution,the Prime Minister shall be appointed by the President and the other Ministers shall be appointed by the President… Continue reading Narendra Modi to be sworn in as Prime Minister for second term on May 30

AAP to lodge complaint against Prime minister with lokpal

Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) has decided to approach the country’s first Lokpal to lodge a complaint against Prime Minister over his role in the Rafale deal and Sahara Birla diaries.Recently,Selection committee led by Prime minister has cleared Justice (retd) Pinaki Chandra Ghose as India’s first Lokpal. The Government had enacted the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act,2013.The Act… Continue reading AAP to lodge complaint against Prime minister with lokpal