Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Current Affairs - 2020

Cabinet Approval: Kolkata Port Trust renamed to Shyama Prasad Mukerjee Port Trust

On June 3, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved renaming of Kolkata Port Trust to Shyama Prasad Mukerjee port trust. The announcement of renaming of the port was given by PM Modi on January 11, 2020. Highlights The announcement was made by PM Modi while he attended the 150th anniversary celebrations of Read More…

Commemorative stamps released on 150th celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust

On January 12, 2020, PM Modi attended the 150th celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust. During the celebration, the prime minister launched commemorative stamps of the port trust. Highlights During the celebrations, the PM also launched Rs 600 crore worth port development activities. It includes upgrade of a ship repair facility, upgraded railway infrastructure for the Read More…

2015 Delhi Legislative Assembly election result

Election Commission of India (ECI) has declared the results of Delhi Legislative Assembly election 2015. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) headed by social activist turned politician Arvind Kejriwal with 67 seats has emerged as the largest party in the house of 70 seats. Arvind Kejriwal is going to take oath as Chief Minister on 14 February Read More…

Dinesh Oraon elected as Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Dinesh Oraon was unanimously elected as the Speaker of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly. It was announced by the Protem Speaker Stephen Marandi. His name for the post was proposed by the Chief Minister Raghubar Das. He is the 10th Speaker of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly since the state was granted statehood Read More…

Raghubar Das sworn in as 10th CM of Jharkhand

Raghubar Das was sworn-in as 10th Chief Minister of Jharkhand and becoming first non-tribal to hold this post. Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed administered the oath of office and secrecy to him at oath taking ceremony held at Birsa Munda Football Stadium, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Along with Raghubar Das, following 4 cabinet ministers were sworn in Nilkanth Read More…