Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Current Affairs - 2020

First Time: Supreme Court removed a state minister over Disqualification petition

On March 18, 2020, for the first time in its history, the Supreme Court removed the Manipur Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh from the state cabinet. The apex court has also been restrained him from entering the Legislative assembly. What is the issue? Mr Shyamkumar won the 2017 assembly elections on Congress Ticket and switched over Read More…

Pema Khandu sworn-in as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister

The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Pema Khandu was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. Key Highlights Pema Khandu was sworn in as the first Chief Minister of an elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Arunachal Pradesh. In chronology he is the 10th Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. Oath Ceremony: The Read More…

Naveen Patnaik sworn in as Odisha Chief Minister

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Naveen Patnaik takes oath as CM of Odisha for a record 5th consecutive term. BJD has been in power in Odisha since 2000. Key Highlights The 72 year old Naveen Patnaik is the longest-serving chief minister of coastal state. BJD has been in power in the state since 2000. He won Read More…