Independence Current Affairs - 2020

March 18: Ordnance Factory Day

On March 18, 2020, 219th Ordnance Factories Foundation Day was observed. Every year India observes March 18 as Ordnance Factory Day. The first Ordnance Factory was established in Kolkata in 1801. There are 41 ordnance factories in the country. History The history of ordnance factory is directly linked to the British reign of India. The Read More…

Supreme Court seeks immediate floor test from Madhya Pradesh State Government

On March 17, 2020, the Supreme Court of India issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh State Government to conduct a floor test. A bench headed by Justice Chandrachud issued the notice. What is the issue? Jyotiraditya Scindia, who lost 2019 election in Madya Pradesh ended his 18 years association with Congress party and joined BJP. Read More…

World’s New Nation: Bougainville gains independence from Papua New Guinea

On December 11, 2019, the South Pacific Archipelago of Bougainville voted to become independent of Papua New Guinea. Around 98% of 1,81,067 voters voted to get independent from Papua New Guinea. Bougainville It is the largest island of the Solomon Islands Archipelago. The island has the world’s largest copper deposits. The most widely spoken language Read More…

Scots stand United with the Kingdom

The Scots have given a clear mandate to stay with the United Kingdom along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland in a historic referendum. There were 55% votes which went in favour of the No-campaigners who said a ‘no’ to independence and only 44% votes which were in favour of the ‘yes’ campaign. The British Read More…