India Current Affairs - 2020

Noted Historian Bipan Chandra passes away

A Padma Bhushan awardee and a revered historian Bipan Chandra passed away after an extended illness. He had many feathers in his cap as he had served on many roles and profiles. He had served as Chairperson of the Centre for historical studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University; was a member of University Grants Commission and Read More…

Attendance tracking for Central government employees

PM Narendra Modi has upped the ante and has brought back the good days of Indian economy. The economy which was on a downward spiral showed signs of revival after it hit a growth of 5.7 percent, the highest recorded in the last several months. This definitely stems from the hush of growth oriented policies, Read More…

MoD promotes “Make in India” vision of PM: Axes Copter deal

Minister of Defence Mr.arun Jaitley, made a significant stride to take the PM’s vision of “Make in India” forward by scrapping the global tender for Rs.6000 crores Light Utility Helicopters. The scheme which had been in the pipeline for a considerable length of time now, was actually mired in corruption charges and other technical controversies. Read More…

Kerela’s shocking Child Marriage figures

A recent report by UNICEF has brought-out shocking statistics about the most literate state of the country- Kerela. The report suggests an apparent rise in rate of child marriages in the state. The trend which is more prominent in the rural parts than the urban areas, has been quite alarming. Kerela has always scored well Read More…

PM launches Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Indian Prime Minister living upto his image of a man of action and less rhetoric, successfully unveiled and launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, within 15 days of its formal announcement from the Red Fort on independence day. The scheme is said to eradicate financial untouchability and will be a game-changer to bring about Read More…