Lok Sabha Current Affairs - 2020

“India at Risk” Mr. Jaswant Singh’s book launched

Former External Affairs Minister, Mr. Jaswant Singh released a book titled, “ India at Risk – Mistakes, Misconceptions and Misadventures of security policy”. The book is on 60 years of Indian security issues. About the book “India at Risk” Throws a light on various events that took place during his appointments as minister of External Read More…

Cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara: Brand ambassador of Gujarat Election Commission

India’s middle order batsman, Cheteshwar Pujara has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat state Election Commission for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Objective: To encourage young voters of the region to caste their votes in the upcoming elections. Mr. Pujara is known for his discipline, integrity and sense of duty towards his Read More…

Whistleblowers Protection Bill 2014: Passed by Parliament to encourage those disclosing information on corrupt public servants

The Parliament of India approved the Whistleblowers Protection Bill 2014 to set up a mechanism to encourage persons for disclosure of information on corruption or willful misuse of power by public servants. The bill also seeks to provide punishment for false or frivolous complaints. Recently, the Rajya Sabha gave its nod to the bill without Read More…

Parliament nod to bill to protect rights of street vendors

Parliament passed “Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) bill-2014” to regulate street vending activities and protect the rights of urban street vendors besides ensuring steps against harassment by police and civic authorities. The Rajya Sabha adopted the bill by a voice vote and without discussion. (the bill was already passed by Read More…

NRIs set up first NaMo tea stall in Silicon valley, USA

The Indian-American professionals from many IT companies viz. Microsoft, Cisco, Apple, eBay, Oracle, etc. set up the first NaMo tea stall in Silicon valley, USA. Objective: To extend their support to BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the Lok Sabha polls. To make use of latest technology to cut power transmission losses in India, Read More…