Mizoram Current Affairs - 2020

125th Constitutional Amendment Bill

The government has introduced the 125th Constitutional Amendment Bill in the Parliament to increase the financial and executive powers of the 10 Autonomous Councils in the Sixth Schedule areas of the northeastern region. Features of the Amendment Bill The salient features of the 125th Constitutional Amendment Bill which will impact one crore tribal people in Read More…

Constitutional Amendment to increase the powers of the Autonomous Councils

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the constitutional amendment which seeks to increase the powers of the autonomous councils in the Sixth Schedule areas of the Northeast. What are the amendments proposed? The Sixth Schedule of the Constitution provides for decentralised self-governance and dispute resolution through local customary laws in Read More…

Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya celebrate 47th Statehood Day

The states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya celebrated their 47th Statehood Day on 21st January. The states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya became full-fledged states on January 21, 1972. State Reorganisation of North-East At the time of Independence, India’s North-East region composed of three kinds of entities mentioned below: Assam Province of British India.  Princely Read More…

Haryana announces Shaurya Award for Students

The Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar has announced the Shaurya awards for students in the name of 71 state police martyrs. About the Shaurya Awards The Shaurya Awards with prize money of Rs 11,000 will be awarded to students in the name of 71 personnel of the state police forces who laid down their lives while protecting Read More…

GoM on GST revenue shortfall faced by states

The GST Council has decided to set up a seven-member committee to look into revenue shortfall being faced by the states after the GST roll-out, and suggest steps for augmenting collections. The committee would be headed by Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister of Bihar Sushil Modi. Other members of the committee include Punjab Finance Read More…