President of India Current Affairs - 2020

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal Resigns

The Union Food Processing Industries Minister Shrimati Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned on September 17, 2020. Her resignation was to showcase her protest against the three farm sector bills that was introduced to reform the agriculture sector. The President of India Ramnath Govind has accepted her resignation on the advice of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Read More…

Haryana to Reserve 75 percent Jobs with Less than Rs 50,000 Salary in the Private Sector of the State for Locals

In order to address the growing rate of unemployment in the state on a priority basis, under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar, the Haryana Cabinet on 6th July 2020 has approved a proposal for drafting an Ordinance under which 75 percent of the jobs with a salary of less Read More…

President Inaugurates Dhamma Chakra Day 2020 Celebrations

In partnership with the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), the Union Ministry of Culture will be organizing the celebrations for the Dhamma Chakra Day on Asadha Poornima on the 4th of July 2020. The celebrations for the day were inaugurated from the Rashtrapati Bhawan at New Delhi by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. Every Read More…

15th Finance Commission to monitor COVID-19 before second report

On March 19, 2020, the Finance Commission announced that it will monitor situation of COVID-19 before releasing its second report. Highlights The Commission is to set up a committee to review fiscal consolidation of the government. The commission has recommended grants for health sector under its report. It has recommended setting up of State Disaster Read More…

Corona Virus: National Emergency in the USA

The President of United States of America Donald Trump has declared national emergency over the spread of corona virus. Also, the government has allocated 50 billion USD to fight against the disease. History This kind of emergency in the country is rare. Earlier, the same kind of emergency was declared by President Bill Clinton over Read More…