Punjab [PPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

Punjab and Haryana High Court bars stating of caste in Proceedings

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has instructed states of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh to not mention the caste of the accused, victims or witnesses in proceedings before the court. What did the High Court say? The High Court while passing a ruling in a murder case where the Haryana police had mentioned Read More…

India boycotts Pakistan National Day Events

India has boycotted the events of the Pakistan National Day in protest against the invitation to Hurriyat leaders for the National Day reception being held at New Delhi. India has strongly objected to the direct engagement of Pakistan with Hurriyat representatives who are spearheading a separatists movement in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan Read More…

Hasmukh Adhia Appointed as Chancellor of Gujarat Central University

President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the appointment of former finance secretary Hasmukh Adhia as the chancellor of Gujarat Central University. He will hold the post for a period of five years. Hasmukh Adhia was a Gujarat cadre IAS officer and was appointed as the secretary in the Department of Financial Services after then Chief Minister Read More…

India to stop its share of water flowing into Pakistan

The Minister of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari has said that India would fully utilise its share of unused water from rivers Ravi, Beas and Sutlej that has been flowing into Pakistan. The comment was made by the Minister in the backdrop of the Pulwama Terror attack which took the life Read More…

Punjab Seeks British Govt Apology for Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

The government of Punjab has sought an apology from the British government for the JallianwalaBagh massacre. A resolution demanding an apology from the British government was passed unanimously from the Punjab Assembly. Resolution of Punjab Assembly The resolution passed unanimously by the Punjab Assembly states: The tragic massacre of innocent protesters in Jallianwala Bagh in Read More…