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Office Of Prime Minister

Why is it in News?

Due to the 2019 General Elections, Office of Prime Minister is often seen in the news.


Vote On Account

Why is it in News?

In the election year, the outgoing government either presents an Interim Budget or seeks ‘Vote on Account’.


Puducherry And The Role Of LG

Why is it in News?

The Madras High Court has opined that Lieutenant Governor (LG) cannot interfere in day to day affairs of the government.


National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

Why is it in News?

NDMA has played a pivotal role in minimising the catastrophe caused by Cyclone Fani.


UNSC Resolution 1267

Why is it in News?

UN Security Council designated Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a Global Terrorist on 1st May 2019.


Independent Candidates

Why is it in News?

Due to 2019 being the year for General Elections, issues related to ‘Independent Candidates’ is frequently seen in the news.


Varuna Exercise

Why is it in News?

The first part of the Indo-French joint naval exercise, Varuna 19.1, conducted off the Goa coast from 1st to 10th May 19.


Dissolution Of Lok Sabha

Why is it in News?

Due to ongoing General Elections the term ‘Dissolution of Lok Sabha’ is frequently seen in the news.


Hampi Architecture

Why is it in News?

Tourist footfall in Hampi is down by nearly a lakh between April 2018 and March 2019, despite the fact that group of monuments at Hampi was listed on number two in ‘Must see’ tourist spot by the New York Times.


National Green Tribunal (NGT)

Why is it in News?

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought report on waste tyres used in factories.


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