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National Bytes: Parliament adjourns sine die

Parliament adjourns sine die Approx Read Time: 4 minutes  In News: On 23rd March 2020, both the Houses of Parliament was adjourned sine die prematurely after passing of the Finance Bill 2020 in view of increasing threats from coronavirus outbreak. Important Terms Related to Session of the Parliament: Session: The period spanning between the first …

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17 security personnel killed in deadliest Maoist ambush

Maoist attack in Sukma Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: Confirming the worst fears, bodies of 17 security personnel who had been declared missing after an encounter with Maoists on 21st March in the jungles of Minpa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, have been recovered. All those killed were from District Reserve Guards — …

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Rajya Sabha passes Vivad se Vishwas Bill

Vivad se Vishwas Bill Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The Parliament has approved the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill after it was passed by voice vote in Rajya Sabha. It was earlier approved by Lok Sabha. The Bill will provide a small window to taxpayers to end pending disputes by paying the …

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British plan for judges way to go for Rajya Sabha?

Rajya Sabha Approx Read Time: 5 minutes Rajya Sabha: The Upper House in Indian Parliament is called Rajya Sabha (Chamber of Princes) because under the Government of India Act, 1935, princely states were supposed to send their representatives to that chamber. After Partition, the new Constitution and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel got rid of princely states. …

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Extra Bytes: Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as MP in Rajya Sabha

Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as MP in Rajya Sabha Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has recently took oath as a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha. He is the first chief justice to become a nominated member of the House. Earlier Justice (retd) Ranganath Mishra was …

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