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Context:

The Supreme Court  asked the chief secretaries of 12 states to specify why they have not appointed a Lokayukta. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi also asked the chief secretary of Odisha to apprise the court about the status of the Lokayukta in state and
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Closure Motion

Closure is one of the means by which a debate may be brought to an end by a majority decision of the House, even though all Members wishing to speak have not done so.

Closure versus Guillotine

Guillotine refers to putting by the Speaker of outstanding

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The objective:

To recognize the outstanding contributions made by workmen as defined in the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 in organizations both in public and private sector and who have distinguished record of performance, devotion to duty of a high order, specific contribution in the

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Context:

  Inaugurated  7th Women Science Congress at the ongoing 105th session of Indian Science Congress in Imphal

Significance:

7th Women Science Congress is a significant step towards nation-building”  women can not only
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Context:

The goods and services tax (GST) implemented by the Narendra Modi government from 1 July 2017 is one of the most complex with the second highest tax rate in the world among a sample of 115 countries which have a similar indirect tax system, the World Bank said in a

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Context: The  Union territory of Lakshadweep joined UDAY (Scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) Scheme.

Importance:

 Union Territory of Lakshadweep and the Government of India signed a MoU under the UDAY Scheme. This will ensure operational turnaround of
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Context:

The Haryana government on 27th feb 2018 decided to make more stringent existing criminal laws related to sexual offences against women and children.

The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar  decided to make amendments to

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In news:

Towards enhancing the digital India initiative, IAF has brought in Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) a GoI undertaking under Ministry of Electronics and IT for conducting the

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