Indian Polity - Current Affairs for January, 2015

Indian Polity Current Affairs for January, 2015

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▼ Jayanthi Natarajan quits Congress on 20thJanuary 2015   [01-23-15]

She claimed that she followed Rahul Gandhi’s directions on green nod to projects but was humiliated and sidelined by central leadership. Jayanthi Natarajan has also quit as the trustee of the Tamil Nadu unit Congress.

▼ Divya Prakash Sinha appointed Secretary Security in Union Cabinet Secretariat   [01-23-15]

He is a 1979 batch IPS officer of the Manipur-Tripura cadre. He has served the Intelligence Bureau (IB) for several years handling operations in key regions such as the Northeast and New Delhi.

▼ CM Candidate for Delhi Assembly Elections 2015- Ex IPS Officer Kiran Bedi   [01-22-15]

Ms Bedi will contest from Krishna Nagar assembly seat, earlier represented by Union Minister Dr. Harshvardhan.

▼ 83 crore voters registered on 5thJanuary 2015: CEC H. S. Brahma   [01-22-15]

India is having nearly 83 crore voters as on 5th January 2015.

▼ Number of Zonal Councils of states in India- 5   [01-22-15]

There are five Zonal Councils, namely Eastern, Western, Northern, Southern and Central Zonal Council which are advisory bodies and discuss any matter in which some or all of the States represented in a Council have a common interest.

▼ West Bengal Minister Manjul Singh Krishna joins BJP on January 15, 2015   [01-22-15]

The State BJP President said that for the first time a State Minister has joined their party and this will lead to collapse of the ruling Trinamool Congress Government.

▼ Ex IPS Officer Kiran Bedi joins BJP on January 15, 2015   [01-22-15]

She was inducted in the party in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah, Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Dr. Harshvardhan in New Delhi.

▼ Congress Campaign Committee for Delhi polls to be headed by Ajay Maken   [01-22-15]

Mr Maken's name was announced by party leader P C Chacko at a briefing in New Delhi.

▼ Daughter of President Pranab Mukherjee, Ms. Sharmistha Mukherjee to fight Delhi elections 2015 for Congress   [01-22-15]

49-year-old Sharmishta is a Kathak dancer and has been participating in events and rallies of Delhi Congress for the last few months.

▼ Shri Ram Sene banned by the Goa Government in January 2015   [01-22-15]

Shri Ram Sene. The outfit was banned on August 20, 2014, from entering Goa till December 2014. The organisation had hit the headlines in 2009 after its members attacked boys and girls at a pub in Mangalore.