Indian Polity - Current Affairs for March, 2015

Indian Polity Current Affairs for March, 2015

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▼ BJP becomes largest political party in the world on March 30, 2015   [03-30-15]

The BJP has now become the largest political party in the world by registering highest number of members. Till yesterday, the party had registered 8.8 Crore members. The figure is more than China's ruling party Communist Party China that has 8.6 Crore members.

▼ Dr. Aziz Qureshi, governor of Mizoram was removed from his post on 29thMarch 2015   [03-30-15]

In a communiqué from President Pranab Mukherjee’s office said Dr. Aziz Qureshi ceased to hold the office of the Governor of Mizoram and Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal, would discharge the functions of the Governor of Mizoram, in addition to his own duties.

▼ Vikas Swarup appointed MEA spokesperson   [03-30-15]

Vikas Swarup (IFS Officer) is an Indian writer and a career diplomat who is best known as the author of the novel Q & A, adapted in film version as Slumdog Millionaire, the winner of Best Film for the year 2009 at Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and BAFTA Awards.

▼ Union Cabinet approves 33% reservation in non gazetted posts for women in each category   [03-29-15]

The Cabinet also approved that suitable enabling provisions in the Recruitment Rules should be made accordingly by all UTs police forces including Delhi Police. The reservation will be available to women against all such vacancies existing on the date of issue of the order after Cabinet approval and vacancies arising thereafter.

▼ Shiv Sena took out rally to protest against Jaitapur nuclear power plant   [03-28-15]

Many people from Jaitapur took part in the rally and women came out in large numbers. Shiv Sena is protesting against the project, as it may prove harmful to the environment of Konkan.

▼ Smriti Irani named Young Global Leader by WEF in March 2015   [03-28-15]

Smriti Irani, union human resources development minister is named the Young Global leader from India.

▼ Jaat Community to not be part of OBCs: SC   [03-28-15]

Supreme Court cancelled because Jaat community does not form socio-economic backward class.

▼ Punjab State Assembly passes gratitude resolution to President following Padma Vibhushan to CM   [03-28-15]

In a resolution moved by the Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa on the floor of the house, the state assembly felicitated the Chief Minister and people of Punjab for this honour. The resolution said that Mr Badal has been honoured in recognition with his continued services for the welfare of poor, dalits and farmers and this is a prestigious honour for all the Punjabis across the globe.

▼ Jagganath Misra arrested in fodder scam and sent to jail   [03-28-15]

He was sent to Birsa Munda central jail in Ranchi after he surrendered before the special CBI court on direction of Jharkhand high court.

▼ Former PM Indicted in Coal Scam   [03-28-15]

The court also summoned industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, former coal secretary PC Parakh, two officials of Hindalco for alleged offences of criminal conspiracy, cheating etc. Manmohan Singh was reportedly questioned by the CBI in January and the agency is said to have asked him about a coal field in Talabira block that was allotted in 2005 to Hindalco, whose chairman is KM Birla.

▼ Masarat Alam, separatist leader from J&K released from jail   [03-28-15]

Masarat Alam was responsible for widespread anti-India protests and unprecedented stone pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir in 2010 that led to death of 112 people.

▼ Muslims to no longer receive reservation in government jobs in Maharashtra   [03-27-15]

The court had stayed the Maharashtra state's decision to provide a five percent job reservation to Muslims in government service, but it allowed quotas for them in educational institutions.

▼ Kewal K Sharma appointed Chief Secretary of Delhi   [03-27-15]

At present, He is the chief secretary of Goa. He was appointed as the Goa chief secretary on 1 January 2015.

▼ Telangana to launch e-Panchayat programme   [03-27-15]

Telangana government has decided to launch the E-Panchayat programme in 18 Village Panchayats in Domokonda of Nizamabad district initially. All the e-panchayat centres will be managed only by literate women members of the village after giving necessary training.

▼ Haryana launches NERPAP in March 2015   [03-27-15]

The objective of the programme is to bring out a totally error-free and authenticated electoral roll. The Election Commission attaches highest priority to the maintenance of electoral roll without any defects, errors and multiple entries. The programme would take into consideration the summary revision of electoral rolls with respect to January 1, 2015.

▼ Charges filed against Digivijay Singh in State Cabinet Secretariat appointment irregularities   [03-27-15]

In Madhya Pradesh, an FIR has been lodged against former chief minister Digvijay Singh, former Speaker of the state Legislative Assembly Shriniwas Tiwari and 17 others, in connection with alleged irregularities in appointments in the State Assembly Secretariat. Different Sections of the IPC, including Section 420, have been slapped against the accused.

▼ Mufti Mohammad Sayeed takes over as J&K CM on March 1, 2015   [03-27-15]

PDP leader Mufti Mohamemd Sayeed took oath as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Nirmal Singh of BJP has been made the Deputy Chief Minister in PDP-BJP government. Along with Sayeed, 24 Ministers, 13 from PDP and 11 from BJP and its supporters also took oath. Governor NN Vohra administered the oath of office at General Zorawar Singh Auditorium in Jammu University on 1st Mar’15.