Indian Polity - Current Affairs for May, 2015

Indian Polity Current Affairs for May, 2015

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▼ Tripura makes the decision to withdraw AFSPA   [05-17-15]

A bit over 18 years after the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was enforced in Tripura, the state government on 27th May’15 decided to withdraw the Act. The State government has revoked the AFSPA as insurgency is on the wane and the situation has improved over the past one year.

▼ 4thNE Festival held in Assam in May 2015   [05-17-15]

The Festival is being organized by the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) on behalf of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.

▼ Saal Ek Shuruat Anek- Multi media exhibition held by government to showcase achievements in one year   [05-17-15]

Such events will be organised in all the 30 capitals and sixty cities during the next one month. He said, 345 mobile vans will be deployed for the campaign.

▼ Paneerselvam tenders resignation for AIADMK supremo to return as CM   [05-17-15]

Mr. Paneerselvam tendered his resignation as Chief Minister. After that, the Governor invited Ms. Jayalalitha to form the new government. Later in the day, Ms. Jayalalithaa met the Governor and handed over the list of ministers with portfolios.

▼ Uttarakhand state legislative assembly receives presidential address   [05-17-15]

President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the special session of Uttrakhand Legislative Assembly.

▼ Arvind Panagirya launched Niti Aayog website   [05-14-15]

The Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, Dr. Arvind Panagariya launched the website of NITI Aayog in New Delhi. The website will provide details of the constitution, functions and current activities of the Aayog. The reports prepared by the institution in its initial stages have also been shared on the website. The website has a unique feature of NITI Blogs, which will incorporate articles, field reports, work in progress, and opinions by NITI officials.

▼ AIADMK supremo Jayalalitha becomes CM for fifth time in 2015   [05-14-15]

The party seems to wait for the directions from Jayalithaa and then O Paneerselvam will resign as Chief Minister. Only then AIADMK party MLAs can elect Jayalaithaa as the legislative party leader. After that the letter of support by party MLAs will be given to Governor Dr K Rosaiah. Then the day of taking over as Chief Minister will be announced. Jayalalithaa had taken over as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu four times in 1991, 2001, 2002 and 2011.

▼ V. Shanmuganthan appointed new Meghalaya governor   [05-14-15]

V. Shanmuganthan has been appointed as Meghalaya Governor.

▼ New AP governor J. P. Rajkhowa appointed   [05-14-15]

Mr J P Rajkhowa has been appointed as the new Governor of Arunachal Pradesh who will replace Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma who has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Mizoram for the remainder of his term.

▼ Droupadi Mormu appointed new Governor of Jharkhand   [05-14-15]

Former Odisha Minister Droupadi Murmu will be the new Governor of Jharkhand. She will replace Dr Syed Ahmed who has been transferred to Manipur for remaining period of his term.

▼ Karnataka HC acquits Jayalalitha in 19 year old disproportionate assets case   [05-14-15]

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and three of her associates were acquitted in an illegal assets case by a single judge of the Karnataka High Court on Monday morning.

▼ JLF to be constituted in Nagaland   [05-14-15]

The unanimous resolution was adopted during a closed door meeting of the legislature parties and Independent MLAs constituting Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN), held at Chief Minister's residential office in Kohima on 11th May’15.

▼ Tathagatha Roy appointed Governor of Tripura   [05-14-15]

Tathagata Roy will be the Governor of Tripura.