• Election Commission launches 'cVigil' App to help voters share malpractice proof

    cVIGIL will allow anyone in the election-bound state to report violations of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) that comes into effect from the date of announcement of elections and goes on till a day after the polls.

    Oct 15, 2018
  • Parliament passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2018

    The Bill allows the withdrawal of a resolution application submitted to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) under the Code. This decision can be taken with the approval of 90 percent of the committee of creditors.

    Aug 11, 2018
  • President approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

    President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018, which seeks to prevent economic offenders from fleeing the country and evading the legal process.

    Aug 6, 2018
  • 20 Most Important Current Affairs of July 2018 brings to you July 2018 Monthly Recap that summarises the top Current Affairs of the month, covering topics like Pakistan Elections Results 2018, National Register of Citizens, BRICS Summit 2018, Supreme Court judgements, FIFA World Cup, and Net Neutrality among others.

    Aug 6, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 1 August 2018

    The Supreme Court has ruled that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) prepared for State of Assam was only a draft, and hence it cannot be the basis of any action by any authority against anyone.

    Aug 1, 2018
  • Assam-NRC Draft can’t be basis of any action by any authority: SC

    The Court passed the order following the increasing concerns about the exclusion of approximately forty lakh persons from the final draft list of NRC that was published on July 30, 2018.

    Aug 1, 2018
  • Government to soon introduce bill proposing death penalty for mob lynching

    The Union Government is planning to introduce a bill proposing death penalty for those guilty of the crime of lynching. As per reports, over 69 people have been killed across India in incidents of mob violence.

    Jul 31, 2018
  • Ministry of Shipping issues new guidelines for improving treasury investment for Major Ports

    With the launch of new guidelines, many ports including Kandla, Goa, JNPT, New Mangalore and Visakhapatnam will now switch the investment pattern with higher rate of return. The estimated financial benefit would show up in the books of accounts of major ports from 2018–19.

    Jul 31, 2018
  • World Day against Trafficking in Persons observed globally

    The World Day against Trafficking in Persons was observed across the world on July 30 with the theme ‘Responding to the trafficking of children and young people’. This year’s campaign aims to highlight the fact that almost one-third of trafficking victims are children.

    Jul 31, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 July 2018

    The Lok Sabha on July 30, 2018 passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that proposes to enhance punishment for rape of a child. The Bill amends the Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860 to increase the minimum punishment for rape of women from seven years to ten years.

    Jul 31, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 31 July 2018

    The Union IT ministry has launched a desktop software e-Aksharayan to enable editing of text printed on scanned documents. The software will convert scanned printed Indian language documents into a fully editable text format in Unicode encoding.

    Jul 31, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 31 July 2018

    31 July 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like E-Government Development Survey 2018, India’s status elevated to Strategic Trade Authorization-1 and e-Aksharayan software among others.

    Jul 31, 2018
  • Lok Sabha passes Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018

    Rape is the fourth most common crime against women in India. Around 40,000 rape cases were reported in the country in 2016. The victims were children in 40 percent of those cases.

    Jul 31, 2018
  • India breaks into top 100 in UN’s E-Government index

    India has jumped 22 places to break into the top 100 of the United Nation’s E-Government Index 2018. India, which was ranked 118 in 2014, jumped 11 places to be ranked 96 in 2018. The jump shows how digital technologies and innovations are impacting the public sector and changing people’s everyday lives.

    Jul 31, 2018
  • US elevates India’s status to ease export controls for high-tech product sales

    The United States has eased export controls for high-technology product sales to India by elevating its status to a Strategic Trade Authorisation-1 (STA-1) country. With the move, the United States has granted India the same access as NATO allies, Australia, Japan and South Korea.

    Jul 31, 2018