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  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 10 December to 15 December 2018

    Ashok Gehlot is likely to be sworn-in as Rajasthan Chief Minister for the third time. While, Sachin Pilot will take oath as the Deputy CM of Rajasthan. The decision was announced on December 14, 2018 after Congress President Rahul Gandhi met both Gehlot and Sachin Pilot in Delhi on December 13, 2018.

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  • Current Affairs in Short: 14 December 2018

    The Congress has named Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan's next chief minister and Sachin Pilot his deputy after party president Rahul Gandhi successfully brokered peace between the veteran leader and his younger colleague following several rounds of discussions.

    1 day ago
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 December 2018

    The Supreme Court on December 14, 2018 dismissed a group of petitions that demanded an independent probe into the controversial Rafale fighter jet deal, stating that it was satisfied with the procurement process. The court stated that the perception of individuals cannot be a ground for the Court to interfere.

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  • Current Affairs in Short: 13 December 2018

    The Supreme Court stayed the Meghalaya High Court order that had directed commercial airlines like Indigo and Spicejet to immediately begin flight operations from Umroi airport in the northeast state.

    2 days ago
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 December 2018

    The Supreme Court on December 12, 2018 extended the deadline for the submission of claims and objections by individuals excluded from the first draft of the Assam National Register of Citizens to December 31, 2018. Earlier, the last date for submission was December 15.

    2 days ago
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 December 2018

    The Indian National Congress (INC) emerged as the single largest party in Rajasthan, winning 99 seats in the 2018 Rajasthan Assembly Elections. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trailed behind with 73 seats and others fetched 27 seats. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) showcased an impressive run by winning six seats, and Hanuman Beniwal-led Rashtriya Loktantrik Party won three seats.

    3 days ago
  • Current Affairs in Short: 12 December 2018

    The Manipur Government has honoured AIBA World Women Boxing Gold medallist MC Mary Kom with the title "Meethoileima" at a function in Imphal. Kom was adorned with attires particularly worn by a queen of Manipur as a mark of ‘highest woman’ of the state while conferring the title.

    3 days ago
  • Current Affairs in Short: 11 December 2018

    The Supreme Court directed that names and identities of victims of rape and sexual assault should not be disclosed or revealed. The bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the print and electronic media not to reveal the identity of victims of rape and sexual assault even in a remote manner.

    Dec 11, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 December 2018

    The counting of votes for the Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 began on December 11, 2018, with the Congress currently racing ahead with 105 seats, while the BJP following it with 80 seats and BSP lagging behind with just 3 seats in hand.

    Dec 11, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 December 2018

    Urjit Patel on December 10, 2018 resigned as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with immediate effect, citing personal reasons. Urjit R Patel was appointed as the 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on August 20, 2016 and took charge on September 4, 2016 for tenure of three years. He succeeded Raghuram Rajan.

    Dec 10, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 10 December 2018

    Member of Parliament and Chief of Rashtriya Lok Samta Party Upendra Kushwaha resigned from the Union council of ministers on December 9, 2018. The move comes just a day ahead of the start of the Winter Session, triggering a realignment of political equations in Bihar.

    Dec 10, 2018
  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 3 December to 8 December 2018

    The Supreme Court has approved the Witness Protection Scheme 2018 and directed the Central and State Governments to enforce the same in letter and spirit. The scheme will become ‘law’ under Article 141/142 of the Constitution till the enactment of parliamentary and state legislations on the subject.

    Dec 8, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 7 December 2018

    The Supreme Court has reserved its order on the pleas filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and NGO Common Cause, challenging the decision of the Central Government to remove Verma as the CBI chief.

    Dec 7, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 7 December 2018

    India, with 18 percent of the world’s population, has a disproportionately 26 percent of the global premature deaths and disease burden due to air pollution. One in eight deaths in India was attributed to air pollution in India in 2017, making it a leading risk factor for death.

    Dec 7, 2018
  • Former Indian diplomat Preeti Saran elected to UN's Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

    In November 2018, India nominated Saran for the Asia Pacific seat on the Council. Her nomination was circulated to UN members by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on November 23, paving the way for election.

    Dec 7, 2018
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