Important Time Limits in Indian Constitution

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Indian Constitution – Durations. Important Time Limits in Indian Constitution Condition Duration Maximum interval between two sessions of Parliament/State Assembly Six months Maximum life of Presidential Ordinance Six months + Six weeks* Maximum period within which an election is to be held to fill a vacancy created by the death, resignation or removal, or otherwise […]

Ahmedabad’s walled city gets world Heritage city certificate

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The 600-year-old Walled City in Gujarat’s commercial capital Ahmedabad was formally accorded status of India’s first World Heritage City by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In this regard, UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova handed over certificate declaring it as ‘World Heritage City’ to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in Gandhinagar. The status […]

Nirmala Sitharaman : India’s first full time woman Defence Minister

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Nirmala Sitharaman (58) became first full time woman Defence Minister of India after she was promoted to the Union Cabinet. She takes charge of the crucial ministry from Union Finacne Minister Arun Jaitley. Ms Sitharaman is second woman to become Defence Minister of India. First was former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who was holding additional […]

Y.C. Modi appointed NIA chief

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Y.C. Modi, a senior IPS ocer who gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in one of the Gujarat riot cases of 2002, was appointed Director-General of NIA on Monday. He was part of the special investigation team on the Gujarat riot cases appointed by the Supreme Court when the Prime Minister was […]

Zero Hunger Programme to be launched in October

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India’s ambitious Zero Hunger Programme through interventions in farm sector will be launched on occasion of World Food Day (October 16) with focus on agriculture, nutrition and health in a symbiotic manner. The Programme will be initiated by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in association with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), MS Swaminathan […]