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Daily News Digest:10 January 2021

SC NOTICE ON PLEA TO BAR DISQUALIFIED LEGISLATORS

The Supreme Court asked the Centre and the Election Commission of India (EC) to respond to a plea to debar legislators, disqualified under the Tenth Schedule, from contesting byelections during the rest of the tenure of the House.

The SC notice comes in the backdrop of recent political events in several States such as Manipur, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka in which Members of Legislative Assemblies resign, followed by the collapse of the incumbent government.

DEMAND FOR AUTONOMY IN ASSAM

The appeal to the Centre has been for the creation of an autonomous State for the Karbi Anglong region.

The Autonomous Councils are given varying degrees of autonomy within the State Legislature. In Assam there are 3 Autonomous Councils under Sixth-Schedule of the Indian Constitution. The 3 Autonomous Councils are: Bodoland Territorial Council, Dima Hasao Autonomous District Council, 

Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council.

J&K LG LAUNCHES MOBILE APPLICATION ‘SATARK NAGRIK’

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor launches Mobile Application ‘Satark Nagrik’.

The Satark App’s objective is to enable the citizens to file their grievances/complaints related to corruption.

EXPLAINED : INTERNATIONAL AKHAND CONFERENCE ‘EDUCON-2020’

the Union Education Minister has inaugurated the two-day Virtual International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON 2020’. It is being organized by Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) in collaboration with the Global Educational Research Association (GERA).

Theme of EDUCON-2020 is Envisioning Education for Transforming Youth to Restore Global Peace.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

The League of Nations (1919-1939) came into being after the end of World War One. The League of Nation’s task was simple - to ensure that war never broke out again. After the turmoil caused by the Versailles Treaty, many looked to the League to bring stability to the world.

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EXPLAINED : INTERNATIONAL AKHAND CONFERENCE ‘EDUCON-2020’

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J&K LG LAUNCHES MOBILE APPLICATION ‘SATARK NAGRIK’

J&K LG LAUNCHES MOBILE APPLICATION ‘SATARK NAGRIK’ Context Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor launches Mobile Application ‘Satark Nagrik’ Details  about Mobile App ...

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DEMAND FOR AUTONOMY IN ASSAM

DEMAND FOR AUTONOMY IN ASSAM Context Demand for the creation of an autonomous State within Assam. Details The appeal to the Centre has been for the creation of an autonomous State for the Karbi Angl ...

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SC NOTICE ON PLEA TO BAR DISQUALIFIED LEGISLATORS

SC NOTICE ON PLEA TO BAR DISQUALIFIED LEGISLATORS Context The Supreme Court asked the Centre and the Election Commission of India (EC) to respond to a plea to debar legislators, disqualified under th ...

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