DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-10 JANUARY 2015
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1) GOVERNOR’S RULE IN JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Ø President Pranab Mukherjee approved the Governor’s rule in J&K.
Ø It is because there is deadlock in the state over formation of a new government after assembly elections.
Ø J&K has come under governor’s rule for the second time under Governor N.N. Vohra, the first was in 2008.
Ø President’s Rule: In case of failure of constitutional machinery in any state of the India, the president’s rule is imposed under Article 356 of the constitution
Ø In J&K, as per section 92 of the constitution, the Governor’s rule can be imposed for six month only after the consent of President of India if state machinery is not functioning
1. Which of the following state comes under Governor’s rule:
b. J &K
2) SIRISENA SWORN IN AS 7TH PRESIDENT OF SRI LANKA
Ø MaithripalaSirisena has sworn-in as the 7th President of Sri Lanka by defeating Mahindra Rajapaksa.
Ø RanilWickramasinghe is sworn in as Prime Minister
1. Who among the following has sworn in as new President of Sri Lanka:
a. Mahindra Rajapakse
3) M. KARUNANIDHI IS DMK CHIEF AGAIN
Ø M. Karunanidhi is re-elected as Party President for the 11th time
Ø DravidaMunnetraKazhagam (DMK) , is a state political party in South-Indian State of Tamil Nadu and UT Puducharry
Ø DMK was a former member of the united progressive Alliance (UPA)
1. Who is elected as 11th time President of DMK:
a. N Annadurai
b. M. Karunanidhi
4) BOOK TITLED ‘THE INDIAN PARLIAMENT-‘A CRITICALAPPOINTMENT’ RELEASED
Ø Book titled ‘The Indian Parliament –A Critical Appraised’ was released by Vice President Hamid Ansari
Ø It is authored by Prof.SudhaPai and Avinash Kumar of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
1. Who is the author of the book titled , ‘ The Indian Parliament-A critical Approaisel’:
a. Meghnand Das
b. SudheRai and Avinash Kumar
c. Ashutosh Kumar
d. Deepak Kumar
5) TATA ‘VISTARA’ BEGINS OPERATION IN INDIA
Ø Joint venture of TATA-SIA Vistara airlines started its flights operation in India.
Ø It first flight was from Delhi to Mumbai
1. Vistara airlined is joint venture between Singapore international airline and ____________
d. Jet Airway