Current Affairs: Nation
Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh will become Union Territories as Article 370 is scrapped now. Ladakh will become a UT without a legislature and Jammu & Kashmir will become a UT with a legislature.
Delhi government has informed the Supreme Court that 3035 more buses along with 1400 low floor AC buses will be inducted by May 2020 to smoothen the public transport system in Delhi.
The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 which aims for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgender people, by a voice vote.
The Rajya Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Bill which seeks to provide 10% reservation to the Economically Weaker Section of the state in educational institutions and government jobs.
Senior Congress leader from Assam, Bhubaneshwar and party chief Kalita resigned on Monday.