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Major News and Events of 08 July 2016

What Happened on 08 July 2016


Arvind Kejriwal Granted Bail on Defamation Case

Arvind Kejriwal Granted Bail on Defamation Case

Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal has got bail on defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri. BJP MP Bidhuri had launched the complaint in February 2016. Kejriwal appeared before the court and furnished a personal bond of Rs, 10, 000, which was granted by Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder Singh. The further hearing is scheduled for August 6.

Transgenders Above Age of 60 to Get pension in Kerala

Transgenders Above Age of 60 to Get pension in Kerala

The LDF regime has announced about plans to allot pension to transgenders of age group of sixty above. While presenting the budget in the Assembly, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, made the announcement. He also confirmed about protection of the rights of the community. However, the amount of the pension has not been mentioned yet.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...