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Indian Polity & Governance: A Complete Study Material

Oct 16, 2017
The Complete Study Material on the “Indian Polity & Governance” is designed such a way that a well-educated aspirant will be able to answer them without any specialized study. The questions in different competitive examination are such that to test the aspirants general awareness of a variety of discipline.

List of Important Articles of the Indian Constitution

Oct 12, 2017
Indian Constitution when adopted by Constituent Assembly in 1949 had 395 articles and 22 parts. Many other articles and three other parts were added to it by subsequent constitutional amendments. As of now Indian constitution contains more than 444 articles in 25 parts. Here, we are giving GK list of Important Articles of the Indian Constitution for the aspirants of the different examinations like IAS/IPS/PSC/State Exams/SSC/CDS/NDA/Railways etc  which can be used as quick revision capsule.

Indian States That Have The Highest Number of Lok Sabha Seats

Oct 6, 2017
Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election on the basis of the adult suffrage. The maximum strength of the House envisaged by the Constitution is 552, which is made up by election of upto 530 members to represent the States, upto 20 members to represent the Union Territories and not more than two members of the Anglo-Indian Community to be nominated by the Hon'ble President, if, in his/her opinion, that community is not adequately represented in the House. Here, we are giving the list of Indian States that have the highest number of Lok Sabha seats for general awareness.

Pressure Groups in India

Oct 3, 2017
The term ‘pressure group’ originated from in the USA. A pressure group is a group of people who are organised actively for promoting and defending their common interest. They are a vital link between the government and the governed. They keep governments more responsive to the wishes of the community, especially in between elections. They are different from the political parties in that they neither contest elections nor try to capture political power but their activism influence the public policy (Government Decision).

Power and Functions of Indian Parliament

Sep 19, 2017
All the legislative powers of the federal Government are vested in the Parliament. The laws framed by the Indian Parliament are enforced in the whole of the country. The Parliament of India is a bi-cameral legislature. It consists of two houses- Rajyasabha & Lok Sabha and President of India. Rajyasabha is the upper chamber of the Parliament while Lok Sabha is the lower chamber of the Parliament.

List of Vice-Presidents in India and their Term of Office

Sep 12, 2017
Article 63 of Indian Constitution states that "there shall be a Vice-President of India. Vice-President is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the members of both houses of the Parliament. State Legislature has no role in this election. Vice-President is the ex- officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha.

Constitution of India: features taken from other countries

Aug 30, 2017
The Indian Constitution is unique in its contents and spirit. Though borrowed from almost every constitution of the world, the constitution of India has several salient features that distinguish it from the constitutions of other countries. Here, we are giving the list borrowed features of Indian Constitution which is very useful for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations.

What is the difference between Nationality and Citizenship?

Aug 22, 2017
The constitution of India deals with the citizenship from the articles 5 to 11 under Part II. The Citizenship Act, 1995 prescribes 5 way of acquiring citizenship i.e. Birth, Descent, Registration, Naturalization and Incorporation of the territory. The Nationality can be obtained by Birth and Inheritance.

What is the difference between e-Government & e-Governance?

Aug 17, 2017
By e-Government we mean the use of ICT in government operations, as a tool to increase the outreach of the government services to the general public. e-Governance, on the other hand, implies the use of ICT in transforming and supporting functions and structures of the system.

What is the Salary and Perks of the President of India?

Jul 17, 2017
In the October 2017, the Government of India decided to increase the salary of The President of India from Rs. 1.5 lac /month to Rs.  5 lac  / month. In addition to the salary the president receives other allowances in which free medical, housing and treatment facilities (whole life) are provided. After this new salary the president will get Rs. 1.5 lac /month as pension.

List of all Presidents of India from1947 to 2017

Jul 17, 2017
The President is considered the first citizen of India. It is the highest Constitutional post in the country. The Electoral College elects the President of India. Without the President's signature no law can be formed and his tenure is of 5 years. Through this article, the list of the candidates who have been elected as president so far is being given and some important facts related to them.

Power and Functions of the Prime Minister of India

Jul 1, 2017
In the scheme of parliamentary system of the government provided by the constitution, the president is the nominal executive authority (de jure executive) and Prime Minister is the real executive authority (de facto executive). So president is the head of the state while Prime Minster is the head of the government. In this article, we have explained about the Power and Functions of the Prime Minister of India.

What are the rights of the children in India?

Jun 23, 2017
Although we all have read and heard about human rights but people talk lesser about children's rights because people think that they are children, so what kind of rights children can have? But for the kind information of such ignorant we made this article so that rights of the children can also be known by parents and other civilians.

How much does one minute of a Parliament session cost?

May 12, 2017
Members of Parliament are representative of public to put their problems in front of the leaders of the country.  But recent disruption during winter session of the parliament caused the loss of Rs. 144 crore or Rs. 2.5 lakhs/minute to the exchequer. So this wastage of public money raised a serious question on the functioning of the parliament.

List of Current Governors of Indian state and Union Territories

Apr 28, 2017
Articles 153 to 167 in Part VI of the Indian Constitution deal with the State Executive. The State Executive consists of the Governor, the Chief Minister, the Council of Ministers and the Advocate General of the State. At present India has 29 state governors and 7 administrators of Union Territories.

Powers and duties of Indian Prime Minister

Apr 17, 2017
Article 75 of the Indian Constitution envisages that there will be a Prime Minister of India who shall be appointed by the President. Prime Minister is the leader of the Cabinet Ministers. Main executive powers of the government are vested in the Prime Minister while the President is the nominal head of the State.

Important facts about Police FIR

Feb 16, 2017
In order to maintain a legal system in a huge country like India, the constitution had laid down the foundation of system of Law. As against Indian army and other paramilitary forces, our police force is mainly responsible for maintaining internal peace and security of the country. In this article, we have provided all the information related to FIR and have tried to clear up various suspicions in order to provide guidance to the people.

List of 80 Important Articles of the Constitution at a Glance

Feb 8, 2017
At present, Constitution of India comprises of 448 articles in 25 parts & 12 schedules, 5 appendices and 100 amendments. Originally our constitution had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules. It is observed that questions based on the Indian constitution are always asked in many competitive exams like UPSC/PSC/SSC/CDS etc. So to cater these exams we made a list of important articles in this topic.

List of Articles Related to Governor of the State

Feb 7, 2017
Articles from 153 to 167 in Part VI of the constitution deal with the state executive. The state executive consists of the Governor, the Chief Minister the Council of Ministers and the Advocate General of the State. The post of the Governor at the state level is like the President at the centre.

List of Articles Related to Supreme Court of India

Feb 7, 2017
The Supreme Court of India was inaugurated on January 28, 1950. It succeeded the Federal Court of India and established under the Government of India Act, 1935. Articles from 124 to 147 in Part V of the constitution deal with the organization, independence, jurisdiction, powers procedures of the Supreme Court. At present Supreme Court has 31 judges including the Chief Justice of India.

List of Articles Related To Parliament of India

Jan 27, 2017
The Parliament of India is comprises of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and President of India. Article 79 of the Indian constitution says that India will have a parliament for making laws to run the democratic set up of the country.

6 Amazing Questions on Indian Budget You Never Know

Jan 12, 2017
The Union Budget of India, which is known also as the ‘Annual financial statement’ in the Article 112 of the Indian Constitution. The first Union budget of independent India was presented by R. K. Shanmukham Chetty on November 26, 1947. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha are the only two leaders who presented the Union Budget of India 5 times consecutively.

Difference between Public Bill and Private Bill

Dec 23, 2016
Bills introduced in the Parliament are of two kinds: public bills and private bills (also known as government bills and private members’ bills respectively). Though both are governed by the same general procedure and pass through the same stages in the House.

Difference between Council of Ministers and Cabinet

Nov 21, 2016
The parliamentary system in India taken from the British constitution. The council of ministers is lead by the prime minister, who is the real executive authority of the Indian political system. Article 74 of our constitution deals with the status of the council of ministers while article 75 deals with the appointment, tenure, responsibility, oath, qualification, allowances and salaries of the ministers.

Comparison between the National Emergency (352) and President’s Rule (356)

Nov 21, 2016
The emergency provisions are contained in part XVIII of the constitution, from articles 352 to 360. National Emergency is mentioned in the article 352 and president’s rule is mentioned in article 356 of the Indian constitution. National Emergency can be proclaimed only when country is threatened by war, external aggression or armed rebellion.

Interesting Facts about Supreme Court of India

Nov 1, 2016
Supreme Court is the apex court in India which came into existence on 26th January, 1950 and is located on Tilak Marg, New Delhi. It is a Constitutional body which is laid down in Part V of the Chapter V of the Constitution of India from Articles 124 to 147. It consists of Chief justice of India and 30 other Judges designated by the President of India and the retirement age of Supreme Court Judges is 65 years. Here are some interesting facts related to Supreme Court of India.

Why Uniform Civil Code is necessary for India?

Oct 21, 2016
Uniform Civil Code is defined in our Constitution under Article 44 which states that it is the duty of the state to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India. As, Uniform Civil Code would put in place a set of laws to govern personal matters of all citizens irrespective of religion is perhaps the need of the hour and ensuring that their fundamental and Constitutional rights are protected.

35 Descriptive Questions & Answers on Indian Polity (Part I)

Oct 20, 2016
Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election on the basis of the adult suffrage. The maximum strength of the house envisaged by the constitution is 552, which is made up by election of up to 530 members to represent the states, up to 20 members to represent the union territories.

35 Descriptive Questions & Answers on Indian Polity (Part II)

Oct 20, 2016
A bill is a draft legislative proposal before the house. It becomes an act only when passed by both the houses of parliament and assented to by the president. While the term `motion' in parliamentary parlance means any formal proposal made to the house by a member for the purpose of eliciting a decision of the house.

BRICS 2016: Major defence deals signed between India & Russia and their benefits

Oct 19, 2016
BRICS is an association of five major emerging national economies. It is the acronym of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. This acronym was first used in 2001 by Goldman Sachs. Initially, they were grouped in four i.e. “BRIC” and later South Africa was included in 2010. So far seven BRICS Summit have taken place. And all five BRICS members are G-20 members. The 8th BRICS Summit was hosted by India in 2016 at Goa. Important deals signed between Russia and India is explained in this article.

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