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What is the difference between Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha?

5 hrs ago
Lok Sabha is the lower house and Rajya Sabha is the upper house of the Parliament. Take  a look at the difference between them in the article below:

List of all Prime Ministers of India (1947-2021)

Jun 9, 2021
List of all Prime Ministers of India (1947-2021): Narendra Modi is the current and 14th Prime Minister of India. Jawaharlal Nehru is the longest-serving Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi is the first and only female Prime Minister of India. 

Explained: Supreme Court's landmark judgment on Indian Evidence Act 1872

May 31, 2021
The Supreme Court has recently set aside the reliance put by the High Court on Section 95 of the Indian Evidence Act after it found no ambiguity in the language of the agreement between the two parties fighting. 

List of all Presidents of India from 1947 to 2021

May 29, 2021
The current President of India is Ram Nath Kovind. Article 52 of the Indian Constitution states that there should be a President of India. Let us have a look at the list of Presidents who have been elected so far with some important facts.    

Difference between Rule of Law and Rule by Law

May 28, 2021
This article focuses on bringing clarity on the often-heard terms 'Rule of Law' and 'Rule by Law' which might look similar at face value.

What is the difference between Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) & Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad)?

May 25, 2021
In the article below know the difference between the Legislative Assembly of India called the Vidhan Sabha and the Legislative Council called as the Vidhan Parishad. Recently it has been in news after the West Bengal elections

List of State Legislative Councils of India

May 25, 2021
Legislative Council also known as the Vidhan Parishad is a permanent body of the state legislature. It operates at the state level, just like Rajya Sabha works in the centre. Know which states have the Legislative Councils in India here

List of all Chief Ministers of Kerala (1957-2021)

May 19, 2021
In this article, we have provided a list of all the Chief Ministers of Kerala, along with Prime Ministers of Travancore and Cochin & Chief Ministers of Madras and Travancore-Cochin. 

List of all Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu (1952-2021)

May 6, 2021
The Governor is the state's de jure head, but de facto executive authority lies with the Chief Minister. In this article, we have provided a list of all the Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu.  

List of all Chief Ministers of West Bengal (1947-2021)

May 3, 2021
The Governor is a state's de jure head, but de facto executive authority rests with the Chief Minister. In this article, we have provided a list of all the Chief Ministers of West Bengal. 

List of all Chief Justices of India (1950-2021)

Apr 27, 2021
The Supreme Court of India was established on 26th January 1950. As of now, there are 34 judges in the Supreme Court of India including the Chief Justice of India. Mr. Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana became the 48th CJI of India on 24 April 2021 and will serve till his retirement on 26 August 2022. 

Panchayati Raj System in India

Apr 24, 2021
The passage of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 (or simply the Panchayati Raj Act) marks a new era in the federal democratic setup of the country. It was based on the recommendation of the Balwant Rai Mehta committee. It came into force with effect from April 24, 1993. It has a 3-tier system of Panchayati Raj for all States having a population of over 20 lakh.

List of books written by Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Apr 14, 2021
Dr. B.R.Ambedkar is popularly known as the 'Baba Saheb' by his supporters throughout the world. Babasaheb's personal library "Rajgrah" has more than 50,000 books and it was the world's largest private library. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar had command in 64 subjects. Read this article to know the list of books written by Baba Saheb.

Explained: Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill 2020

Mar 22, 2021
 Medical Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill 2020 has been explained below. Know about the key features added and removed from MT Act 1971 and the details on the challenges and issues faced in the implementation of the Act.

Who is an Overseas Citizen of India? Know all about new rules for OCI cardholders and the NRI Quota system here

Mar 9, 2021
The rules for Overseas Citizens on India or the OCI cardholders have been changed as per the current requirement by the government of India. Know here about the NRI Quota, OCI citizens and more  

Explained: What is the Draft National Policy on Migrant Workers by NITI Aayog?

Mar 1, 2021
NITI Aayog has launched first migrant policy draft. It enables to vote, map skill, inter state teams.  Know all about the draft policy, National Commission for Migrant Labourers here

Explained: What is Voice Vote and how is it causing the decline of Legislature?

Mar 1, 2021
Voice Vote is now being very frequently in the Houses of Parliament. Know what a Voice Vote is and how is it causing issues in the Legislature here

What is Transit Anticipatory Bail? All you need to know

Feb 22, 2021
Know what is an anticipatory transit bail here. The bail type has been in news due to the recent applications of Shantanu Muluk and Nikita Jacob. Get to know about bail, its types and its uses here

What is Juvenile Justice Act? Recent amendments to the Act explained

Feb 19, 2021
The Union Cabinet has recently made a few amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act. Know about the act and the changes made here. 

What is Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act 1971?

Feb 17, 2021
Know all about the law on draping tri-colour over a deceased body here. Details on Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act 1971 are listed below. 

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