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Constitution of India: Features taken from other countries

6 hrs ago
On 26th November 1949, the Indian Constitution came into existence. The constitution was drafted by the Constituent Assembly of India considering features of constitutions of the other countries as well as from the Government of India Act 1935. Several features of the Indian constitution are borrowed and taken from other countries.

Amendments to the Constitution of India: Part 1

1 day ago
The beauty of the Indian Constitution lies in its Article 368, Part XX. The process of amendment is mentioned in this part of the Constitution.  Jagran Josh has begun the series of Amendments to the Constitution of India which would be helpful for candidates of UPSC, SSC, Bank PO etc. 

What is Anti-Defection Law? Tenth Schedule of the Indian Constitution explained

Oct 6, 2021
Anti defection law is a sort of control action against the members of any political party leaving the original party for other. It also allows MPs and MLAs to join another party without any penalty. Take a look at the details of the Tenth Schedule of the Indian Constitution here

Below Poverty Line (BPL): Role of Gram Panchayat in reducing poverty in India

Oct 5, 2021
India has more people than ever this year below poverty line. This has happened after the COVID 19 pandemic hit the country trying to break its spine. Take a look at the role that can be played by the Gram Panchayats of the country in reducing the population falling below poverty line. 

Difference between Capitalism and Socialism

Sep 30, 2021
Take a look at the differences between the two types of economies- Capitalism and Socialism here. The two terms have been used over the past year. 

What is the difference between President and Prime Minister?

Sep 29, 2021
In this article, we have briefly explained about the President and Prime Minister along with different forms of government. The topic is important for the aspirants of various government and competitive examinations such UPSC, SSC, RRB, and Bank PO/Clerk. 

Article 19 (1) of the Indian Constitution: All you need to know about this Fundamental Right

Sep 27, 2021
Every citizen of India is guaranteed in Article 19 (1) the freedom of speech and expression, assembling peacefully, residing in any part of India as well as carrying out any profession etc. Read in detail about the freedom exercised by Indians using the fundamental right of Article 19 (1)  and the restrictions imposed by the Government on them. 

What is the difference between CBI and CID?

Sep 24, 2021
In the article below know the difference between the Crime Investigation department and Central Bureau of Investigation. The two terms CBI and CID are confused to be similar by many but they are largely different. 

List of all Presidents of India from 1947 to 2021

Sep 22, 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.    

List of Prime Ministers of Afghanistan

Sep 13, 2021
Afghanistan is one country which has always been in political turmoil. Take a look at the list of Prime Ministers who have participated in shaping the state and the future of the country below. Recently on September 7, 2021 a new Prime Minister has become in-charge. 

Difference Between Supreme Court Judge and Chief Justice of India 

Sep 6, 2021
The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial body of India headed by the Chief Justice of India and 34 judges including him. They pass their judgments in benches they are in. Take a look at the difference between the two here

Explained: Process to arrest a Cabinet Minister in India

Aug 24, 2021
In the article below, Jagran Josh has attempted to explain the process of arresting a cabinet minister in India. Know all about the technicalities of the process and the cases where the arrest can or cannot be made. 

75th Independence Day 2021: What is the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

Aug 15, 2021
75th Independence Day 2021: The Ashok Chakra seen on the Indian National flag is rendered in a navy blue colour on a white background. The Ashoka Chakra has 24 spokes which inspire every Indian to work tirelessly for 24 hours. On the occasion of 75th Independence Day, let us find out the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra.

Independence Day 2021: 18 Laws and Rights must be known to every Indian

Aug 10, 2021
Independence Day 2021: On the occasion of Independence Day, we are providing some laws and rights which not only protect people's interests but also ease their daily life.  

Inland Vessels Bill 2021: All you need to know

Aug 6, 2021
Indian Vessels Bill 2021 is a new bill passed by the Parliament recently. In the article below, find out the provisions of the Act and the details about it here.  
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