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List of all Prime Ministers of India

3 days ago
List of all Prime Ministers of India: Mr. Narendra Modi is the 15th Prime Minister of India. Articles 74 and 75 of the Indian Constitution deal with the Council of Ministers and Prime Minister. Jawahar Lal Nehru is the longest-serving (6130 days) Prime Minister of India.

List of all Presidents of India from 1947 to 2020

Sep 24, 2020
Former President and Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee died at the age of 84. He was tested corona positive and had been in a coma after a brain surgery earlier this month. 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.    

Distribution of Lok Sabha Seats in Indian states

Sep 23, 2020
There can be a maximum of 552 members (530 states + 20 Union Territories + 2 Anglo Indians) in the Indian Lok Sabha. At present, the strength of the House is 545 in which 530 members are State representatives,13 from UTs, and 2 are nominated by the Presidents who belong to the Anglo-Indian community.

Procedure to suspend an MP from the House: All you need to know

Sep 22, 2020
As we know that Rajya Sabha's 8 MPs were suspended on 21 September, 2020 for unruly behaviour within the House. What is the reason for suspending an MP, rules under which the Preceding Officer acts, what is the procedure in Rajya Sabha, is there any alternative to suspension, etc. Let us study in detail.

What is Official Secrets Act?

Sep 21, 2020
Recently, it was in the news that the Delhi Police has arrested a strategic affairs analyst and two others i.e. a 30-year-old Chinese woman and her "Nepalese accomplice" under the Official Secrets Act (OSA). Do you know what is an Official Secrets Act an anti-spying law?

List of International Awards received by Narendra Modi

Sep 17, 2020
Narendra Modi has been awarded the “State Order of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan” the highest civilian honour of Afghanistan. Like this many other international awards have also been awarded to PM Modi. Read this article to know the list of all international awards given to Mr. Narendra Modi.

List of all Presidents of India Since Independence

Aug 31, 2020
The President of India is the head of state and first citizen of India. Mr Ramnath Kovind is the 14th president of India in person. Read this article to know the full list of all Presidents of India.

What are the guidelines issued by the Election Commission to conduct elections during COVID-19 pandemic?

Aug 24, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Election Commission has issued detailed guidelines for conducting upcoming General Elections and bye-elections in several States and Union Territories. Let us have a look at the guidelines!

Surrogacy in India: History, Impact on poor and facts

Aug 17, 2020
As we know that the Union Cabinet approved the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill after incorporating the changes as per the recommendation of a Rajya Sabha Select Committee. The Bill aimed at banning commercial surrogacy and allowing altruistic surrogacy as per Mr. Javadekar.

What is the meaning of 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

Aug 14, 2020
The Ashok Chakra can be seen on the Indian National flag, where it 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 74th Independence Day, let us find out what these spokes mean. 

Independence Day: Facts and Code of Conduct of Indian National Flag

Aug 14, 2020
Independence Day in India 2020: Indian had achieved independence on 15 August, 1947 after several years of struggle. The colonial rule ended in the nation and all the autonomy from the British are secured. This year marks the 74th Independence Day in India. Let us have a look at the features and some interesting facts about National Flag.      

Independence Day 2020: 18 Laws and Rights must be known to every Indian

Aug 14, 2020
Indian Independence Day 2020: Every year on 15 August Independence Day is celebrated in India with full enthusiasm. Indian Constitution has provided several rights to the people to protect their fundamental rights, but unfortunately, most people are not aware of their rights. On this occasion, we are providing some laws and the rights which not only protect people's interests but also ease their daily life.  

List of Former Chairmen of the UPSC

Aug 11, 2020
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the central recruiting agency in India. It is an independent constitutional body. Articles 315 to 323 in the Part XIV of the Constitution contain elaborate provisions regarding the composition of the UPSC. UPSC is consists of the Chairman and the members appointed by the President of the India. Chairman and the members of the UPSC hold the office for a term of 6 years or till the age of 65 years.

Enforcement Directorate (ED) and its major Functions

Aug 7, 2020
In 1956, Enforcement Directorate (ED) was established. Its Headquarters is situated at New Delhi. ED is responsible for enforcement of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA), and certain provisions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. Let us have a look at the major functions of ED.  

List of Current Governors of Indian state and Union Territories

Aug 6, 2020
The Governor is the chief executive head of the state and works as the representative of the central Government. At present India has 28 state governors and 8 administrators/LG of Union Territories.  After the resignation of Girish Chandra Murmu, Manoj Sinha has been appointed as the 2nd and current LG of Jammu and Kashmir. This article has the list of all the current state governors.

What is Uniform Civil Code?

Aug 5, 2020
Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is defined in our Constitution under Article 44 of Directive Principles of State Policy. It states that it is the duty of the state to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India. In other words we can say that it means one country one rule. Let us find out more about Uniform Civil Code, its pros and cons.    

Consumer Protection Act, 2019: Meaning and Key Features

Jul 23, 2020
The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 replaced the old Consumer Protection Act, 1986. The new bill was passed by the president on Aug 06, 2019. Here we are explaining the key features of this Consumer Protection Act, 2019. 

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC): Structure, Powers, Composition and Limitations

Jul 23, 2020
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is an important topic to be studied for the UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam as well as for Mains GS Paper II. In this article, we have provided all the important details about the background, establishment, powers, and functions of NHRC. 

What is The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, 1856?

Jul 20, 2020
The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, 1856 legalised the remarriage of Hindu widows on 16th July 1856. This act also provided all the rights and inheritances to all the windows that they have had at the time of her first marriage.

Know why PM CARES Fund does not come under the purview of RTI?

Jul 16, 2020
The PM Care Fund was established on 27 March 2020 as a public charitable trust with the primary objective of dealing with any type of emergency like COVID-19 pandemic in India. In response to an RTI application, the Prime Minister's Office has refused to show details regarding the use of money collected in this fund.

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