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Lokpal an Anti-Corruption Ombudsman: Meaning and Powers

1 day ago
Lokpal is a national anti corruption ombudsman to look into complaints against public servants which are defined under the Lokpal Act 2013. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 received the assent of the President on the January 1st, 2014, and is hereby published for information of general Public.

List of Chief Ministers of Goa

2 days ago
Goa was included in the Indian Republic on 19 December 1961. Initially the Chief Minister of Goa used to be the Chief Minister of Daman and Diu also. Since 20 December 1963; three peoples have worked as the CM of Goa, Daman and Diu. On 30 may 1987; Daman and Diu became a Union Territory and Goa became a separate state. Hence Pratap Singh Rane became the first Chief Minister of Goa on 30 may 1987.

Indian Polity & Governance: Complete Study Material

3 days ago
The Complete Study Material on the “Indian Polity & Governance” is designed in such a way that it covers almost all the important sections like Indian Costitution, Fundamental rights & Fundamental Duties, Parliament & Indian Judiciary, Union & State Executive & Constitutional & Non-Constitutional bodies. These Study notes would help you in preparing the fundamentals for all the competitive examinations.

Distribution of Lok Sabha Seats in Indian states

3 days ago
The Lok Sabha is called as the lower house of the Parliament of India or the house of the peoples. Each member of a lok sabha seat represents a single geographic constituency. Currently, there are 543 constituencies in India although maximum members can be upto 552.

Indian Constitution: Parts, Schedules and Articles at a Glance

Mar 14, 2019
World's lengthiest written constitution had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules at the time of commencement. Now Constitution of India has 448 articles in 25 parts and 12 schedules. There are 101 amendments have been made in the Indian constitution uptp 2016.

List of all Presidents of India from 1947 to 2019

Mar 12, 2019
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.

What is the Expenditure limit in the Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections in 2019?

Mar 12, 2019
A candidate is not free to spend as much as he/she likes in the election. The law prescribes that the total election expenditure shall not exceed the maximum limit prescribed under Rule 90 of the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961. A candidate can spend upto Rs.70 lakh, depending on the state they are contesting the Lok Sabha election. Expenditure limit in the Assembly Elections is Rs. 28 lacs in bigger states.

What is Election Model Code of Conduct?

Mar 11, 2019
The Election Commission of India releases the guidelines to conduct free and fair election in the country. These guidelines are also called election Model Code of Conduct. In this article, we have mentioned main points of model code of conduct for political parties and candidates.

What is Permanent Residency Certificate and dispute related to it in North-East?

Mar 11, 2019
Permanent Residency Certificates is a proof of permanent resident of a citizen in a village or town or ward. This certificate is issued for availing domicile linked quotas in government jobs and admission in educational institutions etc. This certificate certifies that a particular person belongs to the state.

What are the features of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir?

Mar 8, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir is the only state that has its own constitution and National Flag in the Republic of India. Constitution of India also applied in this state. Permanent residents of this state get all the Fundamental Rights granted to the citizens of India. In this article we will learn about the main features of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir.

Constitution of India: Features taken from other countries

Mar 5, 2019
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.

Article 370:Special Status of the Jammu and Kashmir

Feb 19, 2019
Article 370 of the Constitution of India provides a special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The state owes its origin in the rapid accession of the province of Jammu and Kashmir to India amidst invasive fear from Pakistan. Special provisions are provided to this state in part XXI of our constitution.

What is the difference between Judge and Magistrate?

Feb 18, 2019
Magistrates and Judges are seem to be same to the Judiciary but if we see this is not true. There are differences especially in the nature of their powers. Let us study abour Magistrate, Judge and differences between them.

What is Forfeiture of Security Deposit in Elections in India?

Feb 13, 2019
As per the As per Section 34 1 (a) of the Representation of the People Act,1951; it is mandatory for general candidates to deposit security of Rs.25,000 in case of Parliamentary constituency and Rs. 10,000 to fight election in Assembly Constituency. When a candidate fails to get 1/6 of the total valid votes casted in that constituency then the amount deposited by candidate is seized by the Election Commission of India.

List of Portraits Installed in Central Hall of Parliament House

Feb 13, 2019
Central Hall of Parliament House has honoured many great personalities of India. As of now there are 25 portrait of different great legend of India have been unveiled in the Central Hall of the Parliament. Recently the full portrait of the Late Prime Minister Atal Vihari unveiled by the President Ram Nath Kovind.

Functions of Enforcement Directorate

Feb 11, 2019
The Enforcement Directorate was established in the year 1956. 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).

List of Important Committees and Commissions in India

Feb 6, 2019
There are many committees and commissions are made in India in various fields. There are many reforms taken place in our country on the basis of the recommendations of these committees and commissions. It is observed that many questions are asked in the exams based on these committees and commissions. So students need to remember them.

What are the Parliamentary Privileges in India?

Feb 1, 2019
Parliamentary privileges are special rights, immunities, exceptions enjoyed by the members of the two houses of parliament and their committees. Originally the constitution envisaged two types of privileges under the article 105 of the Indian constitution. One is freedom of speech in Parliament and the right of publication of its proceedings.

Heads of Important Offices in India

Jan 31, 2019
In this article we have published a list of the heads of various constitutional and non-constitutional bodies in India. This list is very useful for all types of examinations conducted in India such as SSC / Banking / CDS / IAS / PCS / TET / CTET. The questions related to the heads of these institutions are asked in various examinations.

6 Amazing Questions on Indian Budget You Never Knew

Jan 31, 2019
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.

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