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  • Lokpal an Anti-Corruption Ombudsman: Meaning and Powers

    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.

    2 days ago
  • List of Famous Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India

    Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space and change. The Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha Somayaji are classical Indian mathematician whose contribution made immortal. Here, we are giving the list of Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India with their contribution.

    Mar 18, 2019
  • Do You Know Why International Date Line is not straight?

    International Date Line marks the place where each day officially begins. At the international date line, the west side of the line has been always one day ahead of the East side, no matter what time of day it is when the line crossed.

    Mar 14, 2019
  • List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2019)

    The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is given annually at the National Films Awards, which is India's highest award in cinema. The award honours for their "outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema". Here, we are given the list of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2018) for the aspirants of different competitive examination which can be used as revision capsule.

    Mar 7, 2019
  • What is Surgical Strike?

    Being a soft state, India always acts or carried out harsh steps like surgical strike and Covert Operation on the basis of very specific and credible information from intelligence. India had carried out surgical strikes targeting “launch pads” for terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) in order to justify its stand on Zero tolerance of terrorism. It is a legitimate, well planned military action intended to deal only with a specific target to avoid collateral damage.

    Feb 28, 2019
  • National Science Day 2019: Theme, History and Significance

    National Science Day is celebrated all over India on 28 February to mark the discovery of the phenomenon of Raman Effect by CV Raman in 1928 and for his remarkable discovery in 1930 he got Nobel Prize which was the first Nobel Prize for India in the field of Science. This article deals with why National Science Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated, when it is celebrated, its objectives behind the celebration etc.

    Feb 28, 2019
  • What is the Meaning and Objectives of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?

    The FATF is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System against Anti-Money Laundering Standards and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures. In this article we have explained that what are the objectives of the FATF?

    Feb 22, 2019
  • Indus Water Treaty (IWT): Water-Sharing Agreement

    The Indus Water Treaty is the treaty between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan for the optimum utilisation of the waters of the Indus system of rivers. It was signed under the arbitration of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (now World Bank) in Karachi (Pakistan) on September 19, 1960.

    Feb 22, 2019
  • Cess: Meaning and Types in India

    CESS is tax on tax and usually levied for the specific purposes. Once its purpose is solved they are stopped. Unlike the other taxes that have to be shared with other Indian states, the centre keeps the entire amount raised from the Cess. The collection through the CESS is kept in the Consolidated Fund of India. As of now there are 6 types of Cess imposed in India.

    Feb 20, 2019
  • What is Forfeiture of Security Deposit in Elections in India?

    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.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • What is Money Laundering and how is it done?

    Money Laundering refers to converting illegal earned money into legitimate money. So Money Laundering is a way to hide the illegally acquired money. The government does not get any tax on the money earned through money laundering, because the government does not have any accounting for this money.

    Feb 8, 2019
  • List of Important Committees and Commissions in India

    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.

    Feb 6, 2019
  • What are the Parliamentary Privileges in India?

    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.

    Feb 1, 2019
  • Heads of Important Offices in India

    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.

    Jan 31, 2019
  • 6 Amazing Questions on Indian Budget You Never Knew

    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.

    Jan 31, 2019