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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.

    1 day ago
  • List of Chief Ministers of Goa

    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.

    2 days ago
  • Indian Polity & Governance: Complete Study Material

    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.

    3 days ago
  • Distribution of Lok Sabha Seats in Indian states

    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.

    3 days ago
  • Indian Constitution: Parts, Schedules and Articles at a Glance

    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.

    Mar 14, 2019
  • List of all Presidents of India from 1947 to 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.

    Mar 12, 2019
  • What is the Expenditure limit in the Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections in 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.

    Mar 12, 2019
  • What is Election Model Code of Conduct?

    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.

    Mar 11, 2019
  • What is Permanent Residency Certificate and dispute related to it in North-East?

    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.

    Mar 11, 2019
  • What are the features of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir?

    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.

    Mar 8, 2019
  • Constitution of India: Features taken from other countries

    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.

    Mar 5, 2019
  • Article 370:Special Status of the Jammu and Kashmir

    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.

    Feb 19, 2019
  • What is the difference between Judge and Magistrate?

    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.

    Feb 18, 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
  • List of Portraits Installed in Central Hall of Parliament House

    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.

    Feb 13, 2019