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  • Election Cost per Voter in Lok Sabha Election since 1952

    It is expected that the upcoming Lok Sabha elections will cost around 6500 crore to the exchequer of the government of India. This expenditure was around 3870 cr in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In the first elections, the Government spent Rs. 0.60 on an elector whereas it touched 46 rupees per voter in 2014 and in the upcoming 17th Lok Sabha election it will reach around 72 rupees per voter.

    Apr 11, 2019
  • List of all State Political Parties in India

    As of April 2019 the number of national parties in India are 7, the number of state recognised parties are 35 and Regional Parties in India are around 329. A party should win at least 1 seat in the Lok Sabha for every 25 seats or any fraction there of allotted to that State or a party should win minimum 3% of the total number of seats or a minimum of 3 seats in the Legislative Assembly.

    Apr 10, 2019
  • List of All the Political Parties in India

    India has very diverse multi party political system. As on 10 April, 2019 there are three types of political parties in India i.e. National Parties (7), state recognized parties (36) , regional Parties in India (329) and registered unrecognised parties (2044). All the political parties which wish to contest local, state or national elections are required to be registered by the Election Commission of India (ECI).

    Apr 10, 2019
  • List of all Prime Ministers of India

    As we know that India is called the biggest democracy of the world. Articles 74 & 75 of the constitution of India deal with the Council of Ministers and Prime Minister. Since 1947 to 2016 India has seen 16 prime ministers. Jawahar lal Nehru served the post of prime minister for 6130 days followed by the Indira Gnadhi- 5829 days and Dr. Manmohan Singh-3656 days.

    Apr 10, 2019
  • T.N. Seshan: The Proponent of Election Reforms in India

    T. N. Seshan is preferable known as the proponent of electoral reforms in India. He was born on 15 December 1932 in Palakkad, Madras Presidency, British India (now in Kerala, India). The full name of the 1955 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Tamil Nadu cadre was Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan.

    Apr 9, 2019
  • Electoral Reforms in India: Meaning and Requirement

    Electoral reforms refer to the development and benign change in election processes in India in order to facilitate better democracy, clean politics, ideal members of legislative houses, equality of representation and so on. Articles 324-329 deal with elections and electoral reforms. Electoral reforms are required to uphold the aspiration of our ancestors, to accomplish the ideals of our constitution and to have a true democracy in letter as well as in spirit by conducting fair elections.

    Apr 9, 2019
  • List of all Presidents of India from 1947 to 2019

    The President of India is the first citizen of the country and is the head of the Indian State. It is the highest Constitutional post in the country.He acts as the symbol of unity, integrity and solidarity of the nation. 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.

    Apr 8, 2019
  • Article 370: Rights and Facilities to Kashmiri Citizens

    Article 370 of the Indian Constitution envisages special privileges to the Jammu and Kashmir. These privileges include separate flag and constitution for the Jammu and Kashmir. Article 370 came into force since November 17, 1952. In this article we have explained the Rights and facilities to Kashmiri Citizens due to the enforcement of the article 370.

    Apr 2, 2019
  • List of 80 Important Articles of the Constitution at a Glance

    At present, Constitution of India comprises of 448 articles in 25 parts & 12 schedules, 5 appendices and 100 amendments. Originally our constitution had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules. It is observed that questions based on the Indian constitution are always asked in many competitive exams like UPSC/PSC/SSC/CDS etc. So to cater these exams we made a list of important articles in this topic.

    Apr 2, 2019
  • Judicial Review and Judicial Activism

    Judicial Review refers to the power of judiciary to review and determine the validity of a law or an order. On the other hand, Judicial Activism refers to the use of judicial power to articulate and enforce what is beneficial for the society in general and people at large.

    Apr 1, 2019
  • Citizenship of India: Constitutional Provisions

    Citizenship is the status of a person recognised under the law as being a member of the state. However, the Citizenship Act of 1955 and its Amendments deal with acquisition and termination of citizenship. Moreover, the Constitution has also provided citizenship rights for Overseas citizen of India, Non-resident Indians and Persons of Indian origin.

    Apr 1, 2019
  • Fundamental Rights: Importance and Summary

    Part III of the constitution guarantees certain basic rights to the citizens of India known as the Fundamental Rights, which are justifiable. The Fundamental Rights has been classified under the six categories- Right to Equality, Right to Freedom, Right against Exploitation, Right to Freedom of Religion, Cultural and Educational rights and Right to constitutional remedies.

    Apr 1, 2019
  • Elections in India

    Elections are a significant part of the Indian democratic structure. Elections in India are held for the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, the State Legislative Assemblies (Vidhan Sabha) and Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad). Elections are conducted as per constitutional provisions and the laws made by the Parliament. Article 324 of Indian Constitution explains about the provision of election commission in India. Let us study various types of elections in India and also about world.

    Apr 1, 2019
  • Fundamental Duties of the Citizens of India

    The fundamental duties were incorporated in Part IV-A of our constitution by 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1976. Presently we have 11 fundamental duties in our constitution under article 51-A, which are statutory duties and are enforceable by law. The idea behind the incorporation of the fundamental rights was to emphasise the obligation of the citizen in exchange of the comprehensive fundamental rights enjoyed by them.

    Mar 30, 2019
  • Features and Advantages of Parliamentary System in India

    India has a parliamentary system of Government. Article 74 and Article 75 deal with the parliamentary system at the centre and Articles 163 and 164 deals with the states. There are multiple features of the Parliamentary system and various advantages over the Presidential system.

    Mar 30, 2019