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  • What is Article 324?

    Article 324 envisages the provision of the Election Commission of India. Article 324 empowers the Election Commission of India to issue rules and guidelines for conducting elections of Parliament, President, Vice President and State Legislature Assemblies in the country. The Election Commission of India releases code of conduct to conduct free and fair elections in the country. Let us know in this article that what kinds of powers have been given to the Election Commission of India in Article 324?

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  • List of all Presidents of India

    Article 52 of the Indian constitution says that there shall be a President of India. The President of India is the head of state and first citizen of India. The President is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces. There have been 14 presidents of India since the introduction of the post in 1950. Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first President of India.

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  • List of all Presidents of India from 1947 to 2019

    The President is the head of the Indian State. He is an integral part of the Parliament of India and first citizen of the country. He act as a symbol of unity, integrity and solidarity of the nation. In the Constitution, Part V from Articles 52 to 78 deals with the Union Executive. Let us tell you that the President is elected not directly by the people but by the members of the electoral college. The list of the candidates who have been elected as President so far is being given with some important facts.

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  • 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 Gandhi- 5829 days and Dr. Manmohan Singh-3656 days.

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  • Distribution of Lok Sabha Seats in Indian states

    The Lok Sabha is called the lower house of the Parliament of India or the house of the people. 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.

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  • What is Lookout Notice and why is it issued?

    Lookout Notice also known as Lookout Circular (LOC) is a circular letter used by immigration officials to prevent an accused from leaving the country. Apart from this, this Lookout Circular is also used to trace absconding criminals. Lookout Notices or Circular is used in nabbing the wanted people or criminals at the international borders, international airports, maritime areas and Ports etc.

    May 10, 2019
  • What is the Collegium System and how it works?

    The Collegium is comprises of the Chief Justice of India along with four other senior judges. This system is in practice since October 28, 1998. Collegium system is used for appointments and transfers of judges in High courts and Supreme Courts.

    May 9, 2019
  • What is the criterion of Censor Board to give Certificate to films?

    The Central Board of Film Certification Board (CBFC) or the Indian Censor Board (1952) is the body in India to hold rights to review films, TV serials, TV commercials and various visual materials. The CBFC gives certificates to all those programs which are shown to the public. A movie which contains adult material gets “A” certificate and its circulation is restricted to adults (above 18 years of age or older.) only.

    May 9, 2019
  • What is the cost of EVM in India and where it is built?

    The Electronic Voting Machines have been designed and made by the Technical Experts Committee (TEC) of the Election Commission in collaboration with two Public Sector Undertakings i.e. Electronic Corporation of India Limited, Hyderabad and Bharat Electronics Limited, Bangalore. The cost of M3 EVM is around Rs. 17,000 per unit in India.

    May 8, 2019
  • Impacts of declaring Masood Azhar as a Global Terrorist

    Recently the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has declared Masood Azhar a global terrorist. This means that many countries of the world will impose restrictions on the various activities of the Masood Azhar. Read this article and know that what kind of restrictions will be put on the Masood Azhar?

    May 3, 2019
  • List of all the Chief Information Commissioners

    The Central Information Commission (CIC) was established in 2005 by the Government of India under the provisions of the Right to Information Act (2005). The CIC entertains complaints and appeals related to offices, financial institutions, Public Sector Undertakings etc. which are under the Central Government and Union Territories.

    May 2, 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 30, 2019
  • National Panchayati Raj day in India: History and Significance

    The National Panchayati Raj Day is observed every year in India on 24th April. The reason behind the celebration of this day is the passing of Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force from 24 April 1993.

    Apr 24, 2019
  • How to register to Vote in India?

    In our democratic country we have right to choose our leader whomever we thing is capable. But for this it is necessary to vote. So, every citizen of India should register your vote. Voting is your legal right. Now, it is easy to register vote in India as Election Commission offers online voter registration for Indian citizens who have attained the age of 18 on the qualifying date that is 1st January of the year of revision of electoral roll. In this article we have given easy steps which are required to register to vote.

    Apr 24, 2019
  • National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog: Composition and Objectives

    The NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India), is a think tank of the Government of India established on 1 January 2015 as a replacement for the Planning Commission to give suggestions to the Governments at the central and state levels with relevant strategic, directional and technical advice across the spectrum of key elements of policy / development process. The Prime Minister of India heads the Aayog as the Ex-officio Chairperson. Currently Rajiv Kumar is the vice chairman of the NITI Ayog.

    Apr 23, 2019